Used Car

Underwear thief nabbed after fiery crash at Lemay used car lot, police say

UPDATED at 8:20 a.m. Thursday with new details from court records. ST. LOUIS COUNTY • A man trying to steal underwear, lamp oil and candlesticks from a Walmart crashed his getaway car in a used car lot in the Lemay area on Tuesday night. His car flipped onto several vehicles in the car lot and caught fire. A police officer ... Read More »

Independents stocking up ahead of year-end

High levels of confidence in the used car sector has prompted independent dealers to increase their stock levels in order to compete strongly in the post-Christmas market, according to David Mercer, managing director of NextGear Capital. “We’re seeing stock levels going up after the September plate-change as the part-exchanges work their way through the auctions. Typically dealers will buy this ... Read More »

Man shot several times near used car dealership

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (WSVN) — A man is in critical condition after he was gunned down outside a Fort Lauderdale car dealership. A bloody Lexus now serves as a clue to what happened outside of D&S Pre-owned Auto, located at 4420 Peters Rd., just after 3 p.m., Tuesday. The unidentified victim was transported to Broward Health Medical Center with a ... Read More »

Vehicle crashes into used car lot in Colebrookdale

COLEBROOKDALE >> Several used cars for sale were hit when the driver of a sedan veered off the road late Saturday night and ended up in the lot of Irwin’s Auto Repair, 1075 W. Philadelphia Ave. Colebrookdale Police are investigating the accident that occurred at 11:03 p.m. The car was reportedly traveling west on Route 73 and veered off the ... Read More »

New and used the KIA Sportage is simply stunning

How about head-turning looks, a touch of class, comfortable interior and the latest technology? Fitted with LED running lights and tinted glass, the Kia Sportage stands out from the crowd. With front fog and cornering lights, rain sensitive front wipers and electric adjustable heated door mirrors, the Sportage has practicality running throughout. It’s available in a choice of petrol or ... Read More »

FBI used aerial surveillance above Baltimore and Ferguson

The FBI used aerial surveillance above Baltimore and Ferguson, according to reports by the Baltimore Sun and The Associated Press. The Sun reports that the FBI used advanced technology on airplanes to monitor protesters in Baltimore in the week after Freddie Gray‘s funeral, according to documents the Sun obtained under the Freedom of Information Act. According to the AP, FBI Director James ... Read More »

Are Luxury Cars Just Dressed Up Versions Of Regular Cars?

Hello good people of Jalopnik, and welcome to Letters to Doug, your favorite weekly column that involves Doug responding to letters. Although there are many great things about Letters to Doug, like the fact that I get paid to write it, I think possibly the best thing is that you, too, can participate. Just send an e-mail to me at ... Read More »

First Detroit Electric SP:01 rolls off the assembly line

The Detroit Electric SP:01 electric sports car is finally in production, but not in Detroit. Detroit Electric, which bears one of the oldest names in the car business, has been trying to get its act together for years. And while it has finally reached the important milestone of actually making cars, it is not doing so in quite in the ... Read More »

How eBay Broke My Final Garage Rules

​In a fun-filled, often tragic, lifetime of buying, selling, restoring and racing 50-some automobiles since I bought my first car (a 1951 Buick Straight Eight) in 1964, you might say I’ve learned a few things. Or you might not. The smart money says I haven’t, and so does the guy who checks the gas meter in my workshop. Nevertheless, I have come ... Read More »

Electric Car Sales Plunge After State Tax Credit Repealed

Up until June 30, the state of Georgia offered the buyer of an electric car a $5,000 credit. That was on top of the $7,500 credit available from the federal government. Nissan sold 1,020 LEAFs in May of this year and another 1,008 in June. In August, it sold 66 of its all electric vehicles. Why? Because the Georgia state ... Read More »