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Inflated New Car Inventory Could Be Killing Used Car Prices

Good morning! Welcome to The Morning Shift, your roundup of the auto news you crave, all in one place every weekday morning. Here are the important stories you need to know. 1st Gear: Inflated New Car Inventory Could Be Killing Used Car Prices Analysts have long suspected that high volumes of lease turn-ins would kill used car prices, but that’s ... Read More »

Maruti Suzuki to unveil DZire on April 24 Five things to expect in the new car

Maruti Suzuki teased the facelift of its compact sedan DZire on Friday. The company has touted the new model as DZire, dropping the prefix Swift in the badge, to make its identity distinct and independent of the popular hatchback. Sales justify DZire’s hype: Since its launch in 2008 and through a makeover in 2012, over 13 lakh units have been ... Read More »

How diesel motorists could receive £2,000 towards a new car

Plans to reward diesel motorists with £2,000 towards a new car has moved a step closer. The move comes as Theresa May reportedly overruled ministers to demand the introduction of a diesel scrappage scheme. It’s intended to lessen the impact of new plans to tackle air pollution by introducing a ‘toxin tax’ on older diesel vehicles when they enter 10 ... Read More »

Bask in the Glory of the Horsepower-Happy New York Auto Show

IN THE WIDE world of the auto industry, auto shows don’t just display the latest offerings—they provide a window into the peculiarities of a given place. Geneva is the supercar show, for the super wealthy. Detroit is a showcase for homegrown, American metal (and lots of trucks); Paris is a collection of European quirk. Los Angeles wants to be the new ... Read More »

Tamo Racemo revealed as new Mazda MX-5 rival

The Tamo Racemo is a new sports car that arrived in Geneva as a rival to the Mazda MX-5. The model comes from Tata’s sub brand and uses a 190bhp turbocharged petrol engine. Like the MX-5, it has small dimensions and has been designed to offer sporting performance with practical usability. It is capable of accelerating from 0-62mph in 6sec, making it ... Read More »

How you could save thousands on a new car this Easter

VW Golf If you are looking for a new car, this Easter weekend could be the perfect time to buy one. Online car buying site, carwow, are expecting sales of £5.5m this Bank Holiday weekend via their site alone and wth a car the second most expensive purchase most people ever make, it’s important to make sure you get the ... Read More »

PICS Sushant Singh Rajput buys a new car, takes Kriti Sanon out on a romantic drive

Sushant Singh Rajput, who joined the Rs 100 crore club with his last film MS Dhoni: The Untold Story, treated himself to a swanky car recently. His new ride is nothing less than a Rs 1.5 crore Maserati Quattroporte. And the first person he took out on a ride was none other than his rumoured girlfriend Kriti Sanon. The rumoured ... Read More »

New York Auto Show: Horsepower Wars in Full Swing

A model pulls the sheet to reveal the Maserati Levante SUV during the 2016 New York International Auto Show media preview in Manhattan, New York, March 23, 2016. (REUTERS/Brendan McDermid) The horsepower wars will be in full swing at this week’s New York International Auto Show, as automakers inject more power into everything from muscle cars to SUVs. Fiat Chrysler ... Read More »

New Skoda Octavia vRS 2017 review

Skoda recently introduced a round of updates for the Octavia, adding some new tech and a subtle redesign to the practical family car range. Now it’s the turn of the hot vRS model, which gets the same set of changes as the standard car along with a small power boost. The Czech brand previously offered the vRS 230 as a ... Read More »

Auto show Its goodbye small and hello big in New York

The auto industry has always had a knack for rolling out new models at just the wrong time. Some fear that’s about to happen again. When gas prices spiked past $4 a gallon in 2008, automakers realized they lacked smaller, more efficient cars like hybrids that embraced gas-saving technologies. In the past few years, automakers bet that midsize and compact sedans ... Read More »