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Buying a used car: 8 things to know

Here’s a fact. For every three new cars sold in India, there are about four used ones that exchange hands. As you can imagine, the used car market is thriving, and how. The reasons to consider going for a pre-owned car are centred around, but not limited to, how much financial sense they make. With new cars losing value literally ... Read More »

One-of-five Pierce Silver Arrow goes to auction this week

In 1933, the $10,000 Pierce-Arrow Silver Arrow represented unattainable luxury for Americans after the Great Depression had seen half of America’s banks fail and one third of Americans unemployed(Credit: RM-Sotheby’s) The “silver arrow” has been a constant throughout the history of story telling, from the bows of Eros (Cupid), Artemis and Apollo, through Robin Hood, to the nickname for the silver cars by Mercedes Benz ... Read More »

Delaware Auto Show comes back to the Chase Center next weekend

The largest indoor event in Delaware returns to the Chase Center on the Riverfront in Wilmington next weekend. The 11th annual Delaware Auto Show runs Friday through Sunday and will bring luxury cars, family fun and more. Hosted by The News Journal Media Group, the show is the state’s only new-model auto show and provides attendees with an early glimpse ... Read More »

Thousands of hurricane cars expected to flood used car market

HOUSTON, TX – SEPTEMBER 06: A car sits in floodwaters outside of a home on September 6, 2017 in Houston, Texas. Over a week after Hurricane Harvey hit Southern Texas, residents are beginning the long process of recovering from the storm. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images) DENVER– AAA has a warning for future car buyers:  Beware of flooded cars from ... Read More »

FORGET THE DRIVERLESS FUTURE. GET READY TO PHYSICALLY MERGE WITH A CAR

The Roadable Synapse, which debuted this summer at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, is a vehicle for asking some urgent questions. LACMA/MUSEUM ASSOCIATES IN THE FUTURE, they say, cars will drive themselves. You’ll call a roving robo-taxi, tell it where you want to go, and check out mentally in the back seat. People will be human cargo—as unengaged in ... Read More »

What to expect at the Frankfurt Motor Show

photo: BMW The 2017 Frankfurt Motor Show press previews officially begin on Tuesday, but the hype is already in full swing. In a trend that’s taken away some of the show floor thrill, several automakers have revealed images of their new concepts and production vehicles ahead of the media fray. Based on what’s been revealed thus far, the general theme veers toward ... Read More »

When it’s worth flying to buy a used car

DETROIT – If you’re willing to fly, you can save — perhaps thousands of dollars — when you buy a used SUV, car or truck. Used vehicle prices vary wildly between U.S. metro areas, sometimes over $3,000. So with some careful research and a plane ticket, it might be worth the time it takes to travel. “For the adventurous deal-seeker looking ... Read More »

What If Your Future Car Was Hooked Up to Your Brain?

LACMA Art + Technology Lab grant recipient Jonathon Keats demonstrates the Roadable Synapse. / © Museum Associates/LACMA With all the attention and money invested into autonomous cars in the past few years, we may have started to take for granted that the future belongs to driverless vehicles. Jonathon Keats is not so quick to succumb to this assumption. Instead, he ... Read More »

10 Per Cent Cess Hike On Larger Cars & SUVs: Ten Things To Know

The new Goods and Services Tax regime had seen a realignment of taxation in the passenger car space to 28 per cent GST. However different segments of vehicles also attracted an additional cess – 1 per cent for small petrol cars / 3 per cent for small diesel cars (under 4 metres in length and certain engine capacity), and 15 ... Read More »

Frankfurt auto show: a sneak peek at the cars set to be the stars

The third-generation Bentley Continental GT The 67th International Motor Show in Frankfurt doesn’t open its doors to the public until Sept. 14, but a host of major players including Audi, Bentley, Ferrari and Porsche have already started taking the wraps off cars that are destined to be a huge draw for visitors. Audi will be using the biennial Frankfurt show ... Read More »