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UK new car registrations hit all-time high in 2015 – sources

British new car registrations hit an all-time high last year, two sources told Reuters citing preliminary industry data, helped by rising consumer confidence, the strength of the pound and cheap car loans. “The headline number will be around 2.63 million,” one of the sources close to the data said, adding that some of the sales figures for the last trading ... Read More »

4 predictions about the future of tech, from a company that powers nearly every device you use

ARM designs are almost certainly used in the main processor in your smartphone. And your tablet, your fitness tracker, your smart watch, and even parts of your PC. The company whose designs are used by everybody from Apple to Qualcomm is not exhibiting at CES this year, but when you walk the floor, you’ll see their handiwork everywhere. The British ... Read More »

Tata Announces IMPACT Design Language for Its Future Passenger Cars

Tata Motors has visibly undergone a period of metamorphosis over the last few years. Cars like the Bolt and Zest clearly show that the Indian manufacturer is moving in the right direction when it comes to materials used, features, build quality, and aesthetics. In-line with its transformation, the company has announced that its future passenger cars will be based on ... Read More »

Extended car warranties – are they worth it?

Buying an extended warranty for your car can be a sensible precaution, but it’s important to understand exactly what you’re getting An extended car warranty is effectively an insurance policy. So, much like covering the contents of your home, your decision on whether or not to buy one boils down to your attitude to risk, and the value of the item concerned. ... Read More »

DSK Benelli TNT 600 GT, TNT 600i Review

For first time superbike buyers, and even riders upgrading to a superbike, the mid-size superbike segment is one which is of keen interest. And naturally; this is a segment of motorcycles with decent ‘big bike’ looks, brag-worthy performance and some street cred. Typically, this segment straddles the 400-800cc displacement bikes, catering to buyers with diverse budgets – ranging from 4 ... Read More »

New bikes in India for 2016 from Bajaj Auto

2015 was a very good year for the motorcycle industry in India, and now it is time to see what this year will bring. People will now be on the hunt for new bikes in India for 2016, and we already know that Bajaj Auto will be adding three new models to the line. The company is to launch a ... Read More »

Troy-based plush toy company finds success as Detroit auto show merchandise retailer

Among the apparel and retail merchandise branded with the North American International Auto Show’s logo for 2016 is a plush Bernese mountain dog for $15. Plush animals are the bread and butter of the auto show’s official merchandiser retailer, Troy-based Jaag Plush LLC. The company specializes in plush toy animals and creatures for use by corporations and organizations, such as ... Read More »

NASCAR at Auto Show: How will Fusion fare at Daytona?

NASCAR president/vice chairman Mike Helton slipped into Detroit on Monday with several other top executives of stock car racing’s premier governing body to check out the 2017 Ford Fusion launch at the North American International Auto Show at Cobo Center. The production car is the basis of Ford Performance’s new NASCAR Sprint Cup car that will roar into action in ... Read More »

Court hears how London taxi driver “used car as weapon” against cyclist

A jury at the Old Bailey have heard how a black cab driver in London deliberately drove at a cyclist, using his taxi as a weapon to ram the rider. Daniel Wentworth, 52, is accused of knocking down James Williams near Southwark Bridge, but denies dangerous driving and assault occasioning actual bodily harm,according to the Evening Standard. Mr Williams is ... Read More »

Used-car dealership J.D. Byrider comes to Queen City

MANCHESTER — J.D. Byrider, a nationwide used-car company, opens this week at 782 Gold St. The new location is the first J.D. Byrider dealership in New Hampshire, and it is the first dealership for franchisee Rich Domaleski. “J.D. Byrider has built a reputation on providing quality cars for those who have less-than-perfect credit,” Domaleski said in a news release. “My ... Read More »