New Car

A swanky new car may cost you a bomb

NEW DELHI: If the latest proposal of North Delhi Municipal Corporation is implemented, then a swanky new car will make a substantial dent in your pocket. Nearly five years after the erstwhile MCD made a failed bid to double the cost of night parking charges, which is paid by the buyer of a new non-commercial vehicle while registering it, the ... Read More »

High Point donors a ‘turn of a key’ away from new car

HIGH POINT —Contestant No. 5 takes the bus to work. No. 1 tries not to think about being a finalist to win a new car: “I think I would jinx it,” the retired bank president said of his chance. If her key works, No. 7’s husband will get an early Christmas gift to replace the old truck he drives. In ... Read More »

Baltimore officials: New car-sharing program to ease traffic

BALTIMORE (AP) — Baltimore officials are expected to launch a new car-sharing program in the next few months to ease congestion and parking woes in crowded areas. Peter Little, head of the Baltimore City Parking Authority, tells the Baltimore Sun (http://bsun.md/1lNQGyl ) the program will allow drivers to take one-way trips anywhere and drop off the vehicles at any metered ... Read More »

A third of buyers research their new car purchase on a smartphone

New research from Auto Trader has revealed that irrespective of whether we’re looking for a brand new or used car, the smartphone is increasingly what we reach for when we want to find out more. Indeed, the figure has risen to 41% in the last month, an eight-fold increase in just three years. Using devices to research our new car ... Read More »

Fairfax takes aim at new car sales with joint venture

The high-yielding new car sales market is being targeted by a new joint-venture which will see Fairfax Media partner with The Motor Report. The 50:50 joint venture between 112, which owns themotorreport.com.au, and Fairfax’s Drive.com.au will aim to capitalise of the latter’s reach across Australia with publications such as The Sydney Morning Herald and The Age. The venture will be headed by ... Read More »

Samsung announces new automotive business

Samsung Electronics has announced the creation of a new business unit dedicated to developing products aimed at carmakers. However, aside from confirming that the new division will focus on the development of infotainment systems and autonomous driving technology, Samsung’s announcement was pretty short on detail. The move has been expected for some time. Some of Samsung’s divisions have already been ... Read More »

2016 Peugeot 308 GTi | new car sales price

Peugeot reckons it has trimmed the starting price for its new 308 GTi but the French hot hatch will still cost more than a Volkswagen GTI when it arrives early next year. Local executives originally said the GTi would cost between $45,000 and $55,000 but after discussions with head office at the recent international launch of the car, the price ... Read More »

Struggling student wins new car courtesy of CBS46, Nalley Hyundai

ATLANTA (CBS46) –Christmas came early to an Austell man after he was the grand prize winner of a brand new Hyundai Sonata, compliments of CBS46 and Nalley Hyundai. Cody Meier was one of 21 winners of a contest held for the past few weeks on CBS46. The contest encouraged viewers to watch the 6 a.m. CBS46 News show and enter code words on ... Read More »

Audi’s New R18 Race Car Revamps an Incredible Design

YOU DON’T HEAR Audi talking much about diesels lately, what with the EPA accusing it (and corporate parent VW) ofprogramming cars to cheat on emissions tests. Such tests don’t apply in auto racing though, and Audi wants everyone to know diesels still dominate when it comes to endurance contests like the 24 Hours of Le Mans. This weekend, the company ... Read More »

New-Car Replacement Insurance Explained

A serious crash that wrecks your new car beyond repair could put a huge dent in your wallet, even if you have full-coverage car insurance. Here’s why: The insurance payout will equal the car’s market value, minus your deductible. The market value will be less than what you paid for the car, even if you just drove it off the ... Read More »