Used Car

Kenya: Higher Taxes Hit Used Car Dealers Ahead of New Law

The Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA) has slapped higher taxes on importers of second-hand vehicles ahead of a new duty that will push the prices up by Sh200,000. The revenue authority reviewed the current retail selling price of second-hand vehicles in October 15. This is the benchmark the taxman uses to calculate taxes. Documents seen by the Sunday Nation show the ... Read More »

Used-Car Prices Fall to Lowest Point This Year

Gas is cheap, and so are some used hybrid cars. The two models that had the biggest October declines in seller-set asking prices were the Toyota Prius Plug-In and Ford Fusion Hybrid. Average prices for the Prius Plug-In were down 5.7 percent ($1,110), and Fusion Hybrid prices dipped 4.4 percent ($849). The Prius Plug-In has been in the top 10 ... Read More »

Only 10% of used buyers check a car’s history

New data collected by the RAC shows that 90% of motorists are taking an unnecessary risk when buying a second-hand car because they’re failing to check its history before handing over their cash. This means that 2.5m of the 2.8m used cars sold every year are not checked for such issues as outstanding finance, being written off for insurance, or ... Read More »

Insurance firm ranks Halifax worst place for vehicle collisions

 The frequency of vehicle collisions in Halifax is increasing, says newly released data. Allstate Canada numbers sent out Thursday show that Halifax ranks last out of 81 communities, with the highest frequency of collisions over the last two years. For its annual study, Allstate used customer data from communities in provinces where the company has agency locations: Nova Scotia, New ... Read More »

The Top 5 Tips for buying a used Car in Liverpool

Despite the on-going controversy that has engulfed the Volkswagen brand in Germany, European car sales rose by an impressive 9.8% during September. The UK market played a prominent role in this growth, with new and used cars selling at an increased rate nationwide. Buying a used car is something of an art-form, especially if you purchase from a private vendor ... Read More »

Rock Hill plans new rules for used car lots

ROCK HILL -Gerald Black has done his car shopping at big franchise dealerships before, but this week, he was comparing cars at a smaller, independent used car lot, one of several that line the main roads coming off of Interstate 77. They tend to be good places to hunt for a deal, he thinks. “If you don’t have great income ... Read More »

Auto Trader announces maiden dividend as sales zoom ahead

Auto Trader has unveiled its maiden dividend after sales accelerated in the first six months of the year. The online marketplace for buying and selling cars said sales in the six months to September 27 grew 8pc to £138.2m, while underlying operating profit jumped 17pc to £83m. The company, which listed on the London Stock exchange in March this year, ... Read More »

$10,000 found in used car trade-in at Crown Hyundai in St. Petersburg returned to owner

(WFLA/NBC NEWSCHANNEL) Crown Hyundai used car technician Brett Cadoratch was cleaning out cars that had recently been traded in at a St. Petersburg dealership last week when he spotted something. “I saw an envelope and I’m thinking, ‘Oh it’d be nice if it was full of money,’ and it was,” Cadoratch recalls. It was stuffed with $10,000 in cash. “All ... Read More »

What Baleno Means for Maruti’s Portfolio!

Launch Update: Maruti Suzuki Baleno has been launched at a price of Rs 4.99 lacs (Ex-showroom, Delhi). The car offers segment first Apple CarPlay, amongst other creature comforts. In terms of safety, the car features ABS with EBD and Dual-Front airbags as standard throughout all of its variants. Check out the complete launch details right here:Maruti Suzuki Baleno Launched at ... Read More »

Toyota Reveals S-FR Entry Level Sportscar Concept: Looks Ideal for India!

Toyota has unveiled images and details of an entry level sports car concept, named S-FR, that will be premiered at the Tokyo Motor Show this month. The small sized car is based on a lightweight front engine and rear wheel driven format. The production version of the car could make its way to production lines by 2018. Dimensionally, the S-FR ... Read More »