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Coronavirus drives out Lehigh Valley Auto Show, but organizers will hold a TV event instead

Car enthusiast Dick Culver of Bethlehem looks at the vehicles on display during the The Greater Lehigh Valley Auto Dealers Association’s news conference for its auto show earlier this year. The coronavirus forced its cancellation but the local dealers group and WFMZ-TV have teamed up to do a 30-minute “Greater Lehigh Valley Auto Dealers 2020 Virtual Auto Show.”(April Gamiz/The Morning ... Read More »

Buying a new car right now may be a bad idea—and cost you thousands of dollars, data says. Here’s why

If you’re looking to buy a car, experts will generally tell you to look for a pre-owned model to save money. But if you’re heart is set on driving a shiny new car off the lot, there’s another reason you may want to exercise caution: It could be less reliable than you’d think. As many as 45% of those new or ... Read More »

The son of Saudi Arabia’s Warren Buffett sees a big future for Beyond Meat and plant-based foods

The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia may not be the first place that comes to mind when you think about vegan diets, but the son of one of the country’s most influential investors is betting big that plant-based meats will become the norm globally in just a few years. Prince Khaled bin Alwaleed, an avowed vegan and the founder and chief ... Read More »

The Little Michigan Auto Show That Filled A Major Void

Sharing a suburban Detroit exhibition hall with a bridal show and automotive swap meet, more than 200 cars and trucks, and a few motor cycles were on display this past weekend to fill an unfamiliar void. January has always been the month the giant North American International Auto Show (NAIAS)has been staged in downtown Detroit, where automakers unveil important new ... Read More »

Is It Okay To Buy A Used Car From A Rental Company?

As Jalopnik’s resident car buying expert and professional car shopper, I get emails. Lots of emails. I’ve decided to pick a few questions and try to help out. This week we are talking about used rental cars, non-transferable warranties, and the best time of year to buy used. Is it risky to buy a car from a rental company like ... Read More »

Ericsson’s ConsumerLab report predicts a future ruled by AI and VA

The report represents the predictions of 34 million early technology adopters 60% virtual assistant (VA) users believe that devices that understand our moods will be mainstream in two years, as per the ConsumerLab trend report by Ericsson. The Swedish telecommunications company in the eighth edition of its annual report evaluated consumer thoughts and predictions on near-future technology including artificial intelligence ... Read More »

Used-car marketplace Vroom nabs $254M to take its growth up a gear

There have been a lot of bumps in the road for startups building used-car marketplaces, but now one of the longer-standing of them has closed a major round of funding — a clear sign of the mileage left in this category. Vroom has raised $254 million, a Series H that it plans to use to keep scaling the business, and specifically also ... Read More »

Ayodhya: This should be a guide for the future

There is an anecdote narrated to me by the late Arun Jaitley that comes to mind on the day the final hurdles in the path of the construction of a grand temple to Lord Ram at his birthplace in Ayodhya have been removed. The event centres on the evening of December 6, 1992, in the central office of the Bharatiya ... Read More »

Tesla’s service and used car revenue is growing, but can’t make up for a plunge in US vehicle sales

While Tesla’s overall sales dropped 39% in the U.S. during the third quarter, the company is seeing robust growth on “services and other” revenue, which includes sales of used cars. Revenue in that category jumped 68% to $548 million from $326 a year earlier, according to Tesla’s latest financial filing. Over the first nine months of 2019, it grew 91% to $1.65 ... Read More »

Major Tips on How to Inspect a Used Car Prior to Purchasing

Major Tips on How to Inspect a Used Car Prior to Purchasing The used cars are in great demand in the pre-owned market. People buy them 3.5 times more often than new ones. There are several reasons for this. For those who do not have enough money, this is the only opportunity to drive. For others, this is a conscious ... Read More »