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KTM Duke 250 vs Bajaj Pulsar N250 Go Head to Head in a Drag Race

This video captures a drag race between a KTM Duke 250 and a Bajaj Pulsar N250. Now, the Bajaj N250 is arguably the most popular product in the 250-cc segment of our market. People have the reliability and familiarity of a Bajaj Pulsar in almost every major segment. This naked Pulsar 250 is capable enough of taking on the KTM Duke 250 which is ... Read More »

Thinner new-car margins drag down Sonic Q2 earnings

Sonic Automotive Inc.’s net income tumbled 47 percent to $12.1 million in the second quarter, the publicly traded dealership group said Friday. Squeezed new-vehicle margins were largely to blame, executives said, due to competitive pricing pressure, automakers’ trying to limit incentives and a glut of nearly new off-lease cars. An ongoing economic slump in the oil patch states, such as ... Read More »

Used-Car ‘Time Bomb’ Expected to Drag on U.S. Auto Sales

It’s going to be tough to beat last year’s record U.S. sales of 17.55 million cars and trucks, according to a new study released Wednesday by AlixPartners. The consultancy expects a total of more than 1 million vehicles to come off lease last year and this year, creating a “used-car time bomb” that drags on demand for new autos. For the ... Read More »