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Borgward bringing a modern Isabella to the Frankfurt auto show?

Teaser for Borgward concept car debuting at 2017 Frankfurt auto show Revived German automaker Borgward is planning something special for September’s 2017 Frankfurt auto show. The automaker recently released a teaser image for a Frankfurt-bound concept car which is believed to be a low-slung, sporty coupe. Along with the teaser, Borgward released the tag line: “She is back!” This suggests ... Read More »

Things to Keep in Mind When You’re Hunting for a Reliable Used Car

An elderly woman is crying profusely over the phone, and all anyone can do is listen and try to console her. Through no fault of her own, she’s now beside herself with a $7000 repair estimate for a car that has become a 3500-pound paperweight. The only thing she knows about cars is how to drive one. Guess who was responsible ... Read More »

Things to Keep in Mind When You’re Hunting for a Reliable Used Car

An elderly woman is crying profusely over the phone, and all anyone can do is listen and try to console her. Through no fault of her own, she’s now beside herself with a $7000 repair estimate for a car that has become a 3500-pound paperweight. The only thing she knows about cars is how to drive one. Guess who was responsible ... Read More »

New Suzuki Swift Sport to debut at 2017 Frankfurt auto show

2018 Suzuki Swift Sport The Suzuki Swift is a hot little hatch that was briefly offered in the United States in the late 1990s and still offered elsewhere. A redesigned model was launched earlier this year, and now the car’s Swift Sport variant has been revealed. We don’t have any specs yet as Suzuki is waiting until the world debut ... Read More »

Diesel and petrol car ban: Plan for 2040 unravels as 10 new power stations needed to cope with electric revolution

Plans to ban the sale of new diesel and petrol cars by 2040 in a bid to encourage people to buy electric vehicles are a “tall order” and will place unprecedented strain on the National Grid, motoring experts have warned. Michael Gove, the Environment Secretary, has warned that Britain “can’t carry on” with petrol and diesel cars because of the ... Read More »

Additional cess above GST to be removed on used car sales

Earlier Maharashtra had enforced an additional road tax of 2 percent on varying vehicle rates over and above the GST on purchase of new vehicles. This 2 percent cess was to replace the existing octroi duties in the state. NEW DELHI: Good news seems to be in the offing for the used car market. The additional cess of 15 percent that was to be imposed ... Read More »

Car Review: 2017 Toyota Camry adds some sport to midsize sedan

The Toyota Camry’s XSE trim level offers a more sport-tuned suspension than other Camrys, and buying this model might save you some money. WTOP car guy Mike Parris says Toyota has added a touch of sport-tuned suspension to the reliable Camry model for this year’s midsize sedan. (WTOP/Mike Parris) This $35,113 Camry comes with the optional V-6 engine. With nearly ... Read More »

Additional cess above GST to be removed on used car sales

NEW DELHI: Good news seems to be in the offing for the used car market. The additional cess of 15 percent that was to be imposed on certain categories of second hand vehicles will now not be chargeable, according to a recent notification by the Under-secretary to the Government of India. For instance certain categories of larger vehicles in the above 4 metre range were ... Read More »

Uganda: Maddox to Headline Vintage Auto Show

Renowned Ugandan reggae maestro, Maddox Sematimba, is set to be the headline act at this year’s Vintage and Classic auto show slated for July 29 at Sheraton Kampala hotel. According to the organizers, the Namagembe singer and his band are currently in rehearsals to ensure they deliver their best performance. The event has so far attracted a display of over ... Read More »

Consumer Reports: How to buy a used car

(WXYZ) – Used car salesman tactics have been the butt of jokes for years, and chances are you’ve probably heard some horror stories. But don’t let that stop you from buying a used car. Consumer Reports has some great tips to help protect you from buying a dud – And some of these tips can also come in handy if ... Read More »