USAGE of Ford’s hands-free driving option, called BlueCruise, is growing rapidly in the US as it promises a self-driving version on certain “qualified” highways. BlueCruise is available as an over-the-air (OTA) download for compatible vehicles and only really took off last year. It is gaining momentum as upgrading (downloading) theRead More →

Government-appointed planning inspector Stephen Wilkinson issued the decision this week, saying that because the council was behind on its house building – and because it had identified the Hampshire Car Sales land at Havant Road for housing in 2006 – it was acceptable. Read more Read more New images showRead More →

GERMANY is set to cut financial incentives offered for the purchase of new electric vehicles from next year, as the popularity of electric models makes government subsidies unnecessary. In a report by Reuters this week, the German government also outlined its intention to completely scrap incentives for plug-in hybrid vehiclesRead More →

Employing friendly, knowledgeable and honest staff is the most effective thing a dealership can do to win over customers. The 2022 Driver Power Dealership Survey showed that while dealerships focus heavily on process, high-quality premises and building compelling offerings, it’s the people they employ that make the biggest difference. TheRead More →

The Commonwealth’s push to encourage electric vehicles suffered a major setback last year, when a multi-state agreement to cut greenhouse gas emissions from cars and trucks collapsed. This effort, led by Governor Charlie Baker, would have been a transformative program and could have cemented Baker’s own pollution-fighting legacy by acceleratingRead More →

ANKARA Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu, the leader of the Republican People’s Party (CHP) has promised to drastically reduce the special consumption tax on car sales, advising people to postpone their plans to buy a new vehicle until the opposition comes to power. class=”cf”> “Postpone the purchase of cars until we come toRead More →

With the rise of the dollar over the past two days, Car sales have stopped. According to the advice of the sources Country, The reference is “scarce” and there is no similar behavior, although a currency price above $330 adds a lot of pressure and uncertainty: There are merchants whoRead More →

THE Australian Capital Territory (ACT) has declared its intention to become the first Australian state or territory to ban the sale of internal combustion engine (ICE) vehicles. The ban is signaled for 2035 by Greens MP Shane Rattenbury, the territory’s energy and emissions reduction minister. Mr Rattenbury said the ACTRead More →

The price: $48,403. That’s the average transaction price (ATP) for new vehicles in June 2022, according to the latest Kelley Blue Book report. This is the highest average price ever, surpassing the $47,202 ATP paid in December 2021, reports KBB. “This industry average is driven by very expensive vehicles thatRead More →

If you see someone driving out of a new car dealership in the Bay Area, there’s about a one in four chance they’re in an electric vehicle. Nearly 27% of new cars registered in the nine-county Bay Area in the first half of 2022 were zero-emission vehicles, according to countyRead More →

Sales of electric vehicles are stimulated by high gasoline prices. And automakers get the message. In 2021, the United States sold over 400,000 electric vehicles and over 600,000 hybrids. Along with other Ford Motor Co. dealerships, Chalmers Ford in Rio Rancho is one of them. The main CO2 emission problemRead More →

Americans are buying electric vehicles at a record pace, undeterred by rising prices and long delivery waits, yet another indication that the twilight of the internal combustion engine is looming. Battery-powered vehicles accounted for 5.6% of new car sales from April to June, still a small share of the marketRead More →

Latest titles Hit-and-run suspect stuck on train tracks in Hyannis HYANNIS – Barnstable Police are investigating a series of bizarre events on Saturday afternoon. Occasionally… Several assessed after crash on Route 28 behind Cape Cod Mall HYANNIS – Just after 4 p.m. Saturday, there was a two-vehicle accident on RouteRead More →

Buying or selling a vehicle is the second largest transaction most consumers will undertake – right after a home – but the process has many potential pitfalls when it comes to a private sale. Is the money counterfeit? Do you always want to carry so much money with you? WasRead More →

Dafen-based Llanelli Motor Company has opened a new development which will see its forecourt double in size over the next few months. Led by Managing Director Ian Jonathan, the two-phase project will see the independent car dealership increase the number of used vehicles it has on sale to more thanRead More →

Joel Furno is aiming low as an employment counselor and trainer whose company puts people to work at car dealerships. While the recruiting field often focuses on management-level prospects, Furno’s company Citrin focuses on filling entry-level dealership positions, such as porters, valets, car washes and drivers. pick-up/delivery of vehicles. “TheseRead More →

Photo (c) Sporrer Rupp – Getty Images Sales of new cars and trucks fell sharply in June, but prices paid by buyers remained high as they competed for limited supplies. While not all automakers have released their June sales numbers, enough do have them for industry experts to accurately projectRead More →

J he UK car industry suffered its worst June for new car sales since 1996. New vehicle registrations fell 24.3% last month from June 2021, according to the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT). Global shortages of components such as semiconductors continue to hamper automakers’ ability to meet demand,Read More →

By Todd Travis Howard Hubler and his family are well known in the Southside for Hubler car dealerships. But if you listen to Howard’s story, you’ll see how he and his family did more than just sell cars. Their community orientation has led them to shape and develop the SouthsideRead More →