There are some surprisingly decent April Fool’s Day gags from the auto industry this year and one that backfired spectacularly Yes, it’s that time of year again, when we collectively groan at various attempts at big business hilarity. As always, plenty of auto companies are on board, but for onceRead More →

New vehicle sales in South Africa recorded their best post-lockdown performance in November, giving positive signs of a slow rehabilitation of the country’s auto industry, notes lender WesBank. In an overall market – down 30.6% year-to-date – November’s sales performance of 39,315 units shows signs of picking up consumer demandRead More →

You’ve probably seen the TV commercials of those huge vending machines that contain automobiles instead of snacks and drinks. These belong to carvana (NYSE: CVNA), a new breed of used-car retailer that wants to “change the way people buy cars.” The whole process is extremely simple and stress-free. Customers canRead More →