Yesterday, California took a historic step that will help the state reduce carbon emissions while fighting climate change, and may even help reduce respiratory illnesses. The most populous US state has passed a resolution banning the sale of new gas-powered cars by 2035. As CNBC reports, the resolution was releasedRead More →

Summer has long been a slow season for new car sales, but that’s not the case this year, according to the latest tally from the China Automobile Dealers Association. After strong gains in June and July, retail sales of sedans, crossovers, SUVs and multi-purpose vehicles jumped 32% year-on-year to 1.02Read More →

California, the state that buys the most cars and trucks in the United States, will ban the sale of fossil fuel vehicles by 2035. It is the biggest government measure against gasoline and diesel to date, with the potential to spread across the country. and the global automotive industry. TheRead More →

critical need for food reports Justin Matthews. WESLEY CHAPEL, Florida. – On Saturday, Metropolitan Ministries teamed up with Volkswagen of Wesley Chapel for the second time to collect food donations from the dealership. Metropolitan Ministries says the number of people coming to its family support centers needing food assistance rightRead More →

Image credit: Depositphotos.com The number of new car sales in the United States fell dramatically last month compared to last year. But dealer profits don’t hurt, as high prices boost bottom lines. A joint forecast by JD Power and LMC Automotive called for retail sales of new vehicles last monthRead More →

Buying a new car these days can be a complicated process. The shortage of semiconductor chips has caused buyers to scramble to find new cars, giving auto dealers the upper hand. Consumer Reports is investigating the issue of dealer profit margins and other price changes. Can a car dealer changeRead More →

Andrus Soodla, head of leasing at Luminor, said the share of electric cars sold and leased in Estonia is growing, albeit slowly. “Compared to the same period last year, sales of electric cars have increased by 40% this year.” Soodla said the increase in the purchase and leasing of electricRead More →

ANKARA A regulation imposing restrictions on the sale of used cars to curb soaring vehicle prices has been published in the Official Gazette. class=”cf”> Under the new rules, those who engage in the used car trade will not be able to sell their vehicle for six months from the vehicle’sRead More →

BRISBANE-based Graphene Manufacturing Group (GMG) says its new aluminum-ion graphene batteries could change electric vehicle technology as we know it by offering less weight, faster charging, longer life and better environmental credentials than their lithium-ion counterparts. With sights set on the global battery market – estimated to be worth $50Read More →

As day turns to night, the slump in used car sales was inevitable after a prolonged squeeze in the supply of new vehicles. New figures from SMMT this week show the UK used car market fell -18.8% in the second quarter. More than 1.75 million transactions took place between AprilRead More →

KAYSERİ Some restrictions will be introduced for car sales to stop the increase in car prices, Trade Minister Mehmet Muş said, noting that the relevant regulation is ready. class=”cf”> Under the new regulations, businesses, car rental companies and car dealerships will have to wait a while to sell new carsRead More →

Krusen Motors fills once-empty dealership lot Neighborhood AnnaMarie August 11, 2022 9:53 a.m. Darius Woodsmall is enjoying his new position in Mt. Pleasant and even made the first sale for a new dealership. (Photo submitted) Sales Consultant Colin Bailey (left) is all smiles as he meets enthusiastic members of theRead More →

US President Joe Biden signed into law a bill this week that will provide billions of dollars to bolster the country’s semiconductor production, including dedicated funding for microchips used by the automotive industry, reports Automotive News. The bipartisan bill, known as the CHIPS and Science Act, provides more than US$52Read More →

Image credit: Depositphotos.com With the resumption of semiconductor supply, not all automakers will return to normal at a steady pace. DesRosiers Automotive Consultants used the phrase “patchy and patchy” to describe the recovery from the shortage. “As the semiconductor supply improves, it will not do so consistently across all manufacturersRead More →

As the chip shortage continues, automakers continue to curb production, cutting 180,000 vehicles from production worldwide this week alone. Nearly 100,400 of them are eliminated from factories in North America, Automotive News reported, based on data from AutoForecast Solutions (AFS). This week’s production cuts are the largest recently reported byRead More →

Over the past few decades, the UK economy has become increasingly service-oriented. But as the opening ceremony from the powerfully illustrated Birmingham Commonwealth Games, the industry still holds a special place in the imagination of regions like the West Midlands. At the Alexander Stadium, Jaguars, Minis and Rovers of variousRead More →

SUPPLY issues and scorching competition forced Ford Australia to call time on the hot Fiesta ST and Focus ST hatchbacks less than 12 months on consumer variants of the range have been discontinued locally. Sales of the models had plummeted to near zero as performance car buyers shopped elsewhere, depositingRead More →

An avalanche of acronyms is how the alphabet soup that is Advanced Driver Assistance System (ADAS) terminology has often been described…and it started decades ago, perhaps with the anti-lock braking now forever dubbed ABS. To clarify, ADAS is any group of electronic technologies that assist drivers with driving and parkingRead More →

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 →