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Study Shows Car Buyers Ignore Electric Vehicles

Study Shows Car Buyers Ignore Electric Vehicles

A new study shows that car buyers are not attracted by plug-in electric vehicles. The study was made by the Indiana University School of Public and Environmental Affairs and is based on a survey of 2,300 adult drivers, from 21 large cities in the US in fall 2011. Since then, […]

Buyers Hold Onto New Cars For About Six Years

Buyers Hold Onto New Cars For About Six Years

Automotive data provider Polk made a study which revealed that the average new car buyer is now holding on to his vehicle for almost six years, while used vehicles are being held for over four years. This change is due to longer warranties, better reliability, and of course, a miserable […]

Australia: Ford FG Falcon starts at AU$ 40.000

Australia: Ford FG Falcon starts at AU$ 40.000

The Australian division of the North American based automaker Ford has just announced the pricing for the FG Falcon Mk II range, with the company bragging about offering the best value for money in the vehicle’s history, with a long list of standard equipment. “With fresh exterior styling, a host […]

White the Most Popular Color for New Vehicles

White the Most Popular Color for New Vehicles

White has ranked as the most popular vehicle color in the world according to data from PPG Industries, the world’s leading manufacturer of transportation coatings. One in five 2011 models sold in North America was white. “Color is one of the most basic means of human expression,” said Jane E. […]

Volvo Concept You previewed

Volvo Concept You previewed

With the Frankfurt Motor Show officially opening its gates, the Swedish automaker Volvo decided that all curious eyes who wanted to see the real Concept You should have to wait more for the real thing and previewed it in a statement along with some images. “Concept You gives a good […]

UK: Demand for 4×4 Vehicles up

UK: Demand for 4×4 Vehicles up

According to a research made by the British website Motoring.co.uk, the demand for new 4×4 vehicles has reached an all-time high. Over the last 12 months, there has been a 35% increase in motorists searching for new 4x4s, while new superminis have seen a 30% drop in searches and new […]

German car sales still low!

German car sales still low!

Germany’s new car market shrank for a fourth consecutive month, posting a 26.5 percent year-on-year decline in March, still feeling the effects of the end last year to government incentives for new car buyers. German sales were boosted in 2009 by a state-funded car scrapping scheme that expired in early […]

Clients about cars: Jaguar is the best !

Clients about cars: Jaguar is the best !

According to J.D. Power and Associates, Jaguar receives an award for a second consecutive year and ranks highest in 2009 among luxury brands in satisfying buyers with the new-vehicle sales process. Jaguar performs particularly well in the salesperson and paperwork/finance process factors. Following Jaguar in the luxury brand rankings are […]

Car Buyers, Beware

Car Buyers, Beware

Some say there’s never been a better time to buy a car. With sales down nationwide and dealers eager to move cars off their lots, there are definitely bargains to be had. But with American auto manufacturers like General Motors and Chrysler in a financial free-for-all, it’s easy to wonder: […]

Cars.com: Record Used Car Activity

Cars.com: Record Used Car Activity

With a national focus on cost-cutting, the used-car market has come roaring back into the spotlight for car buyers seeking value. Cars.com saw a record number of consumers contacting dealers for used cars on Feb. 16, and overall consumer contacts with dealers for used-cars is up 6 percent this year […]