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One of the maximum famous motors in India, is also the first-rate car of the 12 months. This car has lately been endowed with a diesel engine and additionally numerous adjustments to this vehicle. Here are 10 important matters about the brand new which makes it one of the pleasant cars on Indian roads:
1. Start: The model that we see at present is certainly the fourth technology of the Honda City sedan. It turned into first added within the year 1996 with its 2nd generation being launched in 2002 and the 0.33 in 2008. The fourth generation was launched in 2014 when the new Honda City changed into rewarded with a diesel engine.
2. Fuel performance: The new Honda City is one of the maximum gasoline financial vehicles in India. Its 1.Five litre I-DTEC diesel engine is alleged to provide 26 kmpl, which makes it the second maximum fuel efficient automobile in the [...]
New car shopping can be fun for some while overwhelming for others. If you abhor it, you can have a better experience by learning more about the car buying process. Read the following guidance and prepare yourself to confidently go into any dealership.
Be sure that you know what type of car you’re looking for and some specifics, such as price, before you leave to go car shopping. You need to know your budget. What number of passengers must fit inside the vehicle? How many miles per gallon would you like? Do you want a sportier car or a family vehicle? Make note of everything you are interested in and carry the list around with you.
Look online for the best available deals. You can save thousands by doing an Internet search. After you find a [...]
Used-Car Buying Tips From The Pros Here are a few common-sense tips for ordinary consumers to apply when they shop for a used car or truck, based on observations at a giant, closed-to-the-public auto auction: There’s no such thing as a free lunch. When in doubt, mileage is king. If you don’t like what you see at that price, don’t buy it – at least, not right then. Illustrations of “no free lunch” were everywhere you looked, on a recent visit to the gigantic Manheim Pennsylvania auction. Notably, there’s “reconditioning.” Reconditioning activities take up a lot of the acreage at the auction. At the seller’s expense, the auto auction can perform any amount of reconditioning, ranging from no reconditioning at all, to a complete cosmetic and mechanical makeover.
The tradeoff, obviously, is whether so-many dollars spent on reconditioning fetches an auction price that [...]
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Autotrader recently spotlighted the 15 vehicles that made the most impact over the past 10 years.
“Over the past decade, technological advancements and changing consumer preferences forced automakers to adapt their lineups to introduce all-new and revamped vehicles,” said Brian Moody, executive editor for Autotrader. “Ranging from electric powertrains and ultramodern designs, to newly remodeled classics, all of these vehicles pioneered their segments and defined the last 10 years in the auto industry.”
Autotrader’s best cars of the decade are:
Tesla Model S
Ford F-150 Raptor
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Everything You Need To Know About Auto Insurance
You can find affordable auto insurance if you stick to the rules set by the insurance companies and follow these helpful tips. It pays to know the criteria that providers use to determine what rates to give drivers. Before you purchase a vehicle, look into how much it will cost to insure the car. Your insurance agent can advise you on the models of cars that can save you money on your premiums. This can assist you when selecting a vehicle, whether it’s new or slightly used. You can save on your insurance policy by choosing a model with a very good safety rating.
When purchasing car insurance, get quotes from multiple carriers. It is quite surprising just how much variance there is when it comes to this product. To make sure that you are not spending too much on your insurance, you will want to shop [...]
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The most theft-prone vehicle in America might be the Dodge Charger. Or it might be the Ford F-250 pickup truck.
Those are the contradictory conclusions of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration and the insurance industry-funded Highway Loss Data Institute.
Still, the government agency and private group agree that the theft of late-model vehicles is on a rapid decline in the United States. One reason: automakers’ increasing use of ignition immobilizers, which stop thieves from hot-wiring cars. Nearly 90 percent of 2012 models are equipped with them.
In a report released on Monday, NHTSA said the car stolen most often during the 2011 calendar year was the Charger, with 4.8 thefts for every 1,000 cars produced in 2011. It was followed by the Mitsubishi Galant, Hyundai Accent, Chevrolet Impala and Chevrolet HHR among [...]
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Global sales of BMW Group’s core brand rose faster in June than at Audi and Mercedes-Benz as demand from China and the United States helped the premium carmaker to extend a lead over the two rivals in the first six months of the year.
Sales at the brand were up 9 percent last month to 153,075, the group said today, compared with growth of 5 percent to 140,300 and 8 percent to 131,609 at Audi and Mercedes respectively.
Six-month sales at BMW brand rose 8 percent to 804,000 cars, expanding the lead over runner-up Audi to 24,000 from 11,000 after five months. Half-year sales at Audi and Mercedes rose 6 percent each to 780,500 and 694,000 respectively.
“BMW has stronger momentum than Audi and Mercedes, that won’t change in the second half,” said [...]
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Tesla Motors Inc., the world’s best-performing automotive stock this year, will join the Nasdaq-100 Index next week, filling the spot vacated by Oracle Corp., which is moving to the New York Stock Exchange.
The electric-car maker will be added to the gauge, which tracks the biggest companies on the Nasdaq, before the start of trading on July 15, Nasdaq OMX Group Inc. said in a statement Monday. Oracle, which last month said it will join the NYSE, is the biggest company to jump between the competing exchanges.
Shares of Tesla, the carmaker headed by billionaire Elon Musk, have more than tripled this year as the popularity of its new Model S sedan helped the company turn its first quarterly profit. Gaining entry to benchmarks tracked by investors is attractive to public companies because [...]
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The Toyota Camry and the Honda Civic, the top-selling mid-size and compact cars in the U.S., face risks of reduced production as inventories of the models rise, an RBC Capital Markets report said.
Toyota’s Camry exceeded its seasonal historical average inventory by more than 15 days supply in June and Honda carried about 25 days more Civics than usual, Joseph Spak, a New York-based analyst for RBC, said in today’s report. Camry and Civic were the only models identified as at risk for reduced output among 16 of the top-selling vehicles in the U.S. market. General Motors Co., Ford Motor Co. and Chrysler Group LLC all added U.S. market share in the first six months of 2013, the first time that all three gained first-half share in 20 years. Models such as GM’s [...]
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Fiat today exercised an option to raise its stake in Chrysler by 3.3 percent.
The move is part of CEO Sergio Marchionne’s step-by-step purchases intended to lead to full control of Chrysler and the creation of a merged company that would be able to compete better with industry leaders Toyota, General Motors and Volkswagen.
Fiat has been exercising options since mid-2012 to buy holdings of about 3.3 percent from the VEBA, a medical-benefits trust for the U.S. carmaker’s retirees.
Including today’s purchase, Fiat has exercised three of its six-monthly options, increasing its stake to 68.49 percent.
Fiat has said it wants full control of Chrysler, which would give it access to some of Chrysler’s cash flow for investments in new models.
Chrysler has become Fiat’s most reliable profit generator as the Italian company [...]