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Toyota seeking to halve Japan car models as domestic market shrinks

 Toyota Motor Corp is aiming to halve the number of car models it sells at home by 2025, a person briefed on the matter said – the second time this month that a Japanese automaker has emerged with plans to sharply scale back in a shrinking domestic market. Car sales in Japan have been on a declining trend for more ... Read More »

Car Sales In US Get Boost From Hurricane

Virtually all car makers in the North American market reported a boost CHICAGO:  The US auto industry was boosted in September from shoppers replacing vehicles destroyed in major hurricanes and showed the first reversal of this year’s monthly sales declines, car makers reported Tuesday. The recovery in Texas and Florida from hurricanes Harvey and Irma, which destroyed hundreds of thousands of ... Read More »

Car sales in September rose robustly, heavy buying during festive season

Sales figures released by several automakers show that there has been an increase in the year-on-year sales growth in the month of September, during the festival season. The automobile companies said heavy buying in September was a result of Navratri, Dussehra, Diwali celebrations, as well as the recent release of new car models. Tata Motors reports an increase of 25% ... Read More »

Honda comes out on top in first-ever women’s car-buyer survey

PremonAsia, an automotive-focused consulting firm has just released details of India’s first-ever women’s automotive buyer study (WABSSM). The study is a measure of women’s satisfaction with their vehicle choice through five key areas: brand image, product performance, sales and delivery, aftersales service and cost of ownership. Honda, Volkswagen and Nissan owners emerged the most satisfied with their product choice. Whilst ... Read More »

THIS WEEK IN THE FUTURE OF CARS: TIME TO PROBLEM-SOLVE

SELF-DRIVING VEHICLES ARE well on the way to replacing human drivers. There are just a few problems. No one has a good idea of how to properly test or validate the tech. The hardware’s too expensive. The ethics of how the robots should behave in emergency situations remain unclear. No single company is in a position to upend the way people ... Read More »

German union, car group seek government support for electric shift

FRANKFURT: Germany’s biggest union and its car industry association urged politicians on Tuesday to help with a shift to electric vehicles and not force a phasing out the combustion engine. Volkswagen’s admission in 2015 that it cheated U.S. diesel emissions tests has led to calls for the whole car industry, Germany’s biggest exporter and employer of more than 800,000 people, to cut pollution levels. It has also piled ... Read More »

Quick tips to strike the best deal while buying a car, house or appliances

To lure customers on the lookout for big-ticket items like appliances, cars, and even houses, retailers try and entice them with ‘hard to refuse’ offers. With so many offers to choose, how do you know you if have made the right choice? Here are few steps that can help you get the best deal when buying a house, car, or ... Read More »

Electric car dream collides with reality on profits

  Tesla did not attend the Frankfurt Motor Show this year, but its presence was felt in every corner of the massive event, which will host close to a million visitors before it wraps up at the end of the month. The show was a virtual arms race as the world’s carmakers race to electrify their entire fleets as city ... Read More »

Frankfurt Motor Show 2017: 2018 Toyota Land Cruiser Makes Its Public Debut

The 2018 Toyota Land Cruiser gets a new face and features on offer Toyota has revealed the 2018 Land Cruiser at the 2017 Frankfurt Motor Show and there are quite a few updates that the car gets. The body-on-frame SUV has gone through quite a few changes and you can see these right from the front fascia, as it’s been ... Read More »

German Car Sales Hit Eight-Year High In August 2017

German increase mirrors gains in France, Italy, Spain New car registrations in Germany rose to the highest level in eight years in August, the KBA motor vehicle authority said, helped by a buoyant economy and increased discounting. Sales of new passenger cars in Europe’s largest auto market rose 3.5 percent last month to 253,679 vehicles, KBA said on Monday. Eight-month ... Read More »