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AUDI R8 GT SPYDER

In 2010 Audi recorded a 15% improvement in sales over the previous year making it the best ever worldwide result for the manufacturer of ‘premium cars’ In the UK alone 99,828 Audi’s found homes last year, a 9.5% increase on the previous year. With Audi committing to invest 11.5 billion …

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Modball 2011 – The Worlds Craziest Rally

On Saturday the 11th of June 2011 Covent Gardens will play host to the launch of this year’s Modball rally; heralded as ‘The worlds craziest rally’ Modball is the ultimate trip for anyone with a modified car and a head for driving all day and partying all night for six …

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The Future of Car Windscreens

The UK’s leading vehicle glass repair and replacement specialist Autoglass, predict that intelligent car windscreens providing real-time visual information will be widely available by the year 2020. By utilising ‘Augmented reality’ technology Autoglass believe that car manufacturers will revolutionise the way we drive, with the windscreen evolving into a virtual …

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New 4×4 Popularity Increased Despite High Fuel Prices

Despite record hikes in fuel prices over the last few months, more car buyers are looking to purchase a new SUV or 4×4 than six months ago, according to a new report by Motoring.co.uk, the UK’s leading motoring website for new car search. The report examines what online visitors searched …

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Renault connects Facebook to the AutoRAI with RFID

At the 2011 AutoRAI in Amsterdam, The Netherlands largest Auto event, Renault Netherlands decided to adopt RFID (Radio Frequency IDentifictaion) technology to create an innovative real time social sharing experience for visitors. Visitors to the Renault stand received a free RFID card; the card contained a small chip which could …

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Used Cars – Tips to Get a Better Deal

When it comes to shopping for used cars, there are many secrets to getting the best bargain. You just have to know what to do when you get to the used car dealer. The most important thing is not to just rush into a deal, because you see a car …

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The Ripple Effect of Japan’s Tsunami

The terrible earthquake and tsunami last month in Japan will have an obvious effect on the new car market; many vehicles that were ready for export from Japan have been swept into the sea or destroyed in the storage yards, many days production were lost from plants in the immediate …

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Emissions for March Sales Reach All Time Low

March is traditionally the biggest month of the year for car sales figures as it sees the arrival of the current year’s number plate. March 2011 saw the announcement of George Osborne’s budget and with it came the inevitable spending cuts, benefit cuts and tax increases, aimed at decreasing the …

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What Went Wrong With Autoquake?

In 2009, Autoquake.com was flying high and seemingly had the used car world at their feet. They had over 120 employees, and had just received the best dealer website from AM and the ‘Internet award’ from the Fleet world magazine. Today, the story is tragically different different, on the 17th …

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Range Rover Evoque Wins Top Design Award

The annual Geneva motor show is one of the most prestigious award events in the automotive calendar. Just as the Oscars are to film the Geneva motor show is to the car industry. It therefore, goes without saying that any car receiving an award at this respected event gains a …

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