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European car sales hit new low in May

In the worst May figures of the last 20 years, the drop in European car sales has reached a new low. This has knocked for six the slight hopes manufacturers has of reversing the continuing drop in sales they have suffered for the last 5 years.

According to the European Automobile Manufacturers’ Association, there has been a drop of 5.9% in the sales that were recorded last

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Practicality over prestige as used car prices plummet

 

In the last three months in the UK, used car prices have fallen by 1.5% and now cost an average of £8492, this is according to the latest new car market stats courtesy of Adzuna.co.uk. At a time of economic uncertainty, rising fuel costs and austerity measures, the car price data from Adzuna clearly indicates that Brits are turning their backs on luxury brands such as

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Trade in your car or sell then buy with cash?

Buying a new or used car is sometimes necessary when an old car shows signs of wear and tear or is unable to perform as required. There are many options available to UK residents looking to acquire their second car. Those already owning a car may choose to sell off their old car before purchasing the new or used car. There is plenty of sense in

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Blenheim Palace is the venue for the years biggest car auction

1927 Rolls-Royce Phantom I Playboy Roadster. Estimate £110,000 – £130,000

The international auctioneers, Coys, will be holding the years largest car auction on Saturday the 14th July at Blenheim Palace when there will me more than 120 vehicles going under the hammer.

The birthplace of Sir Winston has been chosen as the venue for the 8th annual ‘Concours d’Elegance’. Entry is free and anyone interested in cars

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White cars hold their value much better than other colours

White cars hold their value much better than other colours

According to used car pricing experts, CAP, white cars depreciate the least in value while maroon and green cars are more likely to see their values dump. CAP conducted a study that looked at secondhand values of cars in terms of how much they depreciated compared to their new price tags, and discovered that white cars

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Black Book Live takes the guess work out of trade car prices

Black Book Live is the first ever fully researched and independent system of valuating used cars, and will be publishing the changes in trade prices as soon as they are identified. Black Book Live comes to us courtesy of CAP, and solves the age old problem of the uncertainty that surrounds the changes in the value of vehicles that occur between the dates that traditional monthly

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SEAT to release four new cars next year

SEAT the beleaguered Spanish brand are set to expand with the launch of four new cars in 2012 as things are looking up with encouraging first two months sales figures for 2011. The shifting of over 51,000 cars in January and February was up 1,3% and sales are up almost 12% outside of its home market of Spain.

Parent company VW shifted Audi’s Q3 SUV production to

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Go green and clear your driveway with Giveacar

You know it’s there. That old banger you bought for a bargain, sitting in your garage until one day you have time to do it up. That car that was your first little runaround that’s just about still running but you’re too nostalgic to let go, even though you’ve long upgraded. Sitting in your driveway, sitting on your garage, these unwanted vehicles are slowly rusting away.

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