UK petrol and diesel prices: supermarkets cut cost of fuel

Asda, Sainsbury's, Morrisons and Tesco all slash petrol prices in wake of criticism wholesale savings were not being passed on to customers

The UK’s four leading supermarkets – Asda, Sainsbury’s, Morrisons and Tesco – have cut their petrol prices in the wake of criticism that falling wholesale costs were not being passed on to consumers.

Previous research revealed drivers should be paying almost £2 a tank less for petrol and diesel to reflect falling oil prices. That criticism would Continue reading “UK petrol and diesel prices: supermarkets cut cost of fuel”

New 2020 Mercedes E-Class facelift spied in All-Terrain form

Updated version of the Mercedes E-Class executive saloon to get light design tweaks and more electrification

The current Mercedes E-Class is edging towards the halfway point of its lifespan, as evidenced by these new spy shots revealing that Mercedes is currently developing a facelifted version of the fifth-generation model. 

The car on camera here is a jacked up E-Class All Terrain, suggesting that Mercedes will refresh the entire E-Class line-up, consisting of the All-Terrain, Continue reading “New 2020 Mercedes E-Class facelift spied in All-Terrain form”

Important Things to Consider When Buying Your First Car

 

Buying a car is probably the first biggest investment people make in their life. If you are buying a car for the first time, then the whole process will be filled with total uncertainty.

The total process can be terrifying, but it can also be fun if you know what you are looking for. It’s all about sitting down and listing things that you want from your new car, like how many seats, the mileage of the car, what purpose you need a car for, etc.

To ensure that your car-buying Continue reading “Important Things to Consider When Buying Your First Car”

Online shopping taken to a whole new level!

Just when you thought you can buy almost everything online, here is a another thing that you never knew can be bought on the Internet, cars. You no longer have to spend days and days with car dealers in order to purchase your dream car. Start today and go to Carvoy to buy a car online.

How Carvoy works?

With Carvoy, you can build your dream car on your own step by step. First, go to the front page of Carvoy. Using the easy-to-use filters of monthly payment, body type, makes, models, Continue reading “Online shopping taken to a whole new level!”

Schaeffler to close two UK plants amid Brexit concerns

November 6, 2018 13:47 CET

BERLIN — German supplier Schaeffler will shut two factories in Britain as part of changes prompted partly by the UK’s planned exit from the European Union.

The company said its factories in Plymouth, in southern England, and Llanelli, Wales, would be shut down in the medium term, with production shifting to Germany, China, South Korea and the United States.

Schaeffler, which employs 92,000 people globally, 1,000 of these in the UK, said the plan follows a Continue reading “Schaeffler to close two UK plants amid Brexit concerns”

VW brand warns 2018 operating return on sales to be at lower end of range

November 6, 2018 17:23 CET

FRANKFURT — Volkswagen Group said the operating return on sales at its core VW passenger car brand would come in at the lower end of its 4 percent to 5 percent target range this year.

VW cited the costs of preparing its passenger cars for tougher WLTP emissions rules, higher distribution expenses and upfront investments.

In view of the “negative impact” of the WLTP changeover, higher distribution expenses and investments made in new products – Continue reading “VW brand warns 2018 operating return on sales to be at lower end of range”

Used Ford Mustang review

A full used buyer’s guide on the Ford Mustang covering the Mustang Mk6 (2015-date)VerdictNow the initial rush to own a Mustang has calmed down, values have started to settle and the number of used cars coming onto the market is creeping up. It remains in a class of its own, because it’s one of the more charismatic and distinctive cars available at any price. It’s very alluring, with lots of power, a brilliant soundtrack (in V8 form at least) and decent kit. Compared with most rival Continue reading “Used Ford Mustang review”

Infiniti tech, Chrysler Pacifica recall, Hyundai Kona electric, charging costs: Today’s Car News

2019 Arc Vector

Infiniti bumps turbo fuel efficiency with a new variable-compression engine. Chrysler recalls Pacifica Hybrid plug-in minivans—again. Faster charging is coming—but it won’t come cheap. And we detail why the Hyundai Kona Electric is one of our three finalists for Green Car Reports Best Car To Buy 2019. All this and more on Green Car Reports.

In a bid to boost the efficiency of turbocharged internal combustion engines, Infiniti has released the first production variable Continue reading “Infiniti tech, Chrysler Pacifica recall, Hyundai Kona electric, charging costs: Today’s Car News”

Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid recalled for stalling, fire risk

2018 Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles is recalling 10,021 Chrysler plug-in hybrid vans for an issue that could result in a stall, or possibly the increased risk of a vehicle fire.

In the vehicles affected—2017 and 2018 Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid models with production dates of August 16, 2016 through August 7, 2018—the gasoline engine might not start properly after the vehicle has been operating in its plug-in (electric) driving mode, resulting in unburned gasoline Continue reading “Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid recalled for stalling, fire risk”

Commentary: Want faster electric-car charging? Pony up!

Volkswagen MEB platform architecture

The future may be coming for electric cars, but it’s not yet clear what it will look like.

When modern electric cars first launched between 2011 and 2014, many shared similar specs: about 80 miles of range, overnight charging, a five-passenger hatchback body, and a price starting around $28,000 before tax credits.

Some models offered bigger batteries and cost more.

CHECK OUT: Volkswagen details the foundation for 10 million electric vehicles Continue reading “Commentary: Want faster electric-car charging? Pony up!”