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Browsing all posts in November, 2013.

Used Van Prices Remain High Due to Short Supply

Data from the British Car Auctions shows that the prices for used and second hand vans remains at an all-time high and may continue to rise due to a lack of stock in the market.  The high prices are likely to be the result of low van sales in 2008 and 2009 and the reduced [...]

2014 Nissan Qashqai prices revealed

Details of the brand new 2014 Nissan Qashqai crossover, with a more efficient engine and more advanced safety features, has now been revealed to go on sale in February 2014 with prices ranging from £17,595 up to £27,845.  The 2014 model gets updated styling, engine variants, interior design and also available equipment options, including Park [...]

New Jaguar F-Type Launched in Hollywood

The new Jaguar F-Type was launched at a star studded Hollywood bash.  The reveal was in front of celebrity guests with a live-action drive at Raleigh film studies in Playa Vista in California.  The gltizy Los Angeles event was attended by a host of celebrities, including Miranda Kerr, Joe Manganiello, Kelly Osbourne, model David Gandy, [...]

New Ford Ka concept unveiled

Ford has unveiled a new concept for the Ford Ka, initially to be sold in South America and South Asia with a prediction that it’ll go on sale in the UK in 2014 – although this hasn’t been officially confirmed.  Demand for smaller cars is growing in the emerging markets with growth in the global [...]

BMW Reveals Latest MINI

BMW has revealed its larger, quieter, more fuel-efficient version of the new mini coinciding with the 107th anniversary of the birth of the car’s designer, Sir Alec Issigonis.  The German car manufacturer has unveiled the third-generation MINI at its plant at Cowley in Oxford, with the new model set to go on sale in the [...]

Porsche Panamera Wins 2014 ALG Residual Award

Porsche’s Panamera has been named winner of the 2014 ALG Residual Award for the Premium Executive Car category, which awards vehicles that are most likely to retain the highest percent of their original cost after a conventional three-year period. ALG provides industry benchmarks for residual values and depreciation data of cars in the US. Runners [...]