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Browsing all posts in December, 2013.

The New Mazda 3

The 2014 Mazda 3 is the manufacturers update to their previous successful 3, updated with sleeker curves and a better interior in order to compete with similar hatchbacks, directly taking on the likes of the Vauxhall Astra, Kia Ceed and Seat Leon.  Updated from the ground up, the new Mazda 3 uses similar sleek styling [...]

Car Dealers Using Apps to Connect with Buyers

eMarketer estimates there will be 30.9 million smartphone users in the country in 2013, representing 48.4% of UK residents and 60.4% of UK mobile phone users.  There are many great Smartphone apps available today that truly engage car buyers, car enthusiasts, vehicle owners, car dealers and automotive industry professionals.  Apps are being used as more [...]

Buying a used car – Check it don’t regret it!

The Citizen’s Advice Bureau has released key consumer advice when it comes to buying a second hand cars, using the slogan “Check it, don’t regret it”, in order to encourage car buyers to undertake some basic checks before parting with their money. Used cars are the biggest single issue being reported to Citizens Advice consumer [...]

Convertible BMW 135is Launched

As a replacement for the blistering BMW 1 Series M Coupe, the German manufacturer has launched a new high performance 1 Series.  The new 135is is available in both a coupe and convertible body type and incorporated a more powerful version of the TwinPower 3.0-liter turbocharged inline-six from the 135i, boosted to 320 horsepower and [...]