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3 February 2011
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Would you buy a car from the side of the road?

Plenty of official and genuine car dealers will display cars on the grass verges around their dealership, or even sometimes on specially built display plinthes. However, what about the growing number of dealers that have been popping up in recent months, sellin cars on the roadsie without the dealership there to support …

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14 January 2011
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December Figures | Poor Sales in December 2010 Damage Car Industry

With VAT going up in January, December was much lauded as a time full of car sales for the autmotive industry. However, in actually fact sales figures fell in December when compare to 2009, and that nice peak never actually appeared.
There are a number of reasons for this poor showing. After all, the …

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13 January 2011
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New Car Launch | The Radical Road Car

The Radical RS3 SL, (the SL stands for street legal), is the new road car from Radical. The brand which does exactly what it says on the tin designs radical cars which are most notably created for sports racing cars, but the new RS3 has a new suspension system and …

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11 January 2011
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Auto-Tweeting | Ford’s Socially Networked Road Trip

Ford has developed a Fiesta model that will Tweet it’s mood, location and other useful information as it journeys from Michigan to California. It’s an innovative idea from Ford and one that really integrates social media with the automotive industry. Plus it makes for a pretty interesting web marketing strategy.
The …

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12 November 2010
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Test Drive | The Volvo V60

I recently was given the opportunity to test drive the all new, ‘naughty’ Volvo V60, in both the D5 Manual Diesel and the D3 Automatic Diesel.  It has to be said that they really were quite something – impressive vehicles that offer more than just the classic Volvo safety.
Today’s car …

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13 October 2010
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Berlin | The Cars and The People

I have just come back from a long weekend in Berlin. The trip was amazing culturally and historically, of course, but it also was an interesting trip from an automotive point of view. Coming from a country that does have an automotive heritage, but which is quite open to driving …

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27 August 2010
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When Car Dealers Need Insurance | Inside the Business

Most of the time when I write about cars, I do it from the point of view of a car buyer. However, it is worth thinking occasionally about a whole other side to the market, that of the people who are selling the cars. Having something good to sell, or …

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