Motoring

Turkish-built cars boost share in auto market sales in 2019

The total number of sales of cars manufactured in Turkey over the course of 2019 jumped almost 6% over the previous year, according to Automotive Distributors Association (ODD) data, lowering the share of imported cars. The sale of passenger cars and light commercial vehicles dropped by 22.8% last year to 479,060, down from around 670,000

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Turkey unveils first fully homemade car in $3.7 billion bet on electric

Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan poses with a prototype of the domestic electric car project in Gebze, Turkey, December 27, 2019. Presidential Press Office/Handout via REUTERS Turkey unveiled its first fully domestically-produced car on Friday, saying it aimed to eventually produce up to 175,000 a year of the electric vehicle in a project expected to cost

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Tesla edges into pickup truck market with electric model

Tesla CEO Elon Musk introduces the Cybertruck at Tesla’s design studio Thursday, Nov. 21, 2019, in Hawthorne, Calif. Musk is taking on the workhorse heavy pickup truck market with his latest electric vehicle. (AP Photo/Ringo H.W. Chiu) Tesla CEO Elon Musk is taking on the workhorse heavy pickup truck market with his latest electric vehicle.

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South Korea car firm Hyundai enters Somaliland market

A Hyundai car. The South Korea car manufacturer has introduced eight models in Somaliland. South Korea car manufacturer Hyundai has entered into the Somaliland into the market. Hyundai has launched a series of models in Somaliland capital Hargeisa after partnering with Dahabshiil Motors to introduce the brand new vehicles in the Horn of Africa country.

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Meet the New MG ZS With a Big Warranty and a Small Price

Find out what this new compact crossover has to offer the UK market. The revival of the once dormant MG brand continues in 2019 with the introduction of their new MG ZS compact SUV. The Chinese backed manufacturer is now offering a model into the most competitive vehicle segment of them all, but the MG

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Volkswagen Group confirms six all-new models for 2019

by Hilton Holloway New models include the Porsche Cayenne Coupé and Audi Q3 Sportback SUVs The Volkswagen Group has officially confirmed six new models, including the Porsche Cayenne Coupé, at its 2018 Annual Conference in Wolfsburg, Germany. As well as the Cayenne Coupé, the all-new models include the Audi Q3 Sportback and an unnamed B-segment

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Fall in UK new car sales eases in October – industry data

LONDON (Reuters) – The sharp year-on-year decline in British new car registrations eased last month after a hefty drop in September, but the market still remained depressed by uncertainty about the future of diesel vehicles, an auto trade association said on Monday. The Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders said new car registrations in October

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VW to offer all-electric car sharing service in Germany’s Berlin

Volkswagen said Thursday it’s launching an all-electric car sharing service in Berlin using its battery-powered Golf and Up! models as it seeks to build a business serving people in big cities who don’t own cars. The company said that it planned to expand its” We Share” project to big cities in Europe and North America

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UK dealer takes over Range Rover, Jaguar sales in Kenya

London-based luxury car dealer Inchcape Plc is set to take over the Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) dealership in Kenya after buying out the operation from RMA Group, which has exited the local market.JLR and Inchcape reached the dealership agreement in recent weeks, with a formal announcement expected to be made soon, sources familiar with the

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COMPANY CAR DRIVERS COULD SAVE ALMOST £7,400

New figures from Go Ultra Low reveal that company car drivers could save around £7,376 by switching to a 100% electric car. This figure, calculated by comparing average electric and diesel models, includes a Benefit in Kind (BIK) rate saving of £3,974, in addition to an average £3,402 fuel saving over a typical three-year cycle of

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