Under the leadership of CEO Elon Musk, Tesla has made positive headlines in the automobile industry over the last decade. They are the largest producers of fully electric cars in the world. Recently, the company has shown interest in entering the trucking industry by producing a semi-truck. During this time, the CEO has been enthusiastic about this development, citing that it will be a game changer in the trucking industry.
As we speak, Tesla has already unveiled its first electric pickup truck. Musk showed off the Tesla semi-truck in a dramatic event in California. While he sat in the cabin of the semi-truck, his face [...]
Get behind the wheel of a car in the UK and you’ll have quite a few driving laws to abide to. Drive in another country though and you’ll also have to make yourself aware of their own rules of the road. This poses the question; should some road laws only used in foreign countries currently be introduced across the UK? Vindis, a VW dealer, aims to find out..Should Brits be fined due to bouts of road rage?
This road law is enforced in: Cyprus
A large fine could be the result of you giving another driver a rude gesture with your hands or waving a fist at them in anger when [...]
Electric vehicles have been changing the face of the automotive industry in recent years, after all, consumers are becoming increasingly eco-conscious. Car manufacturers across the world have adapted their current vehicle ranges to reflect an increased demand for greener vehicles; data shows that in 2018, the number of new electric vehicle registrations was at an all time high and 2019 promises even greater numbers. Here, we take a look at how the automotive industry will continue to develop in 2019 and beyond and discuss which manufacturers are emerging as the top players in the market.
In early 2018, motoring [...]
Sales at ŠKODA are on the up. That was the message in July this year, as the Czech car manufacturer delivered almost 100,000 new cars to global customers that month.The figure represented a rise of 14.6% in sales in the same month compared to July the year before, with the Russian market seeing almost 25% growth,following an 11.6% worldwide growth between January and June. In terms of vehicles, the ŠKODA Octavia is on top for popularity by quite a considerable margin, 30,700 models sold in July alone.
But, for a brand that was once been held in low esteem in the [...]
Advertising is such an important tool to a business. If you make a hit commercial, you’ve pretty much won! Research has found that television advertising is responsible for 71% of advertising-generated profit. It can even provide a four-fold increase on your investment over three years. The likes of online videos have helped this, with motion content becoming four times more effective since 1996.
So, is it really any wonder that companies try to bend over backwards in a bid to engrain their product on the minds of the public? Whether it’s the Honey Monster munching away on Sugar Puffs, a belly that’s ‘gonna get ya’ [...]
We’re currently seeing technology advancing over the years and at a rapid speed, especially within vehicles. We’ve recently been introduced to driverless innovations, surround sound, heated seats and even self-parking vehicles. However, vintage cars can never be beaten for many people, as they’re designed differently, their flowing lines and curves are unlike the cars that you see today. Driving them alone, is completely different too, they require more manual work from the driver, which is why they’re favoured. Working with Acorn Stairlifts, Global stairlift retailer, we take a closer look at classic cars from around the globe…Ford Mustang
The average size of our cars is increasing. With every car redesign, the models are growing. This can be noticed in the MINI. No longer does the car resemble its name, with a three-door MINI hatchback currently in the region of 800 mm longer than the original design which took to the road in 1959.Another example is the Honda Civic. It is currently standing at 819 mm longer and 560 mm wider than the original product released in 1973. There is obviously a number of reasons why our automobiles are getting bigger. Here, we look at some of the main points:Finance
Finance could be a key reason. With so many finance deals [...]
If you are looking forward to purchase a car it is important that you see the features and accessories it offers. These features and accessories are the key factors that influence your decision to buy a particular car. However, there is one important feature that needs close attention i.e. resale value.
What is resale value?
Whether you buy a new car or a used one, resale value can be a game changer for you. Resale value is price, which you get when you sell the car after using it for a few years. The resale value of a car is dependent on the depreciation and as the [...]
The newly-popular electric car is nothing new in and of itself — the idea has been around for over a hundred years. But the concept has struggled to find its footing in a market dominated by the petrol and diesel engine.
That’s set to change, with an increase in concern for the environment and an upgrade to so many electrical technologies. Could the electric car finally take on the dominance of petrol and diesel cars? To show you the journey of the electric car, stockist of Volkswagen Up! Lookers Volkswagen investigates.The origin of electrical cars
Great minds think alike, as [...]