Car insurance prices in Lancashire are at their lowest since 2016 – here’s why

Lancashire Telegraph:

Motorists driving fewer miles, a drop in road traffic accidents and fewer cars on the road during the Covid-19 pandemic have sparked the biggest drop in car insurance prices in more than six years. Motorists in the UK are now paying some of the cheapest prices for their car insurance since 2016, and new research … Read more

Great Wall and Foxconn bet on Thai electric car market

BANGKOK — As the global automotive industry undergoes a radical shift toward electrification, Thailand, the manufacturing hub of Southeast Asia, is emerging as a new arena of competition for the world’s leading manufacturers. China’s Great Wall Motors on Wednesday officially opened its first factory in Thailand’s Eastern Economic Corridor industrial zone of Rayong. It will focus on electric … Read more

20-Year-Old College Student Develops the ‘Uber Eats’ for the Car Washing Industry in Puerto Rico

Jose Lopez, a 20-year-old college student, was struck by the lack of work opportunities for young adults in Puerto Rico when his friend (Luis Correa) begged him to start a car wash business with him because no one would give him a job due to his age (16). Instead of launching a business for Luis, … Read more

How to save on car insurance during the coronavirus pandemic

How to save on car insurance during the coronavirus pandemic

COVID-19 has changed the way Americans drive. That leads to savings opportunities on auto insurance. (iStock) Safety experts made an interesting observation about auto vehicle accidents – they declined in the early stage of the coronavirus pandemic, as government lockdowns were more restrictive and fewer cars were on the road. This helped many drivers save … Read more

Motor Mouth: The Yorkville Car Spotters prove the future is in good hands

Motor Mouth: The Yorkville Car Spotters prove the future is in good hands

“When I say ‘most people’ I mean, of course, me after my first cocktail.”― Bill Bryson, In a Sunburned Country Conventional wisdom is, to paraphrase the great An Wang, the mere projection of trends of the present becoming the realities of the future. Thus did an entire real estate industry become convinced that, addicted to their downtown … Read more

Great Wall, Foxconn bet on Thai electric car market

Great Wall, Foxconn bet on Thai electric car market

Great Wall plans to launch four models this year including the Haval H6 sport utility vehicle. (Haval Global pic) BANGKOK: As the global automotive industry undergoes a radical shift toward electrification, Thailand, the manufacturing hub of Southeast Asia, is emerging as a new arena of competition for the world’s leading manufacturers. China’s Great Wall Motors … Read more

Polestar 1 is the first car that can be bought with art

Polestar 1 is the first car that can be bought with art

11.06.2021: First-of-its-kind initiative allows artists and collectors to trade art for a Polestar 1 Low volume, hand-built Polestar 1 production coming to an end later in 2021 Initiative is a collaboration with internationally leading art advisor T     First-of-its-kind initiative allows artists and collectors to trade art for a Polestar 1     Low volume, hand-built … Read more

India’s Auto Industry Undermining The Consequences Of Grappling Consumer Sentiments. When Will The Car Markets Bolster On Track Following The Second Wave?

In the flurry of the incessant uncertainty of various sectors, including India’s auto sector, the massive shockwaves were just edging closer to collapse. The auto industry appeared to be gradually moving out of inactivity to recovering substantially from the pandemic. However, the second wave knuckled down the industry’s aspiration to foster its growth-oriented opportunities. Recently, … Read more

Chinese and other big business bet on Thai electric car market

BANGKOK — As the global automotive industry undergoes a radical shift toward electrification, Thailand, the manufacturing hub of Southeast Asia, is emerging as a new arena of competition for the world’s leading manufacturers. China’s Great Wall Motors on Wednesday officially opened its first factory in Thailand’s Eastern Economic Corridor industrial zone of Rayong. It will focus on electric … Read more

32-Year-Old Kalamazoo Woman Missing & Left Her Phone & Car Behind

32-Year-Old Kalamazoo Woman Missing & Left Her Phone & Car Behind

Tracking dogs are being brought in to help search for a missing Kalamazoo woman. 32-year-old Sanita Magnuson has been missing since Monday, June 7th where she was seen leaving her Kalamazoo home on surveillance footage. Sanita left without her phone and car at about 1:22 p.m. Monday, June 7, 2021. Friends and family are concerned … Read more

14 unexpected things car insurance covers

14 unexpected things car insurance covers

If you have auto insurance, you probably expect it to protect you if you’re in a crash. But there are also some unusual things covered by car insurance, including those pesky marmots that have been making headlines recently. And that’s just the beginning. We spoke with Jim Hickey, vice president and head of personal lines at World Insurance … Read more

A Revered Car Designer and Critic Picks the Best and Worst

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For more than a century, automobiles have been key expressions of contemporary art and design. And while the world is thick with the musings of art and design critics, the specialist job title “automotive design critic” is one rarely bestowed. Indeed, the title didn’t exist until the mid-1980s when Automobile magazine assigned longtime car designer Robert Cumberford … Read more

‘Car prices may be fairly stable in short term’ – News Today

'Car prices may be fairly stable in short term' - News Today

Mumbai: Prices of cars are likely to remain fairly stable in the short term as the second Covid-19 wave has more or less balanced the demand-supply situation in the past two months, according to a senior official at Volkswagen Passenger Cars India. Automobile makers witnessed plunging sales in May, reversing the recovery trajectory in the … Read more

Why Chinese Internet giants race to dive into car business

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Shanghai (Gasgoo)- In China’s electric vehicle (EV) sector, there have already been many players including such NEV-focused startups as NIO, XPeng, and Li Auto, as well as the traditional automakers who are eager to lead the development trend of electrification, such as BYD, SAIC Motor, Geely, BMW, and Mercedes-Benz. But now, the competition is getting … Read more

Martin Lewis urges motorists to check car insurance before new rule introduced

Martin Lewis urges motorists to check car insurance before new rule introduced

Money expert Martin Lewis has urged car owners to check their insurance renewals before new rules are introduced. The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has now banned insurers from increasing prices when existing customers are renewing their insurance. The FCA has said that by January insurers will not be allowed to charge existing customers more, a … Read more

Start me up: ‘car guy’ Joe Biden accelerates push to turn America electric | Joe Biden

On a hot, sunny day in Michigan, Joe Biden zoomed around in a new electric version of the Ford F150, one of the automaker’s most famous vehicles. “This sucker’s quick,” Biden said as he drove up to reporters at Ford’s Rouge Electric Vehicle Center last month. Biden, a self-proclaimed American “car guy”, was there to … Read more

How to Get Free Car Insurance Quotes Online (2021)

It’s easy to get car insurance quotes online by providing your basic information.   USAA and GEICO are two insurers known to provide cheap quotes to online shoppers. You can use online quote comparison tools to see prices from multiple providers at once.  Affiliate disclosure: Automoblog and its partners may be compensated when you purchase the … Read more