By Tim Charlet on October 4, 2018
A slow-selling used car is a dealerships worst nightmare. While there are some that naturally don't sell well (either due to design, price, or poor marketing) - some are just sales clunkers. Although used car sales have slightly increased in recent years, there are several makes and models that are simply having difficulty leaving the comfort of their dealership homes – and on MotorCar.com.
By Tim Charlet on September 27, 2018
Volvo’s performance sub-brand Polestar is preparing to launch a new car-buying platform that will change the way niche-based vehicles can be purchased. The new direct to consumer sales platform is intended to customize and simplify the process of configuring, ordering, and purchase a new performance vehicle, such as the Polestar 1 – a 600-horsepower hybrid coupe.
A recently published article indicated that three of the world’s largest automakers will be adding Google’s Android operating system into their vehicle entertainment or infotainment platforms. Nissan, Renault and Mitsubishi have all announced that future vehicles (along with the sub-brands they own and operate) will be phasing Android-based infotainment systems to consumers beginning in 2021.
While it appears that fuel economy or removing the need of fossil fuels is the top goal of automakers these days – there are some that seriously buck the trend. These seven vehicles lead the pack of least fuel-efficient ones on the market today. Some of them might shock you!
The time to slide your way into owning a Porsche just got a whole lot easier. A recent article introduced a new rental program for potential Porsche owners who are on the cliff about investing into one of these luxury performers.
By Tim Charlet on September 25, 2018
Move over Tesla – Audi’s ready to step up their luxury electric-powered game when the Audi E-Tron hits the showroom floor. In front of a crowded room of over 1,800 automotive journalists gathered to San Francisco to introduce this new electric-entrant, Audi literally threw down and said they are ready to challenge Tesla and all other competitors in the E-car revolution.
By Tony Franklin on September 19, 2018
In 1984, a year made famous by George Orwell in his novel by the same name, a new dystopian future was introduced in the movie “Terminator”. Arnold Schwarzenegger is a time-traveling cyborg sent back to assassinate a woman who could prevent a future where machines gain sentience and enslave humanity. 34 years later, we have nearly approached that future, according to tech expert
By Tim Charlet on September 19, 2018
Vietnam is set to debut VinFast, the country’s first consumer car manufacturer featuring two new entrants at the upcoming 2018 Paris Motor Show. While several manufacturers have bailed out on the show for cost or personal gatherings reasons, the Vietnam-based VinFast brand is expected to raise quite a few eyebrows.
By Tony Franklin on September 5, 2018
Owning a sports car with a name like Porsche is about one-fourth of the American Dream. In fact, it has led many people, in the midst of a mid-life crisis, to break their banks in an attempt to reach out and grab that dream before their time is up. What if you didn’t have to mortgage your house and go into massive debt to own one of these beauties?
By Tony Franklin on August 30, 2018
Elon Musk has a lot of ambition and a lot of drive with the Tesla Company. His Model 3 is just finally getting past initial production challenges meeting only a 5,000 per month benchmark as of July 2018.