Second-hand car sales slide 15% with 1.2m fewer used motors purchased

Second-hand car sales slide 15% as coronavirus wipes almost 2 MILLION new and used vehicle transactions off the books in 2020 Used car transactions fell to 6,752,959 models last year – down 1,182,146 on 2019 Second-hand car sales compounds a 30% decline in registrations in 2020 Trade bosses have already described it as a ‘lost … Read more

Will Ferrell rounds up Kenan Thompson and Awkwafina in General Motors’ Super Bowl ad

Will Ferrell is sick and tired of Norway beating the United States in selling electric cars, and he’s doing something about it in General Motors’ Super Bowl ad. The 53-year-old actor is showcased front and center of GM’s ad, promoting their new electric vehicle (EV) initiative. After learning that Norway sells more EV’s that the … Read more

General Motors to stop producing gasoline and diesel cars by 2035 and only sell electric vehicles 

General Motors to stop producing gasoline and diesel cars by 2035 and only sell electric vehicles GM is pulling the plug on its diesel and gas vehicle production by 2035 In a Thursday announcement, the firm said it will then only sell electric vehicles Eliminating gas and diesel vehicles is to help it reach carbon … Read more

‘Thousands’ of petrolheads ignore Tier 3 Covid lockdown to show off their motors

‘Thousands’ of petrolheads ignore Tier 3 Covid lockdown to show off their motors and drag race through red lights in illegal car meet Police issued £700 in fines after hundreds of cars gathered in Hucknell Sunday Footage from the car meet showed engines revving as crowds walked around Seven people handed £100 fines for ignoring … Read more

Does your car have a hidden past like these motors?

Motorists are at huge risk of buying second-hand cars with hidden pasts, a new investigation conducted exclusively for MailOnline and This is Money has found. A review of motors for sale on a popular second-hand car website revealed that 16,703 have a secret history, with issues ranging from clocked odometers to potentially lethal write-offs being … Read more

Best used cars: Top SUVs, small motors and convertibles revealed

Used Value Car of the Year Winner: Hyundai i10 (2014-2019) – less than £6,000  Budget option: Suzuki Celerio (2015–2019) – less than £4,000 If you want a great city car on the used market, look no further than the Hyundai i10 (left) or Suzuki Celerio (right) Used Small Car of the Year Winner: Skoda Fabia (2015–present) – less than … Read more

Sea of souped-up motors flood Southend seafront as up to 5,000 attend car meet

Sea of souped-up motors flood Southend seafront as up to 5,000 petrol-heads attend unofficial bank holiday car meet Police went to the Essex town to break up the gathering, which was illegal due to coronavirus restrictions Officers ordered motorists to go home but did not issue any fines, which could be as much as £10,000 … Read more

We reveal the cheapest and most expensive motors to keep on the road

The Skoda Yeti has been named the cheapest family car to insure, research has revealed. Although production of the vehicle has been discontinued, those who own the five-door crossover will pay an average annual insurance premium of just £282, according to data from MoneySuperMarket. This means the car is £335 cheaper to insure than the … Read more