Archive for August, 2009

Keeping Your Car With The Times   no comments

Posted at 10:36 am in Uncategorized

Gadgets are always increasing in popularity, and the car-gadget market is one of those that has seen most growth recently. Lets take a little peak at 3 gadgets that have either only just been launched or are set to go mainstream pretty soon.

Electronic Cigarette. Read the rest of this entry »

Written by ydpaar on August 29th, 2009

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Holiday Car Hire Nightmare   no comments

Posted at 8:36 am in manufacturing,precision parts

A recent vacation break to Miami almost ended in disaster when the police stopped our car due to a broken tail light.

My girlfriend and I had decided to take a last minute package holiday to Florida. We’d been lucky enough to get a really cheap last minute fly-drive deal that gave us 7 nights to explore Orlando and enjoy the Gulf coast. Read the rest of this entry »

Written by ydpaar on August 27th, 2009

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General Motors Attract Younger Customers With Green Cars   no comments

Posted at 6:36 pm in manufacturing,precision parts

The giant of the motoring industry, General Motors, who own brands like Chevrolet, GMC, Cadillac, Pontiac and Buick, have reveasleda line-up of new car £. Just last month, the motoring giant recovered after 40 days of bankruptcy, within those 40 days, the government invested $50 billion, making it around 60% owned by the public.

Now that they have got out of danger from bankruptcy, the car manufacturer is looking for new ways to help increase business. Read the rest of this entry »

Written by ydpaar on August 25th, 2009

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Driver Gets Fined For Avoiding An Emergency Vehicle   no comments

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When learning to drive, we are taught to let through emergency vehicles when they are getting to a 999 emergency. If you keep your course and don’t let the vehicle through, you could potentially be stopping the services getting to someone you know who needs help.

Most times when an emergency vehicles comes up behind your car, you are just driving along so all you have to do is simply pull over and let it past. Read the rest of this entry »

Written by ydpaar on August 24th, 2009

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When Can You Buy Someone a Car as a Gift   no comments

Posted at 4:36 am in manufacturing,precision parts

Cars are quite a costly gift for any individual, cars are basically something that anyone would appreciate receiving if it was given to them, but when is the correct time to give a gift to a person, lets take a look.

Birthdays

Birthday presents are all very well and good but when can you actually take the time to buy someone a car as a birthday gift? As an individual the only time that I think this may be acceptble would be when a child turns 17 or 18, I say this simply because this is the only gift that they will want to receive at that age. Read the rest of this entry »

Written by ydpaar on August 24th, 2009

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MPs Look To Extend Life Of Car Scrappage Scheme   no comments

Posted at 6:36 pm in Uncategorized

Back in May, the Government launched a scheme that would reward car buyers when they scrappage their old bangers. Oddly enough it was called the ‘Car Scrappage Scheme’ and it gave car buyers 2000 towards a new car when they scrapped a car that’s more than 10 years old.

600 million pounds was the total price to run the scheme. Read the rest of this entry »

Written by ydpaar on August 23rd, 2009

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Used Car Market is Hurt   no comments

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Over the past few years the used cars sector has witnessed a drop in the amount of cashflow that is made. Used car figures were actually down by around £24 billion for the 2008 year, there were around 300k less cars sold then the previous years.

We all know that this was solely down to the credit crisis which hit the world in late 2008. Read the rest of this entry »

Written by ydpaar on August 23rd, 2009

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Driverless Cars to Crunch the Market   no comments

Posted at 8:36 am in Uncategorized

Cars are an absolute crucial part for anyones life, you really cannot go anywhere or do anything unless you have some transport, but the problem is, is that because life is so hectic people simply do not have the energy or momentum. The is why there has been a drop in dispatch of used cars for sale and new cars. People are opting to get public transport. Read the rest of this entry »

Written by ydpaar on August 23rd, 2009

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New Cars Are Being Listed On eBay By General Motors   no comments

Posted at 6:36 pm in Uncategorized

Earlier this year car maker General Motor, who own brands like Pontiac and Chevrolet, filed for bankruptcy. However, they have now sorted themselves out, and from July, they have stopped receiving bankruptcy protection from the government.

After sorting themselves out, they are now trying some new methods in an attempt to bring more sales to the business. Read the rest of this entry »

Written by ydpaar on August 22nd, 2009

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Heathrow Airport Is Easing Congestion With Driverless Cars   no comments

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A new traffic system is being developed for Heathrow Airport in an attempt to reduce congestion on the buses. The system that they are creating is like no other in the world, it features 21 electric shuttles that are controlled by computers so there is no need for drivers.

The 21 shuttles will run along a two and a half mile pathway between the business car park and Heathrow’s Terminal 5. Read the rest of this entry »

Written by ydpaar on August 22nd, 2009

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