Car & Automotive

The scorching hot used car market may finally be cooling off

By Peter Valdes-Dapena, CNN Business

For months, used car prices have been soaring at an unprecedented rate. That has led to some strange situations, like people selling used pickup trucks for more than they bought them for a year ago and even cars with more than 100,000 miles gaining a lot in value.

But two new reports indicate that things may be starting to cool off.

Wholesale used car prices — what car dealers pay for the cars they sell to customers — fell in the first two weeks of July, while used vehicle inventories at dealerships increased, according to Cox Automotive.

In addition, the retail price of used cars — the amount consumers pay — has continued to increase, but at a slower pace over the past month, according to a separate Cox Automotive report. While it’s not certain yet, Cox Automotive analysts think retail prices will start coming

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What 15-Year-Old Car Looks the Most Modern Today?

Automotive styling moves pretty fast, and one of the most difficult feats for auto designers to pull off is future-proofing a design to the point that it won’t look visibly dated after a decade or more in production. Some notable designs that have pulled off this feat over the past decade and a half have included the first-generation Audi R8, which still looks relatively fresh today, even though production began during the second George W. Bush administration in summer, 2006. Its corporate sibling, the Lamborghini Gallardo has also aged well visually, despite having entered production all the way back in 2003.

If the same challenge had been posed in the year 2000, inquiring about cars from the year 1985 that could pass for being fresh and modern, the list of contenders would have likely been almost empty. That’s how much time had passed in automotive design. Even the wildest

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Eyewitnesses Reported On Burning Cars Close to Salihorsk Prosecutor’s Workplace

Car & Automotive,automotive industry,Car & Mechanical,Car & Classic,motorcycleMany of the adjustments occurring in the automotive market immediately, together with tightened credit markets in a capital-intensive trade and increased authorities involvement are the latest world challenges. Virtually all countries on the planet have phased out automotive leaded gas. In 2011, six international locations 77 were nonetheless utilizing leaded gasoline: Afghanistan , Myanmar , North Korea , Algeria , Iraq and Yemen It was expected that by the end of 2013 those international locations, too, would ban leaded gasoline, 78 however this goal was not met. Algeria changed leaded with unleaded automotive gas only in 2015. quotation wanted Different additives have replaced the lead compounds. The most popular additives include fragrant hydrocarbons , ethers and alcohol (often ethanol or methanol ). For technical causes, the usage of leaded additives is still permitted worldwide for the formulation of some grades of aviation gasoline corresponding to 100LL , as a result … Read More

GKN Automotive accelerating advanced development of next-generation 800V eDrive technologies as EV demand increases

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GKN Automotive accelerating advanced development of next-generation 800V eDrive technologies as
EV demand increases

· GKN Automotive extending its leadership of eDrive technologies by rapidly developing next generation systems in response to increasing EV demand
· All-new technology will employ 800V systems
· Future eDrive systems will speed up charging times, enhance battery range, reduce weight and improve performance
· Rapid development of next generation systems, accelerated further through partnership with Jaguar Racing in the ultra-competitive Formula E series

London, UK, 20 July 2021 GKN Automotive, the global leader in drive systems, is accelerating its development of next generation eDrive technologies in response to the rapidly increasing global demand for electrified vehicles.

These future systems, utilising and harnessing state-of-the-art 800V technologies, are already at advanced stages of development and being tested in real-world conditions. GKN Automotive’s global experts are now working with the world’s 
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