Speculating About Toyota Prices

By Creditplus | Thursday, September 29, 2011

The brand new 2012 Toyota Yaris Plug-in Hybrid has just been released by the company in Richmond, California. At the same time Toyota also launched the plug-in Toyota Prius at the Frankfurt Motor Show. The company provided technical specifications for the new Prius and also a...

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New Renault Coupe on the Way

By Creditplus | Wednesday, September 28, 2011

If you were busy saving up for a new Renault Laguna, you will be disappointed to hear that Renault has decided to pull the plug on the Laguna and the company is working on a surprise new coupe. The Laguna, destined to compete with the Mondeo, was not...

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Ford Unveils Revolutionary Electric Bike

By Creditplus | Wednesday, September 28, 2011

Normally motoring enthusiasts go to the Frankfurt Motor Show to see the latest trends in the automotive world before signing up for their next auto loan deal. In a clear sign of exactly how much the world has changed, Ford revealed not only new car models at the show,...

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Volvo Improves Emission Levels for Automatic Transmissions

By Creditplus | Monday, September 26, 2011

Usually signing up for a car loan on an automatic car meant having to deal with the vehicle’s higher fuel consumption and CO2 emission levels. This is no longer necessary: Volvo has improved the automatic transmissions on its DRIVe models to such an extent that these cars now boast...

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Plug-in Cars to be Very Successful in Smaller States

By Creditplus | Monday, September 26, 2011

Plug-in cars should enjoy excellent sales growth during the next few years - especially in smaller states across the U.S. New research carried out by Pike Research shows that a total of 358,959 of these cars will be sold every year within the next six years - an...

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General Motors has High Hopes for Chinese EV Market

By Creditplus | Saturday, September 24, 2011

There is no doubt that we are seeing the birth of a new era in automotive engineering. High oil prices and the realisation that we cannot go on polluting the environment the way we are have forced us to seriously start researching alternative technologies. For the next...

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First Hydrogen Filling Station Opened in the UK

By Creditplus | Thursday, September 22, 2011

Fancy getting a hydrogen-fuelled car? This is no longer just a dream. The Japanese car manufacturer Honda has become the first to open a public hydrogen filling station in the United Kingdom. The aim of this move is to inject more life into the development of hydrogen-powered...

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Jaguar Reveals new Coupe at Frankfurt

By Creditplus | Thursday, September 22, 2011

Jaguar has utilised the platform provided by the Frankfurt Motor Show to reveal a brand new concept car - a coupe with the code-name C-X16 that will slot in just below the XK in the Jaguar range. The new model, like the XJ saloon and the XK, utilises...

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Peugeot Achieves Remarkable Feat

By Creditplus | Thursday, September 22, 2011

If you were still considering buying a Peugeot 508 RXH, we have bad news for you: the company managed to achieve the rare feat of selling every single one of the limited edition model in only three days. The ground breaking hybrid diesel-electric car was released simultaneously in...

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New Nissan Pathfinder on the Way

By Creditplus | Wednesday, September 21, 2011

So far very little detail is available about the new Nissan Pathfinder, but what we can say is that the car will make its debut at the upcoming Detroit Motor Show in January next year. From the few spy shots that have been leaked to the motoring press...

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Government to Invest More in Low Carbon Vehicles

By Creditplus | Tuesday, September 20, 2011

The way things are going now, ten years down the line your bank manager might not be happy at all if you apply for a loan to buy a conventional gas guzzler. In the latest development on this front, the government is to make available another £15 million...

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Specialist Engineering Group Gets Funding for EV Research

By Creditplus | Tuesday, September 20, 2011

A group of engineering firms has managed to secure funding for research into electric drive-train systems that could eventually help the country significantly reduce its dependency on non-renewable energy sources. The project is under the leadership of Sevcon - an engineering firm based in Gateshead. Other members...

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New Wireless Technology for Electric Cars

By Creditplus | Tuesday, September 20, 2011

The Frankfurt Motor Show is not only about showcasing new cars – it also provides companies with a chance to showcase related technologies that might change the way we look at motor vehicles and it gives those in the car finance industry a peak into the future of the automotive...

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UK Motorists not Gaining From Drop in oil Prices

By Creditplus | Tuesday, September 20, 2011

Cash-strapped UK drivers have seen virtually no benefit from the recent drop in the price of crude oil - according to the AA. The organisation says the 7% decline of the British pound against the U.S. dollar over the last month has denied motorists a 2p per litre...

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A Thousand Miles on Solar Panels

By Creditplus | Monday, September 19, 2011

The TV personality Robert Llewellyn is not just a comedian: he is also a prominent electric vehicle advocate. He has recently shown the world how to drastically cut down motoring costs and at the same time cut CO2 emissions to zero. Three months ago Llewellyn had British...

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Audi Reveals A1 Quattro

By Creditplus | Friday, September 16, 2011

When Audi launched concept cars such as the 501bhp Clubsport Quattro many of us started suspecting that they were planning a high-performance version of the A1. No doubt many deals were put on hold in anticipation of the launch of such a model. In this case patience paid...

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General Motors China Records Record Sales

By Creditplus | Friday, September 16, 2011

One sometimes wonders where the UK car market would have been right now if it had not been for cheap cars. Despite the fact that interest rates are the lowest in years, we have become used to news headlines proclaiming yet another drop in car sales in the British market....

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Car Manufacturers Shun Digital Radio

By Creditplus | Friday, September 16, 2011

The Government might have to postpone the switchover date for digital radio. According to the results of a new survey carmakers are not very eager to adopt the new technology - less than half of them have so far switched to digital radios. The Department for Culture,...

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Audi Develops Brand new Engine for S8

By Creditplus | Friday, September 16, 2011

If you are an Audi fan, you are no doubt already aware of the new S8 that is due to be released during the summer of 2012 and you might even already have lined up one of these beauties. So far details about the new car's drivetrain have been...

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Electric Cars Might not Satisfy Motorists

By Creditplus | Friday, September 16, 2011

A new survey seems to indicate that, while many people are interested in electric cars, not so many would be willing to actually buy one. The survey was carried out by Deloitte among more than 13,000 car owners across 17 countries. According to the results, current electric...

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