In this guide we look at the best-selling new cars of 2020. Scroll down and you can see a list of the top 10 sellers in the UK, which we’ll update as the year goes on. But first, let’s take a look at the health of the UK new car market in general…[Read more…] about The Best-Selling New Cars of 2020
Some used electric cars are going up in value as the shift towards battery-powered motoring gains momentum.[Read more…] about The used electric cars going UP in value
The 10 best-selling new cars of 2019 might look relatively familiar from previous years. However, when you dig into the numbers it’s clear that much as changed. Where once the new car market bounced from one month of record registrations to the next, in 2019 it continued to cool. Faced with seemingly never-ending political uncertainty, increased taxes and a lack of clarity over the future of diesel, consumers held back on changing to a new car, resulting in a market that was down -2.4% compared with 2018. As such, 2019 marked the third consecutive year of declining sales for the UK new car market.[Read more…] about The Best-Selling New Cars of 2019
Almost 33,000 pure electric cars were sold between January and December 2019. That doesn’t sound like much, but it’s an increase of 136% on the same period in 2018, and the number of battery cars – pure electric, plug-in hybrid and full hybrid alike – looks set to continue the rapid rise.
That’s especially so if the government’s intention to have every new car offering plug-in electric running by 2040 is to be realised. While this would be an environmental win on most counts, there is an often-overlooked ecological burden associated with electric cars: the batteries. What do we do with them when they reach the point that they need to be re-used or recycled?[Read more…] about Used Electric Car Batteries: What happens to them and can they be recycled?
A cynic might suggest a coupe is little more than lightly disguised saloon dressed up in a sexy frock to sell at a higher price to gullible customers. While there perhaps was a time when this had some truth to it, a coupe these days needs to be so much more than that. To entice customers away from the mainstream a coupe needs to pull at your heart strings with a combination of style, panache and the promise of driver involvement.[Read more…] about Five Affordable Coupes: Style statements from just £3,000