Discount sales incentives are reeturning to the market as car supply improves but demand falls, reports What? Car.
More manufacturers are moving to the direct sales sector and getting dealers to act as their agents to better control prices but rising costs have seen private sales falling and deals for business buyer have be very good to move stock, so hard bargaining is bringing about price cuts.
KIA has unveiled three forthcoming electric models it is planning to bring to market in the near future.
The KIA 3, 4, and 5 models indicate the future direction of the Korean brand as it gradually runs down production of petrol-engined models and also intends to launch an all-embracing mobile phone app which will work with artificial intelligence in the car’s computer.
Fortescue is opening of a new state-of-the-art technical innovation centre in Kidlington, Oxfordshire.
The US$23million site will be home to 300 highly skilled workers, with up to 50 more jobs to be created across the next year, adding to Fortescue’s pledge to create over 1,000 jobs for the technical development, testing and prototype production of batteries and zero emission powertrains for a wide range of applications, including motorsports, mining haul trucks, and other off-road and automotive applications.
1 in 4 UK van drivers experienced mental health issues last year, while two-thirds (66%) felt overwhelmed at least once a month, according to a study by Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles.
The survey of 1,000 UK van drivers found that the cost of living crisis was cited as a leading cause of stress (54%), followed closely by work-life balance (36%) and finances (35%), with van drivers also spending longer on the road, with respondents reporting an average of 74 miles per day compared to 57.2 miles in 2021.