Yet more marketing with another entrant into the world of Autonomous Driving…

https://techcrunch.com/2019/06/19/geely-is-turning-to-zenuity-as-its-self-driving-software-supplier/?yptr=yahoo I recently wrote a blog on autonomous driving and my belief that this technology wouldn’t become mainstream in my lifetime, if ever. What amazes me is the amount of press coverage this topic still generates - have a read of the link above for the latest. And yet, I shouldn’t be. The reality is that tech companies are at the fore of the development of autonomous…

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To buy on a PCP, or not to buy on a PCP?

I’m often asked which is better, purchasing a new or used car on a PCP (Personal Contract Purchase) or simply buying the car outright? Alas the answer isn’t straightforward as it really depends on the individual and their financial preferences. The age old “if you can’t afford it, don’t buy it” has been cast aside as automakers have either created inhouse finance departments or aligned themselves with…

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The new Porsche Cayenne Coupe – Do we need another SUV? You decide…

At the Shanghai Motor show in April, Porsche unveiled their latest SUV named, somewhat unimaginatively, the Cayenne Coupe. One may find themselves asking if the world really needs another SUV but if you are a firm proponent of this style then the latest Porsche with its eye-catching design could be right up your strasse. For context, this is the third SUV in the German sports car’s line-up…

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Uh oh… Audi recalls new E-Tron in US.

https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2019-06-10/audi-recalls-first-electric-vehicle-in-u-s-on-battery-fire-risk The above Bloomberg link points to a story showing Audi's voluntary recall of all its new E-Tron SUV's sold in the US (1644 total) due to the risk of battery fire. It's important to note that NO fires have been reported. The recall came about after five cases of owners flagged a battery fault light that appeared on their dashboards. Audi has since declared that the…

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