Car Production Still Slowed

America’s demand for new cars remains high. But manufacturers built almost 2 million fewer cars last year than in 2019 (the last pre-pandemic year). The numbers were low largely because of a global shortage of microchips. It has begun to ease, but slowly. Automakers remain unable to produce new cars fast enough to meet demand,

By |2022-04-01T20:59:22+00:00March 31st, 2022|Categories: News|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Used-car prices in the US are dropping again

After surging to record-high levels over the past six months, US used car prices started dropping in February. But used cars are still nearly 40% more expensive than they were in February 2021, thanks to supply shortages of new vehicles. It’s still worth selling your old jalopy, in other words. Why used cars are still

By |2022-03-12T09:19:00+00:00March 11th, 2022|Categories: News, World|Tags: , |0 Comments

Toyota is world’s most desired car on Google, but SA prefers BMWs

Google Trends data analysed by price comparison website Compare the Market reveals that Toyota is the world’s most searched car brand for the second consecutive year. The Japanese car manufacturer topped searches in 47 of the 154 countries analysed, representing about 31% of all searches, but other brands are starting to gain ground. SA, for

Electric bikes are outselling electric cars in the United States

The trend may be global, but figures from the United States are particularly striking: in 2021, more electric bikes were sold there than electric cars. And in a country where the car is king, that’s something of a revolution. Nearly 790,000 ebikes were sold in the United States in 2021, an increase of 70% compared

By |2022-02-13T15:26:01+00:00February 12th, 2022|Categories: Featured, Moto, News|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

Bitcoin went deep down – Why Does Crypto Crash?

Recent cryptocurrency downturns have wiped out huge amounts of wealth. Cryptocurrencies have had a rough start to the year. As of Jan. 26, Bitcoin (BTC) had lost about 20% in value year to date, and Ethereum (ETH) and Binance Coin (BNB) dropped about 30% and 25%, respectively, in that period, despite a late surge higher.

By |2022-01-27T10:56:25+00:00January 27th, 2022|Categories: Featured, Gadgets, News, World|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

Are You Bored Too? – Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson will not return to the “Fast and Furious” franchise

With 15.6 million followers on Twitter, millions of dollars in the bank, and a recent Netflix hit with “Red Notice” co-starring A-listers Gal Gadot and Ryan Reynolds, Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson is riding high right now. When he's not giving away his personal vehicles to fans, he's staying busy busy busy. According to a recent

GM loses US sales crown to Toyota, ends run dating to 1931

Toyota Motor Corp. grabbed the US sales crown from General Motors Co., swiping an honor that the Detroit automaker has held since Herbert Hoover was president. If GM’s explanation is to be believed - that its 43 per cent fourth-quarter sales decline and 13 per cent tumble for the year stemmed from a semiconductor shortage

By |2022-01-19T00:38:17+00:00January 12th, 2022|Categories: News, US|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

Bitcoin Falls Toward $40K, Racks Up Longest Losing Streak Since 2018

Cryptocurrency analysts had warned of the possibility of a steeper sell-off, and now traders are wondering when and where the market shakeout might end. Bitcoin fell for a seventh-straight day, the longest losing streak since 2018, slipping toward the key psychological threshold of $40,000. As of press time bitcoin (BTC) was changing hands around $40,800,

By |2022-01-25T18:39:16+00:00January 10th, 2022|Categories: News, World|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Volvo Cars first to launch direct integration with Google Assistant-enabled devices

Volvo Cars will be the first car maker to directly integrate its cars with Google Assistant-enabled devices, a step in the continued partnership between Volvo Cars and Google.   This planned direct integration allows for the most seamless connection between Google Assistant and cars to date, letting Volvo Cars customers control functions in their car

By |2022-01-27T00:35:58+00:00January 7th, 2022|Categories: Featured, News, News by Brand, Volvo|Tags: , |0 Comments

Industry experts anticipate car shortage will continue in 2022

13 Action News first told you about the national car shortage and how it’s impacting customers looking to buy a new car. Now, that same shortage is trickling into 2022. Industry experts say, for now, those in the market for a new car can expect to spend more. “At the beginning of the pandemic, many

By |2022-01-04T01:34:28+00:00January 4th, 2022|Categories: News, World|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments
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