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The first thing you need to decide on is if you really need a car. The cost of a car goes beyond its acquisition cost as cars require maintenance, meaning additional costs, and they depreciate faster than the US dollar. A car is not an asset or investment in the …

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The recent proposal on the excise tax increase on automobiles has, unsurprisingly, agitated the local automotive industry; never mind that the government’s Comprehensive Automotive Resurgence Strategy (CARS) Program has failed to attract enough investors. Under the program, Mitsubishi and Toyota – the only participants approved by the government – are …

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According to statistics, only two million electric and hybrid cars were plying the roads worldwide in 2016. That’s about 0.2 percent of the global fleet of cars — an insignificant number. But what the electrics lack in volume, they make up for in growth. Year-on-year sales for plug-in vehicles grew …

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The reason for this is because of all materials used in cars, rubber is a material that can be greatly affected by time and the environment, in addition to the wear and tear that happens to it during the car’s running time. Now , let’s discuss what you should know …

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I have a little secret to share with you: for the entire month of January, I never drove a car to the office–not my personal car and, in my capacity as a motoring journalist, not even a test unit from a manufacturer or a distributor. Instead, I took public transportation. …

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If 2016 didn’t quite rock your world, 2017 will. Populist politics won the day and is trending in many countries. Protectionism will likely shake the automotive world into tweaking its globalization strategy to benefit something closer to home, where “home” being where the market is, or where these companies have …

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