Valentines day research data confirms high incidence of amorous activity with automobiles
As many as 55% of drivers surveyed by Auto Trader admitted to getting ‘intimate’ in their cars and giving the suspension a bit of a workout. Bizarrely, when broken down by gender, this rose to 61% of men – hang on, were they alone?Continue reading “Love & Cars – More than Half of you have been up to Sexy Shenanigans in your Motor”
Jim’s experienced includes DriveTrive, Autotrader, PistonHeads, WhatCar? and more!
‘Brown Car Guy & Buddies’ – Automotive media started to embrace digital platforms in the UK in the 90s, Jim Murray Jones has been at the centre of it since day one – AutoTrader, Exchange & Mart, SunMotors, Sunday Times Driving, Autocar, WhatCar?, PistonHeads and DriveTribe to name a few of the organisations he’s worked at.Continue reading “Jim Murray Jones: Secrets of the Automotive Digital Media Evolution”
Whilst most areas of the economy are suffering, the used car market is buoyant
The second quarter sales of used cars in the UK is down 48.9% – almost half compared to last year with only 1m cars sold – this is according to SMMT (Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders). Having said that the overall decline for the year is 28.7% – that’s 2.9m sold compared to about 4m by this time last year.Continue reading “What is going on with the UK’s used car market?”
Coronavirus killed car sales, but could there be a bounce-back?
New car sales in the UK crashed a staggering 97.3 in the month of April as a result of the COVID-19 coronavirus lockdown. Only 4321 cars were sold, compared to 156,743 in April 2019. The only time fewer cars were sold in a single month was during World War II.Continue reading “Car sales in the UK plummet 97.3% in April”
Cost of getting your driving licence varies from £965 to £1,717
According to research by Autotrader.co.uk, drivers in Reading and London pay almost double to learn to drive compared with other cities in the UK.
Topless fun in the sun for a couple of grand? Oh yes, it’s possible!
Summer is coming and you’re thinking it would be pretty dope to roll around in a roadster, look cool in a convertible, revel in a ragtop and cruise to calypso in a cabriolet!
Friday Fantasy Car Shopping – Here’s my Top Picks for this week
I’ve been browsing the classifieds and these five caught my eye as very tempting purchase prospects.
Check them out.
Friday Fantasy Car Shopping – here’s my top picks for this week
It’s freezing outside, the worst time to be going out car buying right? Well actually it’s the best time to be getting bargains. But the wonders of the internet mean I’m doing my Friday Fantasy shopping snuggled up in my dressing gown.
And here’s three cars I found that I would be sorely tempted to go out and put hard-earned on.