Should You Buy A Car During Lockdown 2?

Can you buy a car in lockdown? Should you? Should you wait? Will prices go up?

In the first lockdown I correctly predicted that there would be a car sales boom, particularly for used cars, post-lockdown, due to pent-up demand, but more crucially in light of research and data that indicated more people wanted to have their own cars and avoid using public transport due to fears over COVID 19.

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What is going on with the UK’s used car market?

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.

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That 4 Series & Thor’s Hammer

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Looking at the new cars out this week – the all-new BMW 4 Series with THAT GRILLE and Hyundai’s redesigned Santa Fe, which could be Thor’s new ride. Plus car sale in the UK crashed in May, but look like they might rocket in June. And I can’t not talk about #BlackLivesMatter and how BAME people are impacted by COVID-19.

5 things I’ve learned in Lockdown. No, a new language isn’t one of them

Epiphanic Lockdown Revelations: we’re all idiots, we’re all amazing and… no, we’re all still just idiots

Have you gained superior wisdomfrom this virus experience, even though it’s not quite over and everyone’s utterly confused right now? Why the confusion? What tabloid have you been on? Read on…

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London in Virus-induced Gridlock

Why the metropolis will turn into the giant traffic jam

Standby for a head rush of facts, figures and stats, all of which point to one thing – London is heading for a coronavirus-induced gridlock as people are told to go back to work, but to not use public transport. That means walking, cycling, bikes or cars. With so many extra cars what does that mean for traffic? And how about the environment. And who is this good news for? Watch now! If you enjoyed this video please consider supporting me on Patreon and you can also exclusively check out my parody Cannonball Run sequel: https://www.patreon.com/shahzadsheikh

Secrets of an Automotive PR Professional

Catching up with a PR buddy from Dubai

In this video I catch up with PR professional, good friend and supporter Tom Conway-Gordon. Having worked both in the UK and Dubai, I got to know Tom from the Chevrolet Camaro launch a decade ago. He worked on the huge General Motors Middle East account and also on the very important Daimler Mercedes-Benz account for the region.

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Kevin Haggarthy – Cars Post COVID-19

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Kevin Haggarthy is a pioneer of motoring journalism in the UK: the first black motoring journalist, a motor industry consultant, race and high performance driving instructor, serial classic-car owner and a presenter of the Pulling Power car show on TV in the early 2000s.

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This may be the last thing I ever write

That headline though. A bit much? Morosely melodramatic? Potentially true?!

I’ve often said I’ll never retire; I’ll just keep making content until I drop dead. Trouble is that that might happen sooner than I had anticipated. There I go again with the drama! But after reading the next paragraph, you may find my sympathy-trolling justified.

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Car sales in the UK plummet 97.3% in April

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.

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Manufacturers Combating Coronavirus + Win a Morgan!

And how you could still win a brand new Morgan

Many car manufacturers have been contributing to the fight against COVID-19 of late and have been taking measures to help protect their own staff and customers in factories, offices and dealerships. Here’s the latest news on what the car industry has been doing.

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