This week’s stories that caught the attention of our editors include Domino’s creative solution to making pizza transport safer, a comprehensive list of infotainment systems, and how Americans fell in love with Ford trucks. Read these stories and more by clicking the links below.
There was an awful lot that could’ve gone wrong when, almost 20 years ago, BMW relaunched MINI. Yet from the retro-inspired styling to the UK-based Plant Oxford production facility, the modern MINI has in fact been a complete triumph, serving as a masterclass in how to make an old brand relevant to new consumers.
Building cars is a very serious business, but that doesn’t mean those involved can’t also be permitted to have fun every now and again. How else do you think we’d have ended up being able to buy machines as bizarre as the Renault Clio V6 or BMW M4 GTS, the purpose of which is inevitably as much to generate headlines as to boost profits.
If you want your used car search to be as painless as possible there’s something to be said for opting for one of the most popular models. After all, popular is bound to mean plentiful, so you’re almost guaranteed to have lots of choice without having to travel far from home, plus there will be a wide range of trim levels, fuel types and engine sizes to suit different tastes and budgets.
The Mercedes-Benz C-Class features in the latest instalment of our regular used car review series. Filmed at top-rated car supermarket Fords of Winsford, we narrowed down our search to an 18,000-mile C250d Sport from 2015, which we then used as a basis to show how the C-Class fares for practicality, what it’s dashboard layout is like to use and how easy it is to get comfortable.
Progress is a wonderful thing, but with it comes the inevitable need to say farewell to those things with which we have become familiar. In automotive terms this could eventually include the internal combustion engine and even the ability to drive a car yourself, but even the most optimistic estimates put those kind of shifts in the middle of the next decade.
For 12 years, CarGurus has been building a better way for car shoppers to find great deals from top-rated dealers. We’ve always believed that our emphasis on transparency, technology, and data give us an advantage over other automotive marketplaces.
Now, our shoppers and dealers have helped make us number one among car shopping sites in the U.S. across the following key audience metrics. According to comScore Media Metrix, March 2018, CarGurus comes out on top: Continue reading >>>