Tag: Automobile Pricing

BMW to charge drivers $80 per year for CarPlay access in 2019 | Apple Insider

BMW to charge drivers $80 per year for CarPlay access in 2019 | Apple Insider

Currently, BMW offers CarPlay as a $300 option on car models with built-in navigation systems. Starting next year, however, BMW owners will need to pay $80 per year for the luxury, reports The Verge. Don Smith, technology product manager for BMW North America, revealed the new pricing strategy at the Detroit Auto Show on Tuesday, […]

Should the new Kia Cerato feature autonomous emergency braking? | Drive

Should the new Kia Cerato feature autonomous emergency braking? | Drive

Kia Australia Managing Director, Damien Meredith, told Australian media that “the need to put AEB into your base models is nearly compulsory”, however, sneaking it into a model priced under $20,000 may be a tough ask. “We will try very, very hard to have a Cerato in at $19,990 whether it be manual or auto […]

Ram Redesign Improves Fiat Chrysler’s Shot at Luxury Prices | Bloomberg

Ram Redesign Improves Fiat Chrysler’s Shot at Luxury Prices | Bloomberg

If you hadn’t noticed, Ford, Chevy and Ram pickups are now priced a lot more like luxury cars. They still have to work, and the people who buy them obsess over towing, payload and durability to make sure they get their money’s worth. But a growing number of trucks also feature the kinds of comfort, […]

Audi opens reservations with deposits for its two new e-tron vehicles (quattro and sportback) in more markets | Electrek

Audi opens reservations with deposits for its two new e-tron vehicles (quattro and sportback) in more markets | Electrek

Despite opening reservations in several markets, they haven’t confirmed the price. They have been saying that the e-tron quattro is between Audi Q5 and Audi Q7 in term of size and those vehicles have starting MSRPs of $41,000 and $49,000. If the e-tron quattro is offered around the same price before incentives, it would shake up […]

2018 Kia Niro Plug-In Priced At $28,840 For Entry-Level LX Model | autoevolution

2018 Kia Niro Plug-In Priced At $28,840 For Entry-Level LX Model | autoevolution

What’s even better than the value-oriented pricing strategy is the lease, which according to Cars Direct, it’s “$10 less than the Prius and $90 less than the Prime.” The lease on the Niro Plug-In in LX specification is $259 every month for 36 months, with $1,999 due at signing, translating to an effective cost of […]

CarMax Earnings Preview: 3 Trends to Watch | Nasdaq.com

CarMax Earnings Preview: 3 Trends to Watch | Nasdaq.com

Customer traffic CarMax’s growth has been a mixed bag lately. Comparable-store sales gains slowed to a 5% pace in the second quarter from 8% in the prior quarter . On the bright side, CarMax converted more of its shoppers, both online and in its stores, into buyers. The retailer also enjoyed a 17% traffic boost […]

Tata Motors is India’s third largest car seller two months in a row | CarWale

Tata Motors is India’s third largest car seller two months in a row | CarWale

The sales at Tata Motors seem to have picked up after the introduction of its all-new SUV, the Nexon. After beating Mahindra for the third spot by a slender margin in October 2017, Tata has extended the lead for an undisputable third spot on the sales charts. … Also, the Tata Tigor and the Hexa […]

Why Tesla (TSLA) Could Charge More for Its Electric Semi Truck | Nasdaq.com

Why Tesla (TSLA) Could Charge More for Its Electric Semi Truck | Nasdaq.com

A week after its unveiling, Tesla (TSLA) finally revealed the price of its all-electric driverless semi trucks, effectively signaling what some believe is the beginning of the end for trucks operating on gas and diesel. The company announced that the 500-mile range electric semi will start at $180,000, while the 300-mile range version will be […]

Unprecedented Pricing Pressure In Commercial Vehicles, Ashok Leyland Says | Bloomberg Quint

Unprecedented Pricing Pressure In Commercial Vehicles, Ashok Leyland Says | Bloomberg Quint

The pricing pressure in the commercial vehicle segment has reached ‘unprecedented’ levels, with all Indian automakers doling out discounts, Ashok Leyland Ltd. Chief Financial Officer Gopal Mahadevan told BloombergQuint in an interview. “The industry, excluding Ashok Leyland, seems to believe that the best way to acquire customers is to give discounts,” he said. The high […]

Renault India launches new Captur crossover at Rs 999,000 | Autocar Professional

Renault India launches new Captur crossover at Rs 999,000 | Autocar Professional

Renault India, which is looking to rev up its performance in India and ride the ongoing SUV sales boom, officially launched the Captur crossover today with an aggressive pricing strategy. The model range starts at Rs 999,000 for the RXE petrol and goes up to Rs 13.88 lakh (ex-showroom all India) for the top-end Platine diesel […]