The latest in automotive industry news is that Nissan has big plans.
Just when the Indian car market is sparked to heat up, one of the major car
manufacturers in the world, Nissan, has made some big plans. Nissan Motor India
Pvt. Lts. has opened a new corporate office. The location is T. Nagar, Chennal.
The person at the helm of leadership will be Kiminobu Tokuyama. Also present at
the inaugural were representatives of the Nissan partnership, Renault Nissan
Automotive India Private.
Nissan has big plans. One of these is the fact that they will cover 85
per cent of the Indian market by the year 2012. This will evolve as a result of
the proposed 11 operating dealerships being in place by the end of this year.
This number is expected to increase to 55 dealers in two years.
Another lofty goal Nissan hopes to attain is in exportation. Next year
the car manufacturer plans to outsource $20 million in components and double
this amount within two years. Along with this goal Nissan plans to export cars.
They plan to export to countries until they reach 100 worldwide.
According to automotive industry news, Nissan will begin producing the
Global Compact car in their Indian facility next year. Nissan has made it clear
that they plan to be a major player in the Indian market just as they have been
in the United States and other countries. The production of the compact car
will happen in their new corporate facility in India. The 10,000 square feet
building will offer employment to 56 people. Another goal is to nearly double
this number by the next year. The new facility offers state-of-the-art
everything. This, along with artsy interiors and open work-stations will
contribute to the culture promoting an open feeling and spreading …
What is the best car loan
available? That is an impossible question to answer because consumers vary
quite dramatically in their income and credit histories. Basically this means
that the best loans are those that meet the individual needs and abilities of
Most car loans will come with a
specific interest rate and a set repayment period. These are often flexible
factors during the purchasing process, and the final results can depend on many
things. For instance, someone might have a hefty down payment against the
purchase price of a car. At such times the lender is usually going to extend
very favorable terms because their risk has been reduced quite measurable.
Does this mean that the best car
loan is going to go only to someone with a lot of cash at hand? Not really
because there are many types of lenders that include bad credit lenders, and
even those who offer refinancing and used car loans too. The way to get the
best loan for your needs is to first understand exactly what those needs might
Consider your household budget,
the length of time you are willing to have a car payment, and the total amount
you will eventually pay for the loan under the terms you have created. For
example, you might want to extend your loan by a year or two to keep the
monthly payments lower, but this might mean that you pay over a thousand
dollars more for the car because of the extra year or two of interest.
The way to begin the search for
the best car loan for your needs is to find vehicles that fit into your price
range. The Internet is a great tool for conducting any research around the
purchase of a new vehicle, and …
years, Sports Utility Vehicle or SUV is one of the vehicles most likely to
require replacement parts compared to others. Because these muscular animals
are made to roam the streets, duels that are consistent with nature can cause
some damage and bruising. An SUV also contains more moving parts than a normal
vehicle, thereby increasing the chance of failure and damage to parts.
of an SUV states that if you don’t use it for off-road and to conquer natural
terrain, you are actually abusing it. This vehicle is made to explore off-road
tracks. The sensation of driving an SUV in extreme terrain and admiring the
ease that goes beyond natural obstacles is one that is worth experiencing again
and again. But there is definitely a catch in the long run.
consistent use of off-road and one-on-one sessions with nature for a long time
is bound to leave some marks. The SUV ranks high among all other types of
vehicles in terms of repairs. This vehicle contains complicated machines both
mechanical and electronic and over time, this engine does need maintenance,
repair and replacement.
SUVs from large manufacturers come with special service guarantees and support,
partial replacements and large repairs cost a bomb that can make a hole in your
wallet. If you don’t care about costs, you can go ahead and order genuine parts
or OEM parts directly from your SUV manufacturer, but if you don’t want to
spend a lot of money on repair and replacement parts, you certainly have other
have a relatively old SUV, now is the time for you to act smart. You need to
realize whether investing extra money for new parts and repair companies makes
sense considering the stage of your vehicle. Even if you …
Whenever you think of the word ‘coupon’ you probably
think discount. As an auto repair shop owner you’ve probably created a lot of
ads or at least seen them where it includes a coupon. It’s either something
like ‘Get 10% off some service” or ‘Get $10 off this’ or maybe the good
old standard; ‘Mention this ad for a 10% discount’. Whatever the coupon or
offer was, you probably stopped doing it because of the poor redemption rates.
Mobile marketing and mCoupons (coupons delivered by text
messaging) has changed all of that. In fact, some reports show that mobile
coupons have redemption rates that are 10x that of any other format of coupon,
online or off. It’s for that reason, as an auto repair shop owner, you really
need to get serious about taking your business mobile and using Text Message
You can create several different types of coupons. Some
1) OTO or ONE TIME OFFERS: Great for attracting new
customers or building your base of repeat customers.
2) DAILY DEALS: Make it a Tuesday Special – Pick the day
of the week that is typically your slowest and make an offer to build your car
count those days. Wouldn’t you rather be doing a bunch of discounted work than
none at all?
3) FREE Trial Offers: Do you have a new service or
product? Create a free trial with a limited number offered (to inspire a quick
response) and set a deadline too.
4) SPECIAL PRICING OFFERS: Tie them into holidays! As an
example, you can target your customers for a Thanksgiving Special. Build your
car count around national holidays and other special events
5) CONTESTS AND GIVE-A-WAYS: What about making an offer
for the first 50 people to visit and get an oil change receives …
Every car gets a scratch here and
there. Whether you get a scratch from someone keying your car or a tree branch
swipes against the side, you’re going to find that a scratch no matter how big
or small may be pretty tough to get rid of. If you want to get yourself a shot
at removing some scratches, I wanted to give you some tips on how you can
potentially remove it.
Keep in mind that if you don’t
feel comfortable, you’re going to want to hire a pro. Sometimes you may find
that you can do more harm than good. Listed below are some tips that you can
take at your own risk.
Grab some rubbing compound with wax
Head to your local auto shop and
get some rubbing compound, as well as some wax. What you’re going to want to do
is polish the scratch very lightly. You don’t want to rub too hard because you
may do more damage than good. Make sure that you rub this in a circular motion.
After you wax it, you’re going to
want to wash it away with a wax cleaner or your favorite wash. Completely wash
the area until its clean. After the area is clean again, you will want to grab
a sponge and buff it was your wax. Again, always do this in a circular motion
and not side to side.
Once this is all said and done,
you will want to use a soft terry towel and dry the wax away. After this is
done, you should see a fairly good improvement.
Grab some touch up paint
At your local auto shop, you
should be able to get someone to help you with the paint to match it up to your
car. Paint can do the …