Honda launches comprehensive online car buying platform: 6-step process explained

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Honda Cars India has finally introduced its comprehensive online car buying platform. “Honda from Home” has expanded to allow customers to buy a new Honda car from their own home. While dealerships will continue to operate, Honda from Home now allows customers a contact-free experience along with added convenience. Initially, Honda had introduced the platform to simply book a new Honda model only. Recently Honda introduced its virtual showroom. Now, Honda from Home has expanded to a one-stop solution for a car purchase. Honda claims that it takes 6 steps from making a choice to buying the vehicle.

The Honda from Home solution is designed to provide a comprehensive retail experience. The process involves the customer to pick a car of their choice first. Following which, all the offers available for their vehicle of choice at the time will be provided. Once they are

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Car Finance Explained – Which?

When you’re buying a car, almost every dealer, car broker or car supermarket will offer you a finance scheme – it’s a major source of profit for the motor trade. We explain the different types of finance plan, how to understand your payment options and the advantages of each, as well as the things to be aware of before you sign on the dotted line.

But there are also other ways to pay for your car that could be cheaper than dealer finance and suit you better, such as a credit card, personal loan or other form of independent borrowing. We look at all the options available to help you make the best decision for your needs and financial circumstances.

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Dealer finance

There are three main types of finance a dealer is likely to offer:

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Aftermarket, OEM, OE Auto Parts Explained

Aftermarket, OEM, replacement parts–you see these words in almost all auto parts stores online. What do these terms mean?

For a passive buyer, these things are but ordinary terms used in the automotive market but for someone meticulous and who wants the best for his auto, these things matter considerably. Deciding which among these to purchase is just like deciding what car to buy.

O.E.M. stands for Original Equipment Manufactured. This means that OEM Ford parts are manufactured by Ford itself, Chevrolet parts are manufactured by Chevrolet, Toyota parts by Toyota, BMW parts by BMW and so on. The terms O.E.S. and OE are also used; these mean Original Equipment Supplied and Original Equipment, respectively. While in many cases, OEM and OES mean the same, OE is more general referring to any part that came as original equipment on the car. Some of OE car parts and components are not … Read More

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