Used Car Week registration now open

CARY, N.C. – 

Registration is now open for Used Car Week, which will be an all-digital endeavor this year, with content spread across four weeks this fall.

Similar to a host of other industry gatherings, Used Car Week is shifting to an all-digital format that will still include the staples of the event — Pre-Owned Con, Auto Fin Con, Repo Con and the National Remarketing Conference. Rather being confined to a five-day span, Used Car Week will be conducted over a longer period with week-long combinations of online workshops and live digital keynotes and panel discussions.

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Here’s how the Used Car Weeks schedule shakes out.

The action begins the week of Nov. 16-20, with the Auto Fin Con and the National Auto Finance Association’s Annual Non-Prime Auto Financing Conference, which will run concurrently. 

Then, Dec. 2-Dec. 4 will be the Repo Con.

Next, the

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Best Prime Day deals on car maintenance and garage tools

This story is part of Amazon Prime Day, CNET’s guide on everything you need to know and how to make sure you get the best deal.

Yep, Amazon Prime Day is upon us again, and it runs to the end of Wednesday. Like Thanksgiving or the Fourth of July, this event is an opportunity for all to love, laugh and, of course, spend. Should you be looking for some great deals on tools and garage accessories, you’ve come to the right place. If you’re mechanically inclined or want to learn how to do more of your own repair work and maintenance, tools are critically important. 

Fortunately, the items we’ll be highlighting on this list are all affordably priced and superversatile. Per usual, these deals don’t last long, so if you’ve got your eye on something — maybe even both eyes — make sure to snatch it up before you

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Want Alexa in your car? Prime Deal makes Amazon Echo Auto cheaper than ever

Want to add Alexa smarts to your old banger of a motor? This top cut from the early Prime Day deals 2020 sales gets you the Amazon Echo Auto at its lowest ever price.

Knocking 40% off the usual £49.99, it brings the Amazon Echo Auto down to just £29.99, saving you a significant £20. 

Amazon Echo Auto: £29.99 (40% off) at Amazon
Bringing voice control to your car for safe smart connectivity options, you’ll be able to ask Alexa for everything from weather reports to news reports, playlist playback to podcast picks. Connecting over your car’s speakers through the aux input jack or to your phone over Bluetooth, its hands-free nature makes it safe yo use while driving.
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Being able to make calls and access your entertainment system on the road safely is a big concern for drivers, and not everyone has the latest built-in entertainment systems

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Two teenage girls and driver, 21, killed after car hit tree ‘while overtaking at 90mph’

One friend, who was laying flowers at the scene, said: “I know Lucy who died and Nathan who was in the passenger seat.

“Nathan is hospital in Birmingham with a bleed on his brain. He’s having surgery because he’s also got a damaged spine.

“He [Josh] was going over 90mph and coming up behind another car. He overtook it and as he swerved back into the lane he lost control and went into the tree.

“I’m not sure why they were going that fast. I haven’t a clue. Some say there was an undercover police officer at the scene or there was another car behind that was trying to race them.”

The friend added: “Lucy never hurt anyone. She was a lovely girl. She had started a new job and was sorting her life out, but now she’s lost it.

“She had done accounting at college and started an apprenticeship.

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Diwali 2020: Hyundai Car Discounts & Benefits In October 2020 For Santro, Elite i20, Elantra & More

Diwali 2020: Hyundai Car Discounts & Benefits In October 2020 For Santro, Elite i20, Elantra & More

Models receiving festive benefits include the Santro, Grand i10, Grand i10 Nios, Elite i20, Aura and the Elantra sedan sold in the Indian market. The offer is valid on purchases made between October 1 and October 31, 2020.

Diwali 2020: Hyundai Car Discounts & Benefits In October 2020 For Santro, Elite i20, Elantra & More

Buyers can avail offers by purchasing any of the above models via the brand’s online sales platform called Click to Buy or at any of the authorised dealerships across the country. Here is a model-wise breakup of discounts on cars:

Diwali 2020: Hyundai Car Discounts & Benefits In October 2020 For Santro, Elite i20, Elantra & More

Hyundai Santro
The Hyundai Santro is the brand’s entry-level model sold in the Indian market. The company is offering maximum benefits of up to Rs 45,000 this month. The Santro offered in petrol and CNG engine options.

Diwali 2020: Hyundai Car Discounts & Benefits In October 2020 For Santro, Elite i20, Elantra & More

The 1.1-litre four-cylinder engine produces 67bhp and 99Nm of torque. The engine comes mated to either a five-speed manual or an AMT automatic transmission. The Hyundai Santro rivals the likes of the Tata Tiago and

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Edmunds: Car value myths, busted owner bargain value value myths

You’ve probably heard over the years a number of tips or myths regarding the value of your car. They might involve how quickly a new vehicle depreciates, for instance, or the biggest factor that influences the value of your used vehicle. But are they true, especially this year because of new pandemic-related market trends? Edmunds’ experts analyzed the most popular car value myths to find the truth behind them.


True. “The first hit on the car is basically immediate,” said Richard Arca, director of vehicle valuations and analytics for Edmunds.

If you traded in your vehicle within a week or so, you’re losing the sales tax and fees you paid on the car — about 11%. Plus, the dealership will offer you less since the car is no longer new and it needs to make a profit on

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20 deals on car accessories to make your next road trip easier

Products featured here are selected by our partners at StackCommerce.If you buy something through links on our site, Mashable may earn an affiliate commission.

Enter OCTSALE20 at checkout for an extra 20% off.
Enter OCTSALE20 at checkout for an extra 20% off.

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Your daily commute may just be a short walk from bedroom to “office” these days, but that just makes getting in the car more appealing than ever. In other words, it’s a great time for a road trip (done safely, of course). 

But before you drive off into the sunset, make sure you have the right car accessories to keep you safe, charged up, and ready to take on anything. 

Be sure to enter the code OCTSALE20 at checkout to get the biggest discount. Deals are active as of Oct. 14.

MagEZ Mount Qi: Magnetic Car Mount Charger

Keep your GPS in view with this magnetic and adjustable

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BCA reports rising used car values and volumes


14 October 2020


Author: Sean Keywood

Used car values and volumes both rose during September, according to auction firm BCA.

It says the average sale value was £8,363, a 3.9% increase month-on-month, while online sold volumes were up by 31% to reach the highest point on record.

Conversion rates also remained high, typically exceeding 85%.

BCA says overall buyer demand for stock remained strong, with an increasing focus on stock that is ready to take away and retail immediately.

BCA COO for UK remarketing Stuart Pearson said: “The used car market saw buying activity and demand increase in September with BCA selling record volumes online for the fifth month running.  

“We also saw record numbers of customers purchasing online in September, with numbers of customers for both online auctions and fixed price purchase continuing to rise. 

“It is this strength in depth in the used

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