Dealers Favourites

  • Kristian Appelt
  • 14-Nov-2019

In our occasional series on what the dealers drive, here we asked the guys at Knights International  for their favourite cars for a number of scenarios.   A drive to Monaco with the family and luggage - My temptation is to cheat and say my children are legless midgets, opening up a range of very exciting coupes with absolutely no legroom. But alas, my children are teenagers, and their legs are therefore almost as long as my monthly food bills.  1. Ferrari GTC4 Lusso....

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Electric Cars

  • 12-Nov-2019

  Electric Vehicles – More Than Resistance? I did hear a few days ago – or did I dream it may be, that some white coats had finally cracked the development curve to such a level that a battery suitable for cars can be recharged in around ten minutes. That’s some serious crackle power if it’s true. But I simply still can’t get my head around electric cars. Is it me, a middle-aged petrol head that used to get off on Saturday mornings grinding valves...

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Why Crypto Suits Car Buyers

  • David White
  • 06-Nov-2019

Bitcoins and Car Buying - What's The Attraction? Bitcoin has been around for over 10 years now. That will shock a few people. It is legal and is a recognosed currency. HMRC announced last September that crypto gains need to be declared in end of year tax returns. And Bitcoin is one of many crypto currencies, others include Ethereum, Litecoin and BitcoinCash. With the levels of investment already in crypto currency it is here to stay. Indeed the major banks are looking at ways to use ...

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Whats Happening at Aston Martin?

  • David White
  • 05-Nov-2019

So What's Happening at Aston Martin? British iconic brand Aston Martin has always been pretty high on anyone with an interest in cars wishlists. Due in part perhaps to the James Bond connection but also, they have made some beautiful cars. From the Aston Martin DB4 and DB5 through to the recent and stunning Aston Martin Vanquish, most of the cars that Aston has created have been poster favorites.  After the DB7 was discontinued, Aston started to make - shall we say ...

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Favourite Car – Porsche 911 Turbo S

  • David White
  • 09-Oct-2019

What's Your Favourite Car? The first in a series talking to industry movers and shakers about their favourite cars. Today John Graeme, Director of Redlinespecialistcars.co.uk tells us what’s his favourite supercar, and why. John – pictured far right with David  from Autocoincars.com “Having been involved with supercars for over 20 years with Redline I guess that I am – by default, relatively well equipped to comment on the various crop of supercars c...

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So What is Blockchain?

  • David White
  • 09-Oct-2019

The latest buzzwords in technology for sure, but if you think that Blockchain is something that your technicians use when changing engines, you better read on… Fundamentally, a blockchain is effectively just a database that stores information. However, blockchain has the ability to store information with unique attributes. Blockchain technology offers the following features. Decentralisation. No single party has control over what goes into the blockchain. Arguably the most important...

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Last week I had an hour to kill between appointments and thought that a long overdue visit to a car dealer was in order. I had been promising myself this for a long time, having heard many stories from both buyers and sellers alike. So I thought it was high time to test the experience first hand. From everything I had heard, and from buyers particularly, I had a very clear expectation of what was about to happen. Endless qualification, name, e-mail address, postcode, current car, budget, fina...

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This question is becoming ever more popular. Where can you buy cars using Bitcoin and cryptocurrency? Holders of Bitcoin, especially in the UK own a digital asset that is not always easy to transact. There re retailers that accept Bitcoin and cryptocurrency but many people have expressed an interest in purchasing vehicles using their crypto, and why not? Spending their digital currency on a car makes a lot of sense for the buyer. They may well have bought their Bitcoins, Ethereum, Liteco...

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Bitcoin, What’s It All About?

  • David White
  • 19-Sep-2019

Bitcoin, cryptocurrency, what's it all about? Many people still think that Bitcoin was a passing fad, but here we are 10 years later and Bitcoin is still going strong. Indeed, Bitcoin increased in value of almost $3,000 over the last month alone. There is some serious money being made. So what's this got to do with car dealers? Well, it's pretty straight forward, there are over 3 million Bitcoin wallets in the UK alone. Which means that 3 million Brits have Bitcoin. It is estimate...

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New Advertising Portal For Car Dealers

  • David White
  • 01-Jul-2019

A new portal for car dealers to advertise their cars globally to crypto and non-cryptocurrency buyers. Welcome to autocoincars.com More and more bitcoin and cryptocurrency holders are wanting to take advantage of their digital investment to buy cars. We talk to car dealers daily and the number of inquiries from people wanting to pay using Bitcoin is on the increase. The actual  sourcing and purchase of cars using crypto have to date been something of a challenge. Firstly, tryi...

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