There are several reasons why selling parts online during this time was successful, but it was primarily due to fewer people shopping in person. However, as people began to return to their normal lives, consumers continued to shop for parts online because it became their preferred shopping method. 

Online shopping is convenient and allows consumers and small repair shops to easily research and compare products. 

Simply put, if a dealer is not selling parts online, they will never reach the large threshold of online shoppers that eCommerce businesses cater to. In 2022, there are expected to be more than 266.7 million online buyers in the U.S. alone—more than ⅓ of the country’s population.

Over the past two years, the parts department wasn’t the only department to be negatively affected by the pandemic. 

The shortage of semiconductors significantly impacted the production and availability of new vehicles. The cost of both new

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We commonly get asked what our opinions of many new vehicles are. Often enough, we give people the cold hard truth and they don’t want to accept what we have to say because the person asking the question had their heart set on liking (or disliking) a certain vehicle that they inquire about. Most times, we understand and have some sympathy for that person’s feelings as we hope others understand when we say that BMW has lost its way when it comes to new vehicle design and the new 2023 BMW M2 somewhat solidifies our thoughts.

The new 2023 BMW M2 looks to be a masterpiece on paper when it comes to its performance numbers and we’re willing to bet that it drives like a dream, especially for enthusiasts like us when BMW gives us the option for a 6-speed manual transmission. Yes, the new BMW M2 can be optioned

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Hybrids have evolved and much like internal combustion engines, not all hybrids are designed or built the same way.

Nissan has taken the philosophy of a conventional hybrid and taken it one step further by effectively creating an electric SUV that is uses an internal combustion engine as its energy source.

And, of course, as with all new technology, they have given it a trendy name, officially called the 2023 Nissan X-Trail e-Power with e-4orce (yes, that’s not a typo, unfortunately).

It’ll be arriving in Australia in early 2023 and we had the chance to get a preview drive at the global launch ahead of its local arrival next year.

How much does the Nissan X-Trail e-Power cost?

While the broader Nissan X-Trail range includes a number of different model grades, the X-Trail e-Power e-4orce will only be offered in two trim levels for the Australia market, the Ti and

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With buying new tires they are covered by a plethora of warranties including tread life and quality of construction. In terms of handling, braking, steering feel, comfort, and road noise, the new tires will be the cream of the crop.

If there is one thing certain about buying new tires is that they do cost more, especially if your vehicle has 19 or 20-inch wheels. If your vehicle requires a set of high-performance or ultra-high-performance rubber, you will pay more.

This is where purchasing used tires from Premier Auto comes into play. Granted they don’t come with that type of warranty, but you can potential savings of hundreds of dollars while still getting the correct tires you need. The saved money can be then used for repairs, maintenance, or installation costs including balancing or alignments.

Buying used tires is also a great solution for leased vehicles. If you think you’re

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Proton’s new energy vehicle subsidiary, Proton New Energy Technology (Pro-Net) today exchanged memorandum of understanding (MOU) documents with Gentari, the clean energy subsidiary of Petronas.

The exchange of documents with Gentari is yet another effort by Proton to establish itself in the EV and NEV ecosystem. NEV or ‘new energy vehicle’ is a term used in China to reference electrified vehicles including hybrids, mild hybrids, plug-in hybrids, or fully electric vehicles. Last month, Proton signed a general distributorship agreement with smart which will see the company sell and service smart vehicles in Malaysia and Thailand.

The smart #1 electric vehicle is expected to be launched in Malaysia by Q4 of 2023. It was unveiled in April 2022 and boasts 272 PS and 343 Nm from a rear-mounted electric motor, with 440 km of range (WLTP cycle) from a 66 kWh battery.

As part of the MOU, Pro-Net and Gentari will

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