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Is it worth it leasing a car?

The purchase of a vehicle is the second most important acquisition made by Spaniards, only surpassed by the home. A sign of its importance is that it is very sensitive to the economic situation. In the heat of the recovery (and the PIVE plan) the purchase of new vehicles has skyrocketed, a positive measure not only for the industry but also because Spain continues to have an old-fashioned car fleet with clear negative effects on aspects such as pollution and energy efficiency.

The substitution is positive, but it is not necessary to do so exclusively through purchase. There are other formulas such as leasing and especially renting that have grown in recent years and in the case of the latter have jumped from being an almost exclusive product for companies to be also for individuals.

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The autonomous car that Fiat, BMW and Intel are preparing

BMW, Intel, Mobileye and Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) join forces on the road to autonomous driving. The four companies have signed a “memorandum of understanding” for Fiat to join the development of a leading and leading-edge autonomous driving platform worldwide. In this way, each of them will take advantage of the individual capacities and resources of the rest, with the aim of improving autonomous driving technology and reducing time to market.

The Fiat Group will provide the engineering, technical resources and experience, in addition to its sales volume, geographic reach and its long experience in North America. According to Sergio Marchionne, CEO of FCA, “integrating this cooperation will enable FCA to benefit directly from the synergies and economies of scale that are possible when companies join together with a common vision and goal.

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El nuevo Fiat Tipo: una joyita

La recuperación de denominaciones comerciales es una práctica fuerza habitual en el mundo de la automoción: lo ha hecho Seat con el Toledo, Volkswagen con el Scirocco, Alfa Romeo con la Giulia… y ahora Fiat con el Tipo. La denominación inicial del Tipo era Aegea cuando fue presentado al Salón del Automóvil de Estambul en 2015, pero este nombre sólo se conservó al mercado turco. Para el resto del mundo se recuperaba la denominación Tipo en un modelo que al comienzo fue presentado como berlina compacta pero que poco después incorporaría a la gama una carrocería de coche compacto y una de familiar.

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