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Fuel-efficient cars are more popular than ever. Every driver has a different reason for wanting a car that gets great gas mileage. Perhaps you’re wanting to save money at the pump, or perhaps your focus is on protecting the environment.

Whatever the case, there’s never been a better time to buy a car that accomplishes both of these goals.

When shopping for the best car for gas mileage, there are plenty of great Japanese imports to choose from. This article explores several models that should be at the top of your list. Keep reading to learn the facts. 

Honda Fit

The Honda Fit was first introduced in 2001. It continues to be popular among those wanting to cut back on fuel costs. This is one of the top choices for the best gas mileage cars because it not only saves you money but is also a total blast to drive.

The Fit offers an impressive amount [...]

Mitsubishi delica-D5-for sale-uk

There’s nothing quite like the Mitsubishi Delica line of vehicles. 

The car world has gone the way of the SUV and crossovers. Drivers don’t necessarily value speed, sleekness, or small size anymore. What they want is something practical and spacious with good manoeuvrability and gas mileage.

The Mitsubishi Delica is the perfect fit for that kind of mindset. The Delica is Mitsubishi’s answer to the growing world of SUVs. Part cargo van, part SUV, the Delica is the perfect blend of luxury and utility.

In this post, we’re going to talk about the many features of the Delica, which is now available to be imported into the UK. The 2019 D5 is the latest in a long line of Delica production and features all the latest technology in this classic Japanese utility vehicle. Let’s dig in.

History of the Mitsubishi Delica

The Delica was originally concocted in 1968 by Mitsubishi. The original design was based on a pickup [...]

nissan elgrand E52 rider algys autos leather interior direct import from japan UK registered

Nissan is one of the most popular car brands in the world. Between April 2018 and January 2019, they sold more than a quarter of a million passenger vehicles worldwide. 

Many of Nissan’s cars are sold around the world, but there are some models that are only released in Japan. It means that many of us haven’t even heard of some of the best vehicles that Nissan produce.

One such Japan-only release is the Nissan Elgrand. This luxury MPV is highly popular in Japan, often being seen driven by local celebrities. It’s also an excellent car for those seeking outdoor adventures.

Read on as we take a look at why the Nissan Elgrand is perfect for those seeking thrills in the open air.

1. You Can Bring the Whole Gang

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If you’re in the market for a new car, you might find yourself torn between Toyota’s Alphard and Vellfire. Both of these vehicles are Toyota’s most popular, but which one is the best? Keep reading for a full Toyota Alphard vs Vellfire comparison.

Toyota Alphard Introduction

First, let’s look at the Toyota Alphard, which is a full-size luxury MPV minivan. The name “Alphard” roots from a very bright star in the hydra constellation.

This car was first made in 2002 which a seven or eight seat capacity, and comes in the Alphard Hybrid, Alphard V and G.

This vehicle was first designed for the Japanese market. Today it’s available in Russia, Oman, Belarus, and other global markets.

The Alphard Hybrid is an Ultra-Low Emissions Vehicle (ULEV), of seventy-five percent. ANH10 was the first model of this car and it debuted in 2002. 2008 produced, the second generation of this car called the ANH20.

Then in 2015, the third [...]

Subaru Legacy Rally Car

There are currently 298.9 million cars on the road in Europe. That’s one car for every two people.

This dependency on automobiles often leads people to look for the best bargain they can get when purchasing a car.

Perhaps you’re a car enthusiast or simply the average Joe looking for a good deal on your next car. 

Whatever the case may be, fear not, for you have come to the right place. In this article, you’ll find everything you need to know about buying an imported car.

Buying an Imported Car

For starters, it’s important to realize that not all imported cars are created equal. To be exact, imported cars fall into three main categories.

1. Personal Imports

This category of imported cars is often overlooked by prospective customers because of the headache it can involve. However, if done wisely, [...]

nissan cube in a wild paint pattern, imported to UK from Japan.

Do you have fond memories of the days when you could walk onto the lot of a UK car dealership and then drive away in a new Nissan Cube? If you’ve been itching to get your hands on another Cube, Algy’s Autos is the right place for you.

First of all, we have great news – the Cube is still in production albeit only in Japan. However, Algy’s Autos imports the iconic Nissan Cube into the UK for smart car shoppers who fell in love with the little MPV and never forgot it.

But if you missed the Nissan Cube the first time around, you may wonder what’s so great about owning one. We’ll give you seven great reasons why you should own the unmistakably cool vehicle.

Safety

When the Cube was still sold in the United States, it was cited by the American Insurance Institute for Highway Safety as one of the safest cars on the market. It [...]

You only have to look at recent statistics to see how demand for Japanese cars in the UK has been rising. More than 350,000 vehicles made by Japanese manufacturers were registered in the first nine months of 2017 alone.

So what’s behind the runaway success? Fasten your seatbelt as we steer you through the reasons why we’re such Japanese aficionados when it comes to our cars.

Step Back in Time

History reveals some of the secrets behind the Japanese car industry phenomenon. Vehicle manufacturing in the land of the rising sun didn’t always have the enviable reputation it has now. 

After the Second World War, Japan’s economy was no match for its American counterpart. Toyota’s early days look pretty feeble. Only three thousand cars were made when Ford’s Detroit assembly line rolled off seven thousand vehicles a day. 

One of Toyota’s big difficulties was that it didn’t have enough cash. It needed more money to purchase all the stamping [...]

The Land Rover Discovery is an iconic pure British thoroughbred, even the most popular colour is ‘British Green’, so how can it be the Japanese love these wonderful cars so much they importd them from the UK to Japan? Presige for one, the Japanese love most things British and Land Rover represents Britain through and through. The Land Rover Discovery started to find its way into Japan from the UK in the early 1990’s as the 300 series, it was mainly the TD County version with all the toys of course, leather interior, 7x seats, alloys, twin AC with climate, sunroofs etc etc. Other Land Rover including the Freelander and Range Rover also are seen regularly on the Japanese roads. But now here’s the strange thing – Algys Autos have been returning these Land Rovers from Japan to the UK roads for over 20 years! Where is the value in that [...]

New Proposed Cyprus Vehicle Road Taxes

Proposed to commence early 2019 in Cyprus
Cyprus Nicosia, Wednesday, December 5th 2018,

The Cabinet of Ministers approved amendments to the law on vehicles, which introduce a new road tax for cars and vans with a high level of carbon dioxide emissions. The new road tax system applies to vehicles belonging to categories M1 and N1, i.e. cars with up to eight passenger seats, including the driver, as well as trucks weighing up to 3.5 tons, which will be registered in the Republic of Cyprus after the law enters into force, in early 2019. On the other vehicles, these changes do not apply. The new bill will cancel many concessions, which facilitated the registration of imported used cars. According to the new rules, the older the car and the greater the power of its engine, the higher the tax on the road. Owners of “young” cars will pay less. The new road tax will take into account combined-cycle CO2 emissions — euro [...]

Drive on the Cutting Edge: 2018’s Hottest Japanese Cars and Japanese Car Brands

The Cutting Edge: 2018's Hottest Japanese Cars and Japanese Car Brands
Japanese Car brands for the UK market
The popularity of Japanese cars is undeniable, but which ones are the top of the top? Here are this year’s hottest Japanese cars and Japanese car brands.

Japan’s dominance in the auto industry is common knowledge, and the world’s most popular car, the Toyota Corolla, is Japanese.

Japanese car brands had a banner year in 2018. Cars from Nissan, Hyundai, Suzuki, and, of course, Toyota topped the list of best-selling cars in countries across Europe. These brands made strides not just in sales but in the evolution of the motor vehicle.

The Corolla’s 2020 model features a significant redesign, but what are the Japanese designs that stood out this year? What Japanese cars have been the hottest so far, both in terms of design and in terms of sales?

Keep reading for our rundown of just which Japanese cars we think deserve your attention the most from 2018.

Japanese Car Brands With Exceptional Popularity in [...]
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