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Car tax to rise for most drivers who buy new vehicles, RAC claims

The vast majority of drivers buying new cars will pay significantly more in car tax from April 1, a motoring organisation has claimed. Up to two-thirds of new vehicles that fall into three of the most popular tax bands will leave their owners worse off as a result of sweeping changes being made to Vehicle Excise Duty (VED), according to ... Read More »

Mercedes still has to unlock potential of new car in F1 testing

Mercedes still has “hard work” to do to unlock the full potential of its updates before Formula 1’s season-opening Australian Grand Prix, says Valtteri Bottas. The Brackley-based team has not had the perfect second week of running at Barcelona, with some of its developments not performing as expected, and Niki Lauda saying it needs a strong final day of pre-season ... Read More »

Allen County new car sales plummet in February

LIMA — New car sales plummeted in Allen County last month, but officials are confident the numbers will pick back up in the spring. The number of new vehicles sold in the county was 301 in February, down from 490 in January and 494 in December, according to the Allen County Title Department. That represented a more than 38 percent ... Read More »

Top 5 Happenings In The Indian Automotive Industry In 2016

It’s been quite an eventful year for the automotive industry in India. When asked how 2016 has been for the industry at the recent CarandBike Awards 2017 ceremony, the reactions of each and every one was unanimous when they said, “It was a mixed bag”. It’s true though, because though the sales of both two and four-wheelers have seen a ... Read More »

This Is What The Tata Kite 5 Production Version Looks Like

Tata Motors unveiled the concept version of the sub 4-metre Kite 5 compact sedan at the 2016 Indian Auto Expo to high praises. The well proportioned and well designed concept showcased how the sub 4-meter sedan could be a relatively pretty car. And although we initially expected the car to be quite different in its production form, Tata Motor’s chief ... Read More »

New-Gen Suzuki Swift Launched In Japan; India Launch In 2017

The long-awaited next generation Suzuki Swift hatchback today broke cover in Japan ahead of its official launch. The new Swift will then make its world premiere at the 2017 Geneva Motor Show in March 2017. And while the new Swift will go on sale in its home country 4th January 2017, the carmaker’s local arm Maruti Suzuki India (MSI) will ... Read More »

Top 10 Events From The World Of Motorsport In 2016

It’s been a year worth remembering in the motorsport industry and that’s because there’s a lot happening. While some things remain unchanged like the F1 Champion is still a Mercedes driver (a different one though), there was good news when we heard that Michael Schumacher’s health is improving. It was a mix bag though as there have been ups and ... Read More »

Top 10 Upcoming SUVs In 2017

The SUV in its purest form or the new age crossover sense is the most popular automotive body style in the world at the moment and the same echo in the Indian context too. With the likes of SUV through different price ranges, from small subcompact to luxury showing ever growing sales every year, it is no wonder then that ... Read More »

Maruti Suzuki in 2017: New Swift, DZire, Ignis And More

As 2016, which has been a great year for Maruti Suzuki with ever growing sales, growing market share and a very successful sub-compact SUV – the Vitara Brezza comes to a close, we take a look at what India’s largest car maker will offer in 2017. With some big launches in expected, 2017 promises to be an even bigger year ... Read More »

Upcoming Performance Bikes of 2017

2017 could well change the face of the Indian motorcycling industry with a complete line-up of performance bike launches in the offing. And it’s not only the superbike and premium motorcycle space which will see action, but quite a few entry-level performance bikes as well, like the much-awaited BMW G 310 R to the updated and new KTM 390 Duke ... Read More »