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10 Per Cent Cess Hike On Larger Cars & SUVs: Ten Things To Know

The new Goods and Services Tax regime had seen a realignment of taxation in the passenger car space to 28 per cent GST. However different segments of vehicles also attracted an additional cess – 1 per cent for small petrol cars / 3 per cent for small diesel cars (under 4 metres in length and certain engine capacity), and 15 ... Read More »

BENTLEY’S NEW CONTINENTAL GT WRAPS CLASSY STYLE AROUND SWANKY TECH

WHENEVER IT’S TIME to redesign a classic, automakers, especially those in the luxury business, must tackle a tricky problem. They know buyers will want the latest tech, but they want it in a package that stays true to the heritage into which they’re buying. It’s a quandary that demands a light touch, and where “less is more” may be the best advice. ... Read More »

Jaguar F-Type SVR Introduced In India At ₹ 2.48 Crore

British carmaker Jaguar has recently revealed the price of its most potent model in India – the Jaguar F-Type SVR. Available in both, coupe and convertible models, the new Jaguar F-Type SVR priced at ₹ 2.48 crore and 2.62 crore (ex-showroom India) respectively. Already known for its amazing looks and excellent performance, the SVR package only takes things a notch ... Read More »

2018 Renault Duster Unveiled Ahead Of Frankfurt Debut Next Month

Bringing an end to the speculations, spy shots that have been doing rounds on the internet, Renault has revealed the new generation Dacia Duster (Renault Dusterin India) in images online. The all-new compact SUV will be making its public debut with much fanfare at the upcoming Frankfurt Motor Show on September 12, while sales are expected to commence in Europe ... Read More »

New 3rd Generation Porsche Cayenne Unveiled

  Porsche has finally unveiled the much awaited 2019 Cayenne in Stuttgart and will offer two models at launch- the Cayenne and Cayenne S. Both are powered by turbocharged six-cylinder engines. While the Cayenne has the ability to accelerate from zero to 100 kmph in just 5.9 seconds, the Cayenne S is able to accelerate to 100 kmph from a standstill in ... Read More »

Ford Patents Self-Levelling Cup Holders

Nowadays, more and more manufacturers are trying their best to make the customers’ in-car experience as comfortable as possible. Ford thinks that there is a decent number of people who like to have their morning cuppa while they are commuting from home to work and therefore, the cup-holders play a very important part in the lives of these people. But there is ... Read More »

Auto Industry Disappointed With Additional Cess On Larger Cars, SUVs

The Indian auto industry is disappointed with the Union Cabinet’s decision for an ordinance to increase the Goods and Service Tax (GST) cess on mid-range, large cars and SUVs from the current 15 per cent right now to 25 per cent. The government ordinance will need to be cleared by the President, but looks like the 25 per cent tax ... Read More »

2018 Mercedes-Benz S-Class Cabriolet Facelift Teased Ahead Of Frankfurt Debut

  Mercedes-Benz has released a new teaser video for the 2018 S-Class Cabriolet facelift ahead of the car’s public debut at the 2017 Frankfurt Motor Show. This is the second teaser video released by the carmaker within a week and the new video focuses on the OLED technology used in the making of the new taillamps. Along with the S-Class ... Read More »

Tata Motors Working On Alternative Plans For Nano

Leading automobile manufacturer Tata Motors is now working on alternative plans for its small car Nano whose sales have fallen making its production not a viable proposition, an official of the company said. Asked about the future of Nano, COO of Tata Motors Satish Borwankar said “going forward, alternative plans for Nano is being considered. Like the electric version of ... Read More »

Real road emissions tests for new car models from Friday

Volkswagen Group fitted software to diesel models which manipulated examinations by detecting when the vehicles were on a rolling road 27 August 2017 12:45AM New car models will have to pass real world driving emissions tests before being allowed on UK roads from Friday. The tougher rules are being brought in across the European Union as concern over the harmful ... Read More »