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Diesel and petrol car ban: Plan for 2040 unravels as 10 new power stations needed to cope with electric revolution

Plans to ban the sale of new diesel and petrol cars by 2040 in a bid to encourage people to buy electric vehicles are a “tall order” and will place unprecedented strain on the National Grid, motoring experts have warned. Michael Gove, the Environment Secretary, has warned that Britain “can’t carry on” with petrol and diesel cars because of the ... Read More »

Roadster Return: 2019 BMW Z5 Spied

What It Is: A new roadster that replaces the departed BMW Z4. The Z4, which itself replaced the Z3, ran for 14 seasons but was dropped from the brand’s U.S. lineup after 2016. With worldwide sales of roadsters weak, BMW has partnered with Toyota in order to reduce development costs of this successor, the Z5 (which may in fact retain the ... Read More »

Renault Kwid Sales Cross The 1.75 Lakh Mark In India

  Commenting on the Renault Kwid’s new sales milestone, Sumit Sawhney, CEO and Managing Director, Renault India, said, “Renault KWID has proved its mettle in the fiercely competitive mini hatchback segment in India. Since its launch, we have introduced product enhancements and innovations at regular intervals in keeping with evolving customer behaviour and preferences including the CLIMBER and AMT versions. ... Read More »

Range Rover Velar 2017 REVIEW – New car price, specs, tech and pictures

After record sales in 2016, Land Rover sales are already up 10 per cent in 2017 and it’ll be hoping that some of that success rubs off on this new Range Rover Velar too. The fourth model in the Range Rover line-up, the Velar slots into the gap between the Evoque and the Range Rover Sport. While in principle that might seem ... Read More »

Range Rover Velar 2017 REVIEW – New car price, specs, tech and pictures

After record sales in 2016, Land Rover sales are already up 10 per cent in 2017 and it’ll be hoping that some of that success rubs off on this new Range Rover Velar too. The fourth model in the Range Rover line-up, the Velar slots into the gap between the Evoque and the Range Rover Sport. While in principle that might seem ... Read More »

Love the new car smell? Here’s how Ford will let you enjoy it even in an old car

When a new car arrives, there is a certain pleasant smell which stays on for a couple of weeks. However, weeks later, this smell fades away and odour sets in. While western countries don’t mind that, China, the world’s largest automotive market, a car smelling like brand new is the foremost priority for car buyers there. Ford Motor Co, China is addressing ... Read More »

Why Tesla’s new Model 3 electric car is a vehicle like no other

The Model 3’s roof is a sheet of glass that stretches from the front to almost the boot. The car can rocket from zero to nearly 100 km/h in 5.6 seconds. (Image source: Tesla web site) Tesla’s new Model 3 is more than just a “stripped-down version” of its Model S premium electric sedan. The new launch — the first ... Read More »

‘Toxic’ car finance could work out as the best way to pay for a new car

More and more drivers want to be driving the newest cars available CREDIT: PUNIT PARANJPE/AFP As Britain’s appetite for driving the newest and flashiest cars shows no signs of abating, the Bank of England has issued apocalyptic warnings about the state of the motor finance industry. Banks are “failing to learn the lessons of the past”, said governor Mark Carney last month ... Read More »

2017 Skoda Octavia Facelift Launched In India; Prices Start At Rs 15.49 Lakh

The new 2017 Skoda Octavia facelift today officially went on sale in India priced at ₹ 15.49 lakh to ₹ 22.89 lakh (ex-showroom, India). Primarily available in three trim options – Ambition, Style and Style Plus and eight different iterations based on engine options and transmission. The current generation Octavia was launched originally in 2013 and goes up against the likes of ... Read More »

Hyundai Announces HyBuy Customer Referral Program

Hyundai India has announced a unique customer referral program for Indian buyers. The new program, HyBuy will be active only for a limited time period as a trial process and will keep evolving and changing every month. The referral program, limited to 300 customers every month, will be available for the Hyundai i20 currently and with every subsequent month, will change and will ... Read More »