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A bunch of 11-year-olds designed the cars of the future, and the results are utterly delightful

HARNITHA/Go Compare Every year we get served up a heaping portion of concept cars from automakers at CES and Detroit. Weird headlights, huge screens, and a bevy of doors that can’t be bothered to open in a traditional manner. But lately there’s a sense that car companies are just going through the motions. They give us playful ideas like augmented ... Read More »

‘It’s a no-brainer’: are hydrogen cars the future?

Inventor Hugo Spowers has a dream: to replace today’s cars with his own hydrogen prototype. Is the world ready? In the mid-1990s, Hugo Spowers ran a Formula Three racing team. At the time, motorsport was in the pocket of big tobacco. Every weekend, Formula One cars emblazoned with cigarette brands – Marlboro, Camel, Silk Cut – raced on TV in ... Read More »

2019 Mini Cooper S Hatchback And Cooper S Convertible Get A Facelift, To Debut At Detroit Motor Show

The British premium automobile manufacturer, MINI has strengthened the progressive character and appeal of its models in the small car segment with a stylishly refined visual appearance and extensive technological advancements with a MINI Cooper Hardtop 2 Door variant, a MINI Cooper Hardtop 4 Door and a MINI Cooper Convertible for 2018. These includes fresh design accentuations, additional customization options and an ... Read More »

400 Deaths A Day On India’s Roads. So Just How Safe Is Your Car?

The non-profit Global NCAP has over the years given zero star rating to many small vehicles sold in India In India, more than 150,000 people are killed each year in traffic accidents. That’s about 400 fatalities a day and far higher than developed auto markets like the U.S., which in 2016 logged about 40,000. Now, Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s government ... Read More »

Hydrogen fuel cell: do hydrogen cars have a future?

With electric vehicles growing in popularity, do fuel cell cars risk being left behind or do they still have a big role to play? It’s the most abundant element on earth. It was powering engines in 1807, and, with the right extraction methods it’s as clean as fuels come. Yet hydrogen still hasn’t taken off in the automotive sector. Most ... Read More »

Yamaha Fazer 25 Road Test Review: An FZ with a new attire or more than that?

Yamaha Fazer 25 pops up its front wheel Before I start talking about the Fazer 25 and the quarter-litre sport bike segment, let me first take you to the time when it all started. The Honda CBR250R is seen as the first proper quarter-litre sports tourer in India that made its entry back in the year 2011 and it actually helped laymen ... Read More »

Bought a used car? You might be entitled to all your money back

People who have bought used cars described as having one previous owner could be entitled to all their money back following a ruling. The compensation payouts could see drivers getting between 25 per cent and 100 per cent of the money they paid under certain circumstances – and millions of people could be affected. The Used Car Scandal campaign says ... Read More »

A connected device for used cars

Mahindra First Choice Wheels and Wipro launch a connected-car device. Mahindra First Choice Wheels, the multi-brand used car company, has launched Konnect First—a connected-car device that, the company claims, can “upgrade your car into a smart car.” Priced at Rs 7,999, the device has been developed by Wipro. It’s not the first time that such a device has been introduced in ... Read More »

Infiniti redraws a Q sedan

A teaser photo of the car released Wednesday shows a fastback with a longer and lower body than the current Q70. NASHVILLE — Infiniti signaled advance details of a sedan concept that it plans to unveil at this month’s Detroit auto show. The Q Inspiration Concept suggests the design look for the next-generation midsize Q70, although Infiniti is not saying where it ... Read More »

AMG and Linkin Park team up to give electric sports cars a new voice

There’s thinking outside of the box, and then there’s letting Linkin Park help decide what your next generation of electric cars will sound like, and that’s precisely what Mercedes-AMG is doing. As electric cars become more familiar and the lack of the sound of an internal combustion engine loses its novelty, automakers are going to need their vehicles to sound ... Read More »