Tag Archives: Car

20-year-old dies after crashing brand new car into autorickshaw while racing in Kerala

A Kerala businessman’s son on Friday died after crashing his brand new car into an autorickshaw in Thiruvananthapuram on Thursday night. Last night, Adarsh, who was believed to be racing, lost control of his car after ramming into an autorickshaw. The 20-year-old graduate died in the morning after he was admitted in critical condition. The vehicle, identified as a Skoda, ... Read More »

5 future car technologies that will be commonplace within a decade

Predictions are, by definition, hit or miss. And, if commentators from the 1950s were anything to go by, mostly miss – otherwise, we would all be zipping around in flying cars today. To avoid the same embarrassment, The Peak eschews blind optimism and scours laboratories for promising, nascent technologies, to make educated guesses on what would disrupt the automotive mainstream within 10 ... Read More »

New challenges for the world’s auto shows as some car makers stay away

A Rolls-Royce Ghost on the opening night of the 2015 Dubai International Motor Show. Alex Atack / The National. Motor shows have been around for more than a century and are traditionally the chief place where carmakers whip silk sheets off their latest offerings, watched by a massive audience and a huge media throng. The 1989 Frankfurt motor show drew 1.2 million ... Read More »

Lamborghini, MIT Building ‘Super Sports Car of the Future’

Behold: The super sports car of the future (via Lamborghini) Meet the super sports car of the future: Lamborghini of the Terzo Millennio. The “third millennium” electric vehicle, unveiled today, fuses cutting-edge technology with classic Lamborghini visuals, performance, and “the visceral emotion” of the luxury Italian brand. The concept car—a collaborative effort with two MIT labs—aims to address “the future of ... Read More »

Lamborghini teams up with MIT researchers to create “self-healing” sports car

Lamborghini has collaborated with a group of researchers from MIT to create a conceptual electric sports car, which has a carbon fibre shell that is able to repair any cracks or damages by itself.  Meaning “third millennium” in Italian, the Terzo Millennio concept is designed to offer a vision into the future of sports car design. Composed of a carbon fibre structure, the car ... Read More »

Ready for new wheels? Here’s how to sell a car quickly (and at a good price!)

All great things come to an end, and that includes the ownership of your current automobile. If you’re worried about the difficulty of trying to sell your car, fret no more. It’s not at all a difficult process and by following our quick how-to, you’ll be able to sell your ride in no time. The most important thing to remember when ... Read More »

THIS ELECTRIC NISSAN CONCEPT CAR SINGS TO SAVE LIVES

THIS WEEK AT the Tokyo Motor Show, Nissan unveiled the IMx, its newest electric (and autonomous) concept—and baby, it sings. And by “sing,” we mean emit a noise like a demonic string quartet tuning its instruments. Nissan calls the feature Canto—literally, “I sing” in Italian—and it’s built to alert pedestrians that the very quiet electric vehicle is coming, even at low speeds. Electric ... Read More »

Mazda Vision Coupe REVEALED – Car offers a ‘vision for next-generation models’

The second of Mazda’s Concept cars to debut was the Vision Coupe which featured alongside the Kai Concept. Ever since Mazda debuted the ‘KODO: Soul of Motion’ design language it has produced simply stunning cars. As Mazda put it ‘KODO: Soul of Motion’ design is “a true reflection of Jinba Ittai; the unity of horse and rider.” “Fascinated by elegance and ... Read More »

Honda to launch six new car models in India in three years

Tokyo: Japanese auto major Honda Motor Co on Thursday said it will launch six new models in India in the next three years to enhance its position in the market there. The company, however, said there will not be any hybrid or electric vehicle models in the upcoming line up,?as it awaits clarity on government policy regarding electric mobility. “We ... Read More »

Upcoming new car launches in November 2017

Continuing with the festive spirit, we expect four new models to be launched in India in November 2017. Among the list, the Maruti Suzuki Celerio X and the new Ford EcoSportwill get new feature and style upgrades, while the Land Rover Discovery and the Renault Captur will be the all-new model to watch out for. Here below are a few details on the upcoming cars. Land Rover ... Read More »