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Tata Nexon First Drive Review: Betting Big On Next-Gen Design

I had first seen the Tata Nexon as a concept vehicle at the Auto Expo in 2014. The futuristic-looking compact SUV, had cuts and curves that looked 10 years ahead of its time and drew plenty of appreciation from the critics and crowds. Three years later, I’m in the driver’s seat of the Tata Nexon, and wonder of wonders, the ... Read More »

Tata Nexon first drive review: A glamorous package in compact SUV segment

The Nexon from Tata Motors will come with a petrol and diesel option. An automatic variant is expected later. KOCHI: Looking to offer a strong product in almost every segment of vehicles, Tata Motors has been on a determined mission to change its image. Little wonder then that it has launched three products in three different segments in the last 18 months ... Read More »

2017 Tata Nexon first drive review

Tata introduced the Nexon as a concept in 2014, gauging public and media reactions at the Auto Expo that year. What was an obvious response at the time was the fact that although funky-looking, the production design may be vastly different. Thankfully and much to the surprise of journalist present at the drive event, the Nexon looks just as the ... Read More »

2017 Mercedes-Benz S-class facelift review, test drive

What is it? It’s the latest version of the S-class, Mercedes’ flagship sedan – a car often referred to as ‘the Best Car in the World’. Over the years, it’s earned that name by being at the forefront of technology, comfort and luxury, and these aspects have only been enhanced on this facelifted 2017 model. What’s of greater interest, however, ... Read More »

Drive toward electric-car future picking up speed

The future is coming, and it’s bringing more power cords. Let’s talk about one of our favorite things: cars. And more specifically, how the internal combustion engine is on the verge of extinction. Not only that, but we’re also being told that in five years we’re going to be driving self-driving cars. OK, that’s not accurate. They will be driving ... Read More »

First drive: Peugeot 308 company car review

Review The technology industry moves faster than the automotive world in terms of product lifecycles, and it’s perhaps surprising what Peugeot has now added to the 2014 European Car of the Year to ensure it remains competitive. Rear ‘claw effect’ lights are now standard, while the front and rear bumpers and headlights have been re-shaped to echo the family look ... Read More »

G.M. Wants to Drive the Future of Cars That Drive Themselves

Mary Barra, the chief executive of General Motors, with a Chevrolet Bolt EV at G.M. headquarters in Detroit. CreditJoe Vaughn for The New York Times DETROIT — The chief executive of General Motors, an automaker synonymous with Detroit, saw the future of driving not in the Motor City but on the streets of San Francisco. Mary T. Barra, a G.M. ... Read More »

Honda’s future electric cars will let you sleep while they drive on their own

Worsening pollution levels and congested roads are two problems frequently associated with growing number of vehicles. However, Honda has good news for drivers who feel the onus of resolving these problems lies with them. The Japanese automaker has stated that the electric cars they launch in the future will also come equipped with autonomous driving technologies. The company claims this ... Read More »

Maruti Suzuki Dzire 2017: First drive review

In a market where buyers are increasingly aspiring to own bigger vehicles, the desire to get behind a sub-four metre sedan has seen a perceptible dip in recent times. In such a scenario, the Swift Dzire has continued to be a volume driver for Maruti Suzuki in the Indian market and for reasons evident to most. Compact yet practical and ... Read More »

Victory Lapper: We Finally Drive the New Ford GT!

Last year, Ford Performance chief Dave Pericak found himself standing next to Edsel Ford II at the edge of a certain pastoral French racing circuit that has witnessed 84 years of glory, gore, grudges, and relentless grit. “You know,” mused Ford, according to Pericak’s recollection, “I was here 50 years ago with my father, when we won it. Now I’m ... Read More »