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Volkswagen Under Fire For Diesel Tests On Monkeys, Humans

Volkswagen’s “dieselgate” scandal saw it admit in 2015 to manipulating 11 million cars FRANKFURT AM MAIN, GERMANY: The world’s biggest carmaker Volkswagen faced fresh scrutiny Monday over reports it helped finance experiments that saw monkeys and humans breathe car exhaust fumes. VW “distances itself clearly from all forms of animal abuse,” the group said in a statement Saturday, after the ... Read More »

Electric Vehicles Are Ready For India, But Need Proper Infrastructure First, Says Audi India

German luxury carmaker Audi is all set to bring in electric vehicles for the Indian market as early as 2019-2020, but stressed on the need for proper infrastructure in the country. A top official from the company, while talking to carandbike.com said they are closely monitoring the electric vehicle situation in the country and will start introducing EVs as soon as the government announces ... Read More »

Chinese Startup Unveils ‘Car Of Future’ For $45,000

LAS VEGAS, UNITED STATES:  A Chinese startup unveiled its vision for the automobile of the future Sunday, promising to deliver an “intuitive and intelligent” car to global markets starting next year from around $45,000. The electric-powered concept car shown by Byton at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas is touted as a computing device on wheels, equipped with a “digital” ... 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 »

Get Ready For The 2018 Detroit Auto Show

2018 is now upon us, which means that we can start to prepare for all of the big automotive reveals that will occur this year. The first of the major auto shows is the North American International Auto Show in Detroit, which will take place from January 13 to 28. This is the largest auto show in North America, and ... Read More »

Toyota Reveals Its 4 Steps for an Electrified Future

Toyota Mirai Cars.com photo by Brian Wong CARS.COM — Toyota announced today that it is committing to increasing both sales and availability of electrified vehicles as it plans for the future. Related: VW Powers Up Electrify America Initiative The Japanese manufacturer set four goals for the coming years: 1. Increase sales of electrified vehicles to 5.5 million cars by around 2030, with the ... Read More »

Planning to buy a new car? Wait for e-vehicles if you can

India on its path to embrace electric cars Are you planning to buy a new car? Consider this: petrol and diesel cars are on their way out. India is zipping ahead on its path to embrace electric cars as automakers as well as the government are gearing up to bring electric mobility to the country. Next year, a number of ... Read More »

Next-Gen BMW M3 Spotted Testing For The First Time

A test mule of the new BMW M3 performance sedan was recently spotted testing on the international roads. The car was rumoured to be in the making for a quite a while now and this is the first time that a prototype of the upcoming BMW M3 has been spotted testing. The next-gen BMW M3 is likely to be introduced sometime in ... Read More »

New Jeep Wrangler, two large SUVs tee up for LA auto show

Next week, when we all emerge from our Thanksgiving-induced food comas, the Los Angeles auto show serves up another kind of feast, a table full of hotly anticipated cars, and likely some surprise unveilings. Roadshow editors are eager to hit the show floor, with the big draw this year being an all-new version of the venerable Jeep Wrangler. SUVs seem the order ... Read More »

80: Toyota GT86 – following the finest traditions for blue collar sports cars

The GT86 is not just another addition to the burgeoning Toyota fleet. This has been a messenger, a motoring signal to the masses: Toyota is back in the sports car market and it means business. After mistakenly abandoning this segment with the death of the MR2, in 2012 the GT86 announced a reversal of strategy at the brand, courtesy of a partnership ... Read More »