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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 »

SAAB RETURNS – New NEVS 9-3 electric car with 186 miles of range goes on sale

SAAB 9-3 has returned as the all-new NEVS electric car SAAB has returned after it was killed off in 2012. The Swedish car manufacturer was bought by Chinese consortium National Electric Vehicle Sweden (NEVS) back in 2012. While the new cars don’t bear the name SAAB, the design of the 9-3 has carried over. The SAAB 9-3 has now been ... Read More »

Early Model 3 review shows off the best and worst features on Tesla’s new EV

If you’ve been wondering why we still haven’t seen a thorough and enlightening Model 3 review, the simple answer is that the number of Model 3 vehicles out on the road is infinitesimal. The reason for this, not surprisingly, is that Tesla, as some astutely predicted months ago, has experienced some challenges with respect to Model 3 production. Despite Elon Musk ... Read More »

This is the best used car on sale right now – and it’ll cost you just £6,000

THE SEAT Leon has been crowned as the best used car money can buy – and it’s an absolute bargain. The 2013 family hatchback was named winner by What Car?’s expert judges who said it combined driving fun, quality, safety and kerb appeal. And you can pick up a good example with full service history for just £6,000. The model ... Read More »

2-day halt for Microsoft Future Decoded on Wheels bus in city

Microsoft India’s ‘Future Decoded on Wheels’ bus will halt in the city for two days from November 16 for the benefit of Small and Medium-sized Businesses (SMBs). It is fitted with demos and showcases of technologies that can help SMBs get in-depth knowledge of the latest solutions, new-age devices and access to business experts. The bus started its 25-city, a ... Read More »

Maruti Suzuki Introduces Extended Warranty On All Cars Up To 5 Years

Improving the after sales and service experience, Indian auto major Maruti Suzuki has launched the ‘Forever Yours’ extended warranty programme for its complete range of cars across the standard and Nexa models. At present, all Maruti Suzuki cars are offered with a standard 2 year/40,000 km warranty, which can be now extended for a longer period, depending on the package you choose. ... Read More »

GST impact on buying, selling used cars; 4 power points explain it all briefly

This type of transaction is similar to the one in the previous case, except that the buyer is in the course or furtherance of business. The second-hand car market in India is largely unorganised and fragmented. Since the transactions happen in different ways, following are the impact of goods and services tax (GST). Individual sells to individual As per Section ... Read More »

You Can Avoid Paying Taxes on Your New Car, Although It’s Risky Business

From the October 2017 issue A few years ago, at a Kruse auction, I sat beside a bald bidder who’d already lost precious portions of his mind over a 2007 Ford Mustang GT-H, the black-and-gold Hertz clone. “I will get this car,” he assured, and he did, but for a sum greater than the Mustang’s original sticker. I asked about applicable auction ... Read More »

OC International Auto Show in Anaheim will be all gleaming chrome, with 600 of the newest vehicles on display

Vehicles are on display at a previous OC International Auto Show. Car enthusiats and shoppers will be able to get in various vehicles and even test drive several. The show will be held again at the Anaheim Convention Center Sept. 28 to Oct. 1. (File photo by H. Lorren Au Jr.,Orange County Register/SCNG) More new cars are sold in Orange ... Read More »

Honda’s Vision for Electric Cars Puts a Futuristic Spin on an Old Civic

Honda introduced the Urban Ev concept Tuesday at the Frankfurt Motor Show. The automaker plans to produce a production version of this car to sell in the European market by 2019. Courtesy of Honda Honda’s vision for the future, which it showed off at the 2017 Frankfurt Motor Show on Tuesday, is electric with a hint of the 1970s first generation Civic. ... Read More »