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‘Toxic’ car finance could work out as the best way to pay for a new car

More and more drivers want to be driving the newest cars available CREDIT: PUNIT PARANJPE/AFP As Britain’s appetite for driving the newest and flashiest cars shows no signs of abating, the Bank of England has issued apocalyptic warnings about the state of the motor finance industry. Banks are “failing to learn the lessons of the past”, said governor Mark Carney last month ... Read More »

Car show with a cause rolls out July 8

Shine and show off your car, SUV, or motorcycle — whether classic, vintage or new — for a great cause on July 8. The Congo Truck Club’s 15th annual Truck, Car & Bike Show will run from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. “I’m expecting a big crowd this year,” said club President Garland Wilson. “We hope the community will come ... Read More »

That shiny new car is out of reach for many Americans

As wages stagnate and the cost of living continues to rise, paying for a new car is a challenge for consumers, according to a new study. The report by Bankrate.com shows that in all but one of the 25 largest U.S. metro areas, households with median incomes cannot afford the average price of a new car. In six of the surveyed ... Read More »

Is buying a new car before GST rolls out a good option?

 Post GST, budget and mass market cars may see an upward revision in prices ranging anywhere between 3-5 per cent. The Good and Services Tax (GST) will be implemented from July 2017, and as the day approaches, the car market in India is getting hotter and hotter. Almost all major automakers are offering attractive discounts. However, the buyers are confused ... Read More »

PICS Sushant Singh Rajput buys a new car, takes Kriti Sanon out on a romantic drive

Sushant Singh Rajput, who joined the Rs 100 crore club with his last film MS Dhoni: The Untold Story, treated himself to a swanky car recently. His new ride is nothing less than a Rs 1.5 crore Maserati Quattroporte. And the first person he took out on a ride was none other than his rumoured girlfriend Kriti Sanon. The rumoured ... Read More »

Hertz bears brunt of ‘freak out’ over used-car prices

As investor panic spreads about the plunging prices of used cars in the U.S., one company and its high-profile top investor are enduring the biggest beating: Hertz Global Holdings Inc. and billionaire Carl Icahn. Hertz shares lost one-fifth of their value last week, as a troubling reading for a used-vehicle price index was followed by warnings that lender Ally Financial ... Read More »

Nokia 6 Isn’t Being Sold in Flash Sales, It Just Sells Out That Fast, Clarifies HMD Global

Nokia 6, the comeback smartphone for Nokia, is selling like hot cakes in China. HMD Global, which owns rights to the Nokia brand, has now clarified that the Nokia 6 wasn’t being sold via JD.com following flash sales model. HMD Global wrote to Nokia Power User clarifying that the Nokia 6 is selling too quickly giving an impression that it ... Read More »

Sony Starts Rolling Out February Android Security Update Ahead of Google Pixel Phones

Sony has earned itself some bragging rights as the Japan-based company has started rolling out the February Android security update to its Xperia devices, even ahead of Google’s own Pixel smartphones. Google makes its security patch available to the OEMs every month with bug fixes and security improvements to the Android build but this time around Sony has definitely surprised ... Read More »

Google Paid Out $3 Million to Bug Researchers in 2016; Nearly $1 Million for Android

Google last year gave out $3 million (roughly Rs. 21 crores) as part of its Vulnerability Rewards Program where the company pays out researchers to find, fix, and prevent vulnerabilities specifically in Android, Chrome, and other Google products and services. In a blog post, the company updated the details and said that it nearly gave Android and Chrome researchers nearly ... Read More »

Sony Sends Out MWC 2017 Invites, 2 Xperia Smartphones Expected to Launch

Not to be left out, Sony has also sent out press invites for its event at MWC 2017 in Barcelona. The tech giant will host an event on February 27 at 1.00pm IST (8.30am CET), where it is expected to announce its next Xperia smartphones. The company has been rumoured to launch the successor of the Xperia XA smartphone. A ... Read More »