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Cars & SUVs NOT shown at Auto Expo 2018 but launching soon: Maruti Brezza Petrol to Hyundai Santro

While the Auto Expo 2018 saw many car manufacturers putting on display the latest and the best from their stables, there were many models that were rather conspicuous by their absence at this year’s motor show. Much of it has to do with the fact that many car companies decided to give this year’s Expo a miss. Even the ones ... Read More »

New Hyundai Verna With 1.4-Litre Petrol Engine To Be Launched; Priced At ₹ 7.30 Lakh

Hyundai India launched the new generation Verna sedan last year and the model went on sale with only the 1.6-litre petrol and diesel engines. While the 1.4 units from the predecessor were given a miss at the time of launch, Hyundai India is all set to introduce the Verna 1.4 petrol soon in the country. Dealer sources have confirmed to ... Read More »

Top 10 fuel-efficient petrol cars in India

Buying a petrol car over a diesel one in India has its advantages – mainly the lower initial cost and comparatively better levels of refinement and NVH. With prices of diesel slowly achieving parity with petrol and the various recent international diesel emission scandals, the Indian industry is seeing a gradual shift towards petrol engine cars. Still, fuel efficiency is ... Read More »

Jeep Compass Petrol Automatic Review

The Jeep Compass launched in July this year Highlights Deliveries for the Compass petrol began in October The petrol variant returns a mileage of 14.1 kmpl The Compass petrol is available in both manual and automatic transmission The Jeep Compass launched with much fanfare and has been a runaway hit for Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) India. Even exports of the ... Read More »

Diesel and petrol car ban: Plan for 2040 unravels as 10 new power stations needed to cope with electric revolution

Plans to ban the sale of new diesel and petrol cars by 2040 in a bid to encourage people to buy electric vehicles are a “tall order” and will place unprecedented strain on the National Grid, motoring experts have warned. Michael Gove, the Environment Secretary, has warned that Britain “can’t carry on” with petrol and diesel cars because of the ... Read More »

Tata Tiago Petrol AMT Review

HIGHLIGHTS Tata Tiago AMT gets a 5-speed AMT unit with ‘sport’ mode Tata Tiago AMT comes only in the XZA variant Tata Tiago AMT is a great car for a first time automatic buyer Launched in January 2016, the Tata Tiago saw some difficult early days. With a name change at the last minute from the now infamous ‘Zica’ and the aura ... Read More »

Renault Duster Petrol Automatic Launched In India; Priced At ₹ 10.32 Lakh

Renault India has launched the new Renault Duster petrol automatic in the country, priced at ₹ 10.32 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi). We exclusively told you about Renault introducing the automatic variant, while images of the Duster CVT surfaced online just yesterday. The more interesting part is that the Duster petrol line-up now gets an all-new 1.5-litre H4K petrol engine, replacing the ... Read More »

New Alfa Romeo Giulia 2.0 petrol 2017 review

The entry-level powerplant is usually one to avoid in most compact executive saloons, but that’s not exactly the case with the Alfa Romeo Giulia. The 2.0-litre turbocharged petrol motor is a smooth performer and makes the car into a refined, comfortable cruiser. However, it lacks the torque of its 2.2-litre diesel stablemate and, as such, it isn’t quite as much ... Read More »

Fuel Price Goes Down; Petrol By ₹ 1 per Litre and Diesel By ₹ 2

Fuel prices in India have yet again been revised and this time, the government has reduced the price of petrol by ₹ 1 per litre and Diesel by ₹ 2. This is the fourth reduction in fuel rates since July 2016 and as per the new price petrol will now cost ₹ 60.09 a litre in Delhi compared to the ... Read More »

Audi Q7 Petrol Imported to India for Homologation

Audi Q7, the popular SUV from the German carmaker might soon get a petrol variant in India. Apparently, the Ingolstadt-based car manufacturer has recently imported a petrol version of its flagship SUV for homologation. This could mean that Audi is finally working on a plan to address the Supreme Court’s ban on 2000cc and above diesel vehicles in Delhi and ... Read More »