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Five More Ways To Save When Buying A New Car

Last month, we brought you Six Ways To Avoid Paying Too Much For Your Car This Winter. Here are five more points to ponder as you prepare to walk into a dealership. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images) Don’t be in a hurry. A consumer who needs wheels right now, today, is gold to a dealer, especially if you let them know you’re ... 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 »

What to see at the Los Angeles Auto Show

In Los Angeles, the auto industry is holding its breath. Change is coming, but no one exactly knows when or how EVs or self-driving cars will make a dent in the way Americans drive. What is clear is that if new technologies are successful, California, with its push toward zero emissions and lucrative tax incentives, will lead the way in ... Read More »

Some Car Dealers Have Finally Figured Out How To Sell Used Cars Online

Photo credit AP Even when even vintage milk can be bought online, you might as well try and lock down a good Cyber Monday deal on a car. And while a few dealerships have made the effort to make buying a used car online easy, far too many still have inaccurate listings or are generally uncooperative. Shopping online for a used car is ... Read More »

The Indian man who changed his name to Regret

His parents named him Sathyanarayana Iyer. But he changed it to Regret Iyer. The BBC’s Geeta Pandey meets him in the southern Indian city of Bangalore to find out if he has ever regretted his decision. Mr Iyer wears many hats – he describes himself as a writer, publisher, photographer, journalist, cartoonist and many other things. When I met the ... Read More »

Prince Harry to marry Meghan Markle

Prince Harry is to marry his American actor girlfriend Meghan Markle in spring next year, Clarence House has announced. “His Royal Highness the Prince of Wales is delighted to announce the engagement of Prince Harry to Ms Meghan Markle,” it said in a statement on Monday. The ceremony is likely to be conducted by Justin Welby, the archbishop of Canterbury, who said he was ... Read More »

What to expect at the Los Angeles Auto Show

What can we expect to see next week at the Los Angeles Auto Show that we’ve not seen before? It’s the first major North American auto show of the season, open to the public on Dec. 1 with press events in advance. Check out globedrive.com for news and updates. FCA 2018 Jeep Wrangler. FCA Undoubtedly the star of the show, Jeep’s new Wrangler has been teased and ... Read More »

Donating a car to charity? You might want to pump the brakes

Thinking of donating your clunker to charity for a nice tax deduction? Proceed with caution. The gifting of used cars to “charities” has become a favorite way for Americans to dispose of unwanted vehicles. And why not? You can avoid the headache of selling or junking the car, help a charitable cause and lower your tax burden all at the ... Read More »

Hyundai set to unwrap new family car next year. Could it be the all-new Santro?

It was one of the best selling cars of its times and it is set to make a solid comeback. Hyundai is set to unveil an all-new compact family car next year which is expected to be the return of the Santro. Discontinued in 2014 the Santro, which had been in continuous production since 1998, will fill up a yawning ... Read More »

Detroit sees 1st new car plant in 25 years, thanks to Mahindra

Indian automotive major Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd on Monday opened a new manufacturing plant in the world’s car capital Detroit, which got its first automotive production facility in 25 years. With an investment of $230 million, the plant at Auburn Hills in north Detroit will create 250 new jobs in the US. ”It is pretty rare and extraordinary,” said Michigan ... Read More »