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Lamborghini teams up with MIT researchers to create “self-healing” sports car

Lamborghini has collaborated with a group of researchers from MIT to create a conceptual electric sports car, which has a carbon fibre shell that is able to repair any cracks or damages by itself.  Meaning “third millennium” in Italian, the Terzo Millennio concept is designed to offer a vision into the future of sports car design. Composed of a carbon fibre structure, the car ... 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 »

Review: Harley-Davidson 1200 Custom — Pimped Up American Cruiser

It’s been over a century since Harley-Davidson started producing motorcycles and till date, they are known for their cruisers that definitely turn heads wherever they go. Harley-Davidson was among the very first premium motorcycle brands to set up shop in India in 2009 in spite of the low demand for premium bikes. Despite the low interest, Harley-Davidson managed to gain ... Read More »

What If Your Future Car Was Hooked Up to Your Brain?

LACMA Art + Technology Lab grant recipient Jonathon Keats demonstrates the Roadable Synapse. / © Museum Associates/LACMA With all the attention and money invested into autonomous cars in the past few years, we may have started to take for granted that the future belongs to driverless vehicles. Jonathon Keats is not so quick to succumb to this assumption. Instead, he ... Read More »

Drive toward electric-car future picking up speed

The future is coming, and it’s bringing more power cords. Let’s talk about one of our favorite things: cars. And more specifically, how the internal combustion engine is on the verge of extinction. Not only that, but we’re also being told that in five years we’re going to be driving self-driving cars. OK, that’s not accurate. They will be driving ... Read More »

Reckless car loan salesmen exposed: How dealers are luring young drivers into massive debt by offering them new top-brand cars with NO cash up front

Young drivers are being tempted into dangerously high levels of debt by car dealers offering them new vehicles for no money up front. Ruthless salesmen are offering customers Audis, Vauxhalls, Suzukis and Fords worth up to £20,000 for no deposit – even if they admit they are unemployed, on low wages or have a poor credit rating. But the deals ... Read More »

Maruti Suzuki Dzire Waiting Period Goes Up To 3 Months

  It was just last month that Maruti Suzuki launched the new, third generation of the Dzire in India. In fact we’ve told you everything about the car, right from the design of the exterior, interior and even the extensive feature list that the car gets. While we thought it ticked all the right boxes when we drove it, we ... Read More »

Used car website Auto Trader’s profits up 18 per cent

Operating profit in the 12 months to March 31, 2017 was £203.1million, up 18 per cent on the previous year. The increase was driven by a 9 per cent increase in revenue, to £311million, and a 6 percentage point rise in operating margins, to 67 per cent. The group also declared a higher final dividend, bringing the total for the ... Read More »

New car registrations in Poland up 11.34 pct in April

May 5 Poland’s new car registrations in April rose 11.34 percent year on year to mark a 25th month of growth, data from the Samar research institute showed on Friday. New registrations totalled 44,343, which was down 20.14 percent from March, the privately run institute said. Registrations have been growing at double-digit percentage rates since November. “Institutional clients are currently ... Read More »

MIT’s New Speech Recognition Chip Delivers Power Savings of Up to 99 Percent

Researchers at MIT have developed a low-power special-purpose chip that is claimed to reduce the power consumption of electronic devices and help them save battery life as a result. The chip, which is specialised for automatic speech recognition, has been claimed to require between 0.2 and 10 milliwatts compared with 1 watt requirement by a standard smartphone running speech-recognition software. ... Read More »