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Volvo Cars premieres XC40 with new car subscription model

As part of Volvo Care, the premium carmaker has also revealed the world’s first car subscription model, where one has to pay a flat subscription fee that will be same for all countries without any need for negotiations. NEW DELHI: Swedish car manufacturer Volvo Cars on Thursday launched its XC40premium SUV at Milano in Italy, along with its first car subscription model Volvo Care. Based on ... Read More »

SCOPE THE FUTURE OF DRIVING WITH 7 ELECTRIC CONCEPTS

IN THE TWO years since the world’s biggest automakers last gathered in Frankfurt for the biannual International Motor Show, the future of their industry has shifted dramatically. The opening of the 2015 festivities came just as the world learned Volkswagen had sold millions of diesel-powered cars that used illegal software to cheat emissions standards. Two years on, General Motors, Fiat Chrysler, ... Read More »

FORGET THE DRIVERLESS FUTURE. GET READY TO PHYSICALLY MERGE WITH A CAR

The Roadable Synapse, which debuted this summer at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, is a vehicle for asking some urgent questions. LACMA/MUSEUM ASSOCIATES IN THE FUTURE, they say, cars will drive themselves. You’ll call a roving robo-taxi, tell it where you want to go, and check out mentally in the back seat. People will be human cargo—as unengaged in ... Read More »

Auto Industry Disappointed With Additional Cess On Larger Cars, SUVs

The Indian auto industry is disappointed with the Union Cabinet’s decision for an ordinance to increase the Goods and Service Tax (GST) cess on mid-range, large cars and SUVs from the current 15 per cent right now to 25 per cent. The government ordinance will need to be cleared by the President, but looks like the 25 per cent tax ... Read More »

Triumph Street Scrambler first ride review: Classic motorcycle with off-road abilities

In a time before mass produced dirt bikes the concept of the Scrambler was conceived. Junkies would strip their motorcycle of anything that made their bike slower. The result would be a motorcycle that could go faster and could shred its way through whatever hill climb, muddy berm or gravel flat-track that stood in its way. Keep in mind back ... Read More »

Yamaha FZ25 Review: Daily commuter with a highway soul

NEW DELHI: The true streetfighter design is something that was missing from the Indian mass bike segment until Yamaha came up with the first-generation FZ16 in 2008. The aggressive styling and meaty 140 section rear tyre of the motorcycle quickly grabbed the attention of enthusiasts who were craving for a dominating yet pocket-friendly ride. But everything changes with the time and the ... Read More »

Review: 2017 Triumph Bonneville Bobber — 1930s’ Bob-Tail Styling With Modern Triumph Tech

The Triumph Bobber is the fifth motorcycle from the new Bonneville lineup. It is one of the most popular motorcycles from the British manufacturer and perhaps the most niche model of all. We took the Bonneville Bobber for a short spin in the city and also on the open tarmac to see what exactly the #Bobberlifestyle is, and here is ... Read More »

Mini will preview electric car with 2017 Frankfurt auto show concept

BMW Group’s Mini brand was an early pioneer of mainstream electric cars. Some readers will recall the brand leased the Hardtop-based Mini E electric car on a trial basis late last decade to help gather feedback from users. The BMW Group used the gathered feedback for the i3 launched in 2014. But with electric cars increasing in popularity, helped along by the ... Read More »

Comexposium partners with Amara Group for Indonesian auto shows

Comexposium Group has announced a joint venture with Amara Group, also known as API – PT Amara Pameran International, a major player in events organisation in Indonesia. This new partnership that will be finalised in August and includes notably GIIAS (GAIKINDO Indonesia International Auto Show), the leading auto show in Indonesia. GIIAS gathers more than 360 exhibitors including the leading ... 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 »