Author Archives: anik

Mazda 2 1.5 Sport Black (2015) review

Well, the Mazda 2 Sport Black certainly looks the part. A limited edition based on the SE-L Nav spec we tested earlier in the year, Mazda has thrown the accessories catalogue at it, and enough bits stuck to give it the appearance of quite the junior nutcase. The graphics packs might be a bit Fast and Furious, but we can’t ... Read More »

Audi A4 2.0 TDI 190 Sport manual (2015) review

What kind of junior exec buyer are you? Are you all about the machismo and the driving experience, or are you more interested in 19-speaker hifi systems, Bluetooth connectivity that can sync two phones at once, a backseat tablet entertainment package that allows HD video conferencing, and a suite of assistance systems so comprehensive the car’s brain is happy to ... Read More »

Stationary Bike Startup Peloton Expands Production And Distribution With $30M In New Funding

Peloton, the stationary bike startup with a built-in tablet for live streaming cycling classes, has raised $30 million in Series C funding in order to expand brick-and-mortar retail locations and accelerate bike production. Previous investor Tiger Global Management led the round, along with True Ventures. This now brings the total amount raised up to $44 million for the startup. Peloton launched out of New ... Read More »

Shimano SH-XC90 mountain bike shoe

The XC90s landed in BikeRadar’s Australian headquarters back in September 2014. They’ve since ploughed through marathon races, hiked up countless rock ledges to find better camera angles and taken in a long walk home after double flatting a test bike with only half the required spares on hand. Sitting as Shimano’s top-level off-road SPD race shoe, the XC90s boast a ... Read More »

Indy Auto Show excites consumers with technology

The time to beat was one minute and 26 seconds at the Indianapolis Auto Show on Saturday. The time belongs to Josh Hamilton, a Ford Motor representative at the event. Hamilton was running the automaker’s 2016 Ford GT Mustang simulator. Individuals could race the $80,000 machine that rotates left, right, up and down with each maneuver they made on the virtual version of Germany’s Nurburgring race ... Read More »

San Diego International Auto Show runs through Sunday

SAN DIEGO (CNS) – The San Diego International Auto Show is scheduled to open a four-day run at the convention center Thursday, with 400 new-model vehicles, alternative fuel cars, exotics, crossovers and classics on display. Vehicles from 36 manufacturers will be shown, including, among others, a 2017 model year Porsche 911 Carrera coupe with new twin turbo engines, and a ... Read More »

Education important to avoid creating future criminals: Priyanka Chopra

New Delhi: Education is an important aspect of avoiding the creation of future criminals, said National Award winning actress Priyanka Chopra, while commenting on the release of the juvenile involved in the 2012 Delhi gang rape. Priyanka was here for a Unicef event when she was asked to comment on the Juvenile Justice Bill, which provides for the trial of ... Read More »

Smart city in the making: Light rail, Metro is future, city focusing on roads, say experts

WHEN IT comes to overall infrastructural development of the city, one cannot rule out traffic as its after-effect. Any city’s vehicular traffic situation indicates how ‘smartly’ it has developed or otherwise. In India, there are three cities that are almost at par with Pune as far as overall development is concerned —Hyderabad, Chandigarh and Bengaluru. However, there are a few ... Read More »

Spurt in enquiries for large diesel vehicles in used car market after Supreme Court ban: Survey

NEW DELHI: The ban on registration of larger diesel vehicles with engine capacity of 2000 cc and above in the national capital region has led to a spurt in enquiries for the affected models in the pre-owned car market, a survey by online automobile marketplace CarDekho shows. “In a remarkable trend, the users are searching for their preferred diesel models ... Read More »

Used car outlet opens in Secunderabad

Multi-brand used car company Mahindra First Choice Wheels Ltd, as part of an aggressive network expansion plan for Telangana and Andhra Pradesh, on Tuesday announced the opening of an outlet in Secunderabad. With this, the company has 12 outlets each in Telangana and Andhra Pradesh. Mahindra First Choice Wheels plans to have a total of 40 to 45 outlets across ... Read More »