Author Archives: anik

Kings’ DeMarcus Cousins surprises Sacramento family with new car

Evidently not content with just continuing his shopping spree tradition, Cousins reportedly sought aid from the Kings organization in finding a family to whom he could donate a car, much like fellow Western Conference All-Star Russell Westbrook of the Oklahoma City Thunder did earlier this year. He eventually decided to go with Maurice Williams and Selena Pina, who are engaged ... Read More »

What’s The Best Color For A New Car? Question Of The Day

Question: I want to buy a car; which color is the best? Answer: Car colors have come a long way since monochrome-minded auto titan Henry Ford noted that consumers could have Model T’s in any color they wanted as long as it was black. Today, we enjoy a palette as varied as a Lady Gaga outfitt, ranging from Audi’s Beluga ... Read More »

Volkswagen to improve engine software development to avoid future cheats

WOLFSBURG, GERMANY: Volkswagen has agreed steps to improve oversight of engine-software development to avoid future manipulations after its admission of cheating US diesel-emissions tests caused the biggest scandal in the German carmaker’s corporate history. “No business justifies crossing legal and ethical boundaries,” Chairman Hans Dieter Poetsch told a news conference at the company’s headquarters in Wolfsburg on Thursday. “Even though ... Read More »

Nintendo’s future lies in its ‘Super Smash Bros.’ updates

Nintendo will host the last “Direct” presentation for Super Smash Bros.(SSB) on December 15th at 5PM ET. As those that follow Directs will know, this is the third presentation dedicated solely to the brawler, alongside frequent SSB announcements through the regular Nintendo Directs. It’s been a refreshing year of experimentation and additions from Nintendo; we’ve seen eight stages and five ... Read More »

Mercedes-AMG GT (2016) review

I fear that no-one is going to buy this car – which seems a ridiculous thing to say given how gorgeous it looks in the pictures. But I just can’t help thinking if you’re going to spurn the obvious Porsche 911 and purchase a Mercedes-AMG GT, you’re going to go the whole hog, so to speak, and pay the extra £13,300 ... Read More »

Most Read Car Reviews of the Week: December 6 – 13

The new luxury SUV has lost a ton of weight and it is packed with tons of new technology. Next up is our look at the new Toyota Prius. The Prius is more efficient than ever before and it has an all-new look that is a bit polarizing. The Subaru Crosstrek was also popular last week. We took Subaru’s small ... Read More »

Suzuki Gixxer 155cc Review

It’s a contender in the 150 cc bike segment and though there may be capable rivals like the TVS Apache or the Bajaj Discover F, Suzuki has gone all out to hit the Yamaha FZ Version 2.0 with the Gixxer. The naked street bike look almost makes these bikes look like long lost brothers. But the Gixxer has a more ... Read More »

Eloise and the Curse of the Golden Whisk review at the Bike Shed Theatre, Exeter – ‘inventive’

Set in wartime Exeter, this city is a culinary wasteland. Having escaped occupied Paris, a girl – who happens to be a talented cook – is homeless. By chance, Eloise finds refuge at Arthur’s renowned restaurant, where diners enjoy lentil soup, spam fritters and bread pudding. This energetic, talented and multi-skilled ensemble fill the stage with characters as a quirky ... Read More »

Lower turnout, more excitement at Tokyo auto show

TOKYO — The Tokyo auto show finished this week short of the attendance set by the last confab in 2013 but scored big buzz with a barrage of concepts and autonomous-driving discourse. This year’s show, the 44th holding of the biennial event, drew 812,500 people, down from 902,800 visitors in 2013, said the organizer, the Japan Automobile Manufacturers Association said. ... Read More »

Nissan To Reveal New Wireless Charging System In 2016 Geneva Auto Show

Wireless charging seems to be the future for electric vehicles and now Nissan has confirmed that at the Geneva Motor Show 2016 in March, it will unveil a brand new, high-performance wireless charging system. A short video previewing the system dubbed ‘Fuel Station of the Future’, showcases one of the most seamless wireless charging systems we’ve seen to date with ... Read More »