Author Archives: anik

An Ariel Atom is Pure Joy Distilled in Car Form

The Ariel Atom brings out the kid in all of us. Whether you’re driving an Atom, sitting shotgun in one or even admiring it from a distance, the Atom speaks to our child-like wonder and love of fast things. Driving an Atom is like what you imagine driving is like when you’re nine. An Atom can also bring out excitement in someone ... Read More »

On the road: Ssangyong Tivoli – car review

This is the new way of things, I start to realise: cars that are cute like Minis or Beetles, but the size of something larger. Such a car – my first encounter was the Fiat 500X, now it’s Korean brand Ssangyong’s Tivoli – may discombobulate you for a while. You think you’re in a city runabout, and you’re not. If ... Read More »

Five new bikes to look out for in 2016

There were plenty of new bikes and kit at the show from a number of different manufacturers, and although it was diffcult to pick out the highlights, here’s our choice of the five new 2016 bikes that really caught the eye. First up we have the Colnago CLX, which has been reworked for 2016. The bike is marketed as Colnago’s ... Read More »

Acura Precision Concept to Debut at 2016 North American International Auto Show

Acura will unveil the Acura Precision Concept at the 2016 North American International Auto Show in Detroit on January 12 at 8:00 am ET, the brand announced today. Created by the Acura Design Studio in California, the Acura Precision Concept will help set the direction for future Acura design; in particular, the next generation of performance-luxury sedans. “The Acura Precision ... Read More »

Faurecia at the 2016 North American International Auto Show

From January 11th to 14th, 2016, Faurecia will be at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit, Michigan, at Crowne Plaza Hotel (Across from Cobo Center) / Windsor Ballroom. As the future of mobility evolves, new ideas are helping fuel technology that will transform the automotive industry and the driving experience. Faurecia’s innovations are at the crossroads where Sustainable ... Read More »

Murphy’s Autobody and Frame “New” Used Car Giveaway

CROSSETT, Ark.–South Arkansas residents filled out applications and submitted essays for Murphy’s Autobody and Frame’s National Benevolence Program, “new” used car giveaway. “In the essay they tell us how winning a car would better their lives, and give them a boost on making their lives better. The applicants have to be a single parent, male or female, have a valid ... Read More »

Lawrenceville turns down request for used car sales, auto repair

The Lawrenceville City Council voted Dec. 7 to deny a special use request from John B. Williams for a used car sales lot and automotive repair shop at Hosea Road and U.S. Highway 29. The request was denied in part due to a conflict with the city’s Master Plan that designates the area as one of nine “Gateway Nodes.” These ... Read More »

10 Best New-Car Deals For December 2015 By KBB.com

  IRVINE, Calif., Dec. 17, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — Just in time for the holidays and year-end bargains, the experts from Kelley Blue Book the only vehicle valuation and information source trusted and relied upon by both consumers and the automotive industry, have assembled their list of the 10 best lease, financing and cash back deals for new cars available in December ... Read More »

Volkswagen Will Release New Car Concept For CES Event Next Year

Over the past few months there have been rumors about famous car brand Volkswagen reviving the once famous Microbus look. But just a few days ago, the company announced an entirely new concept for the car. The new model that is expected to be released within the coming years is highly anticipated as the revival of the classic Microbus style that ... Read More »

Floods will be common in future, say climatologists

Floods and inundation, especially in the peninsular India, will be a common feature in the coming future, as they are directly associated with the climate change. The weather can no longer be taken for granted, as uncertainty and rapid changes will be its hallmark and it is time urban planners rethought their strategy in handling the climate change. This was ... Read More »