Author Archives: anik

Younger Buyers Help Keep U.S. Car Sales Humming

Brett Howard walked into Galpin Ford in North Hills, Calif., on Black Friday to buy the first new car of his life. He drove away in a black Mustang coupe, one of the hottest models in U.S. showrooms. The 27-year-old’s $31,000 purchase is as much about efficiently traversing Point A to Point B as it is about taking a joy ... Read More »

‘I was cold-hearted’: Chris Brown gives domestic abuse victim a new car as he vows to ‘inspire others’

It was only in March that he finally completed his probation after assaulting then-girlfriend Rihanna back in 2009. But Chris Brown cast himself as the good guy as he gifted a domestic abuse survivor with a new car. The R&B singer, 26, surprised Jessica Roncalli and her three kids with a gift-wrapped Honda. ‘I was selfish, arrogant, and cold hearted. ... Read More »

One In Four Children In Conflict Zones ‘Risk Losing Their Future: UNICEF

LONDON:  Nearly one in four children growing up in conflict zones are missing out on education, with South Sudan, Niger, Sudan and Afghanistan the worst-affected countries, the UN children’s agency (UNICEF) said on Tuesday. An estimated 24 million children of school-going age are out of school in 22 countries affected by conflict, according to the agency’s research. South Sudan has ... Read More »

The future of learning

From hieroglyphics to alphabets, sign language to phonetics, from stone tablets to electronic ones and gurukulas to online learning,a lot has changed over the ages when it comes to learning. Be it the medium of delivery or the infrastructure, the world has seen a sea of change. What is going to be the future of learning? Is learning going to ... Read More »

Which sort of automatic gearbox is best?

There are now so many different types of automatic gearbox that it can be difficult to know which to choose. Here we explain the differences Choosing what sort of gearbox to have in your car used to be simple. If you wanted to change gear yourself, you went for a manual, and if you didn’t, you went for an automatic. ... Read More »

2016 Honda Accord EX-L review

On the surface, the 2016 Accord features the sort of fascia updates that we expect from a mid-cycle refresh. The headlamps have been tweaked, the grill and front bumper revised. The hood is now formed from lightweight aluminum, rather than steel and throughout, the vehicle’s aerodynamic have tweaked. New wheel and rear bumper designs round out a makeover that makes ... Read More »

Reid Ares fat bike

Fat bikes are an interesting breed, with a pretty niche use. If you’re not familiar, they’re designed for flotation either in sand or snow, but are still capable for all purpose trail riding (though it’s a pretty different experience). Yet for many of us, the price tag is too much to justify ‘yet another bike’. Enter Reid, with its Ares ... Read More »

Honda CB Shine SP: First Review

The 125cc motorcycle space is a special place for Honda Motorcycle & Scooter India. Alongwith leading the automatic scooter segment with its immensely popular Honda Activa, HMSI is also the undisputed leader in the 125cc segment, with its popular 125cc motorcycle Honda CB Shine. With a frugal, yet refined motor, comfortable ride and reliability, the Honda CB Shine is indeed ... Read More »

Nissan gears up for its third Datsun car

CHENNAI: Following the Datsun Go and Datsun Go+, Japanese carmaker Nissan will launch a third car in the Datsun range, the concept Ready Go, in the third quarter of the current calendar year, top executives said at an event at the Chennai factory of the Renault Nissan alliance to mark the roll out of the millionth car from the plant. ... Read More »

BMW’s M2 Will Take a North American Bow at the Detroit Auto Show

The M2 is a different beast — it’s BMW’s Motorsport division at its best. It’s a compact coupe with a tall greenhouse and dimensions that recall two of the most iconic BMWs of all time: the 1968-’75 2002, and the original E30 M3. More recently, it also recalls the 2011-’12 1M coupe, the rare, 335 horsepower rear-wheel drive gem that instantly made most ... Read More »