Author Archives: anik

31 cars we can’t wait to see at the LA Auto Show

November’s Los Angeles Auto Show will mark the official start of the 2015-2016 North American auto show season. Automakers from around the world will bring their latest and greatest design concepts and production cars to show off for the Southern California crowd. Although the concepts exhibited at the show represent a glimpse into the future of the automotive industry, other, ... Read More »

Jaguar and Land Rover to Skip Detroit Auto Show

Without a doubt, the biggest auto show in North America is the Detroit Auto Show. A ton of new car reveals happen there, but this year one auto-group will be notably absent:Jaguar–Land Rover. According to Automotive News the European automaker will be skipping this years show in order to focus on events that align better with the brands marketing style. Range Rover displayed ... Read More »

BNP Paribas sells Rs 113-cr worth shares in Future Group

Financial services firm BNP Paribas Arbitrage on Thursday divested 3.62 percent stake in Future Consumer  Enterprises (FCEL) for Rs 113.40 crore in an open market transaction. According to the exchanges’ bulk deal data, BNP Paribas sold 6 crore shares or 3.62 percent stake in the Kishore Biyani-led company at a price of Rs 18.90 per share. As of September 2015, ... Read More »

Up in Michigan: three Midwest furniture makers conceive the offices of the future

In one way at least, the future of office design most closely resembles its past. For over a century, designers, carpenters, engineers, graphic designers and at least one sculptor, based in factories and studios in and around the otherwise perfectly unremarkable city of Grand Rapids, Michigan, have devised, produced and exported the environment in which many of us spend our ... Read More »

2012 Jeep Patriot Sport (4×2) Review

I really wanted a Land Rover short wheel base.Also I was told they hold there price and last a long time.But the cost was too much.So when I saw the Jeep prices I decided on a Jeep Patriot Sport cvt 2Ltr.In black it really looked good. I thought the extras were really good I’m getting 32mpg US.Even though some will ... Read More »

Renault Kwid – First Drive Review

If the product development memo for a Mercedes S Class reads, “Throw everything you have at it”, the one for an Indian small car reads, “Remove everything you can from it”. Innovating in the small car segment is inherently difficult. There is very little room – literally – to play with the design. And the price tag is tiny, which ... Read More »

Audi Q7 e-tron (2016) plug-in hybrid review

And then there were two. The Q7 e-tron is Audi’s second plug-in hybrid electric vehicle (PHEV) – and in terms of environmental impact it’s not difficult to imagine the Q7 needing more of this kind of assistance than the existingA3 e-tron. Audi’s premier SUV is not a small vehicle. In fact, it’s one of the UK market’s largest 4x4s. Which ... Read More »

Exclusive Review: 3rd Generation Skoda Superb

It was easily one of the most significant cars to drive into the Indian market when the 2nd generation arrived in 2009. Even the 1st gen before it had established what I call E-Class comfort at C-Class prices, but the 2nd generation truly cemented that reputation, and was a big hit for the Czech carmaker. The Skoda Superb established itself ... Read More »

The Good, The Great, and The Quirky at The 2015 LA Auto Show

From high-powered gasoline cars to handsome crossovers, the LA show is brimming with new models—but few diesels in sight. The 2015 LA Auto Show floor was full of the now-usual alternative vehicles—Honda’s Clarity fuel cell, EVs at VW (and not a diesel in sight, of course), and Volvo’s autonomous Concept 26. There was also all the typical car-show sizzle—gray leather ... Read More »

Ford shows off yellow GT at LA Auto Show

LOS ANGELES – We’ve seen it blue, in silver, a red one was recently sold to a prince, and now we have a yellow Ford GT to gawk at. The yellow-with-black-stripes GT is at Ford’s display at the 2015 Los Angeles Auto Show. The new Ford GT was unveiled last January at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit. ... Read More »