Author Archives: Loknath Das

The Rimac Concept Two is a Preview of What Supercars Will be Like in The Future

Automotive enthusiasts have a lot to be worried about when it comes to the future of the automotive industry. Automakers already have semi-autonomous vehicles on the road and autonomous cars are expected to be released within the next year at the earliest. Then, there’s the question of electric vehicles that are poised to put cars with internal combustion engines out of business.  Rimac Brings ... Read More »

GM Investing $100 Million in Michigan Plants to Build Autonomous Vehicles

GM Investing $100 Million in Michigan Plants to Build Autonomous Vehicles General Motors Co. will invest more than $100 million in two Michigan assembly plants where it plans to build its Cruise AV driverless car and the roof modules required for autonomous driving. The roof mounted modules contain the vital hardware for self-driving cars, including cameras, LiDAR, and other sensors. ... Read More »

Raven: Equip Your Car with Smart, Connected Features

The era of smart vehicles is finally here – but not all cars can participate in the fun and excitement that comes with connected technology. This is because most modern vehicular features are only available in new car models and releases. As a solution, Canada-based Klashwerks released the Raven, a CES 2018 Innovation Award Honoree. Klashwerks is also responsible for creating ... Read More »

New 2018 Yamaha YZF-R15 review: The emperor strikes back, and how!

The Yamaha R15 needs no introduction. It set a new benchmark for the entry level performance bikes a decade back with the V1.0 (version 1.0) and later followed up with the (more) aggressive V2.0. Last month, at the Delhi Auto Expo, Yamaha took off the wraps from this all-new V3.0 and surprised us with a relatively affordable sticker price of ... Read More »

10 things NOBODY tells you about automatic cars

Automatic cars are fast gaining popularity in India. That said, our is still a car market that is dominated by manual transmission-equipped cars. Hence, many find driving an automatic a bit too different from driving a manual car. Here are some tips that should help you adapt better to an automatic tranny. Always remember, left foot should remain on the ... Read More »

Mahindra’s Vitara Brezza, Innova Crysta & Fortuner rivals launching within 9 months

Mahindra and Mahindra, India’s leading UV maker for a long time now are losing its position in the market to the rivals. Now the company has said that they are strategizing their products and new products will be launched soon in the market. Mahindra has three all-new products in the pipeline and they will be launched in next 9 months. ... Read More »

These cars are incredibly blissful to drive: From Maruti Baleno to Hyundai Creta

What do owners want from their cars? While most car buyers prefer parameters like fuel economy, cabin space or long term reliability, there is a small, but evolving group of buyers that is looking at cars that are enjoyable to drive. And by the term ‘enjoyable’, I am not referring to performance alone. I am talking about cars that put ... Read More »

Tata’s BIG March discounts on cars from Tiago to Hexa

Now that we are well into the last month of the current financial year, many car manufacturers in India have started offering attractive discounts and offers on almost all of their products. This is being done in order to get rid of the old inventory before the advent of the next fiscal. We have already told you about the discounts available on ... Read More »

Land Rover to launch Range Rover Evoque convertible in India this month

Land Rover will launch one of the most desirable SUVs in the world – the Range Rover Evoque Convertible. The convertible SUV will be officially launched on 27th March 2018 and it will be first-ever such SUV to make way for India. The car was first showcased at the 2015 Los Angeles motor show and was launched in the international ... Read More »

2018 BMW 6-series GT India review, test drive

There’s always been a huge chasm, in India, between the mid-size luxury sedans – the 5-series, E-class, A6 and XF, and their larger, limousine siblings – the 7-series, S-class, A8, and XJ. This is partially because those larger cars get larger engines, but more so because they’re only sold in India in their stretched, long-wheelbase guises. The result is, if ... Read More »