Author Archives: Loknath Das

Bought a used car? You might be entitled to all your money back

People who have bought used cars described as having one previous owner could be entitled to all their money back following a ruling. The compensation payouts could see drivers getting between 25 per cent and 100 per cent of the money they paid under certain circumstances – and millions of people could be affected. The Used Car Scandal campaign says ... Read More »

A connected device for used cars

Mahindra First Choice Wheels and Wipro launch a connected-car device. Mahindra First Choice Wheels, the multi-brand used car company, has launched Konnect First—a connected-car device that, the company claims, can “upgrade your car into a smart car.” Priced at Rs 7,999, the device has been developed by Wipro. It’s not the first time that such a device has been introduced in ... Read More »

Take an advance look at what’s going to debut at the 2018 Detroit Auto Show

With the 2018 BMW X2, the automaker reaches deeper down-market to appeal to younger buyers seeking greater style in a compact crossover SUV. (BMW) Home for two of the world’s largest automakers, Ford and General Motors, Detroit represents the historical heart of the American auto industry. Today, from education and research to design and development, Detroit is among the global ... Read More »

Get Ready For The 2018 Detroit Auto Show

2018 is now upon us, which means that we can start to prepare for all of the big automotive reveals that will occur this year. The first of the major auto shows is the North American International Auto Show in Detroit, which will take place from January 13 to 28. This is the largest auto show in North America, and ... Read More »

Infiniti redraws a Q sedan

A teaser photo of the car released Wednesday shows a fastback with a longer and lower body than the current Q70. NASHVILLE — Infiniti signaled advance details of a sedan concept that it plans to unveil at this month’s Detroit auto show. The Q Inspiration Concept suggests the design look for the next-generation midsize Q70, although Infiniti is not saying where it ... Read More »

2018 TVS Apache RR 310 review, test ride

If you have ever raced a motorcycle, you will know that it comes with a massive takeaway of learning, regardless of where you finish. Now, imagine what thirty-five years of racing can teach you. TVS has been racing for exactly that many years and it believes the culmination of it all is this new motorcycle you see here – the ... Read More »

Top 10 fuel-efficient petrol cars in India

Buying a petrol car over a diesel one in India has its advantages – mainly the lower initial cost and comparatively better levels of refinement and NVH. With prices of diesel slowly achieving parity with petrol and the various recent international diesel emission scandals, the Indian industry is seeing a gradual shift towards petrol engine cars. Still, fuel efficiency is ... Read More »

India-bound Jeep Renegade SUV: 5 things to know

Jeep is all set to expand its India line-up to five SUVs by 2020. Joining the existing range next will be the Renegade, currently the smallest SUV on Jeep’s global line-up. Neo-retro in terms of styling, the Renegade will slot in below the Compass. Here are five things you need to know about the Renegade: 1. It’s relatively compact: The ... Read More »

Top 5 Bikes at India Bike Week 2017

The India Bike Week had a delectable range of motorcycles and there were some in particular, which caught our fancy in a big way. Two new BMW bikes – the R nineT Racer and the K 1600 B – were launched. Plus, Indian launched the Scout Bobber and Triumph showcased the Bonneville Speedmaster, which will make its way to India ... Read More »

Upcoming Bikes Of 2018: Top 5 Modern Classic Bikes

The New Year will see a lot of action in the modern classic segment of motorcycles in India as well. And there will be a lot of new bikes in the modern classic genre from British origin motorcycle manufacturers like Triumph, Norton and even Royal Enfield closer home. In fact, Royal Enfield will be introducing the company’s first twin-cylinder motorcycles ... Read More »