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New car, bike buyers will have to shell out more from Sept 1

A recent ruling by a Supreme Court bench headed by Justice MB Lokur and Deepak Gupta has mandated third-party insurance for four and two-wheeler vehicles from September 1 for a term of 3 and 5 years respectively. The Supreme Court had earlier appointed a committee, headed by a former Supreme Court Judge Justice KS Radhakrishnan, to suggest measures on road ... Read More »

5 things you should definitely check before you invest in a used car

We all know purchasing a used car is a big decision for many. Though trusted pre-owned marketplaces like Droom have made this a hassle free affair, we can totally relate to your fears and concerns, especially when you are putting in your hard earned money into such a big ticket item. Cars, be it new or used, are still an aspirational asset ... Read More »

Car review: Volvo XC40; the small SUV that’s big on innovation

Scenario 1: If your vehicle accidentally drifts out of its lane, the steering wheel sends a signal to alert you. Scenario 1: If your vehicle accidentally drifts out of its lane, the steering wheel sends a signal to alert you. If you don’t react, a technology called Lane Keeping Aid automatically steers it back into its lane. Scenario 2: If you’re approaching ... Read More »

Reducing the Cost of Boating

Boat owners with budgetary restrictions often find themselves in search of ways to make their hobby more affordable, which is possible with a bit of planning and ingenuity. Learning the tricks of the trade to keep your boat on a budget can make your time on the water more enjoyable. Maintaining Your Craft As is the case with virtually any ... Read More »

Motor Insurance: Look beyond your car dealer to buy insurance

Some dealers at times sell insurance on the pretext of promising discounts on subsequent renewables. While the insurance landscape has undergone a sea change and customers are buying what they need, as far as car insurance goes, it continues to be sold rather than purchased. Many of you continue to opt for insurance ascribed by dealers because you think it ... Read More »

Fiat Chrysler Supplying Waymo With Up to 62,000 Robo Taxis

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV will add up to 62,000 more vehicles to Alphabet Inc’s autonomous driving unit Waymo, the companies said on Thursday, as part of Waymo’s plans to roll out a commercial autonomous ride-hailing service in the U.S. later this year. Large tech companies, established automakers and venture capital backed startups including Uber and Tesla Inc are all stepping ... Read More »

Automakers Having Trouble Deciding Between Boasting Semi-Autonomous Features and Safety

Modern semi-autonomous systems are awe-inspiring. It’s 2018 — we were supposed to have flying carson the road by now, but instead, having vehicles drive on their own is the closest thing we have to the utopian future some envisioned decades ago. Instead, we have semi-autonomous systems. And while that seems like we’re way off of what’s possible, it’s still exciting, because ... Read More »

Underneath a new suit is a familiar old friend

The Toyota Yaris is a charming little hatchback that’s gained quite a few fans here in Autoindustriya.com. From its distinctive styling to the decent equipment package, Toyota’s B-segment hatchback will always have a special place for us. Nevermind the fact that it was, to be brutally honest, quite ordinary to drive and didn’t really have anything new to offer among its ... Read More »

2018 MERCEDES-BENZ S350D FIRST DRIVE REVIEW

The night before getting into the S-Class, Mercedes-Benz hosted a dinner for us at the Falknuma Palace’s ‘101 Dining Hall’. This is the world’s largest dining hall with seating for over 100 people on the table! The stately venue which was once home to the Nizam of Hyderabad, back then the world’s richest man, has sophisticated wood interiors and ornate ... Read More »

Mercedes-Benz S-Class Review: S 350 d & S 450 Driven

With the new updated 2018 Mercedes-Benz S-Class you get more than just a facelift. What you get is an actually improved version of an already excellent car. It is quite amazing how much the engineers at carmakers these days push the boundaries, and indeed themselves! And the new S-Class is proof of that fact. We had already driven the updated flagship ... Read More »