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I Went to the Future, in a Hotel Where My Butler to Bartender – Were Robots

“This is it! This is the answer. It says here that a bolt of lightning is going to strike the clock tower at precisely 10:04 pm, next Saturday night! If we could somehow harness this lightning, channel it into the flux capacitor it just might work. Next Saturday night, we’re sending you back to the future!” In Back to the Future, ... Read More »

Banned driver caught – taking new car for a spin

A former car salesman was caught flouting his driving ban – as he tested out a new vehicle before buying it. Shaun Cole lost his business and trader’s licence after receiving a 30 month ban in 2017 for failing to provide a breath specimen. But he was caught behind the wheel again on June 11 and said he was trying ... Read More »

Buying A Used Car – Should Mileage Be The Only Factor?

The foremost factor that comes to mind when considering a used car is how many kilometres it has been driven. For instance, if you were choosing between two similarly priced cars of the same make and year, and one had 40,000km on it while the other’s odometer read 55,000km, you’re more likely to be inclined towards the first one as ... Read More »

19 lakh customers! Maruti Suzuki Dzire maintains pole position – 1 new car sold every 2 mins

It’s been more than 10 years since Maruti Suzuki’s sedan Dzire first came in and since then it has continued to maintain its pole position in its segment. So far, over 19 lakh customers have bought this compact sedan of Maruti Suzuki. The auto major sold over 2.5 lakh units of Dzire in 2018-19, averaging monthly sales of over 21,000 ... Read More »

Future Of Medicine – Powered By Cloud

As the name suggests, with the help of this cloud technology a patient just needs to share the health concerns with the technology system and if need be, health insurance details as well. On receiving these details, a physician will contact you in real-time and share prescriptions. You can order medicines online, pay online as well,and receive the medicines at ... Read More »

New Maruti Suzuki Alto 800 – Now in pictures

Maruti Suzuki has updated its entry-level hatchback, the Alto 800, which has been India’s best-selling car for 15 consecutive years. The car now comes with enhanced safety features and a refreshed front-end design. Also, the engine is now BS-VI compliant, nearly a year before the regulation being mandated. Here’s a picture gallery of the updated Alto packing in a lot more than before. ... Read More »

2018 HUSQVARNA VITPILEN 701 REVIEW – SIMPLY, BEAUTIFULLY SWEDISH

The Vitpilen – Swedish for ‘white arrow’ – comes in two flavours, the LAMS-approved 401, and big-cheese 701. They both lean on sister builder KTM for engines, with the former using the Duke 390 and the latter the Duke 690 mill. This surely helped expedite development and the three years between concept and production have been spent dialling in the ... Read More »

Elon Musk tweets – Tesla coming to India in 2019

One of the world’s largest electric car maker and the flag-bearer of electric car technology across the world, Tesla Motors, will arrive in India next year in 2019. Replying to Twitter questions, Elon Musk, CEO Tesla, announced the expansion plans across the globe after the historic quarterly profit posted in the previous quarter. To quote Elon Musk, Tesla will hopefully ... Read More »

Audi RS4 Avant 2018 review – One of the best of the breed

WE’VE HAD family estate cars for years – and performance cars too – but there’s little doubt it was Audi that successfully combined the two. Its S and, in particular, RS models, starting from the RS2 in 1994, have cornered the niche for go-faster family cars that have the ability to embarrass many sports cars while being practical for weekend ... Read More »

Self-driving cars still have a future – Uber boss

Khosrowshahi says Uber is still betting on self-driving technology in the long term. File photo: Eric Risberg / AP Washington DC – Uber chief executive Dara Khosrowshahi says the company still believes in the prospects for autonomous transport, even after one of its self-driving vehicles was involved in a fatal crash in Arizona in March. Elaine Herzberg was killed after ... Read More »