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Used-cars market shines bright as sales hit 4 million mark in FY19

As automakers continue to report plummeting April sales numbers, the factors triggering a slowdown in the new-cars market don’t seem to be weighing on the used-cars market. Used-cars sales crossed the 4 million unit mark in FY19, with it being 1.2x the size of the new car market. It is also poised to reach between 6.7 to 7.2 million cars ... Read More »

Slew of new car launches, high fuel prices: Used cars sold 4 lakh units more than new in 2018

In value terms, the used-car market clocked almost two-thirds the business recorded for new cars last year — Rs 1.4 lakh crore for used cars versus Rs 2.2 lakh crore for new. (Representational) MARKING A trend that appears to be gaining strength, India’s used-car market saw the sale of 40 lakh vehicles in 2018 to overtake the volumes for new ... Read More »

2018 Ameo Cup Round 4: Pratik Sonawane takes pole, Dhruv pushes for championship win

The fourth and final round of the 2018 Volkswagen Ameo Cup moves to Buddh International Circuit. • Championship leader Dhruv Mohite qualified second on the grid. • Pratik Sonawane clocked the fastest time of 2:21:295 seconds. The 2018 Volkswagen Ameo Cup has moved to India’s Formula 1 track – the Buddh International Circuit (BIC) – for the fourth and final round of ... Read More »

All-new Ariel Atom 4 revealed

The new Ariel Atom 4, the fourth generation of the high-performance sportscar launched in 1999, is the fastest standard version yet and has been entirely rebuilt from the ground up. The Atom 4 will achieve 0-100kph in 2.8sec, matching its BAC Monorival, and 0-160kph in 6.8sec. The sportscar will make its public debut at this week’s Goodwood Festival of Speed, ... Read More »

Maruti S-Cross selling 4 times the Renault Duster: Here’s why

Maruti Suzuki S-Cross has picked up the pace on the sales chart after a facelifted version of the car was launched. The S-Cross is sold as a premium crossover on the market and the car has picked up a lot of buyers in the past few months. The S-Cross has become so popular on the market that it is now ... Read More »

TVS Apache RR310 BEATS the KTM RC390 & Duke despite 4 month waiting period: Reasons!

TVS Motors’ Apache 310 has just beaten India’s best selling affordable performance bikes, the KTM twins. In March 2018, TVS Motors sold 983 units of the Apache 310 across India while KTM managed to sell only 716 units of the Duke 390 and RC 390 combined. This is the first time since its launch in December 2017 that the Apache ... Read More »

Toyota Reveals Its 4 Steps for an Electrified Future

Toyota Mirai Cars.com photo by Brian Wong CARS.COM — Toyota announced today that it is committing to increasing both sales and availability of electrified vehicles as it plans for the future. Related: VW Powers Up Electrify America Initiative The Japanese manufacturer set four goals for the coming years: 1. Increase sales of electrified vehicles to 5.5 million cars by around 2030, with the ... Read More »

GST impact on buying, selling used cars; 4 power points explain it all briefly

This type of transaction is similar to the one in the previous case, except that the buyer is in the course or furtherance of business. The second-hand car market in India is largely unorganised and fragmented. Since the transactions happen in different ways, following are the impact of goods and services tax (GST). Individual sells to individual As per Section ... Read More »

2017 Porsche 911 Carrera 4 PDK Automatic

As guaranteed as death and taxes is that every iteration of today’s Porsche 911 is ridiculously quick, has gobs of grip, and stops like someone dropped a concrete wall in its path. The slowest model we’ve tested, the 370-hp Carrera with the manual transmission, smoked to 60 mph in 4.0 seconds flat. That’s the base 911. The rest of the “entry-level” Carreras—those lacking ... Read More »

Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 India Sales Target Said to Be 7 Million Units

The Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 smartphone, the budget stalwart continues to gain in popularity, with the top variant going out of stock within minutes of the sale starting. So reports that Xiaomi has doubled the India sales target for the smartphone compared to the Redmi Note 3, the predecessor of the new model. The Chinese company has set the Redmi ... Read More »