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Volkswagen launches Connect Edition, added features and a new colour

Will be available on the Polo, Ameo and Vento at no extra cost –    Volkswagen Connect interacts through a smartphone app –    Records trips, driving patterns with SOS call function –    Vento gets dual front-side airbags as standard –    All cars to be available in the new brand colour – Lapiz Blue With the arrival of the festive season, Volkswagen ... Read More »

BMW flew its autonomous concept car on a cargo plane around the world

As I approached San Francisco International Airport, my expectations for BMW’s new concept car were as big as the looming Boeing 777F Lufthansa cargo jet waiting for me. https://www.facebook.com/v2.8/plugins/quote.php?app_id=122071082108&channel=https%3A%2F%2Fstaticxx.facebook.com%2Fconnect%2Fxd_arbiter%2Fr%2Fmp2v3DK3INU.js%3Fversion%3D42%23cb%3Df1a941a742a434%26domain%3Dmashable.com%26origin%3Dhttps%253A%252F%252Fmashable.com%252Fffe981ad81485c%26relation%3Dparent.parent&container_width=949&href=https%3A%2F%2Fmashable.com%2Farticle%2Fbmw-vision-inext-autonomous-electric-car%2F%23YneNFcUVSuqh&locale=en_US&sdk=joey I had surrendered my cellphone and everything in my purse but my drivers license to see BMW’s iNext vehicle. Its tour started in Munich a few days earlier; it came to the Bay ... Read More »

Here’s a glimpse into Samsung’s future car

NEW DELHI: When it comes to making machines truly personal and smart, after mobiles phones it is cars that technology giants are eyeing. Of course, the Germans have showcased what modern day cars are capable of in terms of safety, power, design and luxury. But the traditional automobile industry is yet to deliver something we can call truly ‘internet smart’. ... Read More »

Plans to buy a new car? CarPal helps you with everything!

Karnataka : Bengaluru : 07/11/2017 : A Scene after the rain in Bengaluru on November 07, 2017. Photo : Sudhakara Jain.   | Photo Credit: Sudhakara Jain For all things needed to purchase a new car, CarPal is emerging as a go-to destination Remember the time you bought a new car only to find you didn’t know how to wedge it ... Read More »

BMW TO INVEST €1 BILLION IN A NEW CAR FACTORY IN EASTERN HUNGARY

BMW said it is investing 1 billion euros ($1.17 bln) in a new car factory in eastern Hungary, a project that could contribute to the country’s growth and strengthen its position as a centre for premium car manufacturing in the region. BMW. The new plant, to be built near the city of Debrecen about 230 kilometres east of Budapest, will ... Read More »

A year after GST rollout, used car sales rebound in Q1 on lower base

The pre-owned car market has been subdued since November 2016, when the government demonetized high-value notes. Photo: Shankar Mourya/HT New Delhi: A year after implementation of the nationwide goods and services tax (GST), the organized used or pre-owned car sales market has started to recover albeit at a slow pace as the taxes imposed on such vehicles are still higher compared ... Read More »

A Major Electric SUV Push is Coming in the Next Few Years

Tesla started the electric craze with the Model S sedan. After the release of the all-electric luxury sedan, automakers have had to play catch up to try to compete with the electric automaker’s vehicles. There’s one segment of the industry that no one’s really cornered yet, and that combines the nation’s love affair with crossovers/SUVs and electric cars.  As Green Car ... 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 »

Toyota Innova Crysta modified into a Lexus is pure SWAG

Lexus is Toyota’s premium brand, and cars with a Lexus badge sell for a massive premium over those with Toyota badges. However, many Lexus cars do share parts with much cheaper Toyotas. While there’s no MPV that Lexus sells, a modifier in Thailand has given a Lexus-style treatment to a Toyota Innova Crysta MPV. The Innova Crysta with the Lexus ... Read More »

New Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV review: a strong case for hybrids

The Mitsubishi Outlander plug-in hybrid is a car that arrived at just the right time. Back in 2014 it accounted for 10,000 UK sales, whereas in the previous year just 1,000 PHEVs were sold nationwide in total. It was a bit of a hit. Thanks to sharp tax incentives and the promise of strong fuel economy from this petrol-electric SUV, ... Read More »