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Used Car Marketplace Spinny Raises $13.2 Mn In Series A Round

Gurugram-based used car marketplace Spinny has raised $13.2 Mn in Series A funding round led by Accel and SAIF Partners. Existing investors such as Blume Ventures and Simile Ventures had also participated in the round. Raghunandan G (cofounder and former CEO Taxi For Sure) and Haresh Chawla (partner at True North PE firm) also joined the round in their personal ... Read More »

Why the second-hand car market is seeing a boom

Even as new car sales have slowed down in the recent past, the pre-owned car market has continued to grow over the past year and is larger than the new car market now. Consider this: In 2018-19, while new car sales were recorded at 3.6 million units, 4 million second-hand cars were bought and sold, according to a recent report ... Read More »

Meet ‘Neon Future’, a Science Fiction Comic that Trades Cyber-Paranoia for Optimism

Forget the dystopian future of science fiction stories, where Skynet endoskeletons stomp on dry human bones or people slumbering in fluid-filled pods serve as living batteries. Electronic music producer and DJ Steve Aoki imagines a future where humans live in harmony with technology, and he’s sharing that vision in a new comic book series called “Neon Future.” Although science fiction ... Read More »

Lotus’s First All-New Car in a Decade Will Be an Electric Hypercar

Colin Chapman’s legacy is legendary, as is that of the marque he founded, Lotus. To call the two influential in the history of motorsports and sports cars is to grossly understate the matter. But, for the past couple decades (or three), small but spirited Lotus has struggled to move that legacy forward in a world of increasingly complex technologies. That’s ... Read More »

Hyundai Group to bring a new electric-car platform for B and C segment by 2021

NEW DELHI: South Korean carmaker Hyundai Group is planning to bring a new electric-car platform for the B and C segment by 2021, reports global automobile news website. “A new platform dedicated to electric vehicles is about two years away. It will probably focus on B and C-segment [small and medium-sized] cars.” the report said quoting a source. According to the report, the ... Read More »

Nissan Altima earns a dubious distinction: Most stolen new car model

The Nissan Altima is billed as an intelligent, all-wheel vehicle, but it doesn’t stand a chance against car thieves who are intent on stealing it. The Altima is the most stolen new model car, according to a study by driving-tests.org. Despite a diverse array of anti-theft devices – horn alarms, flashing lights, wheel-locking, immobilizing and electronic tracking technology – car thieves ... Read More »

11 questions to ask when buying a new car

  1. Do you really need a new car? Back in the good old days, people bought new cars every few years because cars were far less reliable than they are today. The arrival of long-lasting Japanese-made cars in the 1970s and 1980s changed that. Cars can now hang in there quite well for a decade or more, no matter ... Read More »

Ideas for Profit | Future Supply Chain: A lucrative investment opportunity

Logistics companies has been on an uptrend after the introduction of sectoral reforms in the past couple of years. Future Supply Chain Solutions (FSCS), the third-party logistics provider, has been on an aggressive expansion spree in the past one-year and the reported another strong result in Q3 FY19. Earnings are anticipated to gain further traction as the company has a strong revenue pipeline ... Read More »

12 subtle signs you need a new car

Modern cars can, if treated well, run almost forever. Hitting 100,000 miles is nothing these days, and some motorists have rolled over a million. That said, even well-maintained vehicles can send signals that it’s time to think about buying a new car (or a new used car). Often, these signs are subtle – your car whispers rather than shouts. For ... Read More »

Your New Car Is A Hacker Magnet — Automotive Industry Disconnect To Blame

The car that you drive today is a far cry from those of just a decade ago and in many ways is now an internet-connected computer on wheels. This push towards connectivity and smart-motoring has seen the automotive manufacturing industry shift towards becoming as much about software as they are transportation. And that means it faces much the same security ... Read More »