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5 future car technologies that will be commonplace within a decade

Predictions are, by definition, hit or miss. And, if commentators from the 1950s were anything to go by, mostly miss – otherwise, we would all be zipping around in flying cars today. To avoid the same embarrassment, The Peak eschews blind optimism and scours laboratories for promising, nascent technologies, to make educated guesses on what would disrupt the automotive mainstream within 10 ... Read More »

CRAFTY ENGINEERING LETS PORSCHE’S CAYENNE SUV DRIVE LIKE A 911

EACH TIME PORSCHE sets out to design a new generation of its popular Cayenne SUV, it takes on the same challenge: making a car that feels more like a Porsche than a popular SUV. That is, ditching the rolling Barcalounger effect so common to these hulking vehicles in favor of the taut stability more common to cars like Porsche’s sports cars. ... Read More »

NEC provides a peek into AI-driven future in digital world

  NEC Corporation, the diversified technology major today showcased the future of a technology-driven world and unfolding opportunities in resolving the challenges of urbanisation, handling the complex task of security and problems faced in society. Takashi Niino, President, NEC Corporation, highlighted how artificial intelligence and use of big data could play a role in addressing a growing number of problems ... Read More »

Ready for new wheels? Here’s how to sell a car quickly (and at a good price!)

All great things come to an end, and that includes the ownership of your current automobile. If you’re worried about the difficulty of trying to sell your car, fret no more. It’s not at all a difficult process and by following our quick how-to, you’ll be able to sell your ride in no time. The most important thing to remember when ... Read More »

Mazda Vision Coupe REVEALED – Car offers a ‘vision for next-generation models’

The second of Mazda’s Concept cars to debut was the Vision Coupe which featured alongside the Kai Concept. Ever since Mazda debuted the ‘KODO: Soul of Motion’ design language it has produced simply stunning cars. As Mazda put it ‘KODO: Soul of Motion’ design is “a true reflection of Jinba Ittai; the unity of horse and rider.” “Fascinated by elegance and ... Read More »

2017 Tokyo Motor Show preview: A taste of the wacky, wonderful future

There’s no doubt about it, the Tokyo Motor Show’s importance on the global scene has been on the wane for upwards of two decades. Blame a home market where outside automakers have a tough time cracking the code or the ascent of other international expos like AutoChina. Either way, you could forgive us for not being pumped about covering this week’s ... Read More »

China is Creating a Future With Worldwide Electric Vehicle Adoption

China, home to the world’s largest market for electric cars, is aggressively promoting and supporting the technology. This and the sheer size of the Chinese market are driving the same trend around the world. CHINA’S ELECTRIC CAR REVOLUTION China has become the most powerful political force driving the globalization of electric vehicle (EV) technology. And, while natural driving forces such ... Read More »

Behind Automakers’ Electric Hype, A More Conventional Future Is Taking Shape

A Honda Urban EV concept car is presented at the Frankfurt Auto Show (Photo credit TOBIAS SCHWARZ/AFP/Getty Images) The Frankfurt Auto Show is over for another two years, and by the time the next one comes around, the electric revolution should be in full swing. The strange thing is that visitors to the show might have been forgiven for thinking ... Read More »

Renault India eyes one new car a year as medium-term plan

French carmaker Renault is planning to expand its presence in India by unveiling one new model every year as part of a medium-term strategy in India, Sumit Sawhney, country CEO and MD, Renault India Operations said. Talking to The Hindu, he said, “We are keen to build the right portfolio of good cars from our company for this market and [are] ... Read More »

Buying a used car: 8 things to know

Here’s a fact. For every three new cars sold in India, there are about four used ones that exchange hands. As you can imagine, the used car market is thriving, and how. The reasons to consider going for a pre-owned car are centred around, but not limited to, how much financial sense they make. With new cars losing value literally ... Read More »