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‘It’s a no-brainer’: are hydrogen cars the future?

Inventor Hugo Spowers has a dream: to replace today’s cars with his own hydrogen prototype. Is the world ready? In the mid-1990s, Hugo Spowers ran a Formula Three racing team. At the time, motorsport was in the pocket of big tobacco. Every weekend, Formula One cars emblazoned with cigarette brands – Marlboro, Camel, Silk Cut – raced on TV in ... Read More »

Electric Vehicles Are Ready For India, But Need Proper Infrastructure First, Says Audi India

German luxury carmaker Audi is all set to bring in electric vehicles for the Indian market as early as 2019-2020, but stressed on the need for proper infrastructure in the country. A top official from the company, while talking to carandbike.com said they are closely monitoring the electric vehicle situation in the country and will start introducing EVs as soon as the government announces ... Read More »

Cars Are The Future Of Energy Storage

A number of years ago, one of the smartest entrepreneurs in the electric industry (as evidenced by the timing of his sale of generating assets to a big energy producer) bought a hybrid car. He said it was a mobile electric battery and that he’d sell electricity back to the grid from it, sooner or later. That was a while ... Read More »

The Fastest-Selling Used Cars Are Now EVs And Plug-In Hybrids

The full-electric Fiat 500e isn’t particularly quick, but it is a quick seller in the used-car market, taking just 22.2 days on the market to change hands. In an earlier post, we documented several reasons why it can be a smart move to buy a used electric car. Apparently, there’s one problem with that sage advice, namely they can be hard to ... Read More »

Seven out of ten used cars bought are priced under Rs4 lakh: study

Under GST, tax rates for organized dealers of used cars in 70% of the states have gone up sharply. Photo: Mint Mumbai: Seven out of every 10 cars sold in the used car market are priced under Rs4 lakh. This is in contrast to the buying behaviour of new car buyers, who have been graduating to more expensive models; eight out ... Read More »

E-Bikes are the Newest Trend for the Super Rich

Aside from their health and environmental benefits, bikes are probably best known for being cost-effective methods of transportation. But that doesn’t mean that all bike owners are looking to cut transportation costs. In fact, a new group is now making an impact on the biking industry – the super rich. E-bikes are battery powered bicycles that have become popular in ... Read More »

Frankfurt Auto Show: Manufacturers Hail Electric Revolution, But Suppliers Are Skeptical

Japan’s Nissan Motor displays the company’s new Nissan LEAF electric car. Nissan is not displaying its new cars and SUVs at the Frankfurt Auto Show (Photo credit KAZUHIRO NOGI/AFP/Getty Images) ”Watch what we do, not what we say.” That was Attorney General John Mitchell talking to reporters at the start of the Nixon administration in 1969. The quotation comes to ... Read More »

Looking for a new car? Here are 10 hot deals you won’t want to miss

This week we’ve teamed up with Jim Reid Vehicle Sales to bring you 10 incredible, high-spec cars. These are motors for the proper petrol heads out there. Let us know which you’d like to get your hands on most. Find out more about each car by clicking the links above the pictures. 1) BMW M4 3.0T 425Bhp Coupe Auto *Extras* A truly stunning ... Read More »

To Lease or to Buy? Here Are Some Answers to the New-Car Shopper’s Biggest Question

Are you in the market for a luxury car? Or a beater? Or maybe something you intend to keep till it’s a beater? Are you dutifully committed when it comes to vehicle-related responsibilities, or are you flakier than a fresh-baked croissant? When it comes to getting a vehicle, there are a lot of moving parts to leasing and financing. The choices ... Read More »

10 ROAD BIKES THAT ARE MORE EXPENSIVE THAN A BRAND NEW CAR

Just when you thought things couldn’t get any better than this, you find out that car manufacturers have begun to branch out into bikes. In reality, carmakers have been producing and branding bikes for over 15 years. Mercedes-Benz started this trend by branding an AMP mountain bike. The bike could be folded into a suitcase and put in the trunk of ... Read More »