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Coronavirus drives out Lehigh Valley Auto Show, but organizers will hold a TV event instead

Car enthusiast Dick Culver of Bethlehem looks at the vehicles on display during the The Greater Lehigh Valley Auto Dealers Association’s news conference for its auto show earlier this year. The coronavirus forced its cancellation but the local dealers group and WFMZ-TV have teamed up to do a 30-minute “Greater Lehigh Valley Auto Dealers 2020 Virtual Auto Show.”(April Gamiz/The Morning ... Read More »

Tesla’s service and used car revenue is growing, but can’t make up for a plunge in US vehicle sales

While Tesla’s overall sales dropped 39% in the U.S. during the third quarter, the company is seeing robust growth on “services and other” revenue, which includes sales of used cars. Revenue in that category jumped 68% to $548 million from $326 a year earlier, according to Tesla’s latest financial filing. Over the first nine months of 2019, it grew 91% to $1.65 ... Read More »

Ashis Nandy: ‘Our future is nothing but present of today’s West’

Political thinker Ashis Nandy at the Express Adda in New Delhi on Wednesday. (Express photo by Renuka Puri) “THERE ARE many reasons for the rise of nationalism in India, but I think the primary reason is this: we have lost the right to our future. Only from robust scepticism, mutual criticism and cross criticism can we have a variety of ... Read More »

Car review of new BMW X3 XDrive 20D: On-track, but not offbeat

New BMW X3 XDrive 20D It’s love at first sight. The striking design language of the new BMW X3—featuring a bold front with a double kidney grille, adaptive LED headlights and fog-lamps, and the expressive rear that has LED tail-lights combined with a low-slung roof spoiler and exhaust tailpipes on both sides in chrome—attracts attention wherever it goes. The X3, in ... Read More »

Koenigsegg’s future includes electric cars, four-door sedans, but no SUVs

Swedish boutique carmaker Koenigsegg often gets overlooked in the horsepower war between big names like Bugatti, Lamborghini, and Ferrari. That’s unfair, because the independently owned brand builds some of the fastest, most powerful, and most high-tech cars in the world. One of them is a gasoline-electric hybrid, and it’s paving the way for an all-electric model. Company founder Christian von ... Read More »

Cars & SUVs NOT shown at Auto Expo 2018 but launching soon: Maruti Brezza Petrol to Hyundai Santro

While the Auto Expo 2018 saw many car manufacturers putting on display the latest and the best from their stables, there were many models that were rather conspicuous by their absence at this year’s motor show. Much of it has to do with the fact that many car companies decided to give this year’s Expo a miss. Even the ones ... 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 »

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 »

GST impact on the used car market: Here is how much your new but pre-owned car would now cost

GST or Goods and Services Tax came as a good decision for the Indian automotive industry. A number of segments witnessed a considerable drop in their ex-showroom price which includes the requisite tax. Cars categorised in the SUV segment as well as most other segments have seen a considerable drop in prices. Annoyingly though, hybrids are now more expensive while ... Read More »

Morgan Stanley thinks cars of the future will be nothing but a ‘data pipe’

It has finally come to this: the iconic automobile, the dream machine of the 21st century, is set to become merely a feature of 21st-century infotainment plumbing. That’s the view of Morgan Stanley auto and mobility analyst Adam Jonas. In a research note published Wednesday, he grappled with Ford’s destiny in what he called the “Auto 2.0” future: A constructive ... Read More »