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Embedded SIMs can usher in technologies of the future

New Delhi: When your Apple Watch takes a call without being connected to your iPhone, it uses a tiny SIM embedded inside it. This embedded SIM, or eSIM, in Apple’s case, works as an extension of the SIM you already have inside your iPhone, allowing the watch to stay connected to a cellular network and, hence, the internet—even without the phone. Unlike regular ... Read More »

Used car market size can be ₹50, 000 crore by 2022: Mahindra First Choice

The size of India’s pre-owned or second-hand car market could be between 6.7 million units and 7.2 million units by 2022, with the value of the segment pegged at ₹50,000 crore, according to a sector outlook released by Mahindra First Choice Wheels Ltd, the pre-used car business of Mahindra and Mahindra Ltd. According to the report, the share of organized retail ... Read More »

2018 Honda CR-V launched: What else can you buy?

The all-new Honda CR-V is here and with the seven-seats and the long feature list, it also carries a hefty price tag. Starting at over Rs 28 lakhs ex-showroom India for the petrol 2WD, the diesel 2WD is offered at Rs 30.65 lakhs while the diesel AWD will set you back by Rs 32.75 lakhs. For an on-road price over RS 30 ... Read More »

Silicon Valley Auto Show hopes tech can help drive auto sales

The 2018 Silicon Valley Auto Show is underway at the McEnery San Jose Convention Center, showcasing a wide range of new technological features to improve safety and comfort. (KGO-TV )  The 2018 Silicon Valley Auto Show is underway at the McEnery San Jose Convention Center, showcasing a wide range of new technological features to improve safety and comfort. Some of ... Read More »

Planning to buy a new car? Wait for e-vehicles if you can

India on its path to embrace electric cars Are you planning to buy a new car? Consider this: petrol and diesel cars are on their way out. India is zipping ahead on its path to embrace electric cars as automakers as well as the government are gearing up to bring electric mobility to the country. Next year, a number of ... Read More »

You Can Avoid Paying Taxes on Your New Car, Although It’s Risky Business

From the October 2017 issue A few years ago, at a Kruse auction, I sat beside a bald bidder who’d already lost precious portions of his mind over a 2007 Ford Mustang GT-H, the black-and-gold Hertz clone. “I will get this car,” he assured, and he did, but for a sum greater than the Mustang’s original sticker. I asked about applicable auction ... Read More »

Can the All-New 2018 Honda Accord Save the Sedan?

The Honda Accord is big business. For 29 out of the last 30 years, Honda has sold between roughly 300,000 and 400,000 new Accords here in the United States. Figure an average transaction price in the ballpark of $30,000 these days, and that means Americans are spending in the range of $10 billion per year on brand-new Accords. They’re the reliable workhorse for millions ... Read More »

Falling New Car Sales: How You Can Benefit

After several years of robust growth following the Great Recession, new auto sales declined 4.7 percent in April, following a 1.6 percent decline in March. The drop occurred despite manufacturers spending an average of $3,814 per car sold in the first part of April on incentives for buyers and auto dealers, according to a study by J.D. Power and LMC ... Read More »

What else can you buy for the price of a 2017 Kawasaki Z1000?

Sugomi is a Japanese term which translates to – ‘awe, leaves an indelible impression, is daunting in stature or ability, and commands respect’. Or at least that is what Kawasaki claims. This word is the inspiration behind the Kawasaki Z1000’s radical design, essentially four years old now. But the Z1000 continues to looks futuristic even today, and is sure to ... Read More »

How dangerous air bags can find their way into used cars

LAS VEGAS: A Nevada crash that nearly killed a young woman has exposed a hole in the government’s efforts to get dangerous Takata air bag inflators off the road: There’s nothing that prevents the devices from being taken from wrecked cars and reused. Karina Dorado’s trachea was punctured by shrapnel from an inflator in an otherwise minor crash in Las ... Read More »