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The Urban EV could be Honda’s first electric car for India

–    It’s got cameras for wing mirrors.  –    Production-ready Honda Urban EV was spotted for the first time in Germany. –    Expected to be launched by the end of next year, India debut in around 2023. Honda took everyone by surprise when it revealed the cutesy Urban EV Concept at the 2017 Frankfurt Motor Show. The concept ... Read More »

BMW flew its autonomous concept car on a cargo plane around the world

As I approached San Francisco International Airport, my expectations for BMW’s new concept car were as big as the looming Boeing 777F Lufthansa cargo jet waiting for me. https://www.facebook.com/v2.8/plugins/quote.php?app_id=122071082108&channel=https%3A%2F%2Fstaticxx.facebook.com%2Fconnect%2Fxd_arbiter%2Fr%2Fmp2v3DK3INU.js%3Fversion%3D42%23cb%3Df1a941a742a434%26domain%3Dmashable.com%26origin%3Dhttps%253A%252F%252Fmashable.com%252Fffe981ad81485c%26relation%3Dparent.parent&container_width=949&href=https%3A%2F%2Fmashable.com%2Farticle%2Fbmw-vision-inext-autonomous-electric-car%2F%23YneNFcUVSuqh&locale=en_US&sdk=joey I had surrendered my cellphone and everything in my purse but my drivers license to see BMW’s iNext vehicle. Its tour started in Munich a few days earlier; it came to the Bay ... Read More »

Soon, your new car will automatically apply brakes to avoid accidents. Details here

Representative image New Delhi: All new cars and heavy vehicles such as buses and trucks will come fitted with Advanced Driver Assistance System (ADAS) by 2022, that will help reduce road accidents in India, the Times of India reported. The ADAS system includes features such as electronic stability control, autonomous emergency braking system, anti-lock brakes, lane departure warning and adaptive cruise control, ... Read More »

Government Bullish EVs Could Make 15 Per Cent Of New Car Sales In India In 5 Years

Nitin Gadkari, Minister of Road Transport Highways & Shipping, has announced at the SIAM annual convention 2018 that the government has no plans to subsidise electric vehicles in India. At present, GST on EVs is charged at the rate of 12 per cent. In contrast, GST is charged at the rate of 43 per cent on the minimum side for ... Read More »

At least one new car will be launched in India each week until December

India’s biggest annual festival season is on the horizon. And carmakers are doubling down on their offerings. The next four months will see 26 new launches by the industry, cashing in on the biggest sales period of the year. During the same period in 2017, the number stood at just 17, data from car price comparison website CarWale show. https://www.theatlas.com/embed/BJ5i1HIDX?style=dGhlbWU9djU= ... Read More »

Car Sales August 2018: Hyundai Registers Sales Growth Of 3.4 Per Cent

The country’s second largest car manufacturer, Hyundai Indiaregistered sales growth of 3.4 per cent in the month of August 2018 as it sold 61,912 units compared to 59,905 units sold in the same period last year. However, the domestic sales stood at 45,801 units, a decrease of 2.8 per cent as compared to 47,103 units sold in the same period last ... Read More »

Car Sales August 2018: Mahindra Registers 14 Per Cent Growth

Mahindra & Mahindra announced its auto sales for the month of August 2018, and the automaker has registered a 14 per cent growth in volumes. The company’s overall sales stood at 48,324 units last month, as compared to 42,207 units sold during August 2017. Mahindra’s domestic sales stood at 45,373 units last month, which grew by 15 per cent. The passenger ... Read More »

Here’s a glimpse into Samsung’s future car

NEW DELHI: When it comes to making machines truly personal and smart, after mobiles phones it is cars that technology giants are eyeing. Of course, the Germans have showcased what modern day cars are capable of in terms of safety, power, design and luxury. But the traditional automobile industry is yet to deliver something we can call truly ‘internet smart’. ... Read More »

Elon Musk reveals that Tesla could build sub-£20,000 car and new details about Roadster

Tesla Model 3 is currently the cheapest car the manufacturer makes (Image: TESLA) Tesla CEO Elon Musk has revealed some details of its future model range in an interview with prolific tech YouTuber Marques Brownlee. Brownlee, more commonly known by his channel moniker MKBHD, sat down with the Tesla boss in a chat about what can be expected of the firm over the ... Read More »

BMW to build new car factory in Debrecen, Hungary

Reuters quoted BMW as saying that it is investing EUR 1 billion in a new car factory in Debrecen, Hungary capable of building electric cars. The plant will have a production capacity of 150,000 cars a year and be able to make both electric and combustion engined vehicles. BMW said it will help the carmaker to expand its manufacturing capacity ... Read More »