Tag Archives: Car

New car safety norms in India: Timeline explained

The safety norms are not only aimed at protecting vehicle occupants but also the pedestrians. In line with this all the car models will conform to pedestrian safety norms from this October. Representative Image | Image credit: Bosch Indian carmakers, since a long time, have put safety on the back burner in a bid to reduce vehicle cost and garner ... Read More »

New car launches in January 2020: Hyundai Aura, Tata Altroz, Audi Q8 & more

The Indian automobile sector experienced torrid times in 2019 with sales of the major carmakers plunging month-after-month. Still, the year saw some very prominent new introductions like Hyundai Venue, Kia Seltos, MG Hector, Tata Harrier, Renault Triber and Maruti Suzuki S-Presso. Switch to 2020 and the year seems to be beginning on the perfect note with several exciting launches set ... Read More »

New car launches in India in January 2020

The year 2020 is set to kick-start on a high note with five big product launches in India in January. This includes two electric SUVs – Tata Nexon EV and MG ZS EV, along with Hyundai Aura, Tata Altroz and the premium SUV, the Audi Q8. Read below to learn more about the new car launches in January 2020. Tata Altroz Tata Motors will launch the Altroz premium hatchback in ... Read More »

Is It Okay To Buy A Used Car From A Rental Company?

As Jalopnik’s resident car buying expert and professional car shopper, I get emails. Lots of emails. I’ve decided to pick a few questions and try to help out. This week we are talking about used rental cars, non-transferable warranties, and the best time of year to buy used. Is it risky to buy a car from a rental company like ... Read More »

Best Used Car Deals In Bangalore for Ford EcoSport between 50,000 – 1,00,000 Kms From Cartoq TRUE PRICE

Ford pioneered the sub-compact SUV segment with its EcoSport which has been its best-seller since its launch. EcoSport is a well-built car that is a joy to drive and therefore a favourite of enthusiasts. A used EcoSport is ideal for those looking a for feature-rich, stylish SUV that is good to drive–both in the city and on highways. Ford’s initiative to ... Read More »

Tesla to build new car factory near Berlin – up to 10.000 new jobs

Elon Musk, founder and CEO of Tesla, one of the world’s best-known producers of electric cars, has announced that the company’s new factory for the European market will be built in Germany. New Tesla factory will be near Berlin-Brandenburg airport Speaking during a ceremony at the Golden Steering Wheel awards in Berlin, Musk announced that the company’s new car and battery factory ... Read More »

Here’s how Fintechs are helping used car firms to boost sales

Droom Technology, the online transactional platform for automobiles, recently acquired Delhi-based non-banking financing company, Xeraphin Finvest, for an estimated USD 3 – 3.5 million. The online auto services provider is expanding its fintech business under Droom Credit Business Unit to drive auto loan disbursals and insurance for purchase of preowned vehicles and facilitate dealer financing options. In contrast to declining ... Read More »

UK: New car market down 6.7 percent in October

Demand for new cars in the United Kingdom fell 6.7 percent last month, the automotive industry said. Some 10,348 fewer cars were registered in October than during the same month in 2018, according to the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT). The figure reflects a tough environment for businesses and consumers as economic and political uncertainty continue to hit confidence, the ... 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 »

Truebil offers 7 day trial period for used car buyers

New Delhi: Auto-tech platform for buying and selling of pre-owned cars Truebil on Wednesday has announced a seven day trial period offer. Under the new scheme, pre-owned car buyers from Truebil’s platform will be given a 7 day trial period and if the car does not meet the buyer’s purchase criteria, the company will refund the money. The customer has to ensure that ... Read More »