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Frankfurt Motor Show: Cars that show us how future looks like

One of the world’s most significant international exhibitions in the automobile industry, the Frankfurt Motor Show is an annual event held in Frankfurt, Germany, under the formal name of “Internationale Automobil-Ausstellung (IAA)”. For its latest iteration, the IAA has played host to almost all major automobile manufacturers around the world. Since everybody has jumped about the electric vehicle bandwagon, a ... Read More »

Budget 2019 shows govt wants you to buy electric cars and here are the five best ones coming soon to India

The 2019 Budget showed us that the government is all fired up about transforming India into a global EV manufacturing centre. Who could have imagined Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman announcing an additional tax benefit of Rs 1.5 lakh on the interest paid on loans taken for the purchase of electric vehicles (EVs)? But yes, this has happened. Besides, the government is also ... Read More »

The Coolest Vintage Cars of the 2019 Geneva Auto Show

Old-school rides are often deployed at auto shows, used by the automakers that produced them as tangible links to their heritage—especially when they want to evoke said heritage in promoting a new vehicle. They’re also used as stand candy by various companies to lure unsuspecting journalists and potential customers into their booths, and as templates for dreamers looking to be ... Read More »

Faraday Future strikes deal to make cars in China with mobile gaming company

Troubled electric car startup Faraday Future has received another surprise lifeline in the form of a new 50/50 joint venture partnership with Chinese online video game company The9, the EV company announced Sunday. The9 says it’s willing to contribute up to $600 million to the joint venture, and Faraday Future has promised to use that money to make a new ... Read More »

Slew of new car launches, high fuel prices: Used cars sold 4 lakh units more than new in 2018

In value terms, the used-car market clocked almost two-thirds the business recorded for new cars last year — Rs 1.4 lakh crore for used cars versus Rs 2.2 lakh crore for new. (Representational) MARKING A trend that appears to be gaining strength, India’s used-car market saw the sale of 40 lakh vehicles in 2018 to overtake the volumes for new ... Read More »

Geneva motor show: Brexit, electric cars and luxury dominate agenda

 The 89th Geneva motor show. Photograph: Robert Hradil/Getty Images Carmakers gathering at the annual Geneva motor show this week were hoping the Alpine spring air and customary launches of new models would be a springboard for an industry fightback. Some of the world’s largest manufacturers have stumbled in the past 12 months, with sales under pressure on various fronts, particularly ... Read More »

All of the cars, concepts, and wild ideas from the 2019 Geneva Motor Show

Every year, the Geneva Motor Show proves to be one of the flashiest, most outrageous car shows that take place around the world — and 2019 is no exception. Luxury names like Porsche, Jaguar, and Aston Martin have shown up to try to make news alongside supercar brands like Lamborghini, Rimac, and McLaren, and the results are some of the ... Read More »

2019 Geneva Motor Show: Top Production Cars and Concepts You Should Keep an Eye Out For

Here’s a handy guide to navigate through the many, many concepts and production cars that will make an appearance at the 2019 Geneva Motor Show. Geneva Motor Show 2019: Cars and Concepts The motor show in Geneva, among the most important ones on the calendar of global auto shows, will kick off this week. Much like always, it will be ... Read More »

Geneva Auto Show: New SUVs, Small Cars To The Fore

BMW i8 plug-in hybrid sports car GETTY New conventional SUVs and small cars will dominate the Geneva Auto Show, not to mention a new Ferrari, while the industry will try to talk up its embrace of all things electric in case the politicians are watching. Most of the new SUVs and small cars will be powered by gasoline or diesel engines, ... Read More »

Delhi startup CheckMyGaadi helps buyers evaluate used cars, wants to be the OYO of car servicing

If you are a car owner, it is likely that you have been concerned about its maintenance and/or repair at some point. And, if you happen to own a second-hand car — which is what many Indians do, with the domestic used car market estimated to reach $75 billion by 2023 — the concerns are paramount. Questions such as how to ensure that ... Read More »