Tag Archives: Fuel

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 »

All-new Honda CR-V is more fuel efficient than the Hyundai Creta: Proof

Japanese carmaker Honda is set to launch the new-gen CR-V SUV in India on the 9th of October, 2019. Now an Autocar report has revealed the fuel efficiency figures of the flagship Honda SUV for India, which are quite surprising. The diesel CR-V returns a mileage of 18.6 km/l, which is more than what a diesel Hyundai Creta Automatic returns (17.01 Kmpl). However, make no mistake, ... Read More »

Volkswagen Ameo Petrol compact sedan gets more fuel efficient: Here’s how

With fuel prices shooting through the roof, every car maker is looking to launch the most fuel efficient cars possible, both in petrol and diesel trim. Volkswagen has already bumped up the fuel efficiency of the Polo hatchback by downsizing the car’s petrol engine to a 1 litre-3 cylinder unit, from a 1.2 liter-3 cylinder unit. Now the same has ... Read More »

Hydrogen fuel cell: do hydrogen cars have a future?

With electric vehicles growing in popularity, do fuel cell cars risk being left behind or do they still have a big role to play? It’s the most abundant element on earth. It was powering engines in 1807, and, with the right extraction methods it’s as clean as fuels come. Yet hydrogen still hasn’t taken off in the automotive sector. Most ... Read More »

Audi recalls 52K A6, A7 models due to risk of fuel line leak

Audi is recalling around 50,000 2012 through 2014 A6 and A7 models due to the risk of the fuel line leaking and increasing the risk of a vehicle fire. The Volkswagen luxury division reports in National Highway Traffic Safety Administration documents that a compression point in the affected A6 and A7s could weaken and result in a fuel leak. The ... Read More »

Top 6 Best 125cc Fuel Efficient Bikes In India: Comparison

These are two-wheelers which are neither purely mileage oriented and neither are they considered premium. Motorcycles belonging to the 125cc segment cater to those who want to strike a balance between fuel economy, style and decent performance. Also Read: The Best 125cc Scooters In India While not as crowded as the 110cc segment, there are still plenty of models to choose from, ... Read More »

Debt fears over new car deals that only need a £300 deposit: Concerns controversial plans have helped fuel borrowing binge

Fears of a dangerous debt bubble are growing as motorists drive off in new cars after paying a deposit of just £319. Britons spent £3.6billion on car loan deals in March alone, up 13 per cent on a year earlier. But most new car ‘buyers’ actually use loan deals to rent the vehicles. A £12,000 Smart ForTwo car can be ... Read More »

GenNext to fuel used car surge in India

New strategy Mahindra First Choice is pulling out all stops to make the experience of buying used cars comfortable at its outlets Cox Automotive believes the country will be among the top four markets by 2020 Rob Huting has this interesting update about China’s used car market. “Till about five years ago, buying used cars in the Chinese market had ... Read More »

Fuel Prices, RBI Policy To Fuel Passenger Vehicle Demand In 2017: Fitch

Chennai: Low fuel prices coupled with an accommodative monetary policy from the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) is what credit rating agency Fitch Ratings expects to support demand for passenger vehicles in 2017. According to Fitch, the demonetisation of 500/1,000-rupee notes would impact sales of luxury cars and not sales of other automobiles — two wheelers, small cars and commercial ... Read More »

Demonetisation: Ola Partners With Banks, Oil Companies to Help Drivers Go Cashless to Buy Fuel

Cab aggregator Ola on Wednesday announced that it has joined hands with leading banks and oil and gas companies to help driver-partners fight cash crunch post demonetisation of high value currency notes. In Bengaluru, Ola has partnered with BPCL to facilitate the process of obtaining fuel e-vouchers across all BPCL petrol pumps in the city, Ola said in a statement ... Read More »