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BMW M8 will have 590bhp and all-wheel drive

–    The M8 will be powered by the pumped-up version of the 4.4-litre twin-turbo V8. –    Prototype testing is underway at the Estoril circuit in Portugal. –    Market launch confirmed in early 2019.  BMW has finally confirmed the launch of M8 during its final phase of the series production development process. It is currently undergoing track time ... Read More »

New car, bike buyers will have to shell out more from Sept 1

A recent ruling by a Supreme Court bench headed by Justice MB Lokur and Deepak Gupta has mandated third-party insurance for four and two-wheeler vehicles from September 1 for a term of 3 and 5 years respectively. The Supreme Court had earlier appointed a committee, headed by a former Supreme Court Judge Justice KS Radhakrishnan, to suggest measures on road ... Read More »

When you have to search the ranks of Ferrari’s fastest supercars for comparisons, you know there’s something special about the new BMW M5

The idiom “too much is never enough” has never been so vociferously challenged Pros Power. More power. Way too much power. Oh, and it handles like a treat, too Cons Uhm, speeding tickets and outrageous insurance bills. Not enough rear seat legroom, either Value for money Jeez, I don’t know. What price a four-door Ferrari? What would I change? A little less weight would ... Read More »

6 CRAZY things people have done with a Mercedes-Benz car in India

Mercedes-Benz cars are known for their exclusiveness, especially in developing countries like India. The German brand is known for its luxury vehicles in the Indian market. All Mercedes-Benz vehicles are expensive and most of owners keep them with utmost care. However, there are a few crazy owners who have done some unexpected things with the Mercedes-Benz vehicles. Here are six ... Read More »

Self-driving cars still have a future – Uber boss

Khosrowshahi says Uber is still betting on self-driving technology in the long term. File photo: Eric Risberg / AP Washington DC – Uber chief executive Dara Khosrowshahi says the company still believes in the prospects for autonomous transport, even after one of its self-driving vehicles was involved in a fatal crash in Arizona in March. Elaine Herzberg was killed after ... 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 »

Some Car Dealers Have Finally Figured Out How To Sell Used Cars Online

Photo credit AP Even when even vintage milk can be bought online, you might as well try and lock down a good Cyber Monday deal on a car. And while a few dealerships have made the effort to make buying a used car online easy, far too many still have inaccurate listings or are generally uncooperative. Shopping online for a used car is ... Read More »

All the Promises Automakers Have Made About the Future of Cars

Yet another announcement came yesterday: Volvo, the Swedish slash Chinese car company, announced that it will only offer electric or hybrid vehicles by 2019. It was widely hailed as a bold move. Previously, the company had committed to selling 1 million hybrid and fully electric vehicles by 2025. Right now, hybrids have 2 percent of the passenger car market in the U.S., ... 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 »

Porsche Mission E: electric car to have wide range of variants

The upcoming Porsche Mission E will be sold in a number of different model variants with differing power outputs in a move mirroring that of the German car maker’s more traditional combustion engine models, company chairman Oliver Blume has said. Set to become the first fully electric Porsche production model when it goes on sale towards the end of 2019, ... Read More »