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Nostalgia marketing: The future is here

‘Kitne aadmi the?’ Few who grew up to Hindi cinema in the 1970s could ever forget Gabbar Singh’s iconic dialogue in Sholay. In 2016, the creators of a popular advertisement for Google India counted on just that. The six-minute ad, released on YouTube and titled ‘The Hero – A Bollywood Story’, centres around an ageing cinema hall manager who almost bagged a role ... 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 »

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 »

New 2018 Maruti Suzuki Swift price: Details here

HIGHLIGHTS Maruti Suzuki will officially reveal the prices next week The company has already unveiled the new Swift Bookings opened last month In terms of positioning within Maruti Suzuki’s own product line, the latest Swift will be placed below the Baleno NEW DELHI: The all-new 2018 Maruti Suzuki Swift, which is perhaps the most awaited car of the year, has already been unveiled ... Read More »

Looking for a new car? Here are 10 hot deals you won’t want to miss

This week we’ve teamed up with Jim Reid Vehicle Sales to bring you 10 incredible, high-spec cars. These are motors for the proper petrol heads out there. Let us know which you’d like to get your hands on most. Find out more about each car by clicking the links above the pictures. 1) BMW M4 3.0T 425Bhp Coupe Auto *Extras* A truly stunning ... Read More »

To Lease or to Buy? Here Are Some Answers to the New-Car Shopper’s Biggest Question

Are you in the market for a luxury car? Or a beater? Or maybe something you intend to keep till it’s a beater? Are you dutifully committed when it comes to vehicle-related responsibilities, or are you flakier than a fresh-baked croissant? When it comes to getting a vehicle, there are a lot of moving parts to leasing and financing. The choices ... Read More »

GST impact on the used car market: Here is how much your new but pre-owned car would now cost

GST or Goods and Services Tax came as a good decision for the Indian automotive industry. A number of segments witnessed a considerable drop in their ex-showroom price which includes the requisite tax. Cars categorised in the SUV segment as well as most other segments have seen a considerable drop in prices. Annoyingly though, hybrids are now more expensive while ... Read More »

Need a new car? Here are 31 hatchbacks for less than R200 000

Image: Wheels24 / Charlen Raymond Cape Town – South Africa’s economy is still reeling from its downgrade to junk status. With an increase in vehicle prices and inflation, many motorists are bearing the brunt of the ailing auto industry. The new car market is especially affected by the poor economy as consumers are finding that much harder to purchase a new ... Read More »

From Here To Where? Bitcoin And The Future Of Cryptocurrency

Bitcoin: Image Courtesy of Coindesk There’s a number of reasons why cryptocurrencies are so inherently popular. They are safe, anonymous and utterly decentralized. Unlike conventional currency, they are not controlled or regulated by some singular authority, their flow is determined entirely by market demand. They are also nigh impossible to counterfeit, thanks to the paranoidly complicated code system that encrypts ... Read More »

REVEALED: Used car buyers should go HERE for the best deals

Used car buyers should go to Merseyside for the best car deals Liverpool has the lowest prices at 2.3 per cent below the national average, according to analysis of more than 200,000 UK listings by car classified ad website CarGurus. The research shows that cities located in close proximity to other major conurbations, such as Manchester, Nottingham, Sheffield and Birmingham, ... Read More »