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Things to Keep in Mind When You’re Hunting for a Reliable Used Car

An elderly woman is crying profusely over the phone, and all anyone can do is listen and try to console her. Through no fault of her own, she’s now beside herself with a $7000 repair estimate for a car that has become a 3500-pound paperweight. The only thing she knows about cars is how to drive one. Guess who was responsible ... Read More »

BART’s ‘Fleet Of The Future’ Cars Expected In Service By September, Agency Says

BAY AREA, CA — New BART cars are expected to start carrying passengers in late September following final testing this summer, BART officials said Monday. Last week, crews began another phase of testing when they started running 10 new cars on the main tracks during business hours and Monday brought members of the media for a ride. Before the latest ... Read More »

Renault Kwid Sales Cross The 1.75 Lakh Mark In India

  Commenting on the Renault Kwid’s new sales milestone, Sumit Sawhney, CEO and Managing Director, Renault India, said, “Renault KWID has proved its mettle in the fiercely competitive mini hatchback segment in India. Since its launch, we have introduced product enhancements and innovations at regular intervals in keeping with evolving customer behaviour and preferences including the CLIMBER and AMT versions. ... Read More »

Future of renewable energy: Sunny investment climate for solar technology in India

On May 12, 2017, India recorded its lowest-ever solar tariff of Rs 2.44/unit of electricity. That is a 73% fall since 2010, and compares favourably with India’s cheapest power source–coal, electricity from which now ranges between Rs 3/unit and Rs 5/unit. The new low solar cost was announced at a reverse auction–in which the role of buyer and seller is reversed and the seller with the ... Read More »

Love the new car smell? Here’s how Ford will let you enjoy it even in an old car

When a new car arrives, there is a certain pleasant smell which stays on for a couple of weeks. However, weeks later, this smell fades away and odour sets in. While western countries don’t mind that, China, the world’s largest automotive market, a car smelling like brand new is the foremost priority for car buyers there. Ford Motor Co, China is addressing ... Read More »

2017 Skoda Octavia Facelift Launched In India; Prices Start At Rs 15.49 Lakh

The new 2017 Skoda Octavia facelift today officially went on sale in India priced at ₹ 15.49 lakh to ₹ 22.89 lakh (ex-showroom, India). Primarily available in three trim options – Ambition, Style and Style Plus and eight different iterations based on engine options and transmission. The current generation Octavia was launched originally in 2013 and goes up against the likes of ... Read More »

The top 5 features to look for in your future connected car

Shopping for a car is exciting, but understanding all the options can be intimidating. Finding the right type of car for your needs is just the beginning. Then come the decisions about paint and interior colors, wheels, etc. And now that cars are becoming computers on wheels — the “ultimate mobile devices” — technological options will soon mean even more ... Read More »

The Best Deals In Off-Lease Used Cars

The 2014 Cadillac CTS is one of the best deals among used cars, having already lost 51.4% of its original value, according to the used vehicle website iSeeCars.com. ( FREDERIC J. BROWN/AFP/Getty Images) With car dealers’ lots being flooded with a tsunami of off-lease vehicles returning to the market following the big post-recession new-car sales surge, used car shoppers are ... Read More »

Domestic car sales down 11.24% in June, shows SIAM data

Domestic passenger vehicle sales declined by 11.21 per cent to 198,399 units in June from 223,454 units in the same month last year. Domestic car sales were down 11.24 per cent to 136,895 units as against 154,237 units in June last year, according to data released by the Society of Indian Automobile Manufacturers (SIAM). Motorcycle sales last month, however, rose 2.18 per cent ... Read More »

Cruise night spotlight Massive “bucket list” car show touches down in Wisconsin

Attendees of one of the America’s largest collector car shows mill around a sample of the more than 2,200 cars on display. (Iola Car Show) Situated 230 miles north of Chicago, the small town of Iola, Wisconsin hosts one of the largest annual antique car shows in the country. The three-day Iola Car Show will honor the 50th anniversary of the ... Read More »