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Maruti Suzuki ready with its 1.5-litre diesel engine

– 1.5 diesel might debut in the Ciaz – 1.3 DDiS engine to be phased out soon Maruti is right on track with its 1.5-litre diesel engine that will replace the ageing 1.3-litre DDiS unit by 2020. The engine is most likely to debut in the Ciaz and then make its way into the other models. As of today there ... Read More »

BMW flew its autonomous concept car on a cargo plane around the world

As I approached San Francisco International Airport, my expectations for BMW’s new concept car were as big as the looming Boeing 777F Lufthansa cargo jet waiting for me. https://www.facebook.com/v2.8/plugins/quote.php?app_id=122071082108&channel=https%3A%2F%2Fstaticxx.facebook.com%2Fconnect%2Fxd_arbiter%2Fr%2Fmp2v3DK3INU.js%3Fversion%3D42%23cb%3Df1a941a742a434%26domain%3Dmashable.com%26origin%3Dhttps%253A%252F%252Fmashable.com%252Fffe981ad81485c%26relation%3Dparent.parent&container_width=949&href=https%3A%2F%2Fmashable.com%2Farticle%2Fbmw-vision-inext-autonomous-electric-car%2F%23YneNFcUVSuqh&locale=en_US&sdk=joey I had surrendered my cellphone and everything in my purse but my drivers license to see BMW’s iNext vehicle. Its tour started in Munich a few days earlier; it came to the Bay ... Read More »

It’s OFFICIAL; Husqvarna announces KTM Duke 390-based Vitpilen & Svartpilen 401 for India

Swedish motorcycle maker Husqvarna, now owned by KTM, has just made an official announcement regarding its entry into the Indian market. Husqvarna is all set to transfer production of the Vitpilen cafe racer and the Svartpilen scrambler motorcycles to Bajaj Auto’s Chakan factory by the end of this year or early next year. What this means is the Husqvarna twins ... Read More »

Frontier Car Group raises another $58M for its used-car marketplace for emerging economies

  We’ve seen a large wave of used-car sales startups launch across developed markets like the U.S. and Europe, disrupting a marketplace that has largely been untouched for years. Now a startup focusing on the used car-sales opportunity specifically in developing economies is ramping up its activities. Frontier Car Group, a Berlin startup that has built a used-car marketplace targeted ... Read More »

Move the Detroit auto show to October? It’s complicated

While organizers consider moving the auto show from January to October, new data on media coverage suggests the old format ain’t dead yet. The North American International Show generated far more press coverage around the world than any other U.S. auto show or Las Vegas’s trendy CES electronics show, and nearly as much as the traditional 500-pound gorilla, the Frankfurt auto show ... Read More »

Used BMW and Mercedes cheaper than Honda City? It’s true!

Let’s admit it, we all aspire to buy a luxury car. However, thanks to the exorbitant prices, which are courtesy of some crazy import duties, it becomes almost impossible for most of us to drive home in a Merc, Audi, or BMW. Right? Wrong! Buying a luxury car is a lot easier if you take the used-market route. Consider this ... Read More »

Used BMW and Mercedes cheaper than Honda City? It’s true!

2010 BMW 3-Series 320d – Rs 9.25 Lakh Let’s admit it, we all aspire to buy a luxury car. However, thanks to the exorbitant prices, which are courtesy of some crazy import duties, it becomes almost impossible for most of us to drive home in a Merc, Audi, or BMW. Right? Wrong! Buying a luxury car is a lot easier ... Read More »

The Smart car goes electric before it plans its autonomous future

Smart Fortwo Electric Drive Cabrio Mercedes-Benz USA Look at some of the autonomous vehicle concepts, predicting a future of us being able to treat a car as a lounge or work area when we don’t want to actually drive, and you’ll notice one thing: space. By that, I mean the space they take up on the road. Everyone seems to be ... Read More »

‘It’s a no-brainer’: are hydrogen cars the future?

Inventor Hugo Spowers has a dream: to replace today’s cars with his own hydrogen prototype. Is the world ready? In the mid-1990s, Hugo Spowers ran a Formula Three racing team. At the time, motorsport was in the pocket of big tobacco. Every weekend, Formula One cars emblazoned with cigarette brands – Marlboro, Camel, Silk Cut – raced on TV in ... Read More »

Jaguar’s Reveals It’s First In-House Developed GT Car In More Than 50 Years

It’s been 5 years since Jaguar started production of the F-Type and now it has introduced the car in the GT avatar. The F-Type GT4 was built by Jaguar Land Rover’s Special Vehicle Operations (SVO) and is based on the F-Type SVR road car. It’s Jagars first in-built GT car in over 50 years. It’s one of two specially-prepped racecars created by ... Read More »