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Nissan Altima earns a dubious distinction: Most stolen new car model

The Nissan Altima is billed as an intelligent, all-wheel vehicle, but it doesn’t stand a chance against car thieves who are intent on stealing it. The Altima is the most stolen new model car, according to a study by driving-tests.org. Despite a diverse array of anti-theft devices – horn alarms, flashing lights, wheel-locking, immobilizing and electronic tracking technology – car thieves ... Read More »

Classic cars: Model T club shows off collection at auto show

ALPINE LAKE — They called themselves the Four Vagabonds. No, it wasn’t a 1950s singing group. It wasn’t even the ‘50s. Think 40 years earlier. “Between 1915 and 1924, Henry Ford, Thomas Edison, Harvey Firestone and John Burroughs, calling themselves the Four Vagabonds, embarked on a series of summer camping trips.” That’s according to TheHenryFord.org. They drove Ford Model T ... Read More »

Early Model 3 review shows off the best and worst features on Tesla’s new EV

If you’ve been wondering why we still haven’t seen a thorough and enlightening Model 3 review, the simple answer is that the number of Model 3 vehicles out on the road is infinitesimal. The reason for this, not surprisingly, is that Tesla, as some astutely predicted months ago, has experienced some challenges with respect to Model 3 production. Despite Elon Musk ... Read More »

Skoda India Announces Price Hike Across Model Range From 2018

Skoda Auto India has announced a price increase across its complete car line-up starting from January 1 2018. The price hike will see all Skoda cars turn more expensive by 2-3 per cent. Part of the Volkswagen Group, the Czech based automaker retails four models in India including the Skoda Rapid, Octavia, Superb and the recently launched Kodiaq SUV in the country. Without divulging ... Read More »

Volvo Cars premieres XC40 with new car subscription model

As part of Volvo Care, the premium carmaker has also revealed the world’s first car subscription model, where one has to pay a flat subscription fee that will be same for all countries without any need for negotiations. NEW DELHI: Swedish car manufacturer Volvo Cars on Thursday launched its XC40premium SUV at Milano in Italy, along with its first car subscription model Volvo Care. Based on ... Read More »

Tesla Model 3 reviewers are in love: “Yes, the hyperbole is necessary”

Tesla hopes to enter the hearts—and driveways—of millions of people around the world with the debut of its first mass-market electric vehicle, the Model 3. The company handed over the key (cards) to the first 30 owners of the much-anticipated car at a glitzy launch event on July 29. What’s the word so far? It’s hard to find a bad ... Read More »

Why Tesla’s new Model 3 electric car is a vehicle like no other

The Model 3’s roof is a sheet of glass that stretches from the front to almost the boot. The car can rocket from zero to nearly 100 km/h in 5.6 seconds. (Image source: Tesla web site) Tesla’s new Model 3 is more than just a “stripped-down version” of its Model S premium electric sedan. The new launch — the first ... Read More »

Jones giving his 1925 Model T to Ga. Tech Auto Show

Fred Jones poses for a photo with his 1925 Model T Monday in his garage. Below, Jones sits in the driver’s seat of the car, which he’s donating to the Georgia Tech Auto Show. –Daniel Evans In 2008, Fred Jones’ 1925 Model T Speedster helped him live out a longtime dream. Now, he’s giving it away, in hopes that it ... Read More »

New York Auto Show Model Claims Hyundai Fired Her for Having Her Period

A model working with Hyundai at the New York International Auto Show in April claimed that she was fired from her post after she got her period at work, according to The New York Post. According to the Post, 27-year-old Rachel Rickert was told by her agent Erika Seifred on April 15 that she had been let go. “Hyundai heard ... Read More »

Production-Spec India-Bound Tesla Model 3 Spied Completely Undisguised

As the time for the Model 3’s official launch and deliveries approaches, it has been spied completely undisguised in the automaker’s facility. Tesla’s most economical model made its world premiere in April last year with the promise of production and deliveries starting this year. Tesla is entering India soon and the Model 3 will be its first product in the ... Read More »