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Are Auto Shows a thing of the past?

The Auto Show circuit kicked off, as always, with the 2019 Detroit International Auto Show. which for the first time in decades, it was missing … The Auto Show circuit kicked off, as always, with the 2019 Detroit International Auto Show. which for the first time in decades, it was missing some big names. Audi, BMW, Mercedes, Volvo, Porsche, Jaguar ... Read More »

Philadelphia Auto Show Returns With Largest Collection of East Coast Debuts in Recent Years

The Philadelphia Auto Show proudly returns to the Pennsylvania Convention Center February 2-10. Key highlights of this year’s Philadelphia Auto Show include the return of 37 global manufacturers to the show floor displaying their latest product to hit the market as well as an array of additional displays featuring exotic vehicles, super cars, classic automobiles, after-market rides, Hollywood cars and ... Read More »

Detroit auto show offers glimpse of future without the sedan. You want a utility vehicle or sports car?

Bill Pugliano | Getty Images The Ford exhibit is shown at the 2018 North American International Auto Show January 16, 2018 in Detroit, Michigan. More than 5,100 journalists from 61 countries attend the NAIAS each year. The lineup at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit next week offers a glimpse of what new car lots are going to ... Read More »

Why the future of electric cars lies in China

Nio’s EP9. Shares in the lossmaking group, backed by Tencent, jumped 76% on the first day of trading Is the future of electric vehicles damaged by the chaos surrounding Tesla? Absolutely not. Whether the company survives in its present form or not is irrelevant. The future of EVs will not be determined by anything that happens in California but by decisions being taken ... Read More »

Government Bullish EVs Could Make 15 Per Cent Of New Car Sales In India In 5 Years

Nitin Gadkari, Minister of Road Transport Highways & Shipping, has announced at the SIAM annual convention 2018 that the government has no plans to subsidise electric vehicles in India. At present, GST on EVs is charged at the rate of 12 per cent. In contrast, GST is charged at the rate of 43 per cent on the minimum side for ... Read More »

Car Sales August 2018: Hyundai Registers Sales Growth Of 3.4 Per Cent

The country’s second largest car manufacturer, Hyundai Indiaregistered sales growth of 3.4 per cent in the month of August 2018 as it sold 61,912 units compared to 59,905 units sold in the same period last year. However, the domestic sales stood at 45,801 units, a decrease of 2.8 per cent as compared to 47,103 units sold in the same period last ... Read More »

The future of car repair

Consumer Reports recently made news when it recommended Tesla’s new Model 3 only after the automaker fixed a braking problem that CR discovered during its rigorous testing. In what could be an automotive first, Tesla fixed the problem through what’s called an over-the-air update. Owners didn’t have to take their cars to a dealership for the fix. Could this be ... Read More »

Car review of new BMW X3 XDrive 20D: On-track, but not offbeat

New BMW X3 XDrive 20D It’s love at first sight. The striking design language of the new BMW X3—featuring a bold front with a double kidney grille, adaptive LED headlights and fog-lamps, and the expressive rear that has LED tail-lights combined with a low-slung roof spoiler and exhaust tailpipes on both sides in chrome—attracts attention wherever it goes. The X3, in ... Read More »

Audi RS4 Avant 2018 review – One of the best of the breed

WE’VE HAD family estate cars for years – and performance cars too – but there’s little doubt it was Audi that successfully combined the two. Its S and, in particular, RS models, starting from the RS2 in 1994, have cornered the niche for go-faster family cars that have the ability to embarrass many sports cars while being practical for weekend ... Read More »

Royal Enfield Thunderbird 350 vs Bajaj Dominar in a Tug of War: Who wins [Video]

The Bajaj Dominar 400 has been aimed squarely at takers of the 350-cc offerings from Royal Enfield. This sports tourer, which is also the flagship model from Bajaj Auto Ltd, is a direct rival to the Royal Enfield Thunderbird 350. While the T’bird 350 is a relaxed mile muncher, the Dominar is for those looking for a power-packed, long-distance tourer. ... Read More »