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Thoughts on the future

We are made wise not by the recollection of our past, but by the responsibility for our future. —George Bernard Shaw The greatest discovery of all time is that a person can change his future by merely changing his attitude. —Oprah Winfrey The future will either be green or not at all. —Bob Brown The wise man must remember that ... Read More »

Truebil bets big on used-car market growth, looks to grow 5x this year

Mumbaikars do not like black cars, but those, especially burly SUVs, sell like hot cakes in Delhi. Likewise, cars from South Mumbai find few takers, thanks to multiple stories about rust eating into the vehicles because of the area’s close proximity to the sea. These are few of the crucial analytical tools used by online marketplace Truebil.com, which sells used ... Read More »

Attractive discounts on new cars, SUVs this month

Dealerships from many mass-market carmakers are now offering significant discounts and benefits on a number of models during the month of February. Some, like Maruti Suzuki, are looking to clear stocks of older models (the previous-gen Wagon R and pre-facelift Baleno) while others hope to boost sales of their slower-selling models. HATCHBACKS Maruti Suzuki Wagon R (previous-gen) Save up to ... Read More »

Tata Motors bets big on used car business

Used car business next big bet of Tata Motors Tata Motors is planning to scale up its used car business this year replicating the strategy of Maruti Suzuki and Mahindra & Mahindra’s pre-owned business, but will not have a separate chain for the segment. The company is running a pilot programme in several locations and is in the process of identifying markets where pre-owned cars ... Read More »

Top five B-segment cars on CarWale in 2018

The fast-changing Indian automotive industry has recently witnessed strong positive growth in the B-Segment. By this, we mean that Indian customers have started opting for the feature loaded and spacious hatchbacks over the entry-level small cars from the A-segment. Popular models from the A-segment, like the – Maruti Suzuki Alto 800, Renault Kwid and the Datsun Redi-Go will continue to ... Read More »

These Are The Best Year-End Deals On New Cars, Trucks And SUVs

The big and burly Nissan Titan pickup truck is being offered with the largest cash rebate among our 20 best year-end new-vehicle deals. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan) The days just ahead are traditionally among the best of the year in which to go car shopping. The week between Christmas and New Year’s Day in particular is the period in which car shoppers ... 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 »

A year after GST rollout, used car sales rebound in Q1 on lower base

The pre-owned car market has been subdued since November 2016, when the government demonetized high-value notes. Photo: Shankar Mourya/HT New Delhi: A year after implementation of the nationwide goods and services tax (GST), the organized used or pre-owned car sales market has started to recover albeit at a slow pace as the taxes imposed on such vehicles are still higher compared ... Read More »

Goodwood turns up the heat on traditional auto shows

Visitors to the Goodwood Festival of Speed will get to see and hear the new Aston Martin DBS Superleggera in action this week. On the face of it, the Goodwood Festival of Speed is a small specialist show held in a rural corner of southern England. In reality, this motorsport-themed event is attracting global manufacturers by offering far more than ... Read More »

10 TIMELESS cars we want back on the road: Maruti Zen to Mahindra Classic

There are some cars that leave a lasting impression on not just their buyers but also on every car aficionado worth his salt. These are the cars that you want to see on the road forever. While the production of these cars has stopped, you want them to return. True, one can always buy these cars from the used car ... Read More »