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India’s ominous future: Too little water, or far too much

No season is as central to Indian life and lore as the monsoon. It turns up in ancient Sanskrit poetry and in Bollywood films. It shapes the fortunes of millions of farmers who rely on the rains to nourish their fields. It even has its own music. Climate change is now messing with the monsoon, making seasonal rains more intense 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 »

Buyer beware: How to avoid buying a used Uber or Lyft car

If you are looking to buy a used car—beware!  Former Uber and Lyft vehicles are popping up in used car lots without any warning to you, the potential buyer. Experts tell us their wear and tear is worse than what typical used cars experience, which could lead to costly repairs and maintenance for the next owner. West Palm Beach resident ... Read More »

Get a sunroof for Maruti Swift, Hyundai i20 or any other car at just Rs. 15,000 [Video]

Sunroofs have garnered a lot of popularity in India in the last few years. In terms of practicality, sunroofs are pretty pointless in a country like India, where temperatures remain extreme almost throughout the 12 months of the year. However, this hasn’t kept people away from aspiring to buy sunroof-equipped cars. That said, it’s worth mentioning here that not all ... Read More »

Yamaha Fazer 25 Road Test Review: An FZ with a new attire or more than that?

Yamaha Fazer 25 pops up its front wheel Before I start talking about the Fazer 25 and the quarter-litre sport bike segment, let me first take you to the time when it all started. The Honda CBR250R is seen as the first proper quarter-litre sports tourer in India that made its entry back in the year 2011 and it actually helped laymen ... Read More »

To Lease or to Buy? Here Are Some Answers to the New-Car Shopper’s Biggest Question

Are you in the market for a luxury car? Or a beater? Or maybe something you intend to keep till it’s a beater? Are you dutifully committed when it comes to vehicle-related responsibilities, or are you flakier than a fresh-baked croissant? When it comes to getting a vehicle, there are a lot of moving parts to leasing and financing. The choices ... Read More »

CAR BROS PARODY OF YOUTUBE REVIEWS IS WORTH A LAUGH OR TWO

It’s the definitive source for information on the Dodge Demon Challenger Hellcat Charger thing. When it comes to internet videos, there is a genre that pretty much leaves the rest in the dust. We’re speaking of course about cat videos, because who doesn’t love watching cats knock things off tables and acting all cute? A close second to that would ... Read More »

The Future of Flying Cars: Science Fact or Science Fiction?

Uber has shaken up the taxi industry and is trying to put driverless cars on our roads. Now the company aims to have flying ride-sharing vehicles in our skies by 2020. Uber is not alone in working towards flying cars. But is this realistic, or just marketing hype? To many of us, the concept of flying cars is synonymous with ... Read More »

BMW’S 2ND R NINET – AMBLER OR SCRAMBLER?

Exactly what is a Scrambler, given we’re hearing more about these versatile devices? No, not the ones that mess with signals, the two-wheeled ones that mess with trails and tracks. Think Scrambler and most middle-aged folk will recall stripped back off-road bikes in the the fifties and sixties, a time when Steve McQueen made a Triumph T60 famous in “The ... Read More »

Xiaomi Mi 6 With Snapdragon 835 Tipped to Launch in Either February or April

Xiaomi Mi 6, the successor of the Xiaomi Mi 5, is anticipated to launch in the first half of 2017, but a precise timeline is uncertain. Now, two recent rumours are separately suggesting a February or April launch for Xiaomi Mi 6. A well-known tipster has suggested on Chinese website Weibo that the Xiaomi Mi 6 smartphone will be launched ... Read More »