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Report: Autonomous Cars Will Kill New-Car Sales in 2030

An influx of self-driving cars will trigger growth in ride-sharing services such as Uber and Lyft, causing new-car sales to plummet by 2030, according to a new report by financial services company Credit Suisse. “Our global automotive production chain model forecasts global car production flatlining in 2030 with rising production in developing markets offset by declines in developed markets,” the report said. The ... Read More »

2017 Triumph Street Twin long term review, first report

It’s been five weeks since I took delivery of the Street Twin from Shaman Triumph in Mumbai and I have clocked over 3,000km. It’s a bike I use every day, for my 14km commute from home to office, through some really heavy traffic and I have even managed to squeeze in two trips – to Vadodara and Goa – in ... Read More »

2017 Tata Hexa long term review, second report

Now, normally, I’m not someone who goes weak in the knees when I see a set of big attractive wheels. But the Hexa with those alloys had me at ‘hello’. I loved the five-star design – those big solid spokes catch the light perfectly – and the stance of the car was much improved too, compared to the Aria. I ... Read More »

Phone Compatibility Effecting New Car Sales: Report

A new report conducted by Strategy Analytics finds that whether in North America, Western Europe or China, the average car shopper now agrees on one thing — they want to be able to use their handsets and their favorite apps while behind the wheel — even if it means paying a premium to do so. After a slow start, car ... Read More »

TVS Apache RTR 200 long term review, final report

The monsoon is one of the best seasons to see what a motorcycle is made of, whether it’s wet-road handling or basic reliability. Heavy downpour locks horns with motorcycles and their riders to see which one dominates. Sadly, this rainy season, it was the former that took the win. Our Apache RTR 200 showed no signs of trouble during last ... Read More »

2017 Tata Tigor long term review, first report

New-gen Tata cars like the Zest, Hexa and the Tiago have been doing well to put the brand back in the highly contested passenger vehicle arena. We had the Tiago for a year, which endorsed our belief that Tata Motors has really upped its game in the aspects of fit and finish and overall build quality. So, when the Tigor ... Read More »

Tata Tigor Revotorq XZ Long Term Review Report 2

How is it on the inside? It has been a month with the newest compact sedan in the Indian car market and here is something that pops first into my mind – space. The Tigor is small to start with. Unlike the competing compact sedans that are based on B-segment hatchbacks, this one is based on the Tata Tiago – ... Read More »

Car Finance Report: Used Car Values

Last month the Bank of England’s Prudential Regulation Authority told banks and carmaker finance arms to stress-test their businesses and ask what would happen if the value of used cars on PCPs fell by 30%. It wants to know that they are lending conservatively amid fears that some of the Guaranteed Minimum Future Values that underpin PCPs are too optimistic. ... Read More »

Report: BMW i8 Roadster to debut at 2017 LA auto show

BMW is working on a mid-cycle update for its i8, and as part of the update the plug-in hybrid sports car will be available as a convertible. The convertible version of the i8 will be known as the i8 Roadster, and according to Automotive News (subscription required) we’ll see it debut in November at the 2017 Los Angeles auto show. Sales are expected ... Read More »

Samsung Signs $4.3 Billion-Deal With Apple to Make OLED Displays for iPhone: Report

Apple is strongly anticipated to use an OLED panel for at least one model of its iPhone lineup this year, expected to be the top-end model that may be called the iPhone 8 or iPhone X. To this end, the company has been rumoured to use displays from several manufacturers, including Samsung, Japan Display, Sharp, and LG. Now, a new ... Read More »