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11 questions to ask when buying a new car

  1. Do you really need a new car? Back in the good old days, people bought new cars every few years because cars were far less reliable than they are today. The arrival of long-lasting Japanese-made cars in the 1970s and 1980s changed that. Cars can now hang in there quite well for a decade or more, no matter ... Read More »

Geneva Auto Show: New SUVs, Small Cars To The Fore

BMW i8 plug-in hybrid sports car GETTY New conventional SUVs and small cars will dominate the Geneva Auto Show, not to mention a new Ferrari, while the industry will try to talk up its embrace of all things electric in case the politicians are watching. Most of the new SUVs and small cars will be powered by gasoline or diesel engines, ... Read More »

Geneva Motor Show:An army of insane suparcars to invade the event

Where the fashion world flocks to Paris for its seasonal runway spectacles, tout le monde from the elite automotive world convenes in Geneva. When it comes to the most expensive luxury cars, auto shows are increasingly irrelevant. For years, the most prestigious automakers in the world have saved their best debuts (and the bulk of their event marketing budgets) for ... Read More »

Delhi startup CheckMyGaadi helps buyers evaluate used cars, wants to be the OYO of car servicing

If you are a car owner, it is likely that you have been concerned about its maintenance and/or repair at some point. And, if you happen to own a second-hand car — which is what many Indians do, with the domestic used car market estimated to reach $75 billion by 2023 — the concerns are paramount. Questions such as how to ensure that ... Read More »

3 new Hyundai cars to be launched this year

India’s second largest car maker Hyundai has planned to launch 3 all new cars this year. This includes the Styx, Kona and the Tucson Facelift. Note that all of them are SUVs or better to say, SUV bodied vehicles. Apart from these, the company will launch many other cars too like the new updated models of Grand i10, Xcent, Elite ... Read More »

Tata Motors To Showcase New Electric Car At 2019 Geneva Motor Show

Tata Motors is exploring partnerships and business models to deliver mobility as a service in the electric mobility business, a top company official told PTI. Tata Motors is discussing with different other companies who have expertise in different spaces, where it can create bilateral win-win opportunities. We had already told you that the company had bagged a tender from the Energy Efficient ... Read More »

Your New Car Is A Hacker Magnet — Automotive Industry Disconnect To Blame

The car that you drive today is a far cry from those of just a decade ago and in many ways is now an internet-connected computer on wheels. This push towards connectivity and smart-motoring has seen the automotive manufacturing industry shift towards becoming as much about software as they are transportation. And that means it faces much the same security ... Read More »

Delhi cars to cost more as transport department hikes one-time parking charges up to 18 times

Car buyers will have to pay higher one-time parking charges in 2019 as the Delhi Transport Department has approved a recommendation for a hike by three municipal corporations of the city. According to the order, the charges will now range between Rs 6,000 to Rs 75,000. An order issued by outgoing Transport Commissioner Varsha Joshi on Friday said the new ... Read More »

Maruti Suzuki aims to stop producing BSIV models by Dec 2019

Maruti Suzuki plans to stop producing BSIV vehicles by the end of 2019. While there might be a few deliveries post Dec 2019, but that would depend if the vehicle can be registered before 31st March 2020. But largely production of BSIV vehicles will come to a halt by Dec 2019. Also according to Maruti, the BSVI diesels will also ... Read More »

Nissan Kicks to be launched in India in January 2019

-New premium SUV for the Indian market -Production has commenced at Chennai plant -Will rival the Hyundai Creta, Renault Duster and production version of the Kia SP Its official! Nissan will launch the Kicks SUV for the Indian car market in January 2019. This is a new India specific version of the premium SUV from the Japanese automaker and is ... Read More »