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Planning to buy a second-hand car on loan? Here’s what you need to do

According to a survey done last year, the size of the Indian pre-owned car market is 3.5 million cars. This, as per the survey, was 1.2X of the annual sales volume of new cars. But, despite having a much bigger share in terms of the number of cars sold, only 15% of the used cars sold, were financed through used-car ... Read More »

In The Future, Your Car Will Read Your Biology to Make Decisions for You

Next-Level Integration As automakers like Tesla, Toyota, and Volvo focus on developing vehicles that can interact autonomously with their environments, Ari Teman is exploring ways the cars of the future could interact with you. The inventor, designer, and technologist told Futurism he sees biometrics, which is “the ability for a vehicle, an environment, or a service to recognize who you are and how you are,” as one ... Read More »

Downtown Burbank Car Classic to honor Road Kings

This 1952 Chevy Deluxe was one of many classic cars displayed at the Downtown Burbank Car Classic in Burbank in 2015. (File Photo) he Road Kings of Burbank started in 1952 as a club for local drag racers and hot rodders. However, the group, which is a co-producer of an upcoming car show, has become much more than a bunch ... Read More »

Borgward bringing a modern Isabella to the Frankfurt auto show?

Teaser for Borgward concept car debuting at 2017 Frankfurt auto show Revived German automaker Borgward is planning something special for September’s 2017 Frankfurt auto show. The automaker recently released a teaser image for a Frankfurt-bound concept car which is believed to be a low-slung, sporty coupe. Along with the teaser, Borgward released the tag line: “She is back!” This suggests ... Read More »

Things to Keep in Mind When You’re Hunting for a Reliable Used Car

An elderly woman is crying profusely over the phone, and all anyone can do is listen and try to console her. Through no fault of her own, she’s now beside herself with a $7000 repair estimate for a car that has become a 3500-pound paperweight. The only thing she knows about cars is how to drive one. Guess who was responsible ... Read More »

Things to Keep in Mind When You’re Hunting for a Reliable Used Car

An elderly woman is crying profusely over the phone, and all anyone can do is listen and try to console her. Through no fault of her own, she’s now beside herself with a $7000 repair estimate for a car that has become a 3500-pound paperweight. The only thing she knows about cars is how to drive one. Guess who was responsible ... Read More »

New Suzuki Swift Sport to debut at 2017 Frankfurt auto show

2018 Suzuki Swift Sport The Suzuki Swift is a hot little hatch that was briefly offered in the United States in the late 1990s and still offered elsewhere. A redesigned model was launched earlier this year, and now the car’s Swift Sport variant has been revealed. We don’t have any specs yet as Suzuki is waiting until the world debut ... Read More »

Diesel and petrol car ban: Plan for 2040 unravels as 10 new power stations needed to cope with electric revolution

Plans to ban the sale of new diesel and petrol cars by 2040 in a bid to encourage people to buy electric vehicles are a “tall order” and will place unprecedented strain on the National Grid, motoring experts have warned. Michael Gove, the Environment Secretary, has warned that Britain “can’t carry on” with petrol and diesel cars because of the ... Read More »

Additional cess above GST to be removed on used car sales

Earlier Maharashtra had enforced an additional road tax of 2 percent on varying vehicle rates over and above the GST on purchase of new vehicles. This 2 percent cess was to replace the existing octroi duties in the state. NEW DELHI: Good news seems to be in the offing for the used car market. The additional cess of 15 percent that was to be imposed ... Read More »

Car Review: 2017 Toyota Camry adds some sport to midsize sedan

The Toyota Camry’s XSE trim level offers a more sport-tuned suspension than other Camrys, and buying this model might save you some money. WTOP car guy Mike Parris says Toyota has added a touch of sport-tuned suspension to the reliable Camry model for this year’s midsize sedan. (WTOP/Mike Parris) This $35,113 Camry comes with the optional V-6 engine. With nearly ... Read More »