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Why the future of electric cars lies in China

Nio’s EP9. Shares in the lossmaking group, backed by Tencent, jumped 76% on the first day of trading Is the future of electric vehicles damaged by the chaos surrounding Tesla? Absolutely not. Whether the company survives in its present form or not is irrelevant. The future of EVs will not be determined by anything that happens in California but by decisions being taken ... Read More »

Maruti S-Cross selling 4 times the Renault Duster: Here’s why

Maruti Suzuki S-Cross has picked up the pace on the sales chart after a facelifted version of the car was launched. The S-Cross is sold as a premium crossover on the market and the car has picked up a lot of buyers in the past few months. The S-Cross has become so popular on the market that it is now ... Read More »

Ford BEATS Renault in India: Here’s why

Ford India has posted a sales growth of 37.3% in the month of June 2018 on a YoY basis. Last month, the manufacturer sold as many as 8,444 units, which is much more than the 6,149 units it sold in the corresponding month of last year. Ford India also reached the one million domestic wholesale milestone last month. Furthermore, the strong ... Read More »

Skoda & Volkswagen still want to partner Tata Motors for affordable car: Here’s why

Skoda and Volkswagen have still not given up on the idea of a partnership with Tata Motors, to develop a new, budget car for the Indian market. This is because Volkswagen and Skoda are both working out a strategy to build low cost cars for the Indian market but haven’t zeroed in on a method yet. Both automakers have noticed ... Read More »

Why should you buy – Renault Captur

Introduction Renault India has finally launched the much-awaited Captur in India at Rs 9.99 lakhs (ex-showroom, all India). Although it is based on the Duster, the Captur carries the all-new design language which is a welcome addition to the Renault line-up. The five-seater is available with two engine options across seven variants. There is no automatic transmission and AWD variant as yet, but ... Read More »

Why Tesla’s new Model 3 electric car is a vehicle like no other

The Model 3’s roof is a sheet of glass that stretches from the front to almost the boot. The car can rocket from zero to nearly 100 km/h in 5.6 seconds. (Image source: Tesla web site) Tesla’s new Model 3 is more than just a “stripped-down version” of its Model S premium electric sedan. The new launch — the first ... Read More »

Why buying a 10-year-old car is a savvy move

A used car sits in San Francisco with a “for sale” sign in its window. Want to make sure your car won’t wreck your budget? Here’s a chart that might help. In a corner of Reddit devoted to visual representations of data, users are buzzing about a graphic that looks at different approaches to car ownership. The graphic, shown below, ... Read More »

Why Now Is the Time to Buy a Used Car

Photo by Tino Rossini If you’re looking for an awesome deal on a car, buying used is generally the way to go. A gently used vehicle that’s only a few years old will have already taken a depreciation hit, but it should still be in decent condition. And thanks to a flood of off-lease vehicles, now is a great time ... Read More »

PET Plastic Containers vs Plastic Containers – What the Difference is, and why it Matters

Plastics are now made in different varieties, and different plastics are used for different purposes. Despite coming under the umbrella name of ‘plastic’, these materials vary drastically in their production methods, and how they are utilized. Knowing the differences with different plastics is important, especially when disposing of materials that are made of specific types of plastic – some of ... Read More »

Facebook Explains Why Its App Doesn’t Slow Down on Older Smartphones

If you want to know why Facebook never hangs or slows down on your old smartphone, this is because a team of engineers is working to improve the functioning of the social media app 24/7. According to The Verge, Facebook’s Mobile Device Lab tests Facebook’s software on older phones to discover whether any bit of a new code, no matter ... Read More »