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10 things NOBODY tells you about automatic cars

Automatic cars are fast gaining popularity in India. That said, our is still a car market that is dominated by manual transmission-equipped cars. Hence, many find driving an automatic a bit too different from driving a manual car. Here are some tips that should help you adapt better to an automatic tranny. Always remember, left foot should remain on the ... Read More »

Want to buy used car with reasonable price? We tell you how

The insurance costs of a pre-owned car are lesser compared to a new car. Image source: PTI Want to own a car but are not willing to spend too much money? You can seek a well-maintained, reliable used car that has aged gracefully, with a second-hand car loan. A used car loan helps you procure an otherwise costly item that ... Read More »

Bought a used car? You might be entitled to all your money back

People who have bought used cars described as having one previous owner could be entitled to all their money back following a ruling. The compensation payouts could see drivers getting between 25 per cent and 100 per cent of the money they paid under certain circumstances – and millions of people could be affected. The Used Car Scandal campaign says ... Read More »

Planning to buy a new car? Wait for e-vehicles if you can

India on its path to embrace electric cars Are you planning to buy a new car? Consider this: petrol and diesel cars are on their way out. India is zipping ahead on its path to embrace electric cars as automakers as well as the government are gearing up to bring electric mobility to the country. Next year, a number of ... Read More »

Donating a car to charity? You might want to pump the brakes

Thinking of donating your clunker to charity for a nice tax deduction? Proceed with caution. The gifting of used cars to “charities” has become a favorite way for Americans to dispose of unwanted vehicles. And why not? You can avoid the headache of selling or junking the car, help a charitable cause and lower your tax burden all at the ... Read More »

This is the best used car on sale right now – and it’ll cost you just £6,000

THE SEAT Leon has been crowned as the best used car money can buy – and it’s an absolute bargain. The 2013 family hatchback was named winner by What Car?’s expert judges who said it combined driving fun, quality, safety and kerb appeal. And you can pick up a good example with full service history for just £6,000. The model ... Read More »

2017 Seattle Auto Show: 5 Things You Can’t Miss

LoweStock/iStock/Thinkstock CARS.COM — Seattle, that outpost of caffeinated civilization in our nation’s 42nd state, has earned a reputation for grunge music, internet phenoms and guys slinging the morning catch — not to mention an unrelenting drizzle from November to May. What better way to kick off that season than the 2017 Seattle International Auto Show, an event sure to draw bumper-stickered ... 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 »

You Can Avoid Paying Taxes on Your New Car, Although It’s Risky Business

From the October 2017 issue A few years ago, at a Kruse auction, I sat beside a bald bidder who’d already lost precious portions of his mind over a 2007 Ford Mustang GT-H, the black-and-gold Hertz clone. “I will get this car,” he assured, and he did, but for a sum greater than the Mustang’s original sticker. I asked about applicable auction ... Read More »

Sunny Leone’s new car will give you serious life goals

Sunny Leone seems to be doing rather well for herself, as is evidenced by her latest automotive purchase. Given her American upbringing you’d think she’d be partial to a big pick-up truck or a Cadillac. But it turns out that Sunny prefers her cars to be a tad more exotic; and nothing spells out exotic quite like a Maserati. The Maserati in ... Read More »