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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 »

Soon, your new car will automatically apply brakes to avoid accidents. Details here

Representative image New Delhi: All new cars and heavy vehicles such as buses and trucks will come fitted with Advanced Driver Assistance System (ADAS) by 2022, that will help reduce road accidents in India, the Times of India reported. The ADAS system includes features such as electronic stability control, autonomous emergency braking system, anti-lock brakes, lane departure warning and adaptive cruise control, ... Read More »

Motor Insurance: Look beyond your car dealer to buy insurance

Some dealers at times sell insurance on the pretext of promising discounts on subsequent renewables. While the insurance landscape has undergone a sea change and customers are buying what they need, as far as car insurance goes, it continues to be sold rather than purchased. Many of you continue to opt for insurance ascribed by dealers because you think it ... Read More »

Raven: Equip Your Car with Smart, Connected Features

The era of smart vehicles is finally here – but not all cars can participate in the fun and excitement that comes with connected technology. This is because most modern vehicular features are only available in new car models and releases. As a solution, Canada-based Klashwerks released the Raven, a CES 2018 Innovation Award Honoree. Klashwerks is also responsible for creating ... Read More »

400 Deaths A Day On India’s Roads. So Just How Safe Is Your Car?

The non-profit Global NCAP has over the years given zero star rating to many small vehicles sold in India In India, more than 150,000 people are killed each year in traffic accidents. That’s about 400 fatalities a day and far higher than developed auto markets like the U.S., which in 2016 logged about 40,000. Now, Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s government ... 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 »

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 »

Target asking for your used car seats

Have an old car seat lying around? Target will gladly take it off your hands. The company is teaming up with TerraCycle to recycle used car seats, just in time for National Baby Safety Month. From now until September 23, most Target stores will accept car seats to be recycled. In return, guests will receive a 20 percent off coupon, ... 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 »

Where Should You Sell Your Used Car In India?

Selling a used car in India can be a tedious exercise. With multiple listings on different online portals, numerous spam calls, random inspections by mechanics and endless negotiations with individual buyers, it’s definitely a time-consuming process at the end of which, we mostly don’t get a fair price for our cars. Cars24 Home page This is why a TV commercial ... Read More »