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EU’s car regulator warns against car diesel ban in cities

BRUSSELS (Reuters) – Banning diesel cars in European cities could hamper automakers’ ability to invest in zero-emission vehicles, the European Union’s commissioner for industry has warned the bloc’s transport ministers. In a letter seen by Reuters, Commissioner Elzbieta Bienkowska said there would be no benefit in a collapse of the market for diesel cars and that the short-term focus should ... Read More »

Record venture capital cash floods into car technology

The funding of car technology-related start-ups reached an all-time high of $1.6bn during the first half of this year © AP A new wave of venture capital focused on the car technology sector is sweeping across Silicon Valley, with $220m in new funding announced this week by two separate groups, the Toyota Research Institute and AutoTech Ventures. The latest investment ... Read More »

Elon Musk in Talks to Bring Electric Cars to India

TESLA ENTERS THE INDIAN MARKET Tesla CEO Elon Musk said he’s in talks with India’s government to sell electric cars in the country, which is currently the fourth-largest auto market in the world. Musk said on Twitter Thursday that he is currently negotiating a relief on import penalties until Tesla can build a local factory. This isn’t the first time ... Read More »

Car makers woo customers ahead of GST with huge discounts

Companies have been forced to come up with the discounts as potential customers have been expecting car prices to come down As customers wait for prices to come down after GST implementation, automobile companies are wooing them with attractive limited period discounts of up to ₹2.5 lakh across a range of vehicles . Maruti Suzuki, Hyundai, Honda, Nissan, Mahindra and ... Read More »

Tesla In Talks With Government Of India To Exempt Import Duty For Its Cars

HIGHLIGHTS Tesla has plans to build a local factory in India Import duties in India will affect the prices of Tesla cars Tesla plans to launch the Model 3 in India We’ve always kept you updated about Tesla coming to India. We’ll be more than happy to see the car maker here but there are some obstacles that it is ... Read More »

Elon Musk ‘intrigued’ by India’s objective of all-electric cars by 2030

File photo of Elon Musk. HIGHLIGHTS Earlier, Piyush Goyal had said the country is looking at an all-electric fleet by 2030 India indeed is at the cusp of being a viable market for selling products which make use of clean energy Carmakers though are looking at electric push with a sense of caution, even as China look to storm in ... Read More »

Skoda Karoq Compact SUV Teased Ahead Of Official Debut

While we’ve already told you the date when Skoda plans to showcase its new new compact SUV -the Karoq, there are a few details that the Czech car maker has let on just before the official unveil. The replacement of the Yeti is more or less a baby Kodiaq and that’s why it has a striking character and features crystalline ... Read More »

2017 Honda City Facelift Receives Over 25,000 Bookings

The 2017 Honda City facelift has received over 25,000 orders since it was launched in India in February 2017. The fourth-generation of the Honda City car, among the company’s most popular models in India, had in fact bagged more than 14,000 bookings within one month of its launch here. Yoichiro Ueno, President and CEO, Honda Cars India had said in ... Read More »

No Longer a Dream: Silicon Valley Takes On the Flying Car

The Kitty Hawk Flyer is one of several prototypes being designed by Kitty Hawk, a start-up based in Mountain View, Calif. CLEARLAKE, Calif. — On a recent afternoon, an aerospace engineer working for a small Silicon Valley company called Kitty Hawk piloted a flying car above a scenic lake about 100 miles north of San Francisco. Kitty Hawk’s flying car, ... Read More »

Air ambulance lands on M62 after car overturns in three car crash

Motorway cameras captured the moment an air ambulance landed on the M62 this evening at the site of a three car crash. One car had flipped onto its side and police closed the motorway in both directions near to the Croft Interchange for almost two hours. he accident happened near junction 10 at around 5.30pm this evening. A spokesperson for ... Read More »