Tag Archives: Car

10 car features that are absolutely ESSENTIAL

Modern cars come equipped with many features and amenities that were thought of as super luxury some time back. For people who spend most of their time in the rear seats, comfort and features are the two most important aspects when choosing a car. However, some of the features are more important than others. Now some features like ABS and ... Read More »

Work and Play Gears-up for Ondo Car Rally Nov 16

The organisers of Work and Play Car race series have announced that the second edition of the Ondo Rally has been slated for November 16th and 17th, 2018 with the starting point being Smokin Hills Golf Course in Ilara- Mokin in Ondo State. The facilitator of the event, Ade Ojuoko, said at the weekend that this year’s edition would be ... Read More »

Buying a second hand car: Keep these 5 points in mind while transferring the insurance policy

The second hand or used automobiles market is developing in a steep upward curve in India encouraging dealers and buyers alike to opt for used vehicles. Purchasing a used vehicle stands as a very clever choice, bearing in mind the wide price differentiation factor between an old and a new car. Given the possibility of effortlessly narrowing down on a used ... Read More »

NO ONE KNOWS WHAT A SELF-DRIVING CAR IS, AND IT’S BECOMING A PROBLEM

“WE HAVE NOW self-driving cars.” So declared no less an authority than the United States’ chief of transportation, Secretary Elaine Chao, in a May interview with Fox Business. “They can drive on the highway, follow the white lines on the highway, and there’s really no need for any person to be seated and controlling any of the instruments.” This is wrong. Today, you can ... Read More »

Honda to shift focus from India if government’s push for small car continues

The recent hike in cess on select class of vehicles has not gone down well with manufacturers with Honda hinting that such a move will make India an unattractive market in the long run. The government hiking tax on large cars is an incentive for small car sales. This is making global companies like Honda defocus on India even as ... Read More »

What will the car of 2040 be like?

The Mercedes F 015 Luxury in Motion concept car is part of a trend of creating luxury designs for a driverless future. Photograph: Steve Marcus/Reuters What will the car look like by the time the petrol and diesel combustion engine is banned from sale? Will we still be driving, or will we be living in a utopia filled with gleaming white pods ... Read More »

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 »

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 »

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 »