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69% car buyers concerned with security of biometric data collected by connected cars: Deloitte

81 percent of surveyed Indian consumers are comfortable sharing their data with OEMs, dealers, and commercial third parties, if they receive significant benefits in return though only 35 percent of consumers say they would mo

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Magenta to identify associates across India to deploy low-cost EV charging stations

Under this initiative, Magenta Power will identify associates across India to deploy a low-cost electric vehicle charging platform.

BattRE launches low-cost electric vehicle charging station for homes and shops

EV owners will have to download BattRE app from Play Store, locate the nearest RE:charge station, scan the QR code on the charger to start charging, and pay using UPI.

Piaggio set to begin Aprilia SXR 160 scooter’s production: India launch soon

Aprilia SXR 160 is powered by the same 160cc engine as the SR160, but boasts larger dimensions and storage spaces. It is expected to be priced at about Rs 1.15 lakh (ex-showroom).

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First-ever CNG-powered JCB digger launched in India: Flexible fuel, cleaner emissions

The dual-fuel CNG JCB Backhoe Loader is based on the same 3DX model which is well established in the Indian market. It offers flexible fuelling, which will help customers sustain in remote areas, where a CNG is unavailable.

ACMA begins 2020 iAutoConnect: Seven-day buyer-seller meet to be held virtually

The event, organised on a virtual platform, will be held from 25 November until 01 December 2020, connecting overseas auto component distributors and buyers with exhibitors from ACMA member companies.


Remembering Diego Maradona: FIFA Player of the 20th Century and his love for cars

There's a story behind Diego Maradona and black Ferrari Testarossa which he acquired shortly after becoming champion of the world with Argentina in Mexico 1986.

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New Mahindra Thar scores big in Global NCAP crash tests: 4 stars make it the safest off-roader

The Mahindra Thar scored a fabulous four stars in both adult as well as child crash safety tests conducted by Global NCAP. This version that was tested had dual airbags and ABS with EBD, something Mahindra offers as standard.

Mercedes-Benz India and SBI tie-up: Attractive loans and interest schemes on offer

SBI claims to offer lucrative interest rates for a loan tenure of two-five years. Customers also stand to get lower processing fees and many other benefits if they book through the SBI YONO app.

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Last few days to win gift vouchers on purchase of Ford EcoSport, Aspire: Here’s how!

Along with this, customers also stand to be enrolled in a lucky draw. As part of the EMI offer, customers stand to get a low EMI of Rs 1,777, subject to conditions.

World’s longest drift in an electric vehicle! Porsche Taycan sets Guinness World Record

Porsche Taycan has entered the Guinness World Records for the longest drift with an electric vehicle. The scene of the world record was the Porsche Experience Centre (PEC) Hockenheimring.

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GS Caltex range of BS6 lubricants launched for cars, bikes; Suitable for even BS4 vehicles

The GS Caltex range of lubricants are even suitable for BS III vehicles and will ensure a smooth, stress-free performance from the engine at an affordable price.

2021 Kawasaki ZX-10R breaks cover: Radical new design & 17% more downforce for 200+ hp

While some of its competition has wings, the 2021 Kawasaki ZX-10R has avoided them but it does get winglets integrated into the fairing which makes for 17 percent more downforce.

ETO BULKe electric commercial vehicle deliveries start: 300 units to be delivered to Big Basket

The company says that it is capable of carrying loads of up to 500kg while delivering a range of 120km per charge. The vehicle is manufactured by ETO's subsidiary, KETO, in Telangana.

Renault Winter Camp starts: Discounts on spare parts, accessories on offer

On value-added services as well as labour charges, there is a 15 per cent discount offered. On roadside assistance as well as an extended warranty, customers will be given a 10 per cent discount. 

BS6 Suzuki V-Strom 650 XT launched: Kawasaki Versys 650 rival’s price increased by over Rs 1 lakh

The new 2020 Suzuki V-Strom 650XT draws power from a Euro 5/BS6 compliant 645cc, liquid-cooled, V-Twin engine that develops 69 hp of power along with a peak torque of 62 Nm.

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Harley-Davidson Owners Group conduct ‘Dark Rides’ in solidarity with H-D dealerships in 14 cities

Harley-Davidson India recently said in a press statement that the company's motorcycle parts, accessories and general merchandise sales, along with after-sale services, warranty and H.O.G. activities will continue starting Ja

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Jeep Compass facelift unveiled: Gets Alexa support, LED headlights and more

The new Jeep Compass facelift is expected to come to the Indian market by mid-2021, and will carry over almost all the changes that were shown in the Chinese model.

Hero Passion Pro price increased again: Honda Livo rival now costs this much

Dealers have confirmed that the new pricing was applicable from the start of November. No mechanical changes have been reported.

Nissan Magnite video review: Specs, features, performance

The design language is good enough to attract buyers, with the youth being more in awe of car. How well does the engine/s perform as well as the ride and handling part is explained in the video.

2020 Hyundai i20 registers 20,000 bookings in 20 days: 85% customers opt for higher trims

The third-generation Hyundai i20 was launched in India earlier this month. The premium hatchback has had a complete overhaul and comes loaded with segment-first features to set a new benchmark for its rivals.

2021 Mercedes-Maybach S-Class: Dual-tone exterior, five screens, 18 airbags & a whole lot more!

Mercedes-Maybach S-Class is a classic three-box saloon. Distinguishing features at the front include the distinctive bonnet with a chromed fin and the Mercedes-Maybach radiator grille.

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Nissan Magnite India launch on 2nd December: Specs and features of Kia Sonet rival

Nissan Magnite, rivalling the likes of Kia Sonet and Hyundai Venue, is expected to be priced even more competitively than we had expected with prices likely to start from Rs 5.5 lakh.

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eBikeGo to install 3,000 electric vehicle charging stations across five cities by February

In the second phase of EV charging station network, eBikeGo aims to install 12,000-15,000 charging stations across the country in a year

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EMI finance platform reports 500% increase in ‘Buy Now, Pay Later’ solution for electric vehicles

ZestMoney partners with electric vehicle manufacturers like Okinawa, EeVe, and many others and finance their vehicles through their dealership network.

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