Lijo Mathai

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Scooters having the highest warranty in India: Honda Activa 125 BS-VI, Hero Maestro Edge and more

The warranty of the scooters has been discussed along with smaller details like if the warranty can be transferred and how it may lapse as well.

Bike News

MINI Cooper JCW road test review: Small hatch, big thrill everytime!

If ever you are feeling low or want more from your life, take a quick spin in the Mini Cooper S JCW and things will definitely look up. Perhaps momentarily!

Auto Reviews News

Hero 100-110cc motorcycles that could have been gamechangers: Passion Pro TR, Splendor Classic and more

These Hero motorcycles presented a bigger concept in a much smaller as well as affordable package but unforunately have now been discontinued.

Bike News

Odd-even rule might not reduce air pollution but here’s how it’s making life easier

While previous data suggests that the odd-even rule may not have worked, there is still hope as the Delhi-NCR air pollution reaches a new level.

As a result, all efforts to curb pollution in the NCR seem episodic instead of being systemic. (Representational image) News

Exclusive! Okinawa Lite electric scooter with 60km range and 25kmph top speed launched

The Okinawa Lite electric scooter is priced at Rs 61,000 and is positioned between the Ridge and the Praise models.

Bike News

These brands will service your motorcycle in as less as 60 minutes

Apart from TVS. Royal Enfield and Yamaha, few superbike service centres like Kawasaki too said that they do quick services but it depends on the number of vehicles.

Bike News

2019 Volkswagen Vento TSI review: The only performance sedan in its class

The Volkswagen Vento TSI petrol facelift may not have much differentiation as far as looks are concerned, but it still delivers on the thrills and at the same time, stays frugal at the fuel pumps too.

Auto Reviews News

Facelifted Volkswagen Polo GT TDI review: Key reasons to buy one

While the Volkswagen Polo facelift may have the same mechanicals with a slightly altered face, it still hasn't lost the fun-to-drive factor.

Auto Reviews News

Altigreen electric rickshaw almost ready: 125km range, 53kmph top speed and launch in January 2020

The electric rickshaw will cost around Rs 3.5 lakh and boasts a digital instrument console, all-wheel disc brakes as well as simple components and parts.

Bike News

Where are these start-up two-wheeler companies now: Artem, Avanturaa Choppers and Eevee Engineering

All these manufacturers had announced big plans about their upcoming revolutionary electric two-wheelers but have now taken a backseat when it comes to delivering results.

Bike News

Mercedes-Benz India remains highly hopeful of diesel engine future here: More BS-VI diesel engines to be rolled out

Mercedes-Benz will continue to roll out BS-VI diesels as it sees a benefit in the new breed of engines that are far less polluting and at the same time, promise better fuel efficiency.

Car News

Okinawa electric motorcycle to have a removable Li-ion battery: Launch likely at Auto Expo 2020

The new electric motorcycle will compete with the Revolt offerings as well as the upcoming Tork Electric motorcycle in the Indian market.

Bike News

Exclusive! Cleveland Cyclewerks shuts its motorcycle business in India

Cleveland India operations seem to have been dissolved and both the dealerships as well as the Pune facility are closed at the moment.

Bike News

Now, E-Trio will convert your Maruti Alto, Dzire to electric: Diesel commercial to electric kits launched

E-Trio will also get the registration as well as other RTO formalities completed and this entire process takes less than a week to complete.

Car News

MG Hector petrol-manual review road test: A brute of an SUV but a bit thirsty

The petrol MG Hector is a good city as well as highway vehicle, however this review will tell you how it behaves in both the domains and plus the "kitna deti hain?" question too is answered.

Auto Reviews News

Where your personal data from connected cars is going and how it can prove costly

A connected car might mean great convenience to the user, however is it at the cost of putting your personal data out there for others to use without your consent?

Car News

Madhya Pradesh rolls out big electric vehicle plan: Free registration, parking space and more

The electric vehicle policies have been formulated keeping both the operators as well as end consumer in mind. This should help in the faster adoption of EVs.

Car News

Is leasing or subscribing a car in India a good option or not?

Both subscription as well as leasing cars is an idea that has recently caught not only the fancy of automobile makers in India but also that of the customers.

Car News

The Maruti Suzuki S-Presso might start an entry-level SUV trend but this sub-4m vehicle was the first one

The Premier Rio was the first sub-4m SUV that came in as early as 2009 but left a bit too soon because of varied reasons including inefficacy of the maker.

Car News

Hefty challans are a great deterrent. But, why penalise drivers for faulty road signs and poor infrastructure?

Whether or not road users are challaned, the general thought is that the police are wrong and in this case, we have scrutinised both sides.

Car News

Top festive season car launches: Maruti Suzuki S-Presso, Hyundai Elantra, Audi A6 and more

The new models will straddle both the budget as well as the ultra luxurious segments and are expected to provide some cheer during the festive season.

Car News

Datsun Go & Go+ CVT review: Added convenience enhances the appeal

The Datsun Go and Go+ CVT claimed mileage is better/almost same as the manual versions and this along with the enhanced features should make them tick.

Auto Reviews News

CF Moto to introduce made-in-India motorcycle: In talks for a possible joint venture

Currently, majority of the customers are opting for the 650cc offerings as these are value-for-money compared to similar motorcycles from other manufacturers.

Bike News

BYD India to introduce more electric vehicles soon with the help of local suppliers

Currently BYD India is scouting for local partners and is also in talks with them for a possible co-operation so that their existing sales-aftersales network can be leveraged.

Car News

Blacksmith Electric starts accepting dealership enquiries from more than 700 districts in India

Currently, more than six applications have been received and half of them are from abroad - from Spain and Mexico, with the company currently focusing on the enquiries rather than outright setups.

Bike News

Three TVS 125cc motorcycles that are now discontinued: Victor, Flame and Phoenix

Nearly all of TVS' 125cc motorcycles were a sales disaster and this could be the primary reason why the company isn't coming back to this lucrative segment.

Bike News

Revolt Motors starts dedicated helpline for its customers: To be available all days in a week

The dedicated helpline will help solve pre as well as post purchase queries and will be available from 10am-7pm all days in a week.

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