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MINUS ZERO: Autonomous driving in fast lane

MINUS ZERO: Autonomous driving in fast lane

May 16, 2021

Backed by a team of young and dynamic techies, Minus Zero is India’s first startup designing fully self-driving cars

How to buy a new car online

How to buy a new car online

May 16, 2021

During the pandemic, a car at home can be of immense utility. While most carmakers had started online car sales last year, do all of them have an end-to-end online car-buying platform in place?

Riding two-wheeler in ‘chappal’ illegal! 5 lesser-known traffic rules explained

Riding two-wheeler in ‘chappal’ illegal! 5 lesser-known traffic rules explained

May 16, 2021

While basic traffic rules like wearing a helmet while riding a two-wheeler are very well known, there are still many fines and penalties which not everyone is aware of. Here we list five of them!

Covid19 Relief: Hyundai India extends warranties, services by two months due to lockdown

Covid19 Relief: Hyundai India extends warranties, services by two months due to lockdown

May 15, 2021

Hyundai customers needn’t worry about their warranties or free services expiring during the lockdown as they have been extended by two months. The automaker ensures its 24×7 Road Side Assistance will be available during these difficult times.

Ambulances to oxygen: MakeMyTrip’s CoviRide to facilitate COVID-related transport needs

Ambulances to oxygen: MakeMyTrip’s CoviRide to facilitate COVID-related transport needs

May 13, 2021

CoviRide helps users locate a ride to a vaccination centre, drive through oxygen centres, to and from the hospital and for medical equipment transfer such as oxygen cylinder, concentrator, medicines, among others

Renault India extends free service, warranty period by two months

Renault India extends free service, warranty period by two months

May 13, 2021

The company though says that its 24×7 roadside assistance facility will be available and will help customers with vehicle-related emergency services.

Hyundai Verna updated in India with this new useful feature

Hyundai Verna updated in India with this new useful feature

May 13, 2021

The SX (O) versions which happen to be the top versions, don’t get this feature. Since the turbo petrol variant of the Verna comes only in the top versions, it doesn’t get this.

Tesla stops taking bitcoin as payment due to increasing pollution: Explained

Tesla stops taking bitcoin as payment due to increasing pollution: Explained

May 13, 2021

Investors as well as environmental activists had earlier cried foul about Tesla using bitcoins for payment and on Wednesday, Elon Musk tweeted about it.

2021 Volkswagen Tiguan AllSpace with new music system, lights unveiled: Might be India-bound

2021 Volkswagen Tiguan AllSpace with new music system, lights unveiled: Might be India-bound

May 13, 2021

An integrated eSIM facility too has been provided in the new Volkswagen Tiguan AllSpace and this allows for new voice commands and OTA updates.

Mahindra Auto extends car warranty, scheduled maintenance till July 31

Mahindra Auto extends car warranty, scheduled maintenance till July 31

May 12, 2021

Mahindra says that this is extension is applicable for those whose vehicle warranties or scheduled services were expected to end or happen during April-May 2021.

Maruti Suzuki extends free service, warranty period amid Covid-19 second wave

Maruti Suzuki extends free service, warranty period amid Covid-19 second wave

May 12, 2021

With the said announcement, Maruti Suzuki is now among the manufacturers who have extended service and warranty timelines for the customers amid the Covid-19 second wave scenario to offer them better convenience.

Upcoming CNG cars in India: Tata Tiago, Ford Figo and more

Upcoming CNG cars in India: Tata Tiago, Ford Figo and more

May 12, 2021

The downsides of CNG though are slightly lower power than the same conventionally powered automobile, lesser availability throughout India if one intends to take a road trip and the compromised boot space.

Toyota extends warranty, scheduled service dates for lockdown-affected states

Toyota extends warranty, scheduled service dates for lockdown-affected states

May 12, 2021

TKM says that “validity extension of these products/programs will be upto 1 month, in the cities/states where the lockdown or movement restrictions are imposed.”

Covid-19 lockdown: Tata Motors extends vehicle warranty, free services to this date

Covid-19 lockdown: Tata Motors extends vehicle warranty, free services to this date

May 11, 2021

Amidst the lockdown, Tata Motors has extended existing warranties and free service packages for customers of its passenger vehicles. If your vehicle’s warranty or scheduled free service expires during the lockdown, you do not need to worry.

2021 Volkswagen Polo GTI design sketch revealed: World premiere by June end

2021 Volkswagen Polo GTI design sketch revealed: World premiere by June end

May 11, 2021

2021 Volkswagen Polo GTI will be sharper-looking than before and more importantly more powerful, positioning it on top of the standard Polo, Life, R-Line variants of the new Polo lineup.

Kia extends car service schedules by two months due to lockdown

Kia extends car service schedules by two months due to lockdown

May 11, 2021

Kia today announced in a tweet that customers would have two additional months for their car service which was due during this period of lockdown – partial or full in their area.

Price Hike Alert! Tata cars and SUVs now cost more by up to Rs 36,400

Price Hike Alert! Tata cars and SUVs now cost more by up to Rs 36,400

May 11, 2021

As announced earlier, cars and SUVs from the portfolio of Tata Motors has seen a rise in their price. A few particular variants of some models have seen a hike of up to Rs 36,400. This price revision has affected all six vehicles – Harrier, Safari, Nexon, Altroz and more.

BS6 Isuzu V-Cross and V-Cross Hi-Lander: 5 key things to know

BS6 Isuzu V-Cross and V-Cross Hi-Lander: 5 key things to know

May 10, 2021

The Isuzu V-Cross has finally been launched in BS6 guise. But what exactly is the Hi-Lander? We explain that and more with these five key things you need to know about the new lifestyle pickup truck.

Despite Coronavirus pandemic over 43% vehicle imports in South Africa in 2020 were from India

Despite Coronavirus pandemic over 43% vehicle imports in South Africa in 2020 were from India

May 10, 2021

Nine of the top 10 selling vehicles in 2020 were South African-built passenger cars and light commercial vehicles.

Isuzu V-Cross, Hi-Lander, MU-X BS6 launched: New features, variants but costlier

Isuzu V-Cross, Hi-Lander, MU-X BS6 launched: New features, variants but costlier

May 10, 2021

Isuzu has opened bookings and test drives of the BS6 range of its passenger vehicles in India. These cars have got new features but look almost the same as before.

Hyundai Alcazar: Why Hyundai is entering the seven-seat SUV space

Hyundai Alcazar: Why Hyundai is entering the seven-seat SUV space

May 10, 2021

Analysts are of the opinion that this segment will pick up in a big way this year, with Tata Motors having launched the new Safari earlier this year, followed by Hyundai Alcazar (later this month) and Mahindra XUV 700 (later this year).

COVID-19 effect: MG India extends warranty/maintenance service till this date

COVID-19 effect: MG India extends warranty/maintenance service till this date

May 09, 2021

In the meantime, customers have been given a helpline number 1800-100-6464 that will answer their queries as well as provide support. 

Hidden headlamp: The light is in the limelight

Hidden headlamp: The light is in the limelight

May 08, 2021

A brief history of headlamps—from positional light to headlamps merged with the grille

May 2021 car discounts: Save upto Rs 1.5 lakh on Hyundai Nios, i20, Kona EV

May 2021 car discounts: Save upto Rs 1.5 lakh on Hyundai Nios, i20, Kona EV

May 07, 2021

Hyundai India is offering heavy discounts on many of its models, including the brand new i20 hatchback and also the Kona EV. In May 2021, you can save up to Rs 1.5 lakh with these models.

BS6 Isuzu MU-X, V-Cross, Hi-Lander India launch on May 10: Expected price, features

BS6 Isuzu MU-X, V-Cross, Hi-Lander India launch on May 10: Expected price, features

May 07, 2021

A leaked document states that the V-Cross will have a bigger touchscreen infotainment system, cruise control, six airbags, traction control, hill ascent and descent assist and more.

Lockdown car care tips: 5 easy ways to keep your car healthy during Covid-19 surge

Lockdown car care tips: 5 easy ways to keep your car healthy during Covid-19 surge

May 07, 2021

This pandemic just doesn’t seem to quit, and neither should our hope. We will let the experts on mental health advise you with that. But if you’re looking to keep your precious automobile fit and healthy as well, this is the right place. These 5 easy tips should be all you really need.

Car Leasing Vs Car Loan: Fresh view in the new normal of Covid-19 times

Car Leasing Vs Car Loan: Fresh view in the new normal of Covid-19 times

May 07, 2021

Today, buying a car doesn’t necessarily indicate success. This brings us to the burning question: Should an individual lease a car or buy one on loan?

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