A car nut deserves a bucket-list, one that cannot wait for retirement and one that goes beyond road trips. Of course, we all love days like that, but then there are days when we want to do something different, maybe edgier or wackier as the mood may take us. Here are some suggestions to consider for just those mood days.
Honda Cars India unveiled special editions of three of its cars: the City, Amaze and the WR-V, each with an additional label to its name. All of the three special edition cars are based on the top-end variants of their models, the City being based on the ZX variant, the Amaze on the S(O) variant and the WR-V on the S variant. All three of them have received subtle yet eloquent upgrades to their original designs and features. Even at the slight premium that they’re placed at, the host of additional elements at your disposable make these special editions by Honda an excellent buy.
Fire hazards in automobiles, although not too common, are still extremely dangerous. If ever faced with such a dire situation, it always helps to know the basic rules of not letting your vehicle end up turning into a flame fanning fireball. The most important rule you can know of with regards to fire safety in vehicles is prevention. A wise woman, Debbie Adair, once said, “Prevention is a whole lot less costly than treatment” and when it comes to vehicle safety, you couldn’t agree more.
The death of a family member is perhaps the biggest reminder of life’s uncertainties. Here one moment, gone the next; there is no greater symbolism of the frailty of human life than death itself. Unfortunately, death, besides creating a big emotional hole in the family’s life, also creates numerous legal and financial hurdles. One amongst these is the ownership of any car that the deceased owns and transferring the same.
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Drunk driving is perhaps the single biggest cause of road accidents in India. And the problem gets worse during the festive season as the number of DUI cases and drunken driving related accidents reaches a peak. Be it Holi, Diwali, Christmas or the New Years’ eve, festivals seem to bring out the worse in the partying set. Nights spent binge-drinking change lives, not just of those in the car, but also of innocent bystanders. Over the last few years, the problem has assumed epic proportions and even after numerous efforts, the pattern repeats itself every year.
Maruti Suzuki India Ltd. has seen great success with most of its models, and has gained a strong foothold in the Indian market, bagging the distinction of being the largest selling car manufacturer. Not one to rest on its laurels, this automaker has set great expectations for the third-generation version of its much-appreciated Wagon R model, with a list of upgraded features, modern design and enhanced safety features. The car that captured the hearts of over 20 lakh Indians plans to make its reappearance sometime this year. Let’s take a look at what Wagon R 2018 has to offer.
Offence is not the best form of defence, at least not when you are driving. And especially not on Indian roads. Poor road conditions, low compliance to and awareness of traffic regulations, bad driving skills – no wonder that we have one of the highest rates of road accidents in the world! What’s perhaps lesser known is these conditions not just lead to accidents but also damage your cars, reducing its longevity and increasing your maintenance costs. Be it in urban areas, semi-urban or rural – the conditions are same everywhere.
When the ‘Transformers’ toy-line and animated television series was launched in the 1980s, kids and adults alike from all across the world couldn’t contain their excitement. While the storyline for these automobiles transforming into humanoid bots was written by Marvel, it fanned the imagination of experts in the automotive industry, who set out to fulfil these prophesized conversions.
Regardless of whether you are a serious car enthusiast or just another “easy-going” car consumer, it cannot be denied that we live in exciting times. Just take a look at the automobile timeline from when this industry was born in 1898 up to the present time – the leaps in technology have been quite phenomenal in recent years, and 2018 will only see more changes for cars. Here are some of the more interesting trends to watch out for this year.