For the Love of Vintage cars

Drive a vintage car down the road and what do you get? Looks of awe, wistful stares, and above all, curious enquiries about the make and model of the car. Well, vintage cars or classic cars as they are also known as, are certainly always ‘a neighbour’s envy and an owner’s pride’. Read More

Maruti Brezza – The best SUV for your money

With changing lifestyles over the last few years, there is a growing fondness for SUVs amongst urban Indians looking for a second car, specially compact SUVs. Whereas a decade back, you had almost no choice and were forced to buy either a Mahindra or a Tata, these days almost every month you see a new model being launched. Read More

The Automotive Mission Plan 2016-2026

A collaborative vision of the Government of India and the Indian Automotive Industry, the Automotive Mission Plan 2016-2026 (AMP 2026) , was unveiled in September 2015 at the 55th annual convention of the Society of Indian Automobile Manufacturers’ Association. Taking up from AMP 2016, AMP 2026’s focus is on drawing a road map for where the industry should be by 2026. Read More

Online marketplaces – the future of automotive trading?

Online marketplaces have become a favourite today with shoppers, especially for apparel, white goods and kitchen appliances. But what about something like automotives? Are customers ready to make the transition from brick and mortar dealers to the Internet? Can they just put the car of their dreams in a shopping cart and pay for it with a credit card?
Read More

The World Car Awards 2017 – A curtain raiser

The World Car Awards (WCA) is one of the most exclusive and recognized awards in the automotive sector, especially as it is organized by automotive journalists from across the world. Initiated in 2004, the WCA includes journalists from Asia, Europe, and North America. Cars from all over the world enter these highly prestigious awards. A panel of renowned global design experts review each candidate and come up with a short-list for the jurors.
Read More

Top 5 luxury SUVs in India that cost < 1 crore

While multiple hatchbacks and sedans are being launched every few months in the mid-range segment, the luxury segment is a tad different. There are more SUVs than sedans being introduced in the top-end. For the well-heeled and well-travelled, SUVs are the norm, more than cars. While till a few years back, limousines signified class, now SUVs are a more acceptable image for the ultra-rich, for the young and old alike. Read More

Will Currency Ban Boost Sale of Refurbished Cars in the short run?

Popularly regarded as “the surgical strike on black money”, the currency demonetization drive initiated by the Indian government will impact different industries and sectors directly or indirectly. According to Care Ratings, the currency demonetization will affect sectors ranging from consumer goods and real estate to luxury goods and automobiles. And the automobile industry will be impacted “only to a certain limit” by the scrapping of older 500 and 1000 rupees notes.

Read More

Fond Memories of the Amby

For a child of the sixties growing up in West Bengal, the Ambassador, “King of the Indian Roads” was a part of the landscape and aspiration – the ultimate symbol of success.

Read More

7 Simple Tips to Extend the Life of Your Tires

On an average, you can expect about 60000 miles from your new tires. As tires are the only components of your car that touch the ground, it is recommended that you replace them regularly to ensure your vehicle’s safety. However, the lifespan of a tire can be affected by a number of factors – type of vehicle, driving habits of the user, and continuous driving duration. Hence, you can extend the life of your tires by following some simple tips. Read More

Driverless Cars in India

The fascination with driverless cars is on the rise, and car makers and tech companies are competing to be the first to introduce these smart cars. Most large companies are carrying out research on technology that will enable cars in the future to be auto-driven. And almost every week, there is another new article on driverless cars and the progress on the same. Read More

Show Buttons
Hide Buttons