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  • Mercedes-Benz launches new brand to sell old cars Yesterday

    Mumbai: Boosted by a 39 per cent rise in used car sales till the September quarter at 1,700 units and sensing a huge opportunity in this space, Mercedes-Benz India launched a separate brand to cash in on the pre-owned car market. The country's largest luxury carmaker will sell pre-owned cars under...
  • The biggest car launches of 2014 2 days ago

    The year 2014 that began with the biennial automotive show witnessed the launch of a wide range of cars targeted at masses. While Maruti launched its first new sedan car in seven years, Honda introduced its first MPV in 2014. Here is our list of the biggest car launches of...
  • Hyundai to hike prices by up to Rs 25,000 from January 5 days ago

    New Delhi: Hyundai Motor India will raise prices of its entire product portfolio in the range of Rs 5,000 to Rs 25,000 from next month, in order to partially offset rising input costs, the company said today. Hyundai, which is the second largest car maker in the country, currently sells ten...
  • BMW India to increase car prices from January 2015 1 week ago

    BMW group is the first luxury car manufacturer in India to increase car prices from the New Year. The price hike is in the region of five per cent, applicable to all the Mini and BMW cars, across the range. BMW makes the 1 Series, X1, X5, 3 Series, 5...
  • New steering system makes helicopters as easy to control as cars December 8, 2014

    Berlin: Researchers have developed a new steering system that makes helicopters as easy to control as cars, an advance that could make personal flying vehicles an integral part of the urban transportation network in future. Currently, only pilots who have undergone extensive training can fly a helicopter. In order to extend...
  • Delhi bans 15 year old vehicles: Can this be implemented? December 3, 2014

    Dismayed at increasing air pollution in the national capital, the National Green Tribunal held that all vehicles which were more than 15 years old would not be permitted to ply on the city roads. ...
  • The new Porsche Cayenne launched in India at Rs 1.02 crore onwards December 2, 2014

    Porsche India has launched the updated Cayenne ahead of its scheduled 2015 arrival in showrooms. The 2015 Porsche Cayenne range starts from Rs 1.02 crore and goes all the way up to Rs 1.74 crore, ex-Maharashtra. The new Cayenne has its headlamps and tail lamps designed differently from the outgoing one....
  • Angelina Jolie involved in car crash? December 1, 2014

    Los Angeles: Actress Angelina Jolie was reportedly involved in a car crash after her vehicle skidded in the rain here. The 39-year-old was returning from a screening for her new film 'Unbroken' Sunday, when the car reportedly skidded, hit a curb, and two of its tyres burst, reports mirror.co.uk. As per reports...
  • Rubens Barrichello wins stock car title in Brazil December 1, 2014

    Sao Paulo: Former Formula One driver Rubens Barrichello has won his first stock car title in Brazil. The 42-year-old Brazilian finished third in Sunday's season-ending race in Curitiba to secure the title in his second full season in the series. Barrichello finished eighth in the drivers' standings last season. It was Barrichello's...
  • Mercedes celebrate F1 success at fan event November 30, 2014

    Germany: Thousands of fans helped Mercedes celebrate its success in the Formula One championship at the German manufacturer's "Stars and Cars" party on Saturday. F1 champion Lewis Hamilton and runner-up teammate Nico Rosberg drove a number of vehicles, including their championship-winning Silver Arrow, on a temporary track around the Mercedes-Benz museum...
  • Toyota recalls 5,834 Corolla Altis diesel models in India November 29, 2014

    When it comes to marques that have been issuing recalls in India, Toyota tops the list. The manufacturer, a few weeks back recalled the Camry model and is now bringing the Corolla Altis diesel variants back to the workshops. 5,834 cars are being recalled for replacing a component which fails...
  • Paul Walker's legacy lives through charity: brother November 28, 2014

    London, Nov 28 (PTI) Actor Paul Walker's brother believes the late star's legacy lives on through his charity Reach Out Worldwide (ROWW). The 'Fast and Furious' star - who died in a car crash last November - established Reach Out Worldwide (ROWW) to provide relief in areas affected by natural disasters...
  • Audi A3 Cabriolet to be launched in India on December 11 November 27, 2014

    Audi India showcased the A3 Cabriolet at the Auto Expo earlier this year. Back then we were the first ones to tell you that Audi will be bringing this sporty iteration of the A3 in late 2014. And now Audi has officially announced that the A3 Cabriolet will be launched...
  • The new BMW M5 launched in India at Rs 1.35 crore November 26, 2014

    BMW India has launched the new M5 at an ex-showroom price of Rs 1.35 crore. The new M5 comes in as a CBU and is available across all BMW showrooms in the country. Changes to the new M5 include a freshened up grille, air vents, side sills and mirrors. The headlights...
  • Mercedes launches new C-Class sedan at Rs 40.9 lakh in India November 25, 2014

    New Delhi: German luxury car maker Mercedes-Benz launched new generation C-Class sedan in India, priced at Rs 40.9 lakh (ex-showroom Delhi). The company has launched the new C-Class with petrol engine and plans to launch the diesel variant of the car next year. "The new C-Class joins the latest generations of the...
  • The ethics of driverless cars: How will the cars of the future decide between a series of bad choices? November 24, 2014

    Los Angeles: A large truck speeding in the opposite direction suddenly veers into your lane. Jerk the wheel left and smash into a bicyclist? Swerve right toward a family on foot? Slam the brakes and brace for head-on impact? Drivers make split-second decisions based on instinct and a limited view of...
  • India did not offer bulletproof car to PM Sharif: Pakistan November 20, 2014

    Islamabad: India has not offered any bulletproof car to Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif for the upcoming South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) summit, to be held in Nepal on November 26-27, according to a Pakistani official. According to a media report November 17, a Nepalese official had said that...
  • Toyota Mirai: Toyota to start sales of its first mass-market fuel cell car next month November 18, 2014

    Tokyo: There will only be a few hundred, and they won't be cheap, but Toyota is about to take its first small step into the unproven market for emissions-free, hydrogen-powered vehicles. The world's largest automaker announced Tuesday that it will begin selling fuel cell cars in Japan on December 15 and...
  • Honda may delay the India launch of Jazz to next year November 13, 2014

    Hyderabad: Japanese auto major Honda is likely to start the fresh roll out of its 'discontinued' hatchback vehicle Jazz in Indian market next year. "Last year we announced that within this fiscal year we will come up with Mobilio and Jazz. But the great demand (for other models) is exceeding our...
  • Mahindra plans to launch two new compact SUVs in 2015 November 13, 2014

    New Delhi: Auto major Mahindra & Mahindra plans to launch three new vehicles, including two compact SUVs, next year as it looks to strengthen its position in the domestic market. In the two-wheeler segment, the firm which is in the process of acquiring 51 per cent stake in Peugeot Motocycles for...
  • Rolls-Royce Ghost Series II facelift launched in India at Rs 4.5 crore November 7, 2014

    Rolls-Royce has launched the new Ghost Series II in India at Rs 4.5 crore ex-showroom. The refresh done to the new car is subtle as seen when the car was first showcased at the Geneva Auto Show this year. The changes on the outside, which are more 'blink and miss', ...
  • Watch: Bike rider frees woman trapped underneath her car in US October 30, 2014

    A bike rider in San Diego freed a woman who was trapped underneath her car on the highway. He recorded the incident on his helmet camera and it has now gone viral, one year later. ...
  • Honda recalls Brio, Amaze, CR-V models in India October 27, 2014

    New Delhi: Honda Cars India (HCIL) is recalling 2,338 units of its hatchback Brio, compact sedan Amaze and sports utility vehicle CR-V manufactured between September 2011 and July 2014 to replace a faulty part related to airbags. As part of a global recall by its parent Honda, the company said it...
  • 2015 BMW M3 sedan and M4 coupe to be launched in India on November 26 October 27, 2014

    After the launch of the new Mini 3- and 5-door in India, the M3 sedan and M4 coupe from BMW will be hitting showrooms on November 26. Apart from the slightly modified nomenclature, the highlight in the cars would be the new engine running them. The twin-turbo 3.0-litre six-cylinder turbocharged engine...