Car

  • Two persons killed as truck rams into a car, 2 others injured Yesterday

    Two persons were killed and a similar number injured when a car rammed into a stationary truck in Sidhauli area, police said in Sitapur on Thursday. Deepak Khanna and Mohammad Tariq were killed when the car in which they were travelling rammed into the truck on the national highway near Mankapur...
  • Tata Motors to launch two car models every year till 2020 2 days ago

    New Delhi: Tata Motors plans to launch two vehicles every year till 2020 as the company looks to ramp up its product portfolio in the competitive Indian car market. The company, which today launched its compact sedan Zest in the NCR, priced between Rs 4.64 lakh and Rs 6.99 lakh (ex-showroom...
  • Skoda unveils the all-new Fabia; coming to India next year 3 days ago

    The wait is finally over. After contemplating for days on end, Skoda has finally revealed the new Fabia ahead of its Paris Motor Show 2014 debut. The new 2015 Skoda Fabia is wider as well as lower than the outgoing car. It still squeezes under the four metre mark, which should...
  • Watch: Vintage car rally as Chennai celebrates its 375th birthday 3 days ago

    A vintage car rally was held in Chennai as the city celebrates its 375th birthday. The heritage motoring club of Chennai kick started the Madras week celebration that started on Sunday. ...
  • Google's driverless car review: The technology easily handles routine driving 5 days ago

    Mountain View: The car stopped at stop signs. It glided around curves. It didn't lurch or jolt. The most remarkable thing about the drive was that it was utterly unremarkable. This isn't damning with faint praise. It's actually high praise for the car in question: Google Inc.'s driverless car. Most automotive...
  • Prakash Raj escapes accident, takes to Twitter to ridicule bystanders for their inhuman attitude August 13, 2014

    Hyderabad: Actor-filmmaker Prakash Raj Tuesday had a narrow escape when his car was rammed by a bus while waiting at a traffic signal here. The actor, who was recently seen in Akshay Kumar-starrer "Entertainment", said that although he was "shaken" by the accident, he was absolutely fine. "Had a miraculous escape as...
  • Hyundai Elite i20 vs Maruti Suzuki Swift vs Volkswagen Polo vs Fiat Punto August 12, 2014

    The Maruti Suzuki Swift may have kick-started the premium hatchback segment in India, but the car that gave the segment its definition is the Hyundai i20. With a kit brimming with features and quality to match, the i20 became popular almost instantly. In fact, it's gained so much popularity in...
  • Tata Zest to be launched in India today August 12, 2014

    Update 2: Tata Zest review: A highly competent car that can match the Xcent, Amaze or Dzire Update 1: Tata launches the Zest sedan in India; prices start at Rs 4.64 lakh The Tata Zest hits showrooms today. Although, the buzz around the new sedan from Tata Motors was enough to...
  • Hyundai launches Elite i20 in India at Rs 4.89 lakh August 11, 2014

    Hyundai has launched the Elite i20 at Rs 4.89 lakh ex-Delhi, with the top spec diesel variant priced at Rs 7.67 lakh. The new car now comes in four variants - Era, Magna, Sportz and Asta. Each trim comes with a 1.2-litre Kappa Petrol with Dual VTVT or a 1.4-litre...
  • Hyundai Elite i20: 5 things you should know about the upcoming Hyundai car August 11, 2014

    Hyundai, as is their custom close to any launch from their end, are making quite the noise lately - what with all those tantalising leaked images, spy shots or details. This time it's a familiar car, the i20. Make no mistake though. This is the all-new i20 which the carmakers...
  • Honda Amaze model crosses one lakh sales milestone in India August 10, 2014

    New Delhi: Honda Cars India Ltd (HCIL) today announced that its compact sedan Amaze has crossed one lakh sales milestone, 16 months after it was launched in the Indian market. "Honda Amaze has witnessed great success in the Indian market and the one lakh sales milestone only validates its...
  • Skoda Yeti facelift to be launched in India on September 10 August 9, 2014

    The revamped Skoda Yeti showcased earlier at the Auto Expo is set to be launched in India on September 10. This is the first time Skoda's gentle monster undergoes a revamp for the Indian market since its launch in 2011. On the outside, the Yeti gets the new Skoda logo and...
  • Bentley Flying Spur V8 launched in India at Rs 3.1 crore August 9, 2014

    Bentley has announced the launch of the 2015 Flying Spur V8 in India with prices starting at Rs 3.1 crore. The final price, of course, changes as per the options you tick. The highlight however, is the new V8 motor, which joins the existing Flying Spur W12 as the less-pricier...
  • A car camera revolution is fast coming into focus August 8, 2014

    Yonjin, SOuth Korea: South Korean smartphone camera makers are tapping the surging yet more technologically demanding market for vehicle cameras to dull the impact of slowing growth in global handset sales. High-end cars can carry as many as eight cameras to visually aid parking or trigger emergency brakes. That number could...
  • Police seize arms, ammunition from a car intercepted for speeding August 7, 2014

    Four pistols and ten ammunition were seized from an SUV near a village in Navgachhia police district of Bihar, a senior police official said on Thursday. During checking of vehicles near Ambo village on Wednesday night, the police intercepted a speeding vehicle and recovered the pistols and ammunition from it, Superintendent...
  • Hyundai Elite i20: 5 things you should know about the upcoming Hyundai car August 7, 2014

    Hyundai, as is their custom close to any launch from their end, are making quite the noise lately - what with all those tantalising leaked images, spy shots or details. This time it's a familiar car, the i20. Make no mistake though. This is the all-new i20 which the carmakers...
  • Audi launches A3 sedan in India at Rs 22.95 lakh August 7, 2014

    New Delhi: German luxury car maker Audi today launched its new sedan A3 priced between Rs 22.95 lakh and Rs 32.66 lakh (ex-showroom Delhi). The company is betting big on the new model to stretch its leadership in the Indian market and is targeting a new segment of the compact luxury...
  • Fiat plans to introduce global brand Jeep in India in 2015 August 7, 2014

    Chennai: Auto maker Fiat Chrysler has deferred its plans to introduce global brand Jeep in the domestic market this year due to poor market conditions, according to a top company official. "No. We have deferred plans for launching Jeep in 2014. We want to see the market conditions. Next couple of...
  • Shifting Nano car plant from Singur gave us a high negative cost: Ratan Tata August 6, 2014

    Kolkata: Chairman Emeritus of Tata Sons Ratan Tata on Wednesday said shifting the Nano car plant from Singur in West Bengal was a prudent move in hindsight but gave the group a high negative cost. "In hindsight, it was a prudent decision given the hostile circumstances in Singur. But that move...
  • Fiat launches compact car Punto Evo in India at Rs 4.55 lakh August 5, 2014

    New Delhi: Fiat Group Automobiles India today launched compact car Punto Evo with introductory price ranging from Rs 4.55 lakh to Rs 7.19 lakh (ex-showroom Delhi). The model will take on the likes of Maruti Suzuki's Swift, Hyundai i20 and Honda Brio, which are priced between Rs 3.99 lakh and Rs...
  • Railways' unhealthy truths: Status reports say pantry cars 'dirty, smelly, unhygienic' August 4, 2014

    New Delhi: The IRCTC is in a hot soup after a cockroach was found in the food served in the Kolkata Rajdhani Express. The Railways slapped a heavy fine of Rs 11.5 lakh on IRCTC and eight other caterers for poor quality of food. Years ago, a video was sent...
  • 'Down payment by mom, EMI by wife, enjoyed by me': 17 incredibly hilarious car stickers in India you can't stop laughing at August 2, 2014

    There are some things you can only enjoy in India, for instance, traffic jams. When you're stuck behind in a long, unending trail of cars on the roads during office hours, there will always be a car sticker or two to keep your blood pressure in check - especially when...
  • New Hyundai i20 to be launched in India on August 11 July 31, 2014

    The date for the launch of the much-awaited 2015 Hyundai i20 is out. On August 11, the replacement to Hyundai India's popular premium hatchback will hit showrooms with an all-new design, based on the 'storm-edge' philosophy that was first employed in India in the new Santa Fe. From the recent...