Car

  • Honda Mobilio launched in India at Rs 6.49 lakh onwards 2 hours 17 minutes ago

    Honda Car India Limited has launched their first MPV, the Mobilio. The Mobilio is available in four variants with prices starting from Rs 6.49 lakh (for S trim) all the way to Rs 10.86 lakh (applicable for the RS diesel trim) ex-Delhi. The Mobilio is built on the extended platform of...
  • 2014 Mercedes-Benz CLA 45 AMG launched in India at Rs 68.50 lakh Yesterday

    Mercedes-Benz India has launched the CLA 45 AMG performance saloon in the country at Rs 68.50 lakh ex-Delhi. Based on the NGCC platform, the CLA 45 AMG is the most affordable performance car from the German manufacturer in the country as of now. Inspired by the CLS four-door coupe, the CLA...
  • Smart car seats that alert sleepy drivers 2 days ago

    London: The dangers of falling asleep while driving may soon become a thing of the past, thanks to new smart car seats which can detect when a driver is beginning to nod off and alert them. The car seats which warn drivers if they start to fall asleep at the wheel...
  • Overdrive: The all new Zest is waiting to be unleashed 2 days ago

    The all new Zest is waiting to be unleashed. The design of the new Gen Tata Cars is headed by Pratap Bose. This is a very important sedan for Tata Motor. ...
  • Audi bets big on its upcoming sedan A3; starts production in India before launch 3 days ago

    New Delhi: German luxury car maker Audi is betting big on its upcoming sedan A3 to stretch its leadership in the Indian market and has started local production of the model from VW group firm Skoda's Aurangabad plant. The A3 will be the first model from the Audi stable to be...
  • Tata Zest to be launched in India in August 6 days ago

    The Tata Zest will soon be in a showroom near you. Tata has confirmed that it will be launching the Zest in August this year. The launch date though has not yet been finalised. The Zest will come in both petrol and diesel configurations. While the five-speed manual will be standard...
  • Self-parking to autonomous braking: Here's how smart cars will change driving 6 days ago

    Paris: Why waste your time looking for a place to park when your car can do it for you? An idea that was pure science fiction only a few years ago is becoming reality thanks to automatic robot cars. A car with no one on board drives into a car park...
  • Fire breaks out in an apartment in Ghaziabad, several cars damaged July 11, 2014

    A fire broke out in the basement of an apartment building in Ghaziabad on Friday, officials said. The fire broke out in the basement of AS Apartments building in Indirapuram and four parked cars were burnt as fire brigade tenders have been rushed to the spot, officials added. ...
  • Hyundai Grand i10 1.0 LPG launched in India at Rs 4.92 lakh July 10, 2014

    Close on the heels of announcing a sale of 1 lakh units of the Grand i10, Hyundai has added a new variant to the line-up that promises to be more frugal than its petrol counterpart. Called the Grand i10 1.0 Kappa Dual VTVT LPGI, the new variant makes use of...
  • Renault hikes prices of Duster, Scala and Pulse July 2, 2014

    New Delhi: French auto major Renault has hiked the prices of its three vehicles in India, including compact sports utility vehicle Duster, by one per cent to partially offset rising input costs. The company, which is present in India through a wholly-owned subsidiary, has increased the prices of Duster, mid-segment sedan...
  • Cars running Android Auto coming later this year, says Google June 26, 2014

    New Delhi: Google, at its seventh annual developers conference, introduced Android Auto, a version of its popular Android operating system tailored to work with cars. Google said on Wednesday the first cars running Android Auto will hit showrooms later this year, after the Internet search giant signed on 40 auto-industry partners...
  • Modi austerity drive, no new cars for ministers, PMO to monitor spending June 25, 2014

    New Delhi: In a move to probably bring in austerity in his government, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has asked all the ministers to refrain from buying new cars, said sources. Modi, whose working style had garnered headlines in less than a month of assuming office, has also asked the ministers to...
  • Car makers want excise duty cut to continue even after June 30 June 22, 2014

    New Delhi: With the June 30 deadline fast approaching for expiry of reduced excise rate, car makers want the government to extend it further even as they adopt a wait and watch policy before considering price hikes. "We certainly hope that the government of India will give us an opportunity to...
  • Car bombing in central Syria kills 34 June 20, 2014

    Damascus: A powerful car bombing on Friday in a government-held village in central Syria killed at least 34 civilians and wounded more than 50 others, Syria's state-run news agency and an opposition activist group said. SANA said that the explosion went off in Horrah village in the countryside near the central...
  • Porsche top brand in new car quality survey, Fiat worst June 19, 2014

    Detroit: The race to fill vehicles with the latest technology is hurting quality. Buyers reported more problems in their new cars and trucks this year than last year, according to rankings released Wednesday by the consulting firm JD Power. It was the second straight increase since 2012, when the average...
  • Ford launches new Fiesta sedan in India at Rs 7.69 lakh onwards June 19, 2014

    New Delhi: Ford India today launched the new version of its mid-sized sedan Fiesta, priced up to Rs 9.29 lakh (ex-showroom Delhi). The 2014 Ford Fiesta will be available in three options - Ambiente, Trend and Titanium - all powered by 1.5 litre diesel engine, the company said in a...
  • BMW, Nissan keen to collaborate with Tesla: Report June 17, 2014

    Paris: Electric car-makers Nissan and BMW are keen to collaborate with rival Tesla after the US company agreed to share its patents with competitors, the Financial Times reported on Monday. "It is obviously clear that everyone would benefit if there was a far more simple way for everyone to charge their...
  • Fate of 2,600 workers in Bengal hangs in the balance as Ambassador production stops June 17, 2014

    Kolkata: With the iconic Ambassador car being phased out, the future of workers at the Hindustan Motor's Uttarpara factory in West Bengal now is uncertain. They haven't received wages for the past six months and now have lost their jobs as well. It was the symbol of India's rich and...
  • Ford to launch the 2014 Fiesta in June June 15, 2014

    The new Fiesta will be available only with the 1.5TDCi engine as of now. This engine makes 91PS of power and 204Nm of torque. It comes mated to a five-speed manual transmission and claims to deliver 25.01kmpl. The new Fiesta gets an Aston Martin grille which gets oodles of chrome and...
  • Kerala: Minister, Transport Commissioner at loggerheads over making seat belts compulsory for passengers in the rear June 15, 2014

    Thiruvananthapuram: A political storm is brewing in Kerala over making seat belts mandatory for passengers seated in the rear seats of car. Kerala Traffic Minister Thiruvanchoor Radhakrishnan and Transport Commissioner Rishiraj Singh are at loggerheads over the issue. While Singh had recently made using seat belts for passengers travelling in the...
  • Tesla opening access to its patents to accelerate electric car development June 14, 2014

    San Francisco: Electric car maker Tesla Motors is handing over the keys to its technology in an unusual effort to encourage other automakers to expand beyond gasoline-burning vehicles. Tesla CEO Elon Musk promised Thursday to give away the company's entire patent portfolio to all comers, as long as they promised not...
  • 145 kgs explosives found in a car in PM's Lok Sabha constituency June 14, 2014

    Varanasi: The Uttar Pradesh Police on Saturday found large amount of explosives in a car in Varanasi during a search operations. Police sources say almost 145 kg Ammonium Nitrate was recovered from the car. The car was coming from Allahabad and was stopped at a toll gate outside the...
  • Renault Scala Travelogue Edition launched in India at Rs 8.79 lakh June 12, 2014

    Renault India has launched the 2014 Scala Travelogue Edition at Rs 8.79 lakh, ex-Mumbai. This is the second time that the manufacturer has launched a Travelogue Edition of the Scala, the first one being last year. The Renault Scala Travelogue Edition packs in Bluetooth connectivity and a navigation system. Additionally, there...
  • Truck driver in Tracy Morgan crash pleads not guilty to charges June 12, 2014

    Reuters: A Georgia truck driver accused of triggering a fatal New Jersey car crash that critically injured actor Tracy Morgan pleaded not guilty on Wednesday to charges of vehicular homicide and assault by auto. Kevin Roper, 35, had not slept for more than 24 hours before he got behind the wheel...
  • Delhi MP's car collides with Uma Bharti's escort vehicle June 11, 2014

    New Delh: Three people, including two policemen, were injured after Delhi MP Parvesh Verma's car collided head-on with union minister Uma Bharti's escort vehicle here on Wednesday, police said. Both the minister and the MP were not travelling when the incident occurred in Vijay Chowk, the square in front of Rashtrapati...
  • Maharashtra Government to deploy wireless cars June 11, 2014

    Mumbai: Maharashtra Government will deploy wireless cars in major cities across the state, mainly to ensure security of women. "A total of 500 wireless cars would be deployed in major cities across the state and these cars would be used specifically for the security of women," said senior NCP leader and...
  • Domestic car sales up by 3.08 per cent, bikes 11.71 per cent in May June 10, 2014

    New Delhi: Domestic passenger car sales grew by 3.08 per cent to 1,48,577 units last month as compared with 1,44,132 units in May 2013. According to the data released by the Society of Indian Automobile Manufacturers (SIAM), motorcycle sales in May this year grew by 11.71 per cent to 9,84,469...
  • Watch CJ Piyush Tewari 's appeal for a stronger road safety law June 8, 2014

    CJ Piyush Tewari is the founder of Save Life Foundation, an NGO that promotes road safety and emergency care. In this report, CJ Piyush demands the implementation of a strong road safety law from the new government and explains how better safety measures can help save people injured in road...
  • Baghdad car bombs kill 60; militants storm Ramadi University June 8, 2014

    Baghdad/Ramadi: A wave of car bombs exploded across Baghdad on Saturday, killing more than 60 people, and militants stormed a university campus in western Iraq, security and medical sources said. In total, there were a dozen blasts in mainly Shi'ite districts of the capital, the deadliest of which occurred in Bayaa,...
  • Watch: Reasons why cars catch fire June 7, 2014

    Cars, which are meant to be a convenient way of transport are now turning into deathtraps. Incidents of cars going up in flames have been on the rise in the past few months. In a recent incident, two specially-abled siblings were charred to death in Delhi. Earlier last month, an...