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  • The ethics of driverless cars: How will the cars of the future decide between a series of bad choices? 12 hours 12 minutes ago

    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 4 days ago

    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 6 days ago

    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...
  • Two killed as BMW hits tree, breaks into three pieces October 26, 2014

    Ludhiana: Two persons were killed while another was critically injured when their BMW car veered off the road and hit a road side tree at wee hours in Ludhiana on Sunday. The impact of the collision was such that the car broke into three pieces on Sarabha Nagar road, police said....
  • UK man pulls 14 cars over 18 feet to break world record October 26, 2014

    London: A UK man has smashed the world record for 'most cars pulled by one man' by dragging 14 cars over a distance of 18 feet and two inches. Simon Plant, 42, of Findern, South Derbyshire, pulled a rope attached to 14 Ford Fiestas, weighing 20 tonnes combined, at Motorpoint...
  • Nissan to recall 9,000 units of Micra, Sunny models in India October 26, 2014

    New Delhi: Japanese auto major Nissan is recalling 9,000 units of its compact car Micra and mid-sized sedan Sunny in India to replace defective airbags as part of a global recall. The recall will cover cars manufactured between 2008 to 2012 that use safety airbags made by its supplier Takata. "Nissan...
  • Tata Bolt review: This is a car that will get noticed October 25, 2014

    Hypothetical situation - what if the Bolt did not have the Tata badge on it, would it make you look at this car a bit more keenly? Well you should. The Bolt then is what Tata Motors hopes will bring about a difference in the way it's perceived in the Indian...
  • Maruti Suzuki to launch new Alto K10 in India next month October 23, 2014

    New Delhi: With an eye on reviving growth in its bread and butter mini car segment, the country's largest car maker Maruti Suzuki India will launch a new version of its Alto K10 equipped with automated gear shift next month. Maruti is positioning new car as a mass market product equipped...
  • Hydrogen powered cars to hit UK roads soon: Experts October 22, 2014

    London: Cars powered by hydrogen fuel cells will soon challenge the dominance of petrol and diesel cars on UK roads, experts say. According to a Loughborough University researcher, Michael Whiteley, who is three years into a four year project on hydrogen fuel cell technology, the UK government is encouraging competition with...
  • Watch: How Surat based diamond baron recognises his employees' hard work this Diwali October 22, 2014

    A Surat based diamond baron has gifted his employees brand new cars, diamond jewellery and even homes as a Diwali gift for meeting targets for the year. He said the gifts were in recognition of their hard work. ...
  • Baghdad restaurant bombs kill 21 October 21, 2014

    Baghdad: A series of bombs targeting restaurants across Baghdad killed at least 21 people on Tuesday, police and medics said. The Iraqi capital has witnessed a surge in bombings over the past month, most claimed by Islamic State militants who have overrun large parts of Iraq and neighbouring Syria. Twelve people were...
  • Fiat Avventura launched in India at Rs 5.99 lakh October 21, 2014

    The Fiat Avventura has been launched in India at a starting price of Rs 5.99 lakh ex-Delhi. The Avventura is basically a hopped up Punto, just like Volkswagen's Cross Polo and Toyota's Etios Cross. The Fiat Avventura is available in five variants - Active and Dynamic with petrol and Active,...
  • Fiat Avventura to be launched in India on October 21 October 20, 2014

    Fiat India's crossover version of the Punto, the Avventura will be launched on October 21 in New Delhi. The Fiat Avventura will be available in petrol and diesel avatars and will be offered in seven variants. The Fiat Avventura uses the same formula that Toyota used with the Etios Cross and...
  • Surat diamond merchant's massive Diwali bonus for employees: houses, cars and jewellery October 20, 2014

    Surat: A Surat based diamond baron has gifted his employees brand new cars, diamond jewellery and even homes as a Diwali gift for meeting targets for the year. The diamond industry in Surat district of Gujarat may not be passing through the most dazzling phases in its history but diamond...
  • Surat: Diamond merchant gifts cars to all his employees for Diwali October 20, 2014

    Surat: A Surat based diamond baron has gifted all his employees brand new cars as a Diwali gift for meeting targets for the year. The diamond industry in Surat district of Gujarat may not be passing through the most dazzling phases in its history but employees were still rewarded for...
  • Snapshot: Have you seen Shah Rukh Khan's new customised bomb proof Mercedes? October 16, 2014

    After the firing incident at his close associate Ali Morani's residence, Shah Rukh Khan had got himself a customised Mercedes car which is bullet and bomb proof. The actor and his wife were seen taking the car to the polling booth on Wednesday to cast their votes. SRK is not...
  • Toyota launches new hatchback Etios Liva, sedan Etios at Rs 4.76 lakh onwards October 15, 2014

    Toyota has launched refreshed versions of the Etios sedan and Etios Liva hatch. Prices start at Rs 4.76 lakh for the Liva petrol and go up to Rs 6.95 lakh for the top-end Liva diesel. The base Etios petrol meanwhile starts at Rs 5.74 lakh while the range topping diesel...