Car

  • Mercedes-Benz launches GL 63 AMG luxury SUV in India at Rs 1.66 crore 16-04-2014 12:40 PM

    Mumbai: Luxury carmaker Mercedes-Benz today launched its seven-seater sports utility vehicle GL 63 AMG in India with a price tag of Rs 1.66 crore (ex-showroom Mumbai). With this, the German high-end carmaker, which unveiled the AMG range for the first time in India, has introduced its fourth model so far...
  • Volvo's inflatable child car seat concept that fits into a small bag 14-04-2014 01:13 PM

    Child car seats are important for the safety of infants, but carrying a seat along is a pain and also eats up sitting space. To solve this, Volvo has designed an inflatable rearward-faced child seat concept that weighs around 5kgs and fits into a small bag. The concept seat has...
  • How a supersonic car will gain record 1600kmph speed decoded 14-04-2014 10:58 AM

    London: Researchers may have cracked the formula by which a supersonic car (SSC) capable of reaching a record speed of 1,000mph (1,600 kmph) will cope with the aerodynamic characteristics of travelling that fast. Simulations by researchers from the Swansea University look at how the car will deal with the supersonic...
  • Watch: Baby's first time at a car wash is absolutely hilarious 10-04-2014 03:50 PM

    A baby's first time a car wash is absolutely hilarious. He's clearly zapped by what's going on around him. ...
  • Land Rover debuts invisible car technology that makes the bonnet appear transparent 10-04-2014 01:41 PM

    Land Rover is experimenting with an invisible car technology that makes your bonnet appear transparent and the front of the car virtually invisible from inside the cabin.The new technology provides full visibility of what is underneath and in front of the car, with total clarity of otherwise hidden obstacles."Cameras located...
  • 2014 Jaguar XJ bookings begin in India 07-04-2014 05:04 PM

    Jaguar India is wasting no time in grabbing a share of the luxury market. It has started accepting bookings for its flagship model - the 2014 Jaguar XJ. The price for this model has not been disclosed but the booking amount has been fixed at Rs 5,00,000, with deliveries set...
  • Elvis Presley's last car now on display in North Carolina 06-04-2014 06:14 PM

    Winston Salem: Elvis Presley, who in his lifetime owned more than 200 automobiles and crooned the tune 'No Room to Rhumba in a Sports Car', took the wheel of one of his favorite cars in 1977 for what was to be his final drive. After Presley drove his black 1973...
  • BMW to focus on high-end models in India; plans to bring the hybrid BMW i8 car by 2014 end 06-04-2014 02:23 PM

    New Delhi: In line with its strategy for sustainable profitable growth in India, German luxury carmaker BMW is pushing for more ultra high-end models. The company, which last week launched an all-new version of its M6 Gran Coupe, a four-door sports car priced at Rs 1.75 crore (ex-showroom Delhi), plans...
  • Surveillance team recovers Rs 25 lakh from luxury car 05-04-2014 09:18 PM

    A static surveillance team of election department on Saturday recovered over Rs 25 lakh from a luxury car in Malviya Nagar area here. It is suspected that the cash was to be used for the purpose of election by some candidate. The car owner Kapil Chauhan could not explain the...
  • AAP's Rohtak candidate hopes to have a successful ride on Kejriwal's blue car 04-04-2014 12:12 PM

    Arvind Kejriwal's blue WagonR car has become the cynosure of all eyes in Rohtak and AAP's candidate from this constituency Navin Jaihind, who has been given the car by former Delhi Chief Minister, believes that the 'humble' car will boost his fortunes in the April 10 poll battle. In his...
  • 2014 BMW M6 Gran Coupe launched in India at Rs 1.75 crore 03-04-2014 12:21 PM

    BMW India has launched the 2014 M6 Gran Coupe at Rs 1,75,40,000 pan India. The M6 is the petrol-powered performance oriented variant of the 6 Series Gran Coupe and is now the flagship model in the M series. As is the case with most M variants, the BMW M6 Gran...
  • Rolls-Royce to launch Ghost Series II in India by November 30-03-2014 04:00 PM

    The Rolls-Royce Ghost series II was showcased at the recently concluded Geneva Motor Show. The new Ghost will be launched in the UK by mid-2014 and in the Indian market by November. The new model does not have major exterior changes and has little to distinguish on the outside from...
  • Apps in car dashboards aim to make vehicles smarter 29-03-2014 12:23 PM

    Toronto: Searching for that elusive parking spot or a nearby attraction? Forget about consulting your smartphone, just look at the car dashboard. Whether it is streaming music and listening to audio books, or even ordering a pizza, apps are being loaded into vehicle dashboards as more cars become connected to...
  • Pakistan journalist Raza Rumi's car attacked, driver killed 29-03-2014 12:05 AM

    Lahore: Two unidentified gunmen on Friday opened fire on the car of a prominent journalist in Lahore, leaving his driver dead and guard injured. TV anchor and editor Raza Rumi's car was fired at near Raja Market area of the city. Rumi, who is associated with express media group escaped...
  • Varun Dhawan, Ileana D'cruz, Nargis Fakhri's luxury cars seized midway by RTO 27-03-2014 09:10 PM

    Bollywood stars Varun Dhawan, IleanaD'cruz and Nargis Fakhri faced an awkward situation in thecity when the luxury cars in which they were travelling wereseized midway by the Regional Transport Office (RTO).The incident took place on Wednesday when the trio arrived in Indorefor the promotion of upcoming film 'Main Tera Hero'....
  • Mercedes GL63 AMG to be launched in India on April 15 27-03-2014 03:36 PM

    Mercedes will be launching the GL63 AMG in India on April 15. The price tag has not been fixed yet but we expect it to be upwards of one crore rupees. The GL63 AMG SUV gets a monstrous 5.5litre, bi-turbo V8 which produces 565PS and has a massive torque figure...
  • LS polls: Star power apart, swanky vehicles of key candidates perk up Chandigarh 26-03-2014 06:54 PM

    It is not merely the glamour pouring on Chandigarh Lok Sabha with the presence of actresses Gul Panag and Kirron Kher as candidates, a range of swanky vehicles used by key contestants for campaign are adding to the glitter of electoral campaign across the city. Sitting Congress MP Pawan Kumar...
  • Honda, Toyota to launch fuel-cell cars in 2015: Report 26-03-2014 12:28 PM

    Bangalore: Honda Motor Co Ltd and Toyota Motor Corp plan to launch fuel-cell vehicles in the consumer market in 2015, with each producing about 1,000 eco-friendly cars a year, the Nikkei newspaper reported. The automakers now offer fuel-cell cars on lease, with users centreing on municipalities and businesses, the daily...
  • Investigators: Unsafe speed caused Paul Walker's car crash 26-03-2014 12:23 PM

    Los Angeles: The Porsche carrying "Fast & Furious" star Paul Walker was traveling up to 94 mph when it went out of control on a suburban street and crashed, killing the actor and his friend, according to an investigation by law enforcement agencies into the November accident. The sports car...
  • 2014 Chevrolet Cruze facelift launched in India at Rs 14.37 lakh 26-03-2014 11:15 AM

    Chevrolet has launched a revamped Cruze model in India. The facelift is available in three variants starting from the base LT at Rs 14.37 lakh, mid-level LTZ MT at 15.93 lakh and the top end LTZ AT priced at Rs 16.99 lakh. All prices are ex-showroom, Mumbai. The exteriors have...
  • Honda, Tata, Mahindra looking to hike car prices next month 25-03-2014 10:36 AM

    New Delhi: Mahindra & Mahindra, Honda Cars India and Tata Motors are looking to increase prices of their models from next month, mainly to offset higher input and operational costs. "We are actively contemplating increasing the prices of our vehicles in April due to increase in input and operational costs,"...
  • Bentley releases teaser image of its SUV, launch in 2016 24-03-2014 02:55 PM

    Luxury car maker Bentley has shown a teaser image of its all-new SUV which will be launched in 2016. The manufacturer has not put a name to the model yet but it surely won't be based on the EXP 9F concept which debuted at the 2012 Geneva Motor Show and...
  • Paris junks restrictions on odd-even numbered cars: Can India successfully implement it? 21-03-2014 08:00 PM

    As an idea, it was sound. But a day after Paris started allowing odd and even-numbered cars on its streets on alternate days on March 17, city authorities decided not to continue with it for the moment. The question is, can India implement such a system on its city streets?...
  • 7 killed, 12 injured in two separate accidents in UP 20-03-2014 07:44 PM

    Seven persons were killed and 12 others injured in two separate road accidents in Uttar Pradesh, police said on Thursday. Three persons were today killed and 10 others injured, when their multi-utility vehicle, in which they were going to Haridwar, collided with a truck in Bijnore district, they said. The...
  • 2014 Volvo S80 facelift launched in India at Rs 41.35 lakh 20-03-2014 10:46 AM

    Volvo has launched the new face lifted version of its flagship S80 sedan in India. The price for the new model is Rs 41.35 lakh ex-Delhi. There are two variants of offer- D4 is priced at Rs 41.35 while the D5 is priced at Rs 44.80 lakh. The design of...
  • Datsun Go to be launched in India on March 19 17-03-2014 11:05 AM

    One of the most eagerly awaited hatches, the Datsun GO will be launched in India on March 19 in New Delhi. The Indian launch will mark the brand's return to the world stage after decades. We have driven the Datsun GO and the entry-level hatchback justifies all the hype surrounding...
  • Renault to launch sub-Rs 4 lakh car in India in 2015 16-03-2014 01:07 PM

    Kolkata: Renault India said it was aiming to double its marketshare to 5 per cent over the next three to four years, riding its sub-Rs 4 lakh car. "Our current marketshare is 2.6 per cent and in the mid-term (3-4 years) we aim to double the marketshare," Renault country CEO...
  • BMW 3 Series Gran Turismo launched in India at Rs 42.75 lakh 16-03-2014 12:37 PM

    Chennai: Consolidating its presence in luxury segment, German car maker BMW today rolled out its locally produced BMW 3 Series Gran Turismo, priced at Rs 42.75 lakh. "The all-new BMW 3 Series Gran Turismo launched in Chennai at BMW exclusive dealership KUN Exclusive in city," the company said in a...
  • Police car brings lunch to NC meet, violates poll code 15-03-2014 04:43 PM

    Srinagar: In a brazen misuse of official machinery at a National Conference (NC) function, the police vehicle was used to ferry lunch (Wazwan, a traditional Kashmiri food) for the function. This gross misuse of government machinery comes at a time when the model code of conduct is also in place....