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  • Tesla CEO announces plans to develop new home battery system 3 days ago

    Foster City: Never lacking daring ideas, billionaire entrepreneur Elon Musk is determined to jolt the electricity market. The CEO of electric car maker Tesla Motors hopes to park hundreds of millions of large, solar panel-connected batteries in homes and businesses so the world can disconnect from power plants - and...
  • Top 10: Cars under Rs 4 lakh available in India 5 days ago

    Planning to buy a new car, but have a limited budget? Put to rest your worries as we bring to you the top ten cars available in India that are priced under Rs 4 lakh.1. Datsun Go Price: Rs 3.79 lakhThe Datsun Go has a stylish exterior and easily...
  • Mahindra slashes electric car e2o price by Rs 92,000 1 week ago

    New Delhi: Homegrown auto major Mahindra & Mahindra has slashed the price of its electric small car e2o by Rs 92,000 following the launch of a central government scheme offering incentives on electric and hybrid vehicles. The e2o, manufactured by the company's arm, Mahindra Reva Electric Vehicles will see a reduction...
  • Car bombs, suicide attack kill at least 22 in Iraq April 26, 2015

    Baghdad: At least 22 people were killed in explosions across Iraq on Sunday, including a suicide car bomb attack on a military post in western Anbar province, police and medical sources said. The deadliest attack came when a car packed with explosives was detonated at an army checkpoint near the town...
  • Skoda India plans to foray into second-hand car business April 25, 2015

    Kolkata: Skoda Auto India plans to foray into organised pre-owned car business and may launch few pilot projects this year. "We are looking at the pre-owned car segment. This year, we may have a few pilots starting with Mumbai and Delhi," Skoda Auto India director, sales & marketing, Ashutosh Dixit said...
  • Audi TT 45 TSI Coupe launched in India at Rs 60.34 lakh April 24, 2015

    It has been more than a year since the third generation Audi TT Coupe broke cover at the Geneva Motor Show 2014. And now, the Audi TT 45 TSI Coupe has been launched in India at Rs 60.34, ex-Delhi and Mumbai. The front end of the new Audi TT Coupe is...
  • Woman pleads guilty to running over husband for not voting April 22, 2015

    An Arizona woman accused of running over her husband with an SUV because he didn't vote in the 2012 presidential election has pleaded guilty to two counts of aggravated assault. Holly Nicole Solomon of Mesa had a change-of-plea hearing Tuesday. Her sentencing is scheduled for May 21. The 31-year-old Solomon originally pleaded...
  • Shots fired at Bangladesh opposition leader Khaleda Zia's car April 21, 2015

    Dhaka: Shots were fired at a car carrying Bangladeshi opposition leader Khaleda Zia when it stopped at a market in Dhaka, her secretary said on Monday, with television footage showing scores of people attacking her convoy. The attack, a dangerous new twist in the country's deadly political crisis, came as Zia...
  • Mahindra e2O electric car prices reduced by up to Rs 1.7 lakh; now start at Rs 4.99 lakh April 20, 2015

    The FAME-India initiative which was announced a few weeks back has already started generating positive responses. Mahindra is the first of many manufacturers who have announced a drop in the prices of their electric offering in the market. The Mahindra e2O range now starts at Rs 4.99 lakh for the...
  • Hyundai launches new Elantra sedan at Rs 14.13 lakh onwards in India April 20, 2015

    New Delhi: Hyundai Motor India launched a new version of its premium sedan Elantra priced between Rs 14.13 lakh and Rs 17.94 lakh (ex-showroom Delhi). The sedan will be available in both diesel and petrol options. While the petrol version is priced in a range of Rs 14.13 lakh and Rs...
  • Volvo launches the V40 Cross Country petrol in India at Rs 27 lakh April 20, 2015

    Mumbai: Volvo has launched the V40 Cross Country in India at Rs 27 lakh, ex-Mumbai. The petrol variant joins the diesel variant which was launched a couple of years ago and is priced at Rs 32 lakh, ex-Mumbai. The Volvo V40 Cross Country petrol squares off against the Mercedes-Benz A-Class...
  • Former Washington state governor ejects man from car April 19, 2015

    Former Washington state Governor Chris Gregoire used fast thinking and driving to stop a stranger from climbing into her car in a store parking lot, Olympia police said on Thursday. Gregoire, who was governor from 2005 to 2013, packed her purchases into the car's trunk in a Lowe's home improvement lot,...
  • NASA's new robot car can drive sideways April 16, 2015

    Washington: NASA has developed a new robotic electric car that can drive sideways, park itself and even spin on the spot. The remote-driven Modular Robotic Vehicle (MRV) can gain speeds of up to 64 kph and weighs 990 kilogrammes. The car has four liquid-cooled wheel motors that can run independently, which...
  • Images: Volkswagen unveils new GTI supercar concept for Gran Turismo 6 April 15, 2015

    New Delhi: Volkswagen has introduced a new supercar concept, the GTI Supersport, for PlayStation 3 which offers more than 500 horsepower in a hunkered-down, all-wheel-drive, two-door hatch that's slightly faster than its real-world inspiration.The virtual sportscar concept is for Gran Turismo 6 that can hit 62mph in about 3.6...
  • BMW launches Google Glass-like wearable that flashes messages, navigation and parking tips to drivers April 15, 2015

    New York: Those who love the BMW MINI, here is another reason to go for it -- the German carmaker has unveiled an eye-wearable device like Google Glass that helps MINI drivers receive messages, get navigation tips and get to park their vehicle with ease. The eyewear features a built-in camera...
  • Self-driving cars can cause more motion sickness than conventional vehicles: Study April 13, 2015

    Washington: Self-driving cars may make roads safer, save energy and improve mobility, but they could also cause motion sickness in some people, according to a new study conducted in six countries, including India. Researchers asked more than 3,200 adults in the US and five other countries (India, China, Japan, Great...
  • Renault plans to enter into used car business in India April 13, 2015

    New Delhi: French car major Renault plans to venture into used car business in India in the second half of this year as it looks to strengthen its position in the country, where it aims to have 5 per cent market share by the end of 2016. Besides, the company which...
  • Google working on improving battery technology April 12, 2015

    New Delhi: Google is trying its hands at developing better battery technologies that could help power the Web mogul's next set of consumer electronics and other hardware. A team, led by former Apple battery expert Dr Ramesh Bhardwaj, began testing batteries developed by others for use in Google devices. In 2013,...
  • The all-new Audi TT coupe to be launched in India on April 23 April 11, 2015

    The word is out that Audi India will launch its all-new TT coupe on April 23, 2015. We drove the car a few days back, in its 45 TSI variant, and that will be the only variant that will be available at launch. The 2015 Audi TT coupe wears an all-new...
  • Two scientists from Gujarat make driverless car in 28 days April 11, 2015

    Ahmedabad: Inspired by Google's driverless car project that drove across the United States, two scientists from Gujarat have made a driverless car of their own design. The prototype which was completed in a record 28 days is the brainchild of a Sanand-based engineering college professors. The car starts, turns and changes...
  • Watch: Female car driver crushes man to death in Delhi's Subhash Nagar April 9, 2015

    A man was crushed under the wheels of a car on Wednesday in Subhash Nagar in West Delhi. According to police, the female driver was learning how to drive and she suddenly lost control of the car and hit the victim. The victim was rushed to a nearby private hospital...
  • Former HP CEO calls Apple CEO Tim Cook a hypocrite on gay rights April 7, 2015

    New Delhi: Apple CEO Tim Cook is the latest to bear the criticism of potential 2016 presidential candidate, Carly Fiorina, who has called the tech giant's boss a hypocrite on gay rights. In an interview with the Wall Street Journal, the former CEO of Hewlett-Packard said that Cook was guilty of...
  • Hyundai's upcoming Equus luxury sedan to include self-driving features April 7, 2015

    New Delhi: Hyundai Motor is all geared up to roll out the new Equus that will be semi-autonomous and offer you a hi-tech ride. The new luxury sedan will incorporate self-driving features that will allow it to stay in lane, slow down and speed up as required to avoid collisions. Apart...
  • Driverless car completes first-ever 5,500km coast-to-coast trip in the US April 6, 2015

    New York: In a first, a driverless car has completed a nine-day road trip across the US, covering nearly 5,500 kilometres in its journey through 15 states. According to the British-based auto-firm Delphi, the feat marks the first and longest US coast-to-coast trip ever taken by an automated vehicle. The trip...
  • Mercedes-Benz closes in on Audi for top slot in Indian luxury car market in FY 2014-15 April 3, 2015

    New Delhi: Race for the top slot in the Indian luxury car market is hotting up with Mercedes-Benz closing in on German rival Audi in the fiscal 2014-15. Audi, the market leader, posted a record sales in 2014-15 with 11,292 units, up 11.51 per cent, from 10,126 units sold in...
  • Audi to launch 5 new cars in India before September April 3, 2015

    New Delhi: German luxury car maker Audi plans to launch five models in the next five months in India as it looks to retain leadership position in the Indian luxury car segment. The company, which sells various popular brands including A3 sedan and Q5 sports utility vehicle, posted a growth of...
  • India's newest state Telangana splurges on 21 Toyota Fortuner vehicles for its top officers April 2, 2015

    Hyderabad: Telangana government is splurging money on luxuries for its bureaucrats. In its latest order, the government has sanctioned 21 SUVs for district and joint collectors. The government says SUVs will help in better working of the officials; however the opposition has slammed the government for making unnecessary expenditures. Not only...