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Tesla To Launch Its Electric Car in India

In a response to a tweet by an Indian car enthusiast, Tesla CEO Elon Musk confirmed that Tesla was indeed planning a summer 2017 launch in India. That’s great news as the company has managed to generate massive global interest in its electric car and battery technology. Car enthusiasts can’t wait to get their hands on a Tesla car. But going beyond the excitement, is a question we need to ask ourselves: Is the country ready [...]

Peugeot Attempts To Re-Enter India

PSA Group of France – makers of the famous Peugeot, Citroen and DS brand of cars, has just announced its plans to re-enter India with a Rs 700 crore investment. PSA has tied up with the CK Birla Group, owners of Hindustan Motors Limited and the Ambassador car brand, for manufacturing cars and power-trains in Tamil Nadu by 2020. PSA has signed two agreements in Paris on Wednesday. The first agreement is a joint venture [...]

Top 10 Cars in India Under 10 Lakh

Looking to buy the best car under INR 10 lakh this festive season? Here’s our list of top 10 cars on Indian roads (in your budget) that you will love – Honda City – The Honda City has been the pride of its owners and the envy of others for a while now. The City’s basic petrol and diesel variants are still the best buy under INR 10 lakh, though the top-end variants may exceed [...]

Festive Season 2016: Discounts and Offers on Cars and Two Wheelers this Diwali 2016

It is Diwali season and it is time to indulge in big spending and big savings! From cars to two-wheelers, it’s raining deals. To help you try and go through some of the best deals on offer, we have prepared a short list of offers that you might want to consider. Take a look. Read: Diwali Festival Offers and Discount Coupons on Smartphones Passenger Cars Offers Tata Motors The company has launched ‘Har Week Diwali’ offer [...]

The Juggernaut of Uber & Ola: Killing auto drivers' livelihoods

This is a fight that has been going on ever since Industrial Revolution, when machines began to replace humans in performing functions that were faster, more efficient and cheaper. The principle argument then, as now, remains loss of livelihood. But that didn’t stop man from experimenting, innovating and creating better, faster, cheaper and more efficient alternatives to what was prevalent at the time. That is how humans have evolved and improved quality of life over [...]

E-bike revolution to change the way India commutes?

Volta Motors, a Chennai-based Start-up, has recently launched Volta ZAP, which it claims is India’s first ‘Crossover’ E-Bike that has been completely designed and manufactured in India. The e-bike serves as an eco-friendly option for commuting and can be used as a bike or a moped. Recognized as a start-up under the Make in India initiative by the Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion (DIPP), Volta ZAP hopes to change the way we commute. The [...]

Top 5 Bikes in India Under Rs 2 Lakh

Looking for a motorcycle under INR 2 lakh? The market is flooded with options and the choices can be confusing. So here is our list of the top 5 for you to choose from. Mahindra Mojo Category – Sports Ex-showroom Price – INR 1.6 lakh (New Delhi) Starting – Self start Displacement – 295 cc Fuel tank capacity – 21 litre Kerb weight – 165 kilograms dry weight Engine type – Liquid Cooled, 4 Stroke, [...]

Two Wheelers for Ladies

These are exciting times for two-wheelers in India. Its market has been growing at a rapid rate and is fuelled by increasing purchasing power in rural and urban India. During the past five years, two-wheelers have been growing at 7% CAGR, while it’s 2% in the case of four-wheelers. In the 1980s, when major international two-wheeler companies began to enter India through joint ventures, the demand for  ‘motorcycle’ began to overtake that of ‘scooters’ and soon the market [...]

June 12, 2016
Dangerous Indian Roads

Earlier this month, Minister for Road Transport and Highways Nitin Gadkari, released ‘Roads Accidents in India – 2015 Report’ and the picture that emerges is rather grim. India is one of the fastest growing automobile markets in the world, along with a rapidly expanding road and highway network. However, with more automobiles in all classes being introduced each month, the corresponding rate of accidents is also very high. As per ‘World Road Statistics 2015’ released [...]

Top 10 Best Selling Cars In 2015-16

The last financial year (FY 2015-2016) was an encouraging year for Indian automobile industry as most automakers had shown an increase in their sales numbers. The year saw many improvements and adoption of higher safety standards by automobile manufacturers, which in turn helped in the positive growth of the automotive industry. There were some important vehicle launches during the year. However, Maruti Suzuki India ruled the market with many of its models appearing in the top [...]