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driverless-metro-train

There is a big surprise for metro travelers in Delhi. Very soon, Delhi Metro will have its first driverless trains. In another 3 months’ time, Delhi Metro passengers will witness metro trains in operation, run not by drivers but  on an automatic mode.  In October 2017, metro train covering the line from Janakpuri West to Botanical Garden, also referred as the Magenta Line, will set its motion without drivers. The line will be made partially open [...]

gst impact on automobile industry

  The much-awaited Goods and Service Tax (GST) will get rolling from July 1, 2017.  GST will impact various sectors and industries of the country, some in a positive way and some others in a negative way. One sector which has the possibility of a having a very positive impact is the automobile sector primarily because of the efficiency and the removal of cascading associated with GST. Let us discuss in details how GST will impact [...]

Volvo-S60-Polestar

Volvo Auto India has just launched the S60 Polestar with the high expectation of continuing the company’s good run in gaining market share, in what is arguably one of the most competitive and fastest growing auto markets in the world. The S60 Polestar is not just a car, it’s a driver’s car that was born for the race track twenty years ago. It was designed as an optimal performing race car that was predictable and [...]

jeep compass

FCA India Automobiles Private Limited has just announced the arrival of the much-awaited Jeep Compass in India, with the official launch slated for the third quarter this year. Jeep Compass follows its larger siblings Jeep Grand Cherokee and Jeep Wrangler to India, but is going to be the first SUV from the Jeep family to be manufactured at the company’s Ranjangaon facility in Maharashtra. Fiat Chrysler has invested US$250 million in the plant and has [...]

motor vehicle amendment bill 2016

Traffic violators – watch out! The new Motor Vehicles (Amendment) Bill 2016 has just been passed by the Lok Sabha and it comes with more teeth to ensure stringent penalties and punishment for those who violate traffic rules and norms. It’s also going to make travelling by road, safer. Traditionally, India has always taken a lenient view of all those who take to the roads and end up violating rules in some form or the [...]

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 [...]

Festival Discounts and Offers on Cars

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 [...]

Uber & Ola and Auto Drivers

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 [...]