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Best Affordable Cars

Every year witnesses a slew of new car launches. Some of these are high-end premium cars and cost a fortune, while many are aimed at the common man and are quite affordable. In fact, cars have become a common medium of transport. A majority of people prefer to travel in their vehicles rather than rely on public transport due to the comfort and convenience that cars provide. Women, too, find cars a much safer medium [...]

Auto Expo 2018

The mother of all auto shows – the Auto Expo – is back. The 2018 Auto Expo will be the 14th edition of the event and will be held from February 9 to February 14, 2018. The 2018 Auto Expo promises to be bigger and more exciting as a number of new models, compact vehicles, and technologies will be on display. So, fasten your seatbelts as we present to you a curtain raiser of Asia’s [...]

Auto Launches 2018

The biggest benefits of India as a market is its growing economy and huge population. This is what attracts so many organizations to its shores. Just like 2017, 2018 is going to be a promising year of sorts for car and bike lovers in India since a number of top brands are expected to launch their products for the Indian market in the ensuing year. For example, one of the major names in this regard [...]

Future of Electric Vehicles in India

In what can be termed a giant step forward for the electric vehicle manufacturing industry in the country, state owned oil and gas company, the Indian Oil Corporation (IOC), announced the launch of the country’s very first (public) electric vehicle charging station. This station has been set up in an IOC petrol pump in the city of Nagpur in Maharashtra. This electric vehicle charging station is a collaboration between IOC and popular cab-on-call service provider, [...]


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 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 [...]