Skoda begins ‘Clever Lease’ monthly rental program for two models in eight cities

November 11, 2020

Skoda Auto India today announced the beginning of its car leasing service called ‘Clever Lease’. The manufacturer says that the customers will have the flexibility to pick from a plain, dry, or wet lease, availing monthly rentals for a tenure of 24, 36, 48, and 60 months on the Skoda Rapid TSI and Skoda Superb. The monthly rental for Skoda model range will start at Rs 22,580 and cater to…


Cars to become costlier from January

December 12, 2019

Pune: New car models from New Year are going to cost more as automakers gear up for a price hike between one per cent to five per cent despite struggling to sell vehicles in a market facing the worst auto slowdown in India in more than a decade. Auto analysts said car makers usually hike prices from January to get rid of the unsold 2019-badged vehicles at showrooms before the…


Up to 100% exemption on road tax, incentive to replace old car: Here’s how Delhi govt plans to push e-vehicles

September 4, 2018

New Delhi: The Delhi government is planning a host of measures to boost the usage of electric vehicle in the capital city. The government has prepared its comprehensive electric vehicle policy and will make it public soon, the Times of India reported quoting state transport minister Kailash Gahlot. The state government is planning to give up to 100 per cent exemption on road tax along with an incentive to replace…


Drivers could replace car keys with iPhones after standards for ‘virtual keys’ agreed

June 22, 2018

The days of motorists scouring the house for lost car keys may be over after a group of companies including Apple unveiled standards for wireless car keys that can be downloaded onto a smartphone. The Car Connectivity Consortium (CCC), an industry group comprising the top car manufacturers, is working with the iPhone maker to bring about device-to-vehicle connectivity. It has published a set of guidelines for its members that will allow people…