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…

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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…

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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…

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OMG! Meet the KTM 390 Duke ‘Badmaash’ by Rajputana Customs..

March 22, 2018

This is possibly the most funky looking KTM 390 Duke that you must have seen in your lifetime. The credit goes to Jaipur based renowned motorcycle customisation Rajputana Customs that have done this stunning mod. Chances are that at the first glance, you might not be able to figure out what the donor bike is but take a closer look and you will not take much time to figure out….

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Good news! Renault Duster becomes cheaper by up to Rs 1 lakh

March 3, 2018

Effective from March 1, Renault India has slashed the price of its SUV, the Duster, across all the variants by up to Rs 1 lakh. The company attributes this decrease in the price of the 2018 version of the Duster to the increase in localisation of the model in India. Sumit Sawhney, CEO and managing director, Renault India operations, said, “Renault had one of the highest localisations done on the…

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Royal Enfield Thunderbird 350X And 500X launched

March 3, 2018

Royal Enfield has launched the Thunderbird 350X and 500X. Both of these motorcycles are based on the existing Thunderbird 350 and Thunderbird 500 respectively. While the 350X is priced at Rs 1.56 lakh (ex-showroom), Rs 7,000 over its standard variant, the 500X costs Rs 1.98 lakh (ex-showroom), Rs 8,000 more than its current model. While the Thunderbird 350 and 500 are touring bikes, the 350X and 500X are designed more…

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