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News & Reviews


Latest updates, reviews and news around cars and auto industry

Be it busting the common driving myths or sharing tips and tricks to enhance your car performance and driving skills, this section will help you stay updated with most relevant information.

Review: Hyundai Exter

Hyundai Exter micro-SUV has arrived to redefine the segment with its progressive and unique SUV design. It highlights Hyundai's design identity of 'Sensuous Sportiness' and features a modern front, dynamic side, and sporty rear design. With design elements like a wide parametric design grille with Exter front branding, signature-H LED daytime running lamps, and bold skid plates, the Exter makes a bold and powerful impression on the road.

Bharat NCAP to boost safety standards

In a significant move towards ensuring safer vehicles on Indian roads, the Bharat New Car Assessment Programme (NCAP) crash test norms are scheduled to be implemented from October 1, 2023. These norms will align with global benchmark testing protocols and provide consumers with reliable safety ratings for vehicles. The Ministry of Road Transport & Highways (MoRTH) has finalised the draft notification, and a consultative period will invite feedback from Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs) and stakeholders to further refine the implementation process

Car repair after flooding: Essential steps for restoration

In recent times, various cities in India witnessed heavy rainfall leading to widespread flooding, causing havoc for vehicles on the road. Cars submerged in deep water can suffer significant damage, leaving owners in dire need of immediate repair. If your vehicle has been affected by such an unfortunate event, it is crucial to take the right steps to ensure a thorough and effective restoration.

Minus Zero zPod: India's first autonomous vehicle

Bengaluru-based autonomous driving start-up, Minus Zero, has taken a significant step forward in the realm of autonomous vehicles with the unveiling of the zPod. This groundbreaking concept, which Minus Zero claims to be India's first autonomous vehicle, showcases the full extent of their self-driving technology developed through artificial intelligence (AI) innovation. With a vision to alleviate traffic congestion and reduce road accidents, Minus Zero aims to revolutionise the automotive industry by providing their autonomous driving technology to manufacturers and improving their Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS) suite.

Understanding Alternate Fuels

As we move towards a greener and more sustainable future, the automotive industry plays a crucial role in reducing its environmental impact. One significant aspect of this effort is the exploration of alternate fuels. India is already on a path towards a more sustainable future and these fuels offer promising alternatives to traditional petrol and diesel, presenting numerous benefits for both the environment and the automotive sector.

AI's Role in Autonomous Driving Systems

In recent years, autonomous driving systems have emerged as a significant breakthrough in the automotive industry. Enabled by advancements in artificial intelligence (AI), these systems hold the promise of enhancing safety, improving efficiency, and transforming the way we travel.

Product Preview: Citroen C3 Aircross

Citroen's all-new C3 Aircross is a highly desirable family B-SUV that comes with tough and expressive design and is set to go on sale in India in the second half of 2023.

10 must-have accessories in case of an emergency

Emergencies while out on the road can happen anytime, anywhere, and being prepared for them is essential. That is why it's important to always have the right accessories in your car. Here are some that can save you from unpleasant experiences:

Driving habits to improve your vehicle's efficiency

Your driving habits can have a significant impact on your car's performance and fuel efficiency. By making a few changes to the way you drive, you can improve your car's overall performance and save money on gas. In this post, we take a closer look at some of the ways that your driving habits can affect your car and what you can do to drive more efficiently.

Improve your EV experience with apps

Electric vehicles (EVs) are becoming increasingly popular as people realize the many benefits of driving an electric car. One of the biggest challenges that EV owners face is managing their charging needs, which is where apps come in. With an EV, you need to consider factors like how far you need to drive, how long you'll be away from home, and where you can find charging stations if you need to top up on the go.

2023 Hyundai Verna: Review

Hyundai has introduced its 6th generation all-new Verna that showcases a futuristic design and advanced technology integration. Here is a review of this sleek and powerful entrant.

Understanding RDE norms

Air pollution is a growing concern in India, and vehicular emissions are a significant contributor. In 2020, Indian government introduced the Bharat Stage 6 (BS6) norms to reduce automotive pollutants, and now, the second phase of these standards will be initiated from April 2023. The second phase of BS6 calls for the implementation of Real Driving Emission (RDE) norms, which aim to reduce the gap between laboratory emission values and real-world conditions. In this article, we will discuss everything you need to know about RDE norms.

Maruti Suzuki Brezza S-CNG Launched

Maruti Suzuki, India's leading automobile manufacturer, has taken another step towards its commitment to green mobility by launching the all-new Brezza with S-CNG technology. This eco-friendly vehicle comes loaded with features that cater to the needs of a younger target audience.

EV Conversion Kits

Converting your car to an EV has numerous benefits, some of the most compelling reasons include the reduction of emissions, lower running costs, reduced maintenance costs, hassle-free ownership, and a longer lifespan. The conversion to electric leads to a drop in emissions, which contributes to cleaner air in the city. It might be a good idea to take a look at some of the popular EV conversion kits available in India.

Hyundai Ioniq 5: Review

Hyundai Ioniq 5 EV made its Indian debut in January 2023. This compact SUV is Hyundai's first dedicated electric vehicle platform, and it showcases the company's commitment to sustainable mobility solutions. Ioniq 5 is a well-designed vehicle that offers a combination of style, performance, and practicality, making it an attractive option for Indian consumers looking for a premium electric vehicle.

Budget 2023: Key highlights of auto industry

Budget 2023-24 has been termed as a growth-oriented one by the auto sector as the proposed measures will help drive sustainable mobility solutions which will result in overall growth at a rapid pace. Some highlights include custom duty exemption on capital goods required to manufacture lithium-ion batteries, an outlay to facilitate the rapid adoption of hydrogen fuel and more emphasis on vehicle scrappage policy.

Toyota Innova Hycross review

Toyota Innova Hycross takes the 7-seater MPV game to a new level in terms of refinement, comfort and performance. It is time to find out what this new offering from Toyota packs, in and out.

New & Upcoming Vehicles seen at Auto Expo 2023!

Auto Expo 2023 witnessed the launch of a few key models and manufacturers also showcased some of their upcoming models that are expected to make their market debut later this year. We take a look at some of the top models that have been announced.

Concept cars showcased at Auto Expo 2023

Concept cars point towards the future vision that a brand has and Auto Expo has always been a platform where major manufacturers showcase some of their concepts in order to gauge customer reaction as well as educate them about the direction that the manufacture is taking for upcoming models. This year, the top three concepts on display were the Maruti Suzuki EVX, Kia EV9 and Tata Motors Avinya Concept.

EV Showstoppers at Auto Expo 2023!

Auto Expo 2023 had an electric theme at all the major pavilions and this clearly points towards manufacturers moving towards electric vehicle offerings at a brisk pace. We take a look at some of the electric vehicles and concepts showcased at the Expo that definitely got heads to turn.

5 Tips to extend your EV driving range

Driving an electric vehicle does require a change in driver behaviour as electric vehicles behave very differently from regular ICE powered machines. With a focus on usability and maximizing the range of the vehicle being the mainstay, we have highlighted five tips that can help electric vehicle owners increase their range by as much as 30 percent!

Safe driving tips for foggy weather

It is that time of the year when the fog rolls in across North India and driving in such weather conditions is a harrowing task. To help you navigate through the fog, we have put down some safety tips. After all, foggy weather is quite dangerous to drive in and can result in an accident if you are not careful.

Tata Tiago EV Review

Tiago.EV is targeted at first-time EV buyers and on that note it is an impressive machine. Let's see if it fits the urban driving needs.

EV tyres explained

Tyres for electric vehicles need to be different. After all, they will be fitted onto high-tech vehicles that are emission free, and the tyres need to live up to that standard as well. In doing so, a lot of research has gone into making EV tyres deliver such optimal performance.

Driving Tips For Electric Vehicles

It might come as a surprise to hear that driving an electric car efficiently is very different from driving a regular car. To help you maximize your drive and get the best out of your EV, we have listed down some tips which you ought to consider.

5 New features that are making driving safer

Driving safely isn't just being left to the hands of the driver, for manufacturers are now adding new features that work as driver aids and help play a big part in taking you safely while on the move in your vehicle. We take a look at five such features that we can find on cars today.

Electric Vehicles: Challenges, development & solutions

Electric vehicles in India have surged in the last five years, but the sector is still at a nascent stage with only a handful of manufacturers in the four wheeler segment offering fully-electric vehicles in their portfolio. Amongst the leaders in the mass segment is Tata Motors, while high-end manufacturers like Audi, BMW and Mercedes-Benz have at least 2-3 pure electric offerings. The good news is that EVs are here to stay and with the Government providing the right impetus, EV adoption is happening at a brisk pace. However, there are challenges that EVs face, and constant development is the need of the hour.

Nexa Grand Vitara: Reviewed

Maruti Suzuki has introduced the all-new Grand Vitara SUV through their Nexa network. It is a premium SUV that comes with hybrid drivetrains. Let's take a look at its different aspects, to know if it holds up to the competitors.

10 Upcoming EVs in India

The electric vehicle segment is growing at quite a rapid pace as manufacturers continue to introduce new models in the country. Let's take a look at ten upcoming electric vehicles that we can expect in the market in the near future.

Nexa Grand Vitara: Reviewed

Maruti Suzuki has introduced the all-new Grand Vitara SUV through their Nexa network. It is a premium SUV that comes with hybrid drivetrains. Let's take a look at its different aspects, to know if it holds up to the competitors.

Understanding safety systems

All modern vehicles come with a host of active and passive safety systems. Let's take a look at some of the main features of both and how they keep you safe while on the move.

Hybrid vehicles deciphered

Hybrid vehicles are finally making their way into mainstream products in India. Let's take a look at the different types available and how they function.

Mahindra unveils five e-SUVs under two brands

Mahindra & Mahindra is taking their EV product line up in a bold new direction with five new e-SUVs that will be launched in the coming years. Let's take a look at these five upcoming EVs

Understanding ADAS

Advanced Driver Assistance Systems, better known as ADAS is a combination of technologies that work towards making driving safer. After all, almost all vehicle accidents are caused by human error and by mitigating that, our roads get safer.

Busting the most common EV myths

The world is changing and as we move towards cleaner and greener solutions, we can stop fretting and embrace the change, for EVs are fun machines that offer a totally different level of excitement and capabilities. It is about time that we bust the most common myths around EVs.

Hyundai Tucson revealed

Hyundai Motor India Ltd., has revealed the 4th generation Tucson that will go on sale in India shortly. This premium 5-seater SUV is their global bestseller and in India, it will be their flagship offering. Being brought in as a CKD, the new Tucson boasts of a futuristic design and class-leading innovation.

Maruti Suzuki introduces the bigger and better Brezza

Maruti Suzuki is set to reignite their stellar run in the c-SUV segment with the new Brezza. The bold & stylish compact SUV has loads of improvements in every aspect and continues to be a value-for-money proposition.

Why it is good to get your car detailed

Car detailing is a process that is specialized in cleaning your vehicle thoroughly and go beyond that of a conventional car wash. Extending the life of your vehicle involves getting it serviced on time, however for the bits that witness the maximum wear and tear, such as the plastics and fabrics within the cabin, there isn't a lot that service can do. This is where car detailing comes in.

BMW i4 launched in India

BMW India recently launched the all-new i4 here in India. This is the first luxury midsize sedan in the country to get an all-electric powertrain and it joins the range of growing luxury EVs in the country. Know what is more to this new edition from BMW.

Getting summer-ready with your car

It is that time of the year when intense summer heat and hot blowing winds prove to be the ultimate test of our car's ability to withstand extreme weather conditions. However, if you follow some easy steps, getting through the summer season is not that difficult. Here is a look at how this can be done.

Citroen C3: Review

Citroen India is ready to make their entrance in the premium hatchback category with the introduction of the C3. Let's take a look on how it fits into the challenging car segment.

5 signs that your engine needs help!

Engines are built tough, however without the right maintenance, they stand a high chance of failure. In order to avoid engine damage, here are five signs that you can note which will tell you that you have engine trouble, and it is time for a thorough check-up to avoid further damage.