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  • Mercedes S600 Guard
    May 21, 2015 19:59 IST

    Mercedes-Benz launches armoured version S600 Guard at Rs 8.9cr

    It is one of the most expensive as also safest cars around, but only money cant buy it. Being the head of a state, helps.

  • Lamborghini LP 750-4 Superveloce
    May 20, 2015 11:26 IST

    Lamborghini joins the sub-seven minute Nürburgring club

    The company has published a video purportedly showing its latest hypercar, the Aventador LP750-4 Superveloce as only the third production car in history to complete a lap of the ‘Green Hell' in under seven minutes.

  • Jeep Renegade
    May 20, 2015 11:51 IST

    Welcome to the age of the crossover

    Despite being less than six months into 2015 is poised to become a record-breaking year for global car sales in general and for crossovers in particular.

  • airbags
    May 22, 2015 13:27 IST

    Consumers don't recall vehicle recalls

    Even though the news that 34 million vehicles in the US are being recalled due to potentially life-threatening airbag defects is making headlines around the world, there's a very real possibility that many owners of affected cars will do nothing.

  • Renault unveils Kwid, to be price Rs. 3-4 lakh
    May 20, 2015 15:11 IST

    Renault unveils Kwid, to be priced Rs. 3-4 lakh

    French car major Renault made its biggest splash in India yet unveiling its small car Kwid on Wednesday. It will be launched ahead of the festive season this year and priced at Rs. 3-4 lakh.

  • BMW 3.0 CSL Hommage teaser image
    May 21, 2015 14:36 IST

    BMW to pay homage to the 3.0CSL at car show

    BMW has announced that its big concept car reveal for this year's event will be a modern-day interpretation of its formidable 3.0 CSL coupe of the 1970s -- the car which really established the company's racing credentials.

  • airbags
    May 20, 2015 11:07 IST

    Takata US exploding airbag recall doubled to record 34 mn vehicles

    Takata is also admitting for the first time that its airbags installed in the cars of 11 major automakers are defective, US Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx announced, blaming the problem for "at least" five deaths.

  • Hero's new Splendor iSmart review, test ride
    May 19, 2015 23:11 IST

    Hero Motocorp does away with Splendor NXG bike

    Two-wheeler major Hero Motocorp has phased out its NXG model— a variant of the world’s largest selling motorcycle Splendor— to cash in on the robust demand for scooters in the country.

  • Tata GenX Nano launched
    May 19, 2015 13:51 IST

    Tata launches GenX Nano at starting price of Rs. 1.99 lakh

    Tata Motors Ltd on Tuesday rolled out GenX Nano, the next generation of the car equipped an automated manual transmission, more luggage space and safety features, in a bid to give a boost to the brand.

  • German car maker Daimler said it will team up with Aston Martin
    May 20, 2015 12:23 IST

    Aston Martin eyeing U.S. for crossover SUV production -report

    Aston Martin will decide whether add production at another plant by the end of the year and it would likely be in the United States, the British luxury sports car maker's chief executive told Automotive News.

  • The 2016 Camaro SS
    May 19, 2015 11:15 IST

    Chevrolet Camaro muscles in on the Mustang's turf

    The new Camaro is lighter, smaller, faster and built around the needs of dedicated drivers, and could easily be mistaken for a European rather than an American sportscar.

  • The 2016 Nissan Maxima
    May 19, 2015 10:53 IST

    The Nissan Maxima lives up to its four-door sportscar maxim

    The latest-generation Maxima sedan bests BMW, Acura and Audi to set the fastest lap time around California's Buttonwillow Raceway racetrack in tests overseen by AMCI Testin.

  • The Mazda3 has made the list every year since 2003.
    May 19, 2015 11:04 IST

    The Mazda 3 is the coolest car in the US

    Kelley Blue Book, the consumer and industry serving vehicle valuation and automotive research firm has published its annual list of what it believes are the 10 coolest affordable cars on sale in the US at the moment.

  • Toyota's new Corolla, Etios Cross at Auto Expo
    May 18, 2015 10:44 IST

    Corolla overtakes Elantra as India’s favourite exec sedan

    The launch of the new Corolla last year has enabled the brand, which is the world’s largest-selling car, to reclaim its leadership position in the executive sedan segment in India from Hyundai Elantra.

  • Google's new self-driving car, Mountain View, California
    May 15, 2015 16:45 IST

    Self-driving cars: Google's new prototype off to public streets

    The latest version of Google's self-driving car, a pod-like two-seater that needs no gas pedal or steering wheel, will make its debut on public roads this summer, a significant step in the technology giant's mission to have driverless cars available to consumers in the next five years.