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IndyCar unveils 2018 car ahead of Honda and Chevy test

IndyCar has revealed the first photos of the new-for-2018 Dallara universal aero kit ahead of the start of testing at Indianapolis on Tuesday. The new-look car, previously only seen in rendered images, is based on the Dallara IR-12, introduced in 2012. The car is lighter than the current versions, and a total of 66% of the downforce is now generated from underneath ... Read More »

Finance firms install ‘kill switch’ devices to cut out car engine and leave drivers stranded if they miss a payment

RUTHLESS car finance firms are fitting controversial “kill switches” that immobilise vehicles if drivers fail to meet payments. The devices are understood to be offered to those with poor credit scores – but financial watchdogs say lenders could be breaking the law, it’s reported. ALAMY Kill switches are being installed by car insurance firms and can cut out car engines ... Read More »

China car population reaches at 205 mn

China has 168 million small cars and the number of trucks reached 22.7 million. Beijing: China’s car population rose to 205 million with the registration of 9.38 million new cars in the first half of 2017, the Ministry of Public Security said on Tuesday. By the end of June, China had 328 million car drivers, Xinhua news agency cited the Ministry’s Traffic Management ... Read More »

Mercedes-Benz India climbs up the ladder in overall car market as well

MUMBAI: The three-pointed star, the leader in India’s luxury-car space, is steadily climbing up the ladder in the overall automobile market as well. Mercedes-Benz sold more vehicles in India in the first six months of 2017 than brands such as Fiat, Nissan and Chevrolet, which offer much cheaper, including entry-level, cars here. And, Skoda, with its more affordable line of ... Read More »

Could Apple’s next big thing be a car?

Apple’s senior vice-president of software engineering Craig Federighi speaks about CarPlay on stage during Apple’s World Wide Developers Conference in San Jose, California.(AFP file photo) Is an Apple Car about to hit the road? The California technology colossus behind the iPhone has confirmed its interest in self-driving cars, but experts are trying to deduce the secretive company’s plans for traction ... Read More »

Upgrade to your Dream Car

We all have that dream car in mind, with all the features and looks that seem to be designed just for us. However, the dream car can also be out of range, priced beyond the pragmatic models that our current financial scenarios allow. If only there were a bit of a helpful push that would lower the costs of buying ... Read More »

New car brands gear up for 2018 Auto Expo

The 2018 Auto Expo, the country’s largest and biennial automobile show, will be different in more than one way from the earlier one, held in 2016. There will be new names and brands, such as Kia, Peugeot and MG (from Chinese company SAIC), all planning to enter the growing Indian car market. Lexus, luxury car brand of Japan’s Toyota, is ... Read More »

Honda Accord Type R | Used Car Buying Guide

With only around 600 on the roads and another 350 SORNed in lock-ups keeping dry, if any muchpraised 1990s sports saloon has the whiff of future classic status around it, it’s the Honda Accord Type R of 1999 to 2003. Note: ‘future’. Although excited owners claim to have spotted prices stirring, you can still pick up a wellmaintained 2002 example ... Read More »

Is Britain’s car finance market heading for a mis-selling scandal?

THOUSANDS of British drivers could have been mis-sold loans to purchase their cars, causing them to pay over the odds for their motors. The UK’s £40billion car finance industry may be heading towards a mis-selling scandal if it’s found the terms have not been properly explained to drivers, according to reports. PA:PRESS ASSOCIATION ARCHIVE 2 Claims that loans were being mis-sold to ... Read More »

How can anyone say the car battery is best?

It is true that throughout the vehicle’s lifecycle, so old batteries must be replaced. It will drain with frequent electrical accessories usage as well as the lighting for a vehicle. Most of the car batteries will expire without any notification and that is why it is very important to replacing the car battery. Such simple steps will assist and ensure ... Read More »