Automobile

The 2015 Ford F-150 towed a loaded trailer in over 100-degree heat up a 13 percent grade to the Davis Dam in Arizona.

10 Subtle But Important Improvements to the 2015 Ford F-150

The 2015 Ford F-150’s headline-grabbing lightweight aluminum body is a key selling point for the all-new full-size pickup, but Ford is counting on subtler details to make an impact on buyers as well. With many automakers achieving parity with one another in terms of efficiency, safety and reliability, getting the little things just right is […]

automakers automakers-take-up-bs-vi-by-20-challenge

Automakers take up ‘BS-VI by 2020′ challenge

NEW DELHI: Major automobile manufacturers on Thursday assured the government that they will produce BS-VI fuel compliant vehicles of new models from April 2020, but demanded that the government unveil a scrapping policy to phase out old vehicles and ensure that there are no policy flip-flops in shifting the clean fuel timeline due to pressure […]

img567798978-1449003962905

Top 10 Best-Selling Cars: November 2015

At first blush, November’s sales totals may not look too rosy. With the top seven automakers reporting numbers, sales increased just 1.8 percent over November 2014. But November 2014 was a tough act to follow: The industry landed its second best sales month of 2014 in annualized terms, according to Autodata Corp. News from:- https://www.cars.com/articles/top-10-best-selling-cars-november-2015-1420682846814/

picasso-26_0

Best 7-seater cars to buy in 2015/16

Here is our list of the top 10 best 7-seater cars to buy, from MPVs to large SUVs and off-roaders If you’re looking for a 7-seater car to buy, you’ll be pleased to know the days of boring MPVs are long-gone as there is now a range of exciting SUVs and off-roaders on the market […]

lamborghini super trofeo 2016

Lamborghini Super Trofeo gets bigger in 2016

It’s been a spectacular year for the Lamborghini Blancpain Super Trofeo series. In its sixth year, the championship has gotten bigger than ever with 84 cars on the grid (there were just 9 when the series began in 2009) and over 60 making it to the World Final at Sebring in North America. I have […]

automonitor

Better riding: Track etiquette

Rishaad and I have just returned from the latest edition of the TWO Track School that’s run by Indimotard and OVERDRIVE. As usual, a score or more of students left happy, brimming with confidence and likely to be both faster and safer in the real world. The school also offers non-instructed track time that faster […]

automonitor

Three per cent price hike for BMW and Mini cars in India, starting January 2016

BMW have announced a price increase of three per cent across their product range in India. The hike has been attributed to BMW’s need for continuing to offer what they call ‘Sheer Driving Pleasure’, which “can only be completed by introducing innovative products, building world-class dealerships, state-of-the-art services that engages passionately with clientele to deliver […]

2015 f3 macau grand prix

2015 F3 Macau Grand Prix: Arjun Maini places tenth overall

Arjun Maini, who is currently driving for Team Threebond by T-Sport, finished tenth at the final race of the 62nd Macau Grand Prix on Sunday, November 22, 2016. The 17-year old Indian had finished ninth in the qualifying race, where he overshot Team Carlin driver Antonio Giovinazzi who suffered a 20-second penalty but managed a […]

e-rickshaws in india

Replacing the original Fiat taxi

Recently, I caught up with a friend who immigrated to America some decades back. He was visiting Mumbai after a while and mentioned he was surprised to see so few Fiat cabs on the roads. He said, “When I landed in Mumbai with my daughter and American wife, who were visiting India for the first […]

The Benefits of the Maintenance-Free VRLA Battery

The uses of larger batteries are on the rise, with the demand for a backup power for several devices increasing. Irrespective of whether there is a connection to a reliable electricity grid or not, there are certain sectors where constant electricity availability is absolutely crucial and the risks emerging from unscheduled power outage is immense. […]