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Safety with Autonomous vehicles (AV)

Safety with Autonomous vehicles (AV)

We are now at the cusp of blending AI, machine learning and hi-tech engineering into one single machine (self driving car). However, there is one thing I am sure AV cannot learn – and that is the human remorse after making mistakes.

New Swift Dzire 2012

Swift Dzire, when first launched in India quickly established itself as one of the leading cars to be sold. The wait time for buying a Swift Dzire was never less than a month because...

BMTC to re-introduce Double-decker buses

Will BMTC re-introduce Double Decker buses? Double Decker buses in Bangalore formed a popular and a significant proportion of the BMTC fleet in the 80’s and the 90’s. But eventually these bulky buses were...

Mercedes SLS Gullwing Review

Article Author- Raj Mehta. Click here to read Raj Mehta’s Profile…. The SLS AMG was a feature at the Frankfurt Motorshow 2009 and its Gullwing doors are a main feature and selling point of...

Rolls Royce Ghost

Article Author- Raj Mehta. Click here to read Raj Mehta’s Profile…. The ROLLS ROYCE Ghost is an exquisite luxury saloon which has been made into a powerful car through the latest Rolls Royce owners...

Chevrolet Cruze

Ever found a beast lurking in the shadows that is waiting to pounce. Ever found a car that is waiting to be unleashed on the road. ,, And yet give you an outstanding mileage...

Hyundai New Thinking

New thinking-Hyundai Motors If we always presume that Germany or US alone is the front runner in automotive technology, then it is time to reconsider our thoughts. Hyundai Motors company, which is one of...

Jaguar XF

Since the TATA Motors took over the Jaguar plant in UK, the Jaguar brands are now also made available in India . India is fortunate to have one of the world’s best automotive brands...

Mahindra Verito

Mahindra and Mahindra ,M&M has released its all new Sedan -The Mahindra Verito. While M&M has gone all out to market the Verito as a new Sedan, it is very much evident that the...

Why do cars require Engine Oil?

Oil is a very important component in the car. Engine Oil is akin to the blood of a vehicle, without which the Engine and your car is as good as dead. Function of engine...

Maruti Kizashi

Maruti Kizashi Review Kizashi: Meaning (Sign of good things to come.) Question: Does the Kizashi have the desirability, capability, make the right noises in the senior exec’s car park and right pricing to meet...

How to Book train Tickets Online – IRCTC.co.in

A step by step description of booking railway tickets online- IRCTC.co.in Planning to travel? Want to go by train? But don’t want to stand in the booking line for an hour and half? Well,...

Traffic sense in India

Here is a first hand account of the Traffic reality of India by one of us.. We are an independent nation and we have every right to use our independence. Does that indirectly also...

Autos and Complaints – Bangalore

Autos are the most common mode of transport in Bangalore.Anyone who has traveled by auto in Bangalore already knows what I’m talking about. The fares can be arbitrary and the rickshaw drivers can be...

Compare Chevrolet spark vs Maruti Alto cars

Here is a readers review on the comparision of Chevrolet Spark vs Maruti Alto Choosing a good car can be mystifying in the current Indian car market. New models are coming in nearly every...

Car review of Tata Indigo Marina

Tata makes good cars that are excellent value for money. And the Tata Indigo Marina is no exception. This nifty little model is designed to fit into Indian roads with the least amount of...

Cadillac CTS Review

CADILLAC CTS- THE MARQUE The Cadillac CTS, first introduced in 2002 as the 2003 model marked the return of the then GM badged car to a rear wheel drive platform and was the first...

Hero Honda Splendor

Hero Honda Splendor has received accolades in the form of customer ratings to a covetous extent of 78.6 out of 100. It is not that other vehicles stand a peg or two down. It...

THE HUMMER

Here is an opinion of the Hummer straight from California .. Flamboyance or a Show off– Driving a Hummer, on the highways of Southern California, doesn’t give much scope for flamboyance. Except in a...

BMW- German Automotive Manufacturer

Headquartered at Munich in Germany, Bayerische Motoren Werke AG, shortly called “BMW” (Bavarian Motor Works) is engaged largely in the manufacture of automobiles and motorcycles as well as mini brands. Rolls-Royce Motors Cars falls...

PARK PILOT SYSTEM

A car with a Sixth Sense! In automotive parlance, it has got a worthy meaning? The all-sophisticated automation and electronics & sensors combination virtually make you a hi-fi driver. But how it matters when...

Honda Activa – Review

Honda Motors applied ‘Cobweb Strategy’ and incorporated ‘Fishbone Analysis’ in its ‘Signature Scooty’ – Honda Activa. This Scooty comes in two variants; Honda Activa Standard and Honda Activa Deluxe. All other features being equal,...

Maruti Ritz -Car Review

One of the leading automobile manufactures in India, Maruti Suzuki has drawn a straight line from its facade to A2 segment. Maruti Ritz is an earth-shattering model rolled out into reckoning the market. Tech-fed...

Review of Honda City

Honda City: Want a ride in comfort to safety? Ever dreamt of an automobile that agrees with your pocket size. Honda city has it in it… For that matter, you know every car is...

VW Volkswagen VENTO

Quality is an automatic process when attitude of a manufacturer is right. Volkswagen has unleashed an aggressive pattern to religiously cater to the Indian needs. While the car as a whole comes protected with...

Range Rover

Range rover has incarnated once again as the chosen transport of the rich and famous. Although it was first launched 40 years ago, it has evolved since then as the world’s top premium sports...

Autobahns-The high speed highways of Germany

When our ex prime minister Mr Atal Behari Vajpayee set up the Golden Quadrilateral project of connecting the major cities and widening the existing highway networks of India, he might have surely taken a...

Audi A4

Audi A4 series- is described as the car for the future deserves the engine of the future.Here is an overview of this amazing car that creates ripples in one’s hearts. The Engine: TFSI turbo...

Safety on Indian roads

While researchers in German research companies are hell bent on making the roads free of accidents, India is yet to tread its path in bringing in revolutionary reforms into the automotive industry for safety...

The History of Audi

Audi- The name that stands for exquisite German engineering,,which produces one of the best quality passenger cars has a great history to look upon.With its headquarters in IngolStadt,Germany,the Audi Ag completed its 100th year...

Rolls Royce – Luxury Redefined.

Rolls Royce – Luxury Redefined. Rolls Royce – an epitome of perfection in everything it does. The Phantom family of ROLLS ROYCE cars has not only redefined ROLLS ROYCE but also the luxury car...

Hyundai I20

Hyundai Motors entered wayback in the late 1990’s with its flagship brand ,Hyundai Santro. The Korean market significantly made inroads into the Indian automotive market by launching the low cost Santro and subsequently releasing...

Audi A2 Electric Car World Record

The advent of Electric cars had raised a lot of hopes of making the world energy efficient and pollution free. And this attempt is going to soon become a reality with the latest Electric...

DODGE Cars

Ever wondered what were the big sized muscled cars used in the road rage films such as the Fast and furious? Have you ever seen the ubiquitous large sized 2 seater car in old...

TATA ARIA

With TATA MOTORS becoming one of the largest manufacturers after Maruti Suzuki, there is a new classy vehicle which is going to hit the Indian roads, a vehicle, which has the power of an...

Suzuki VolksWagen Deal

When Volkswagen , the Biggest German Manufacturer of cars in the world entered the Indian consumer space with the trade mark VW Polo brand, little did we know that VW group was planning a...

The Men Behind the Bangalore Metro

The men behind the Bangalore Metro.. We all know that the Bangalore metro rail construction has been going on in full swing since the last 3 years and the public is anxiously waiting for...

Your Car knows when you Sleep

It is estimated that most of the fatal accidents occur during the nights when the drivers are drowsy or go to sleep on the wheel. As the sleep gets induced, the eyes close and...

New Maruti SWIFT special Edition released

Commemorating the millionth car sale in a a span of less than a decade, Maruti Swift has made history again with its outstanding quality and service. As a special attraction Maruti Suzuki is releasing...

Porsche Carrera

Porsche Carrera is a car that has only 2 seats, is not very long , has a back engine , and also roars across when compared to other silent sedans on the road. While...

Car navigation Systems

Car Navigation systems have been around for quite some time but they are a pretty new term for the Indian roads. A Car navigation system actually guides you/shows the pathways and route directions within...

CAR CARE IN MONSOON

Any Cars need a good maintenance in order to get the best out of its performance and comfort. Special care and treatment are compulsory during monsoon due to heavy rain and waterlogged roads to...

The story of Bangalore Metro

When I first came to Bangalore,(20 years back), I was a child of around 7-8 years ,when i used to go to school. Back then there used to be the ever familiar public bus...

Facts about Indian Railways

Few countries in the world have an efficient network of rail roads and India is among them. Here are a few staggering statistics about the Indian railways. -> Indian railways employs the largest workforce...

Formula One drivers from India

The first formula one grandprix that represents the highest epitome of the racing car sport was held in 1946. The concept behind the Formula One is actually a formul or a set of rules...

History of Maruti

In 1981, when there were basically only 2 car models running on the Indian roads :Ambassador and premier Padmini, a fledgeling company was setup that had a stake from the Indian government and a...

The Ambassador car

Remember India ,the time around 30 years ago, when India was beginning to just rise from its sleep ,when most of the India was not even aware that in the next 25 years, India...

New Maruti Alto – K 10

Facing stiff competition in the samll car market , Maruti has launched an upgraded version of the Alto to strenghten its hold . The New Maruti Alto K-10 series sports an improved K series...

Autorickshaws in Bangalore

From the past one month, there has been a furore in Bangalore about the price hike for the auto fares in the city.This price hike issue comes up almost every 6 months in Bangalore...

VW Volkswagen Company

Volkswagen VW is a new name in India as we see that this German manufacturer entered into the Indian market very recently . With a number of models that have been released such as...

Bharat Stage Norms

Every country has a legislation norm for the vehicles ‘ emission standards.Different countries have come up with a set of rules or laws that define as to what amount of pollution or emission quantity...

TOYOTA ETIOS RELEASE

Toyota Motors in India has already made its significant mark over the last 10 years beginning with Qualis and other hit models such as the Innova, Corolla and the luxurious Camry and Fortuner.Although Toyota...

JAGUAR XJ

Speed, Agility, Power and astonishingly sharp predatorial skills are some amazing attributes of a Jaguar, the biggest cat in the Feline Family. Just as the wild Jaguar is admired for its menacing qualities, so...

World’s Fastest Train – MagLev

The world’s fastest train is no more the pride of the developed world. The fastest train that does’nt even run on tracks is actually running at this moment in China . It has almost...

ICE-Inter City express

ICE- the Intercity express is the high speed train of the germany’s Deutsche Bahn Train network. The ICE is world famous for its high speed journeys and is in the elite league of the...

Paris Metro

Here is a short note on the Paris Metro network or the Metropolitan. Although being the one of the oldest networks of metro trains in the world,Paris metro is the most organised and excellently...

Car Silencer

We have all noticed that every car has an exhaust tailpipe attached that gushes out the exhaust smoke as the engine works through transporting the vehicle.This is known as the Car silencer or the...

Ferrari 599 GTB

A Fiery red hot blazing machine, that s how you describe a Ferrari. And no other vehicle comes closer to resembling the Supercar Ferrari 599 GTB, the latest of the 2 seater rage that...

Toyota Prius

When the world was still looking at ways to save fuel and thinking of devising means of depending on alternate means of transport, Toyota had already gone ahead building a commercially viable Hybrid car...

Ford Fiesta

Ford Fiesta……………. When India opened up its market during the 1990’s that started the first step towards liberalisation, and when Manmohan Singh(then finance minister) took on the reins to propel India to an accelerated...

Lamborghini

Is it a car?, Is it a Super car? Or Is it a Car from the Future? If one wants to see a car that is truly different and that is acutely stylish than...

Nissan Micra Release and Specifications

The Nissan Motors has released its much awaited Features of the most awaited Car Nissan Micra. Unveiling the features of the New micra, Nissan has slowly tried to leak information to keep the Indian...

BASIC CAR MAINTENANCE

Most often we hear that if one maintains a car in a correct way, there is no doubt that the car would serve you well for a long time. In addition to doing the...

Porsche Panamera

Ever heard of a sports car that has four seats. Ever seen a car that is extremely sporty in its looks and yet seats 4 people with excellent comfort and provides an experience unparallel...

Which car to Choose ? Diesel or Petrol

There has been an age old debate about which is a better engine :– Diesel or the Petrol,but the truth is that both Diesel and the petrol engines have their own advantages and disadvantages....

Things to check before you buy a Second hand car.

The Second hand car market is a huge market in any country and the rules that guide the buying are numerous and varied. Today we will check out some of the important and valuable...

Maruti Alto vs Hyundai Santro

Just as we buy any new car ,we are always faced with a dilemma to choose the best car among the given price range. Concentrating on the Hyundai Santro and the Alto,We have a...

Traffic rules in India.

Most of us very well know that Traffic rules are not followed to the full extent in India. Little do many of us care when we skip a red light or change lanes instantly...

How do you react when you see an accident?

Imagine you are driving to the office in your new car ,which you bought the other day .The day is bright and the road is clear. You hit on the gas pedal but owing...

Luxurious Volkswagen Phaeton in India

It’s always a dream for majority of the people to steer the German car especially the one from the luxury segment. Though Mercedes have come to India long back, still Indians are awaiting for...

PORSCHE CAYENNE

Porsche Cayenne, the name is not that familiar in the Indian market but many of us know that it unleashes mayhem around the world in terms of its performance and safety that comes with...

The technology behind a Car Spoiler

We always take fancy about the term called spoiler that is attached behind the back of the car. But most of us do wonder as to what purpose a spoiler really have apart from...

Mahindra Reva Merger

Its been quite a while since the first electric vehicle of India , manufactured by the Reva electric company has been around. Reva, the first electric car is in itself a pride of India,...

TATA INDIGO MANZA

Remember the time, when India was still under the British rule and when the whole Economy was controlled by the Britishers. Remember the time when there were hardly any manufacturing industries in India that...

Which car to Choose:Ford IKON, Swift Dzire , Mahindra Logan

Here is a short review of the various aspects of the Ford Ikon, Mahindra Logan and Swift Dzire.Kindly note that this review is only the opinion of a common car enthusiast and is in no way reflective of providing any judgement on the quality , performance and ability of the car. This review is not intended to degrade any brand and is only a personal opinion.