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is a Mumbai-based writer who’s written extensively on cars for over seven years

How to maintain your car during a lockdown

AUTOMOBILE

How to maintain your car during a lockdown

As Covid cases in urban areas rise exponentially, work-from-home arrangements may prolong your car’s hibernation. Here’s how you ensure that it stays in a good condition.

In Pictures | The Hummer EV is everything the old Hummer was, and wasn't

TECHNOLOGY

In Pictures | The Hummer EV is everything the old Hummer was, and wasn't

The Hummer has always been connected to General Motors’ EV past, but it has never been electrified. Until now.

The Hummer is back as a 1,000 hp all-electric SUV: Can it take on the Tesla Cybertruck?

TECHNOLOGY

The Hummer is back as a 1,000 hp all-electric SUV: Can it take on the Tesla Cybertruck?

The Hummer has always been connected to General Motors’ EV past. Read on.

Planning a road trip? Travel essentials your car must have

TRENDS

Planning a road trip? Travel essentials your car must have

Here are a few gadgets and instruments that can make life on the road a lot safer, and more comfortable.

Toyota Fortuner Legender: Worth the hefty price tag?

TECHNOLOGY

Toyota Fortuner Legender: Worth the hefty price tag?

The iconic and seemingly indestructible Fortuner has improved its on-road credentials with sharper looks and a contemporised interior.

Why it is hard to find the humour in Voltswagen’s, sorry Volkswagen’s, April Fool’s prank

TECHNOLOGY

Why it is hard to find the humour in Voltswagen’s, sorry Volkswagen’s, April Fool’s prank

What is Voltswagen? And why is everyone upset about it?

A relook at the EV appeal through the MG ZS lens

TECHNOLOGY

A relook at the EV appeal through the MG ZS lens

Is the MG ZS, from the MG Motors stable, the mid-range electric vehicle we should be paying attention to?

How the new, stringent driving tests will save lives on Indian roads

BUSINESS

How the new, stringent driving tests will save lives on Indian roads

Below is an analysis of the glaring flaws in India’s driver licensing apparatus and how the new measures on how one can obtain a driver’s licence can fix them

Why the new BMW M340i is an automotive landmark for the Indian car industry

TECHNOLOGY

Why the new BMW M340i is an automotive landmark for the Indian car industry

The working man’s BMW M3 is here. At half the price. Too good to be true? Read on

Jeep Wrangler: Everything you need to know about the new locally-assembled vehicle

TECHNOLOGY

Jeep Wrangler: Everything you need to know about the new locally-assembled vehicle

Also, learn about how it compares against rivals like the Land Rover Defender.

Is the new BMW M340i the best value-for-money performance car in India?

BUSINESS

Is the new BMW M340i the best value-for-money performance car in India?

Here’s a look at how well it stacks up against rivals.

Mercedes-AMG C43 coupe: What’s India’s first locally assembled AMG like to drive?

TECHNOLOGY

Mercedes-AMG C43 coupe: What’s India’s first locally assembled AMG like to drive?

First-drive impressions to check if the country’s most affordable AMG yet just as well made as its directly imported predecessor.

Compulsory front passenger airbags in vehicles likely to increase prices

BUSINESS

Compulsory front passenger airbags in vehicles likely to increase prices

The government has finally insisted on safety on the roads by making mandatory front passenger airbags in vehicles from April 1. India’s largest carmakers that have largely shunned these airbags must now act though it means an escalation in prices.

In Pics | Jeep Compass 2021 interiors, off-road capability and other features

BUSINESS

In Pics | Jeep Compass 2021 interiors, off-road capability and other features

A completely overhauled interior and reworked exterior highlights the Jeep Compass’s intent to take on competition with renewed vigour.

Jeep Compass 2021 Review: The nattily upgraded family car returns to form

AUTO

Jeep Compass 2021 Review: The nattily upgraded family car returns to form

A completely-overhauled interior and reworked exterior highlights the Jeep Compass’s intent to take on competition with renewed vigour.

In Pics | All-new Mercedes-Benz C-Class interior, features and other images

AUTO

In Pics | All-new Mercedes-Benz C-Class interior, features and other images

There’s no word on when the C-Class will arrive in India, but expect it sometime next year, given Mercedes-Benz India’s tendency to stay ahead of the curve at all times. This is a luxury-oriented sedan, but there will be the option of rear-wheel steering for those inclined towards spirited driving.

Everything you need to know about the new Mercedes-Benz C-Class

BUSINESS

Everything you need to know about the new Mercedes-Benz C-Class

Segment leader. Bestseller. This C-Class is the baby S-Class you always wanted.

The Best Budget Automatic Cars You Can Buy

TECHNOLOGY

The Best Budget Automatic Cars You Can Buy

Practical, frugal and convenient. Here are some of the best, value-for-money automatics in the market.

New Mercedes-Benz GLS Review: A towering, off-roading limousine for the ages

TECHNOLOGY

New Mercedes-Benz GLS Review: A towering, off-roading limousine for the ages

Does the mammoth SUV offer the ideal balance of luxury and utility that we seek?

What Jaguar Land Rover’s move to electric mobility means for the Indian car buyer

BUSINESS

What Jaguar Land Rover’s move to electric mobility means for the Indian car buyer

The Tata Motors unit is the first luxury carmaker in the world to make the switch completely to electric by 2025. It is timely, but will it benefit the Indian EV buyer?

The best cars to buy for around Rs 5 lakh

BUSINESS

The best cars to buy for around Rs 5 lakh

Your first step towards car ownership is also the trickiest. Here are the best options to look at, around the Rs 5 lakh mark.

5 things you need to know about the Citroen C5 Aircross

TECHNOLOGY

5 things you need to know about the Citroen C5 Aircross

An all-new, premium SUV called Citroen C5 Aircross is headed our way. Here’s how it’s different from the rest.

Budget 2021: What the vehicle scrappage policy means for private car owners, explained

BUSINESS

Budget 2021: What the vehicle scrappage policy means for private car owners, explained

The Indian automotive industry hopes that a country-wide scrappage policy, when implemented, will help boost sales. Will it really?

Renault Kiger launch: Everything you need to know about the compact crossover SUV

BUSINESS

Renault Kiger launch: Everything you need to know about the compact crossover SUV

The latest addition to the compact crossover segment by Renault, in response to the likes of the Kia Sonet, Nissan Magnite, Hyundai Venue and Tata Nexon, may be the most practical one yet.

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