Category: Cars

Tesla’s electric semi truck: Elon Musk unveils his new freight vehicle

Tesla’s new semi truck Tesla Motors Electric carmaker Tesla unveiled a sleek electric semi truck with semi-autonomous capabilities and a new roadster Thursday evening in a flashy live-streamed event at its design studio in Hawthorne, California. Emphasizing the truck’s “badass” performance, Tesla CEO Elon Musk pitched the new Tesla Semi as…

The Richest Black Friday New-Car Deals

Once reserved exclusively for early morning stampedes of crazed consumers descending upon retailers to gobble up cheap big-screen televisions and video-game consoles on the day after Thanksgiving, Black Friday has quickly become one of the biggest new-vehicle shopping holidays of the year, according to Edmunds.com, accounting for…

17 gadgets and apps to make your dumb car smarter

You don’t have to wait for self-driving cars to upgrade your experience behind the wheel. You don’t even have to buy an expensive new luxury vehicle. Instead, add some 21st-century intelligence to your drive with a few smart gadgets and apps. These devices can log the miles you’ve…

Hyundai Ioniq bags Women’s World Car of the Year 2017 award

Hyundai’s Ioniq has been awarded the Women’s World Car of the Year 2017 award, along with bagging a win in the Green Car category as well. The jury, made up of 25 respected women motoring writers from 20 different countries, including Autocar India’s Renuka Kirpalani, chose…

Renault Captur vs Jeep Compass

Jeep India took everyone by storm with the introduction of the Compass. The compact SUV enters with a strategic price segment and sits above the highly popular Hyundai Creta. Renault, on the other hand, was soldiering on with the Duster which had its share of success. Now, the ageing Duster…

General Motors Clears Out Inventory, Especially Passenger Cars

General Motors and some of its competitors are keeping an eye on an oversupply of unsold inventory – especially cars, since U.S. consumers have turned so sharply to trucks. “The actions we’ve taken will allow us to end the year with dealer inventory down compared to the…

Looking at car purchases across the world

 In 2016, 2.4 crore new passenger cars were registered/sold in China – 35% of all cars registered/sold that year globally – making it the world’s largest car market. The closest was U.S. with 68 lakh – 10% of overall – new car registrations/sales in the same…