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5 things you need to know about the Mahindra TUV300

5 things you need to know about the Mahindra TUV300

We answer five of the most essential questions with regard to the newest member of the Mahindra family.

Future of Safety

As the number of automobiles world over continues to grow, we take a look at how technology is constantly evolving in order to mitigate the stress and risks associated with driving

Two rival self-driving cars have close call in California

It was believed to be the first such incident involving two vehicles specially equipped for automated driving.

General Motors has rolled out 500 million cars

American automobile major General Motors (GM) on Tuesday announced it had manufactured 500 million vehicles globally over the past 106 years - the most by any automaker.

TomTom CEO says its maps destined for use in self-driving cars

Dutch navigation company TomTom aims to become a main provider of technology for self-driving cars as it charts its way back to success after seven lean years, chief executive Harold Goddijn said.

Cars to be fitted with automatic emergency calling from mid-2018

All cars and light vans in Europe will have to be fitted with automatic emergency calling devices from April 2018 under new rules approved by European Union lawmakers on Tuesday, which could cut road deaths by 10 percent a year.

Ford to lay off 700 workers due to slow car sales

Ford Motor Co said it's laying off 700 workers at a Michigan assembly plant because of slow sales of the small cars and hybrids it makes.

Carzonrent buys startup Ridingo, aims Rs 6K cr sales in 5 years

"Carzonrent India (CIPL) today acquired Ridingo, a car-pooling startup company as part of its strategy to build leadership into evolving 'sharing economy'," CIPL said in a statement.

All new EU cars will need emergency call technology from 2018

All new cars sold in the European Union from March 2018 will have to be equipped with technology to contact emergency services in the case of an accident.

Honda Cars sales up 17% in Jan to 18,331 units

Honda Cars India Monday reported 17 percent increase in its domestic sales at 18,331 units in January, 2015.

Nissan launches Datsun Go+ priced at Rs 3.79 lakh

The Datsun Go+ range starts at Rs 3.79 lakh with the top end model priced at Rs 4.61 lakh (all prices ex-showroom Delhi).

Verizon launches 'connected car' product for older vehicles

The monthly service charge for Verizon`s new product aimed at modernizing older cars is $15, said Erik Goldman, president of Verizon Telematics.

Study fuels hope for compressed natural gas cars

Researchers have identified new materials that may be able to store compressed natural gas (CNG) at low pressure and at room temperature, paving the way for tanks that are lighter and fit cars better.

After a topsy-turvy 2014, automakers eye smoother 2015 ride

Even as the year was drawing to a close, the sales figures remained disappointing with close to 10 per cent decline in the number of cars sold during the first eleven months of 2014 and festival seasons failing to bring any cheer.

Govt sets up panel for safety features in new vehicles

Government has constituted a panel for introducing certain safety features in new vehicles, and is taking steps towards harmonising safety norms for cars followed globally, Parliament was informed on Tuesday.

Soon, mandatory crash test norms for passenger cars

"The government is planning to mandate the offset frontal crash test and side impact crash test norms for passenger cars," Minister of State for Road Transport and Highways Pon Radhakrishnan informed the Rajya Sabha Monday.

Honda Cars India aims 50% rise in sales in North-East in FY15

The sales volume in North-East grew 38 per cent at 1,733 units in 2013-14 as compared to 1,258 units in the previous fiscal.

Maruti Ertiga woos customers with heavy discounts; Honda Mobilio effect?

The launch of Mobilio has forced Maruti Suzuki India to offer heavy discount on its 7-seater Ertiga.

Jobs, cars seen cementing US spring rebound

The United States can firmly consign its weather-beaten start to the year to history this week with June vehicle sales and jobs data expected to show a strong end to the second quarter.

GM recalls another 3.4 mn cars for ignition problem

General Motors has recalled 3.4 million cars in North America to fix an ignition problem that could cause the car to lose power that is linked to injuries.