People get exploited if they needlessly spend money on road-racers

The term ‘race car for the road’ has always been a bit of an oxymoron, at least for me. While it does not take long to understand why manufacturers make such cars, it is rather odd to know that they intend to make them at all. People, especially men, like to tell themselves that they are better drivers. In order to satisfy their ego, manufacturers make products that they claim will be able to do blisteringly quick laps around race tracks…err, around the world. That is the sole reason for cars like the McLaren Senna exist. Continue Reading

Ducati rides in Hypermotard 950 at Rs 11.99 lakh in India

The bike is equipped with a 937 cc twin-cylinder Ducati Testastretta 11°. The twin-cylinder engine has been revised and lightened by 1.5 kg and puts out four more horsepower than its predecessor, achieving 114 hp and 9.8 kgm torque. Continue Reading

Reasons why automakers should adopt tyres with soundproofing foams

One of the most important inventions of mankind is the wheel and even today, engineers are finding ways to make it better for the entire automotive world depends on it. Funnily enough, the whole host of technological advancements that make cars and bikes faster and safer today, will be of no use if the wheels and tyres are not able to transfer power made by the car’s powertrain and provide grip. Continue Reading

Toyota & Subaru join in mega Japanese EV tie-up

Both Subaru and Toyota believe it is necessary to pursue a business model that goes beyond convention, crossing over industrial boundaries together with various types of other entities that share their aspirations. Continue Reading

FCA, Renault merger dropped, France’s political conditions remain unfavourable

French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire said he wanted a board meeting next Tuesday after a trip to Japan scheduled for the weekend, a source close to Renault said, AFP reported. Continue Reading

YouTube videos by youngsters modifying cars reminds our passion for driving

I have the habit of watching YouTube videos quite a lot and more often than not the films I choose will be about cars. Well, you might roll your eyes thinking, ‘Aah, the person who writes a column on automobiles watches car videos! Boo’. Exercise patience and hear me out on this one. Continue Reading

Reasons why govt needs to provide an alternative before imposing restrictions

The government has intimated that it wants to ban sub-150cc vehicles. Why? well, it is no secret that our roads are getting clogged up due to every household having two vehicles. Continue Reading

TVS launches updated Apache RR 310 bike with slipper clutch

TV says the upgrade enhances the riding experience as it provides swift gear shifting with low hand fatigue and maintains vehicle stability at high speed during downshifts, especially in corners. Continue Reading

Reasons why concept cars are inevitable

The life of a concept car is quite the story of hogging the limelight and losing their purpose of existence once their job is done. Despite this very brief stint, concept cars are inevitable and carmakers famously spend millions to make and display them on their stands at a famous motorshow. Continue Reading