Category Archives: Cars

Honda working on hybrid CR-V; Indian advent unlikely

India’s most preferred SUV is undergoing a welcomed transformation as a motor and a battery pack will find itself a place on the SUV in the coming years. The CR-V hybrid will fight against the likes of Toyota Highlander hybrid once it goes on sale

Update- Hyundai to export CKDs from India

Nothing appears to be slowing down Hyundai’s pace, and at the rate at which they are growing, they might turn out to be one of the top 3 automotive brands within the next decade. As a portion of the plan to grow into one of the biggest names in

Indian-designed Chevrolet Beat spotted testing

The Chevrolet Beat a.k.a next-gen Matiz/Spark, was photographed while testing a few days ago. The car has nearly come to the completion of its test cycle and is set to encounter a production line very shortly. Designed by Indians and developed by the

PEUGEOT Design Contest 2008

Peugeot makes one on the funkiest looking cars in this world. Just look at their current line-up and you would believe it. So how do you expect the design entries for the Peugeot design contest 2008 be? They would have to be insane! Just have a look at

Porsche Doppelkupplung (double clutch) or PDK Explained

If you can’t pronounce the name of Porsche’s new double clutch, seven speed transmission technology, you’re not alone. Not to worry, the Porsche marketing folks were kind enough to add to the growing list of alphabet soup options by providing the

2009 GM Daewoo Matiz to be launched in Korea

Recognized as the Chevrolet Spark in India, the Daewoo Matiz has been one of the finest small cars from the Korean maker. Company instability and financial difficulties ruined the reputation of the cute car but after GM taking over Daewoo, things have

Hyundai i30 scores a perfect 5 at the EuroNCAP crash test

First the Kappa engine and then this. Hyundai is in the news for all the right reasons. Hyundai has been thriving to make safe cars and the crash test results of their i30 hatch at the EuroNCAP crash tests talk volumes of the research and engineering

Fiat 500 triumphs at Car of the Year Awards 2008

The Fiat 500 can’t stop winning awards and we can’t stop praising the little city car which has just been released here in India. The Fiat 500 has won all sorts of awards through the years including the prestigious International Car of the

Toyota refreshes Innova, to reach India in end 2008

The Toyota Innova has been an immense success. It is considered to be the best all round car by many and even its ad campaign goes by this ‘One car – Many roles’ and it truly deserves all of the credits. It has also been under scrutiny

ABT Sportsline Tunes Audi Q5

ABT sportsline, a very big German tuning giant which primarily tunes Audi and its family cars has now come up with a new performance kit for the Audi Q5. The Q5 which is sold in many countries across the world and a popular compact crossover SUV is yet