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Renault Duster Will Undergo A Facelift This Year To Brace Up For Competition

Renault Duster Will Undergo A Facelift This Year To Brace Up For Competition

`Apart from cosmetic changes, expect the updated version to be more feature-rich. We hope Renault updates the interior design as well. Expect same powertrains as the existing model. Prices are likely to go up; the current version is priced from Rs 8 lakh to Rs 13.1 lakh (ex-showroom). The Renault Duster is set to receive an update

Skoda April 2019 Offers: Discounts on Rapid, Octavia, Superb & Kodiaq

Skoda April 2019 Offers: Discounts on Rapid, Octavia, Superb & Kodiaq

Skoda Rapid has multiple discount schemes available for it, depending upon model year. The discounts on the Superb are also categorised between 2018 and 2019 model year. The Kodiaq is being offered with a loyalty bonus of Rs 50,000 The Skoda Octavia can be had for Rs 25,000 less, if you already own a Skoda

Weekly Wrap-up: Why Wait For Hyundai Venue & MG Hector; 2020 Creta Revealed

Weekly Wrap-up: Why Wait For Hyundai Venue & MG Hector; 2020 Creta Revealed

Should You Wait For Hyundai Venue?: The Venue’s launch is still a month away and you’re planning to buy a sub-4m SUV now. What should you do in that case — wait for the Venue or pick one its rivals? Let us help you decide. Read this. Alert Me When Launched 2020 Hyundai Creta Previewed Via

Mahindra TUV300 Facelift Leaked; Looks More Premium Now

Mahindra TUV300 Facelift Leaked; Looks More Premium Now

Mahindra TUV300 gets mild cosmetic updates both inside and out. Gets an updated grille, smoked headlamps with DRLs and clear lens tail lamps. TUV300 facelift expected to be launched in the coming weeks. Prices to remain largely similar; currently priced between Rs 8.4 lakh to Rs 11.04 lakh. The current model was launched in September

Renault City K-ZE (Kwid EV): In Pics

Renault City K-ZE (Kwid EV): In Pics

Apart from a few minor updates, the City K-ZE looks identical to the Kwid. Wheelbase and boot space too are identical to the petrol-powered Kwid. Can be charged up to 80 percent in 50 minutes using a fast charger. The all-electric Kwid is likely to be launched  in India in the near future. Will rival the WagonR EV, Tata H2X-based EV

Hyundai Venue Breaks Cover, Ready To Take On Sub-4m SUVs With Bold Styling

Hyundai Venue Breaks Cover, Ready To Take On Sub-4m SUVs With Bold Styling

The Hyundai Venue is set to launch on 21 May 2019. Will be offered with three powertrains – two petrol and one diesel. Debuts new 1.0-litre turbo-petrol and 7-speed DCT in India. Gets internet-based connected tech, 8-inch touchscreen and sunroof. Rivals Vitara Brezza, Nexon, XUV300 and EcoSport. Likely to be priced between Rs 8 lakh

Giving human touch to Alexa or Siri can backfire

Giving human touch to Alexa or Siri can backfire

An Indian American researcher-led team has found that giving human touch to chat bots like Apple Siri or Amazon Alexa may actually disappoint users. Just giving a chat bot human name or adding human-like features to its avatar might not be enough to win over a user if the device fails to maintain a conversational

Hyundai Venue Vs Rivals: Spec Comparison

Hyundai Venue Vs Rivals: Spec Comparison

Hyundai has unveiled its first sub-4m SUV, the Venue. The SUV is equipped with various segment-first features and also gets a new turbocharged petrol engine coupled to an in-house developed 7-speed dual clutch transmission. But is it capable enough to take on well established rivals like the Vitara Brezza and the Tata Nexon? To find out, let’s compare

Skoda Kodiaq Scout To Launch In India In Q4 2019

Skoda Kodiaq Scout To Launch In India In Q4 2019

Scout will be the third variant of the Kodiaq SUV in India. It has a higher ground clearance compared to the Kodiaq Style and L&K. It gets a specific Off-road mode that improves its capability over rough terrain compared to the regular Kodiaq. Cosmetic differences will be limited to silver finish at various places on

Force Gurkha Xtreme Gets ABS, Priced At Rs 13.30 Lakh

Force Gurkha Xtreme Gets ABS, Priced At Rs 13.30 Lakh

Force Gurkha Xtreme is available in 3-door version only. Most powerful variant of the Gurkha lineup, with a 2.2-litre diesel engine making 140PS and 321Nm. Still misses out on safety features like airbags. Force Motors has silently launched an ABS-equipped version of the Gurkha Xtreme. Priced at Rs 13.30 lakh, it attracts a premium of Rs 31,000 over

Honda April 2019 Offers: Discounts On City, Amaze, Jazz & More

Honda April 2019 Offers: Discounts On City, Amaze, Jazz & More

Highest benefits on BR-V; upto Rs 90,000 on exchange of older vehicle. Amaze gets free extended warranty and a three-year maintenance plan. Benefits of upto Rs 40,000 on the Jazz and Rs 52,000 on City. Honda is also offering additional benefits to select corporates. If you’ve been planning to buy a new Honda car but missed out on the March

BIG ISSUE: Google sharing data with US forces

BIG ISSUE: Google sharing data with US forces

At a time when concerns over data collection and breach by tech majors are on the rise, it has been reported that US law enforcement officials have been turning to a particular Google database called “Sensorvault” to trace location and other data of people as part of their investigations. The database, that is otherwise maintained

Microsoft issues security alert over cyber attack: Reports

Microsoft issues security alert over cyber attack: Reports

Microsoft has alerted some of its web mail users of possible hacker attacks that could access their email accounts illegally, media reports said. In an email notification to some affected users on Saturday, Microsoft said it became aware of an issue involving unauthorized access to some customers’ web-based email accounts by cyber criminals. “We have

Study reveals impact of space travel on astronauts

Study reveals impact of space travel on astronauts

Scientists have found no long-lasting, major epigenetic differences in astronaut Scott Kelly, who spent a year in space aboard the International Space Station (ISS), and his twin brother, Mark Kelly, who remained on Earth. Epigenetic changes involve chemical “tweaks” to DNA that can influence gene activity, but the changes don’t affect the underlying genetic code

Ford-Mahindra JV To Yield Jeep Compass Rival?

Ford-Mahindra JV To Yield Jeep Compass Rival?

Ford has already partnered with Mahindra for mobility, electrification and product development in 2017. The C-segment SUV might be an outcome of this Ford-Mahindra joint venture. Expect Mahindra-Ford to develop more products for the Indian market. Mahindra and Ford are reportedly going to enter into a new joint venture, likely to be the end result of the collaboration

Instagram Stories of some users exposed to strangers

Instagram Stories of some users exposed to strangers

Adding to the breach scandals surrounding Facebook and its family of apps, this time a bug on photo-messaging app Instagram exposed Stories from certain users to complete strangers. Out of Instagram’s total global one billion followers, over 500 million users actively use the Stories feature and this incident, once again, raised major safety and privacy

Maruti WagonR 1.2-Litre MT Mileage: Claimed vs Real

Maruti WagonR 1.2-Litre MT Mileage: Claimed vs Real

The Maruti Suzuki WagonR is the most popular car in its segment with monthly demand of around 15,000 to 16,000 units per month. It is available with a 1.0-litre, 3-cylinder petrol and a 1.2-litre, 4-cylinder petrol engine, introduced with the recently launched model. Both the engines are available with a 5-speed manual transmission as standard with a

MG Motor Aims To Recruit More Women In Its Workforce

MG Motor Aims To Recruit More Women In Its Workforce

MG Motor is preparing its workforce for sales and service outlets before it launches the Hector here in June. HR agency People Strong will help MG recruit women candidates for front end operations. MG aims to build a balanced and diverse workforce in India. MG Motor India is gearing up for the launch of its first

Renault Kwid EV To Debut In China On April 16

Renault Kwid EV To Debut In China On April 16

The Kwid EV is based on the company’s modular CMF-A platform. Was first previewed as the K-ZE Concept at the 2018 Paris Motor Show. Final production model will be called the Renault City K-ZE. Set to make its global debut on April 16 at the 2019 Shanghai Motor Show. Restyled front and rear sets it

Heera consultations services, second name for Trust and Honest

Heera consultations services, second name for Trust and Honest

Heera consultations services: India is emerging as a source of global workforce since past two decades, therefore evolving as essential part of technologically well-connected world. The trend to look beyond national boundaries for growth & better carrier prospects, is taking –up sharply. Realizing the need to provide assistance to continuously increasing outflow of Indian professionals,