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Electric vehicles and the branding problem

It is impossible to leave Tesla out of the equation when you talk about electric vehicles. What started off as an experiment on a Lotus chassis with Tesla Roadster emerged to be the strongest player in the electric car space. But that is just about the US and a handful of other countries. What about […]

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Cars Travel

Sprint from Delhi to Lonavala in Ford EcoSport-December 2016

“Should I even be doing this?” was the first thought that popped up in mind after I volunteered to help my friend in moving from Delhi to Lonavala. It all sounds too nice to get behind the wheel and drive off with no concern about when you will arrive but this being India, there is […]

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No, the tech giants from California won’t revolutionise transportation

The action in automobile industry has long shifted from Detroit but you can’t change the fact that some of the most iconic car brands on this planet were born there. Abbott, Buick, Cadillac, Chevrolet, Ford, Chrysler, practically every American manufacturer you would have heard of was born there. However, over the past few years, the […]

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Android Auto and the power of free tools

Car companies are good at one thing, making cars. However, the cars these days apparently put less mechanical engineers to work than the software engineers. Makes sense. If tech can make things better, why not put it to good use. Apart from how the car moves and does car-ish things, the infotainment system has seen […]

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Cars Tech

Tesla, stop trying to be Apple, would you?

Elon Musk is one of the most respected personalities in the tech industry. I have massive respect for the man who had the courage to build Tesla in an industry dominated by the likes of Volkswagen, Ford and Toyota. Automobile industry is clearly one where the new kids find it hard to stand against the […]

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Automobile industry, as we know it, is about to be disrupted

Automobile, or car as we commonly call it, has been around for more than a century even if we ignore all the other forms that appeared before the Model T. Over these years, from manufacturing processes to in-car entertainment to driver aids, a lot has gone under the hood, quite literally, and yet, the basic […]

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Tesla Model 3: Clean car, dirty car

Almost a month back, the entire internet went crazy about a new car that Tesla showcased. I have huge respect for the brand and Elon Musk. Electric cars used to be dull, boring, slow and devoid of any character and they seem to have done a pretty good job of changing that. However, I fail […]

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7 kind of creatures that you will find on Indian roads

There is no denying the fact that our roads are full of idiots. Half of them step out with the lack of will to live and the other half with the lack of skill to ride. Thankfully I stay a bit outside the borders of Delhi which means the traffic isn’t as bad as the […]

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Why you should be scared of driverless cars

Almost all the major car makers are working to cut down the role of the stupid human in some way or the other. While I am a fan of technology, I am a bit skeptical about this one. It is all good as long as the manufacturers are testing these vehicles on tracks and closed […]