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Mercedes-Benz EQS 53 AMG is a class apart—beast when you need it, sedan when you don’t

An electric AMG from the Mercedes-Benz EQ division will need to have some serious numbers and performance. The EQS 53 fits the bill on all counts.

Why carmakers are shying away from Auto Expo 2023

There has been a gradual disinterest in large auto shows by carmakers across the world as the industry goes through a fundamental change.

Gujarat minister excusing road offences does more damage to India’s reputation as traffic hell

No one wants their festivities ruined by heavy traffic fines, but nobody wants their festivities ruined by a clown driving the wrong way either.

Small diesel engines are dying in India but in 2023 they will make even less sense

A story in Autocar India recently mentioned that Hyundai has decided to pull the plug on their diesel variant of the i20 hatchback. This...

Dear social media influencers and advertisers, stop encouraging dangerous driving habits

Aamir Khan and Kiara Advani featured in an ad for a bank and raised heckles of many. But the main issue with the ad was that the actors promoted a bad riding habit.

Something’s rotten in the world of F1— dramatic finishes to lengthy season schedule

In the name of entertainment and contriving storylines, F1 cannot lose the essence of the sport, and I fear that it is treading down that path.

Maruti-Suzuki says Baleno and Brezza not ‘facelifts’ but new generation cars. Really?

A car usually takes 3-4 years and hundreds of millions of dollars to develop. So carmakers like to squeeze the maximum value out of that investment.

Hero MotoCorp CEO Pawan Munjal has global ambitions and Vida is his vehicle for that

Pawan Munjal might have been late to the EV game, but he knows that none of his rivals, even the newer ones, are anywhere near export ready.

Ukraine crisis gave auto sector a crude shock. See how India is responding

The PLI scheme as well as other sops for manufacturing, show that despite some public missteps, government is trying to coax manufacturing into India.

Google Maps gave new direction to driving. This app can make navigation even smoother

The ‘What3Words’ app should feature on upcoming Mahindra. Tata Motors is also integrating the system into their navigation application.

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File photo of smog in Delhi. Some doctors have called air pollution a bigger threat than Covid-19.| Photo: Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

Air quality is better but not enough to banish air purifiers. Here are options for your room & car

What’s the solution for people who cannot leave Delhi? Air purifiers from Dyson's expensive range to Xiaomi's affordable ones can be of help.

NFRA to conduct audit quality inspections of five audit firms

New Delhi, Nov 16 (PTI) The National Financial Reporting Authority (NFRA) will carry out audit quality inspections of five audit firms, including the...

Defence

The Defence Services Staff College in Wellington | Image credit: dssc.gov.in

In a first, six women officers to enter prestigious Defence Services Staff College

As many as 15 women appeared for the examination, out of which six were selected, including one who has made it to the course along with her husband. 

Why military is more for asserting political will, not just about controlling territory

No matter what tactics, doctrine, or weapon system is used, the objective of any war is to control territory, argues Gen. MM Naravane (retd). But it's politics that matters most.