Gavin D'Souza

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    Gavin D'Souza is the Assistant Editor of the Autocar India magazine.

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    Oct 29, 2023 02:00:00 PM

    Honda Cars India plant to commence EV retooling in 2024

    Carmaker confirms additional investment is imminent as it readies EV for India.

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    Sep 18, 2023 06:20:00 PM

    Nexon EV facelift sits between Gen 1 and Gen 2 EVs: Tata ...

    Though the battery is unchanged, it uses a new-gen motor and has gotten several other optimisations.

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    Aug 25, 2023 06:41:00 PM

    Aston Martin DB12 India launch on September 29

    The latest GT from the British brand uses a 680hp version of its predecessor’s AMG-sourced V8.

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    Aug 08, 2023 10:21:00 AM

    Honda confident of strong crash test result for Elevate

    With India being the export hub for the SUV, it is built to comply with regulations of multiple global markets.

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    Jul 12, 2023 07:13:00 PM

    SUVs, MPVs consolidated in UV GST slab, clarifies government

    Industry unsure of definition, which considers the measurement of ground clearance as unladen, rather than laden R...

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    Jun 03, 2023 08:00:00 AM

    Tata Harrier, Safari will not get CNG, but Nexon could

    While the brand wants to improve the perception of CNG, there are some segments it simply won’t go to.

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    Apr 24, 2023 06:17:00 PM

    800hp TechArt GT Street R makes India debut

    The only carryover parts from the 992 Porsche 911 Turbo S it is based on are the roof and doors.

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    Apr 14, 2023 04:00:00 PM

    Hyundai Exter likely to get 1.0 turbo-petrol engine option

    The Exter will be the only Hyundai SUV that will not come with a diesel engine, but it will get a CNG option.

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    Apr 08, 2023 08:00:00 AM

    Why Hyundai chose a manual, but Kia chose an iMT for the ...

    With the introduction of the powerful new engine, the two Korean brands have chosen different gearbox strategies.

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    Nov 26, 2023 11:00:00 AM

    2023 BMW X5 facelift video review

    BMW X5 facelift gets a big price leap in a relatively short time. So how does it balance out luxury and driving dynam...

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    Nov 17, 2023 04:13:00 PM

    Volkswagen Virtus GT 11,000km long term video report

    The red Virtus GT has been with us for a year now. Here are some of the good and bad bits of the Volkswagen sedan.

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    Oct 27, 2023 08:00:00 AM

    2023 BMW X5 facelift review: X5 marks the spot

    With a price now north of a crore, the X5 has moved up in the world, so is it still the sweet spot of the BMW SUV ran...

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    Sep 28, 2023 12:29:00 PM

    Tata Nexon EV facelift vs Mahindra XUV400 comparison video

    Last time, the Nexon EV came out on top but now both EVs have been updated and a lot has changed since the previous c...

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    Sep 23, 2023 08:00:00 AM

    Volkswagen Virtus 1.5 TSI GT Plus long term review, 10,50...

    Third report: Will broken roads and heavy rains convert one of the biggest sedan lovers over to SUVs?

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    Sep 12, 2023 04:06:00 PM

    Tata Nexon EV facelift video review

    The hugely popular Tata Nexon EV is fresh from a comprehensive update. And there's more than meets the eye.

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    Aug 01, 2023 11:05:00 AM

    Honda Elevate video review

    Honda has finally re-entered the mid-size SUV segment with the Elevate. It faces some exceptionally strong competitio...

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    Jul 29, 2023 09:00:00 AM

    Tata Nexon EV Max long term review, 3500km report

    Daily driving India’s favourite EV through Mumbai’s urban crawl shows why it’s so popular.

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    Jul 23, 2023 11:17:00 AM

    Kia Seltos facelift video review

    The Kia Seltos has received a rather comprehensive update with a revamped design, new interior, new powertrain option...

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    Oct 12, 2023 03:50:00 PM

    Autocar India SUV off road day 2023

    This year we welcome soft roaders to off-road day; however, they all have 4WD.

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    Oct 03, 2023 08:00:00 AM

    Feature: Gran Turismo movie vs game vs real life

    Gran Turismo, the film, tries to be as true to life as the racing simulator it’s named after. We experience bot...

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    Aug 24, 2023 09:00:00 AM

    Porsche 911 Turbo S vs Panamera vs Taycan drag race: Trip...

    Porsche reserves the Turbo S moniker only for the quickest models in the range. We bring three of them together to se...

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    Aug 18, 2023 07:00:00 AM

    Porsche Panamera vs Taycan: A tale of 2 Turbos

    The Taycan may be the new whiz kid on the block, but let's not forget the original Porsche super sedan, the Panamera.

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    May 28, 2023 08:00:00 AM

    Feature: What we learnt driving 4,500km in an EV

    We’ve already proven that you can drive across India in an EV. But does that mean that you should?

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    Apr 30, 2023 09:00:00 AM

    Feature: Inside Exclusive Manufaktur, the top tier of Por...

    If owning one of the finest handling cars on the planet isn’t special enough, there are other ways to make it m...

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    Mar 26, 2023 08:00:00 AM

    Feature: Polar Precision – Porsche Ice Driving School

    Porsches are among the most fun cars to drive on the road or track, but they are even more fun when you replace tarma...

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    Jan 01, 2023 08:00:00 AM

    Mercedes-Benz S 350d and EQS 580: the 'S' factor

    The S-Class is considered the Best Car in the World by many, but does that make the electric EQS the evolutionary nex...

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    Oct 13, 2022 03:59:00 PM

    Autocar India Off-road Day 2022: Best of muck!

    We take nine four-wheel-drive SUVs through three extreme tests to see how capable they are off-road.

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    Jan 18, 2023 08:00:00 AM

    Opinion: Tata’s Auto Expo 2023 star was not a car b...

    A carmaker that’s always been on the back foot with infotainment might now have one of the best systems yet.

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    Apr 08, 2021 06:26:00 PM

    Mahindra XUV700 – but what of the XUV500?

    Mahindra has named its new SUV the XUV700; so will the XUV500 moniker continue on a five-seat version of the car? Or ...

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    May 31, 2018 09:00:00 AM

    5 unquestionably American things about the Ford Mustang GT

    We tell you just how American Ford’s Mustang really is.

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    Sep 01, 2016 09:50:00 AM

    Jeep: A different kind of obstacle course

    Three years later than promised, the iconic American brand enters India with the wrong kind of bang. Makes you wonder...

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    Jul 01, 2013 10:22:00 PM

    Audi Great India quattro Drive 3 : Day 10 – Sarchu ...

    Nearly at the end of their journey, the team is faced with streams across their path and series of hairpins on the cl...

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    Jun 27, 2013 03:15:00 PM

    Audi Great India quattro Drive 3 : Day 9 – Jispa to...

    The road to Sarchu from Jispa is a mix of really rough terrain and breathtaking scenery.

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    Jun 27, 2013 03:10:00 PM

    Audi Great India quattro Drive 3 : Day 8 : Manali to Jispa

    Getting past the Rohtang Pass is no easy task as the team finds out.

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    Jun 27, 2013 03:07:00 PM

    Audi Great India quattro Drive 3: Day 7- Chandigarh to Ma...

    The Himalayan ascent begins and the team gets their first taste of uphill traffic.

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    Jun 27, 2013 03:04:00 PM

    Audi Great India quattro Drive 3:Day 6: Delhi to Chandigarh

    The second half of the drive starts and in preparation of Himalayan terrain, the A7 and A8 make way for the Q5 and Q7.

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