Nishant Parekh

    Autocar India

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    May 09, 2020 07:00:00 AM

    Slowdown gives India’s auto industry the blues in F...

    The prolonged economic slowdown, increased prices due to BS6, and the COVID-19 pandemic hit India’s PV industry...

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    Sep 09, 2019 08:30:00 PM

    Pininfarina Battista electric hypercar platform revealed

    Pininfarina confirms partnership with Bosch and automotive supplier Benteler for high-performance EV platform for Bat...

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    Sep 06, 2019 05:30:00 PM

    Making EVs attractive more important than getting into EV...

    Maruti believes building scale is essential to reduce EV prices, which in turn will make them more attractive to cons...

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    Aug 30, 2019 04:45:00 PM

    Clearing the air on BS6

    As the auto industry leapfrogs to stricter emission norms, we demystify some of the key questions surrounding the big...

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    Aug 23, 2019 07:53:00 PM

    Finance Minister announces measures to revive auto industry

    Lifts ban on government departments for buying new vehicles and raises rate of depreciation on all vehicles bought ti...

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    Aug 22, 2019 05:12:00 PM

    2020 Hyundai i20 to get DCT auto option in India

    Hyundai's all-new i20 could get the same 1.0-litre turbo-petrol DCT-driveline combination as the Venue.

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    Aug 12, 2019 05:57:00 PM

    Porsche India eyes corporate buyers for updated Macan

    Reduced price aside, Porsche believes its new service packages will help bring corporate buyers into the fold.

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    Aug 10, 2019 07:00:00 AM

    Skoda design boss says strong road presence vital for Ind...

    We talk to Skoda's Design chief, Oliver Stefani, who says it is important to combine the Indian taste with Skoda̵...

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    Aug 07, 2019 07:00:00 AM

    New Honda City likely to get compact hybrid system for India

    Japanese carmaker is developing a smaller, more affordable version of its i-MMD hybrid technology set to debut with t...

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    Jul 20, 2019 09:00:00 AM

    2019 Skoda Kodiaq RS review, test drive

    Skoda’s first hot SUV, also its second RS model, has a unique record to its name. We get a taste of it in the g...

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    Sep 20, 2018 06:00:00 AM

    2018 Jazz vs i20 vs Baleno automatic comparison

    The updated Honda Jazz, facelifted Hyundai i20 and segment-leading Maruti Suzuki Baleno are each available in petrol-...

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    Nov 17, 2017 06:00:00 AM

    2016 Vespa SXL 150 long term review, final report

    Minor niggles notwithstanding, the Vespa SXL 150’s strengths leave a lasting impression on us.

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    Jul 08, 2017 08:00:00 AM

    2016 Vespa SXL 150 long term review, second report

    The Vespa remains capable but is heavy on the pocket due to frequent fuel stops.

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    Jan 16, 2017 07:00:00 AM

    2016 Vespa SXL 150 long-term review, first report

    The Vespa SXL 150 exudes style and is one of the most powerful among scooters.

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    Oct 25, 2019 08:00:00 AM

    Kareghar Design: Creating art from automobiles

    A small studio that converts automotive scrap into art has got us hooked, and how.

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    Aug 12, 2019 09:00:00 AM

    ZF technology: Future Ready

    We take a look at how technology major ZF is preparing for electrified, autonomous and safer cars.

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    Jul 07, 2019 08:00:00 AM

    Making Maps: Here and Now

    As our reliance on digital maps increases, we go behind the scenes to see how they are made.

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    Dec 31, 2018 03:46:00 PM

    2018: Year in review

    A new partnership, the fulfilment of a dream, an epic drag race, a shocking arrest and an unexpected loss of a great ...

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    Sep 25, 2018 02:13:00 PM

    In profile: Chunky Vazirani, the man behind the Shul

    We talk design and tech with Chunky Vazirani, the man behind the striking 1,000hp Vazirani Shul.

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    Apr 06, 2018 11:38:00 AM

    Inside Mumbai Traffic Police's CCTV Control Room

    As a torrent of over 5,500 CCTVs keep a close eye on the Maximum City, we visit the Mumbai Traffic Police war room to...

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    Feb 11, 2017 07:00:00 AM

    Driving experience in the Eicher Polaris Multix

    The personal utility vehicle, now BS IV compliant, receives a bump in power and packs in good features for the price ...

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    Nov 22, 2016 01:07:00 PM

    Renault Kwid's success deconstructed

    The Renault Kwid has completed a year in India. We analyse what’s worked in its favour.

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    Nov 16, 2016 08:00:00 AM

    It's electric, it's Ecycle

    We ride a bicycle powered by a generator, which claims to generate more output than input.

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    Mar 30, 2019 12:08:00 PM

    Blog: Hall of FAME

    The government is set to power-up the second phase of the FAME scheme, but a closer look reveals it might have put th...

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    Tata is considering separate showrooms for EVs, do you think all carmakers should do this?

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