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Idling cars with keyless ignition caused 28 deaths          

Idling cars with keyless ignition caused 28 deaths          

Carbon monoxide poisoning occurs when owners leave their cars running for a long time in a closed space.                

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Delhi-based autos, cabs to have mandatory QR code

Delhi-based autos, cabs to have mandatory QR code

Decision taken by Transport Department to make passengers’ journey safer; Himmat Plus app will display driver d...

Ex-VW head Winterkorn charged for role in emission scandal

Ex-VW head Winterkorn charged for role in emission scandal

US attorney general claims knowledge of emissions cheating went 'to the top' of Volkswagen; Winterkorn is the ninth p...

Sales analysis 2017-18: the carmakers, cars and SUVs that topped the charts

Sales analysis 2017-18: the carmakers, cars and SUVs that...

We look at India's largest automakers and tell you who sold how much in our comprehensive sales analysis.              

New Bosch tech makes diesel engines far less polluting

New Bosch tech makes diesel engines far less polluting

Uses existing hardware to bring down NOx emissions to even below next-generation limits.                              

Government may soon levy a uniform road tax

Government may soon levy a uniform road tax

In a bid to curb road tax evasion, the central government plans a common road tax for the entire nation across states.  

Castrol launches new-gen Magnatec range of engine oil

Castrol launches new-gen Magnatec range of engine oil

New lubricant uses Dualock technology to lower engine wear by up to a claimed 50 percent and improve fuel efficiency.  

First child car seat with in-built airbags introduced

First child car seat with in-built airbags introduced

The child seat from Maxi-Cosi is suitable for children aged between four months and four years; two airbags deploy at...

VW Group may replace CEO Matthias Muller

VW Group may replace CEO Matthias Muller

VW says change in management structure may include "change in position of the chairman of the Board of Management"; M...

Carmakers end FY2018 on a strong note

Carmakers end FY2018 on a strong note

New models and refreshes help Maruti, Hyundai, Mahindra, Tata and Honda register growth in 2017-18 passenger vehicle ...

Survey: 60 percent of Indians use cell phones while driving

Survey: 60 percent of Indians use cell phones while driving

Nissan survey reveals three in five Indian drivers use their phones while driving; 60 percent of respondents admitted...

In conversation with Amitesh Kumar, Joint Commissioner of Police (Traffic)

In conversation with Amitesh Kumar, Joint Commissioner of...

Talking about traffic safety, the technology involved to implement CCTVs and the e-challan system and more.            

US set to relax fuel efficiency laws

US set to relax fuel efficiency laws

The change is part of US President Donald Trump’s ‘business first’ policy; previous government̵...

The best 2018 April Fools' Day automotive pranks

The best 2018 April Fools' Day automotive pranks

From a portable 3D printer that can churn out spare parts to an all-electric tractor, manufacturers went quite the di...

Maruti Suzuki ends fiscal 2018 with record sales

Maruti Suzuki ends fiscal 2018 with record sales

Indian car manufacturer announces 13.4 percent rise in car sales; brand is 2.2 lakh units away from expected sales by...

Pune mall installs tyre killers to deter wrong-way driving

Pune mall installs tyre killers to deter wrong-way driving

Installed at the roads around Amanora Park Town mall, it is meant to help prevent accidents.                            

New cars to roll out soon with factory-fitted number plates

New cars to roll out soon with factory-fitted number plates

Union Minister Nitin Gadkari’s announcement means carmakers take over the function from state-run RTOs; intende...

BS-VI fuels go on sale in Delhi

BS-VI fuels go on sale in Delhi

Delhi becomes first city in India to retail Bharat Stage-VI grade petrol and diesel; 13 other cities likely to get hi...

Goodyear showcases oxygen-producing tyre at Geneva

Goodyear showcases oxygen-producing tyre at Geneva

3D-printed Oxygene concept tyre has living moss inside its sidewall for producing oxygen through photosynthesis; abso...

JLR CEO says transition to EVs will be costly

JLR CEO says transition to EVs will be costly

Still believes in diesel but says simultaneous investment in internal combustion engines and EVs will stretch JLRR...