Saumil Shah

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    Jul 18, 2023 03:09:00 PM

    Grand i10 Nios to hold its fort post Exter launch, says H...

    Despite the launch of the Exter subcompact SUV, Hyundai is confident that demand for its hatchback is going to remain...

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    May 23, 2023 01:50:00 PM

    Why the Maruti Jimny gets the older K15B petrol engine

    Barring the Ciaz, the Jimny is the only model in the entire Maruti line-up to continue with the K15B.

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    Dec 06, 2022 02:55:00 PM

    Toyota Urban Cruiser Hyryder recalled; nearly 1,000 units...

    The midsize SUV is being recalled for faulty front seat belt height adjuster; will affect Grand Vitara too.

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    Dec 02, 2022 04:00:00 PM

    Tier II cities drive used car sales: OLX-CRISIL study

    The second-hand car market currently outpaces the new car industry in India.

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    Jul 10, 2022 09:00:00 AM

    Mahindra Scorpio N automatic real world fuel economy test...

    Based on our real world tests, here’s a look at the Mahindra Scorpio N’s fuel economy figures.

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    Jul 07, 2022 09:00:00 AM

    Honda City Hybrid real world fuel economy tested, explained

    Based on our real-world tests, here’s a look at the Honda City Hybrid’s fuel economy figures.

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    Jun 24, 2022 08:00:00 AM

    3 out of every 5 Hyundai Cretas sold in India have a sunroof

    According to Tarun Garg of Hyundai India, the sunroof is now a 'critical feature' across the brand's model range.

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    Jun 11, 2022 08:00:00 AM

    Bharat NCAP crash tests will be tailored around Indian co...

    ARAI has all the facilities and processes in place for the India-specific new car assessment programme.

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    Jun 07, 2022 07:00:00 PM

    Skoda, VW address AC complaints in Kushaq, Slavia, Taigun

    Volkswagen India said it is looking at improving the AC performance in its cars.

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    Sep 23, 2023 10:00:00 AM

    Maruti Suzuki Jimny road test, review

    How does Maruti’s characterful and tough off-roader perform in our exhaustive road test? Read on to find out.

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    Sep 20, 2023 02:54:00 PM

    Toyota Land Cruiser 300 video review

    With its lineage and history, the Land Cruiser has achieved a legendary status in the SUV world, but how does it feel...

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    Aug 23, 2023 02:21:00 PM

    Hyundai Exter vs Tata Punch comparison video

    Does the Hyundai Exter have what it takes to draw buyers away from the popular Tata Punch?

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    Aug 10, 2023 12:10:00 PM

    MG Comet vs Tata Tiago EV comparison video

    The radical-looking MG Comet turns heads everywhere, but how will it fare against the more conventional Tata Tiago EV?

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    Aug 09, 2023 10:48:00 AM

    MG Comet vs Tata Tiago EV comparison: Which is the best b...

    On paper these two EVs have a similar price and range, so we find out which one is the better pick.

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    Aug 06, 2023 09:06:00 AM

    Citroen C3 Aircross video review

    Citroen C3 Aircross will go up against some strong competition. It has the right proportions, design, and crucially, ...

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    Jul 19, 2023 08:00:00 AM

    MG Comet review, road test

    Can MG’s mould-breaking EV redefine the concept of an urban hatchback? We put it through our instrumented tests...

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    Jul 17, 2023 11:00:00 AM

    Hyundai Exter review: Punches above its weight

    Hyundai’s Tata Punch rival is feature-loaded and well-packaged to ride the SUV wave.

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    Jun 20, 2023 08:00:00 AM

    Toyota Innova Hycross review, road test

    To know if the Hycross carries forward the legacy of the Innova moniker, we put it through our comprehensive road test.

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    Sep 24, 2023 09:30:00 AM

    Product review: Crust Bluetooth FM transmitter

    Adds Bluetooth compatibility to your existing audio system.

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    Sep 19, 2023 08:00:00 AM

    Product review: Riggear ventilated seat cover

    Now you can add ventilated seats to any car. But is it worth the price?

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    Sep 09, 2023 09:00:00 AM

    Report card: Toyota Hyryder's 1-year innings

    We take a closer look at this Creta rival's performance in the Indian market over the past 12 months.

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    Jul 24, 2023 08:00:00 AM

    CNG strategies decoded: Maruti, Hyundai, Tata, Toyota

    The top three car manufacturers are betting big on CNG power despite a recent dip in sales.

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    Jul 03, 2023 08:00:00 AM

    MG Comet EV real world range tested, explained

    Based on our real-world tests, here’s a look at the MG Comet EV’s range.

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    Jun 16, 2023 08:00:00 AM

    Honda City CVT vs Honda City Hybrid drag race: Hybrid Theory

    The Honda City hybrid is known for its fuel efficiency, but can it beat the high revving Honda City petrol in a drag ...

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    Jun 10, 2023 09:00:00 AM

    Mahindra XUV700 vs Toyota Fortuner Legender drag race: Th...

    The Toyota has more torque, but the Mahindra fares well when it comes to the power-to-weight ratio. So, which SUV win...

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    May 31, 2023 10:50:00 AM

    Toyota Innova Hycross real world fuel economy tested, exp...

    Based on our real-world tests, here’s a look at the Innova Hycross’ mileage figures.

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    May 23, 2023 09:00:00 AM

    BMW M340i vs Volvo XC40 Recharge drag race: Turbo vs Char...

    The XC40 Recharge EV's instant torque helps it from standstill. But will that help it win the quarter mile drag race?

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    Sep 14, 2023 08:00:00 AM

    Opinion: Is ADAS suitable for India?

    As cars offering driver assistance systems increase, we find out if you should opt for it in your next purchase.

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    Aug 07, 2023 05:37:00 PM

    Opinion: Why the Citroen C3 Aircross should be priced agg...

    For Citroen to have a fighting chance with its new Creta rival, the SUV should have a sub-Rs 10 lakh pricing. But wil...

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    Jun 03, 2023 07:00:00 AM

    Opinion: New car, SUV waiting periods and the menace of &...

    With waiting periods rising, a new trend of paying a premium for quicker delivery is slowly gaining traction in India.

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    Feb 04, 2023 09:00:00 AM

    How to save big despite no new car discount

    Citing production backlogs and waiting lists, manufacturers are shying away from discounts, but we tell how to get a ...

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    Jul 18, 2021 10:00:00 AM

    What the Mahindra Bolero Neo and Maruti Alto have in common

    It may not seem so, but the Mahindra SUV and Maruti hatchback have a similar story to tell.

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