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  • Polo GT TDI: 1,10,000 km

    She keeps munching miles like nobody's business. We drive to Palakkad and back, twice a month plus the frequency of visits to our shipyard at Kattupalli has been steadily increasing which keeps the…
  • GST: Truth behind synthetic oil

    GST was a blessing in disguise for the Oil Industry where GST @ 18% replaced the previous levies of 14% Excise Duty, State Wise variable Octroi/ Entry Tax and a Minimum State Levy of Sales Tax of…
  • On the Dominar 400's sales

    The Bajaj Domineer 400 was launched amidst a lot of enthusiasm in the Indian market. It was speculated that the bike would keep up with Bajaj's tradition of VFM products, while also offering an alternative…
  • Chikmagalur - Bekal in a Santro

    Before advancing any further into the narration of this trip, let me first introduce Rampyaari to this forum; Rampyaari is our much trusted and reliable steed- our Santro Xing XO eRLX. She has turned…
  • When I headed into White Spiti

    I have hardly felt as low as i felt in the days leading to the commencement of my journey to the Middle Kingdom. The mind is a complex being and so is the heart. The combination of these two when…
  • Driven: Kolkata to Dev Bhoomi

    Of late, most of my road trips are completely unplanned and hatched out with a twist of a finger without much research on destinations and itinerary. 2016-17 has been a year of road-trips for me as…
  • My Fiat Palio 1.6 Sport

    Ever thought getting behind the wheel, to start daydreaming of your dream job perhaps next to a beautiful long winding road by your side? Ever thought of hugging around the corners, the moment how…
  • Harley's sales & profits down

    Revenue fell 9% to $1.2 billion in the third quarter as the Milwaukee-based company retained guidance for shipping 241,000 to 246,000 motorcycles to dealers world-wide in 2017, down 6-8% from last…
  • R.I.P. Australian car factories

    Holden, a subsidiary of General Motors and the last remaining car manufacturer in Australia, will be shutting down its Elizabeth car plant on October 20, 2017. This will end the 69 years of car…
  • The Kobe Steel scandal

    In recent times there was the takata air bag scandal, Mitsubishi fuel economy fudging scandal, the infamous dieselgate and now the Kobe steel has been caught with its pants down in a new steelgate…
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