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  • Diagnosis errors by mechanics

    For the past one year, I was not able to pour water into my wiper tank as it would immediately start leaking. My workshop said the issue was because of a broken water tank, and since my indica has…
  • Mercedes: One more lame edition

    Mercedes-Benz has launched a special edition of the GLC to mark the 70th anniversary of India's independence. The Celebration Edition of the GLC 220d is priced at Rs. 50.86 lakh while that of the…
  • A Dutch Fort in Tamil Nadu

    There is always a gush of adrenaline towards a weekend. That’s the cue to hit the road. Somehow that adrenaline rush is contained by commitments, at least for me. The independence day weekend was…
  • Experienced the Tesla Model S!

    I would never have even thought in my dreams that I will see a Tesla in flesh and blood, let alone sit in one. My wife's sister lives in Washington DC, USA - both she and her husband are Dentists…
  • On Facebook's AI controversy

    Highlights • Chatbots started speaking in their own language defying codes provided • Initially the AI agents used English to converse with each other • This comes after Elon Musk said…
  • A solution to dooring accidents

    It is very common to encounter cyclists/motorcyclists facing threats from car doors suddenly opening. It is not a joke and has been proven fatal in many cases. Worldwide, this type of accident is…
  • Gymkhana Memberships worth it?

    I have been midst of a bit of turmoil and wanted your advise to bail me out. There is a very reputed gymkhana in North Bombay run by a cricket association which has open up its door for lifetime memberships.…
  • Ladakh'ed in a Safari Storme

    Almost anyone I know has a wistful look when Ladakh is mentioned. Though most seem to know it as "Leh". Everyone wants to go there. Few want to drive around after reaching Leh. And fewer still want…
  • DIY: Coolant flush & change

    The Anti-Freeze in my car which is now 6.5 years old wasnt changed since it last went to service at a Skoda workshop (or atleast that's what the receipt said) 3 years ago. I don't know what made me…
  • This travelogue has no route!

    "And this guy wants to write car ownership reports. Blistering Barnacles!! I mean how on earth do you not even know how many horses your car packs in?" He was furious about the confusion I have with…
Redlining the Indian Automotive Scene