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  • Jeep Compass Petrol Automatic: Review Expert Review

    Jeep Compass Petrol Automatic: Review

    Published On : December 14, 2017 01:06 PM By Nabeel Khan

    The diesel 4x4 Jeep Compass exceeded our expectations. We now spend a few days with the more city-focused Compass, the petrol 4x2, to find out if it also checks the right boxes...

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  • Renault Kwid 1.0-Litre Manual And AMT:  Review Expert Review

    Renault Kwid 1.0-Litre Manual And AMT: Review

    Published On : December 08, 2017 08:58 PM By Nabeel Khan

    For over 30 years there has been absolutely no challenge to Maruti when it comes to small family cars. But Renault did something which no one expected -- it gave India an alternative to the Alto with the Kwid. Its SUV-inspired looks and first-in-segment features were successful in garnering huge int...

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  • 2017 Volvo XC60: First Drive Review Expert Review

    2017 Volvo XC60: First Drive Review

    Published On : December 08, 2017 06:21 PM By Nabeel Khan

    Volvo’s newest iteration of their popular mid-size luxury SUV, the XC60, has come to India. But is it just another “by-the-book” car in this segment, or is it doing anything different?...

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  • Tata Tiago XZA AMT - Detailed Review Expert Review

    Tata Tiago XZA AMT - Detailed Review

    Published On : November 28, 2017 10:38 AM By Siddharth M

    Does the Tata Tiago AMT live up to its promise of providing a feature loaded package with the convenience of an automatic transmission at a reasonable cost? We find out....

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  • Lexus NX 300h: First Drive Review Expert Review

    Lexus NX 300h: First Drive Review

    Published On : November 28, 2017 01:34 AM By Raunak Awasthi

    Lexus continues its hybrid offensive in the country with the new NX midsize luxury SUV that eyes the popular Mercedes-Benz GLC and the Range Rover Evoque, among others ...

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  • Jeep Compass Review Expert Review

    Jeep Compass Review

    Published On : November 20, 2017 01:39 PM By Nabeel Khan

    With a tempting starting price of Rs 15.16 lakh, are you getting a true Jeep experience or has the DNA been diluted?...

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  • Volkswagen Passat: First Drive Review Expert Review

    Volkswagen Passat: First Drive Review

    Published On : November 10, 2017 09:06 PM By CarDekho Team

    If you are looking for a luxurious full-size sedan around the forty lakh rupee mark, then Skoda’s Superb, Toyota’s Camry, Honda’s Accord and Volkswagen’s Passat have been the options to pick from. Our focus here is the new generation Volkswagen Passat. The Passat has always been a package the embodi...

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  • Renault Captur  Review Expert Review

    Renault Captur Review

    Published On : November 06, 2017 05:09 PM By Arun Shenoy

    The Renault Captur promises to be rugged and practical like an SUV, but sleek and premium too. A complete road test shows whether it delivers or not. ...

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  • Ford EcoSport Facelift: First drive review Expert Review

    Ford EcoSport Facelift: First drive review

    Published On : November 02, 2017 05:05 PM By Alan Richard DCruz

    The Ford EcoSport is back with a new face but it's what lies beneath that could prove to be a key factor in the revival of this pioneering compact SUV...

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  • Mercedes-Benz E350 d And E220 d:  Review Expert Review

    Mercedes-Benz E350 d And E220 d: Review

    Published On : October 16, 2017 11:52 PM By Nabeel Khan

    We let the E-Class diesel twins spoil us with luxury, in a bid to figure out how much of a difference the “extended wheelbase” makes. ...

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  • Technology Decoded: Solar Energy Concept Vehicle

    Published On : April 05, 2016 04:41 PM By Sahib Chandan

    Solar energy concept vehicle may be a pure electric vehicle or a hybrid electric vehicle that uses solar energy to charge its batteries continuously on-the-go. This concept efficiently increases the backup power and range of Electric Vehicles to a very large extent. Solar cars eliminate the need of ...

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  • Technical Aspects: Engine Classification

    Published On : April 05, 2016 03:27 PM By Sahib Chandan

    Engines are classified under different categories based on number of strokes, number of cylinders, orientation of cylinders, type of ignition, type of fuel injection etc. Various types of engine and their technical aspects are discussed below:

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  • Technical Aspects: Engine & Its Components

    Published On : April 05, 2016 02:43 PM By Sahib Chandan

    Engine creates continuous power and delivers it to the vehicle so that it can propel it forward. Internal Combustion (IC) Engines are used in vehicles, that burn fuel within engine cylinder, unlike external combustion engines that are provided with a separate combustion source. IC Engines are more c...

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  • Technical Aspects: Engine Cooling System (Indirect Liquid Cooling)

    Published On : March 18, 2016 12:34 PM By Sahib Chandan

    Indirect engine cooling system doesn’t allow air to directly contact with the surface of engine. It indirectly cools down the engine and its components with the help of a coolant circulating in coolant jackets around the cylinder block and the cylinder head. While circulating around cylinders, coola...

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  • Technical Aspects: Engine Cooling System (Direct Air Cooling)

    Published On : March 18, 2016 12:22 PM By Sahib Chandan

    The temperature developed within the cylinder of engine during the combustion of fuel is very high (about 2000 to 2500° C). A large amount of heat is absorbed by cylinder walls and other components, but if it is not not dissipated, the surfaces of the combustion chamber will be very hot resulting in...

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  • Technical Aspects: Muffler/Silencer

    Published On : March 09, 2016 11:06 AM By Sahib Chandan

    Mufflers are widely deployed to dampen the noise coming out of an engine body before exhaust gets eliminated through tail pipe. Exhaust gases enter into muffler after removal of pollutant elements in catalytic converter. It reduces the noise to the desired level so that vehicle do not violate noise ...

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  • Technical Aspects: Catalytic Converter

    Published On : March 08, 2016 06:50 PM By Sahib Chandan

    Catalytic converter converts the pollutant gases present in the engine exhaust into non pollutant gases through chemical reaction. Exhaust from engine is made to pass through a catalytic converter. It works efficiently between 650 and 800 degree Celsius. If the temperature is beyond 1000 degree Cels...

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  • Technology Decoded: Power Brake

    Published On : March 02, 2016 01:59 PM By Sahib Chandan

    In power brakes, to minimize the driver effort, assistance is provided for your brake input force. It enhances the efficiency of braking system. They are of two types: Vacuum Assisted & Air assisted.

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  • Technology Decoded: Hydraulic Brake System

    Published On : March 01, 2016 04:24 PM By Sahib Chandan

    In hydraulic brake system, operating force applied to the brake pedal is delivered to the hydraulic unit which generates hydraulic pressure (using the Pascal’s law) for braking. Braking force is delivered to each wheel equally which leads to equal braking force among wheels and the system works fine...

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  • Technology Decoded: Disc Brake

    Published On : February 26, 2016 07:09 PM By Sahib Chandan

    Disc brakes are widely used in vehicles due to their efficient braking mechanism. These brakes convert the hydraulic pressure into a frictional clamping force against the rotating disc which is installed at the hub of the wheel. These brakes generally have a greater braking power impact as compared ...

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