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  • 2018 Maruti Suzuki Swift: First Drive Review Expert Review

    2018 Maruti Suzuki Swift: First Drive Review

    Published On : January 20, 2018 02:04 PM By Jagdev Kalsi

    Does the new Swift make as compelling a case as it used to in its previous avatar? Read more to find out....

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  • Datsun redi-GO 1.0-litre AMT: First Drive Expert Review

    Datsun redi-GO 1.0-litre AMT: First Drive

    Published On : January 18, 2018 07:28 PM By Raunak Awasthi

    The Datsun redi-GO finally gets the missing piece, an AMT, in its packaging. But does it raise the redi-GO’s city runabout quotient? Read on...   ...

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  • Audi S5 Sportback: First Drive Review Expert Review

    Audi S5 Sportback: First Drive Review

    Published On : January 17, 2018 04:48 PM By Nabeel Khan

    Is the most powerful car in Audi’s latest A5 family all about sporty performance, or does it deliver on practicality as well?...

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  • Ford EcoSport Petrol AT:  Review Expert Review

    Ford EcoSport Petrol AT: Review

    Published On : January 05, 2018 11:56 PM By CarDekho Team

    Fresh look, upmarket interiors and a new heart. Are these enough to add some funk to the ageing EcoSport?...

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  • Hyundai Verna vs Honda City: Comparison Review Expert Review

    Hyundai Verna vs Honda City: Comparison Review

    Published On : December 15, 2017 04:28 PM By Tushar Kamath

    Two of India’s most popular premium family sedans do battle. Is there a clear winner?...

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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 checks all 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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  • 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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