Nepal | July 21, 2019

  • Enlivened Compact Saloon

    The Honda City has long enjoyed a position of leadership among Asia’s executive saloons but has faced stiff competition in this segment from Maruti-Suzuki, Toyota, Ford, Fiat and Volkswagen. ...

  • For performance and style

    The rapid growth of the SUV market in South Asia has prompted many automakers to offer small SUVs that offer the comforts of a conventional car with big wheels to provide moderate off-road capabiliti...

  • Rough it the soft way

    BMW cars always make heads turn but heads turned like BMW's propeller when it launched the X5 in 1999 to step up from being only a maker of luxurious and sporty saloons....

  • How to buy a new car

    The first rule is that you must not rush. Your new car will be your constant friend for several years so do not rush off to buy the flavour of the month and regret it later. Then decide how much you want to spend but buy something that is a little be...

  • car service

    Summer care

    Ram Navami and Muharram festivals mark the equinox or the divide between winter and summer. It is a time when we all spring clean our houses, put away our winter clothes and change our diets and routi...

  • 70pc cars have front wheel drive

    Very few people know about cars from Citroen of France but their revolutionary 1934 Traction Avant was the first mass production front wheel drive (FWD) car to be successful. ...

  • Engines with electronic fuel injection

    You may not have noticed it but new petrol and diesel engines have evolved a great deal from the engines of even a decade ago. First of all, smaller engines deliver much more power as almost all of them have turbochargers to capture some of the exhau...

  • Porsche

    More electric cars predicted on roads before long

    Early last month Elon Musk surprised everyone by launching a vibrant red Starman roadster into space with a dummy driver in a space suit. ...

  • Toyota’s mid-size saloon

    The Honda City has long dominated the mid size saloon (4.25 to 4.5-m long) segment in elsewhere Asia but this leadership is being challenged by the Maruti Suzuki Ciaz and the new Hyundai Verna that ha...

  • Auto shows

    The displays at the Auto Expo motor show held every two years in India is a matter of great interest to everyone in the region interested in automobiles and auto technology. ...

  • Auto suspensions

    Auto suspensions

    If a one ton car had hard wooden wheels the weight would make driving a car at speed nearly impossible. The shocks from potholes and bumps would be so uncomfortable that the driver would have to drive...

  • Evolution of auto propulsion

    The steam engine revolutionised transportation but the railway lines were often inconveniently far from places that people wanted to go so ingenious inventors tried to replace the horses of standard c...