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  1. Strikes and militant unions can never be positive. It pushes up costs, compromises quality and is not good for end car user. Japan car indusry's success is thanks to deep understanding and respect between the car company and its employees
  2. Great topic! has prompted me to post after long time. I think sunglass holder is a no good feature. the cheaper cars have no felt or rubber backing and this scratches the lenses with all the bumps the car is goin over. better to keep them in the case and in glove box or door pocket.
  3. New City is too expensive and Honda's pricing takes us for fools. For me its the Dzire. it has everything to give me pleasure of owning a car. Diesel engine, ****ey, good interiors and fuel economy. What more do you need?
  4. Its the same when an airline increases airfares. you get the SAME of everything but at a higher price. It's the same when fuel prices go up. you get the SAME quality of petrol and diesel but at a higher price. It's the same when the Taj Hotel increases their room rates from Rs. 10,000 to 15,000 you get the SAME quality but at a higher price. It's not about giving more if you increase prices. There are external forces beyond one's control which forces people to raise prices at times. So if the increase in paper price of a magazine is not a good enough reason to increase the rates then what is? Do you make a loss in your business?
  5. Had to jump into this one. bought the latest ACI and frankly, Rs 10 doesn't make a difference to my life. All prices are going up - petrol, diesel (do you stop buying fuel if the price has gone up?) and other commodities. This is the price of inflation and we have to live with it. Paper prices have gone up and the rupee has gone down. Since magazine paper is imported there is no other option left for the publishing people. I think ACI is the most complete magazine with the right mix of indian / foreign articles, Excellent F1 coverage and even a strong consumer section (helpline, shopper etc) NO other mag gives this quality. OD has jumped from Rs. 60 to 75 and even that is not a problem for me. I can't believe such a noise is made about spending Rs. 10 extra every month. I thought everyone who is interested in cars would pay extra for what is without any confusion India's best and most reliable auto magazine
  6. Just watched the Autocar Show on UTVi and was quite impressed. Renuka has lots of authority in the way she speaks. Good story on the C63 and its nice to see exclusives on a channel so young. The BEST Bus story was interesting and it was crazy watching a double decker do a slalom! but again the presenter is very defensive and flowery about the bus. He says it the best way to travel in the monsoon. Are you joking? who in their right mind would want to stand in pouring rain at the bus stop. The ducati story could have done with better videography. the section with Hormazd is very topical and enlightening but our editor needs to lose weight!
  7. Ferrari for me. Its not just the aura and mystique of the brand but the technology ferrari road cars have and not just brute power of the Lambos.
  8. 12-13 kpl in a City CVT is quite a challenge to achieve. It depends on the driving conditions. But i10 auto with small engine and small weight will certainly be more economical than the City
  9. welcome santosh. hope to see you give us some insights about your work
  10. The new Honda City will also come with one.
  11. Its ridiculous that Hamilton and Rosberg have been penalised. True that Hamilton got carried away but Kimi did break suddenly. the real villain in this piece is the pitlane rule. Which other form of motor sport has a traffic light in it?
  12. Suggest you wait for the i10 auto which is coming with a new 1.2 litre engine. this auto will be super duper.
  13. Autocar India was launched in 1999 so the 1996 mags you are referring to must be Auto India. Keep all these copies. you never know how much they will be worth in the future!!
  14. You should preserve them. they could become collector's items! In 10 years there maybe no magazines as everything will go on internet.
  15. This is a very impressive design. Car looks grown up and with good proportions. thank god the awkwardness of City we are now using is gone.