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Pixel Racing

From high-octane stunts to adrenalin pumping car chases, these top racing titles are worth your money and time

It’s eight pm on a Friday evening and the mood is set at entrepreneur Siddharth Toprani’s apartment at Breach Candy, Mumbai. Games – check, consoles setup – check, accessori...

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Romancing the Qualis

Toyota, known for its bullet-proof reliability, has millions of buyers worldwide and India isn't far behind. While Toyota's recently launched, Vellfire, looks really promising, it is actually their very first offering in India, the Qualis, that started it all, and which continues to have a huge following through a fan club, even 15 years after it was withdrawn. Read on to find out what makes this workhorse so desirable, even today.

Launched in 1999, by the Toyota Kirloskar Motor Pvt. Ltd, the Toyota Qualis, based on the Indonesian Toyota Kijang, was an instant hit in the MPV (Multi-Purpose Vehicle) market. It's ...

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In Design

Three international car designers, Karim Habib (KIA), Lonay Alain (Renault), and Ramon Ginah (Great Wall Motors), tell us about how design is perceived in different parts of the world while giving us a glimpse into the future of car design at the 15th Auto Expo in Greater Noida, India

Lonay Alain, General Manager, Renault Design India, has been living in India for the last three years and working at the Renault Design Studio, opened in Mumbai, in 2008. He believes that the days ...

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BOSEMAN (Part IV)

In the final part of our IV-Part series on Pratap Bose, VP, Global Design, Tata Motors, he tells us about the DNA of Tata vehicles, what IMPACT Design is all about, future trends, and how aggression has never been a part of Tata Group’s philosophy

It was a small car, the Tata Indica, that Bose feels was ahead of its time. “If you look at the contemporary global benchmarks in those days, the Indica, was really up there, w...

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BOSEMAN (Part III)

In Part III, of our IV Part series on Pratap Bose, VP, Global Design, Tata Motors, he tells us about the role of architecture in car design, the responsibility of the industry in developing talent, the designers he admires, and the importance of looking ahead

Bose considers himself a lucky man to be at Tata Motors, when the architecture of their cars was being defined. According to him, a lot depends on knowing right at the beginning of the project whet...

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