Author: Rakesh Sashmal

Tata AIG launches telematics-based motor insurance to save premiums

Tata AIG General Insurance Company Limited on Thursday usage-based insurance (UBI) private car policy for car owners under the IRDAI’s Regulatory Sandbox, the company said in a release. It will be available on all policies offering personal accidental cover to the tune of Rs 15 lakhs for owner and driver. This policy includes other value-added propositions […]

2020 BMW Z4: 7 Things We Like and 4 Things We Don’t

The 2020 BMW Z4 represents a reunion few people, ourselves included, ever expected to happen. When the previous model faded away with the 2016 model year, not many tears were shed. The outgoing Z4 was relatively fun to drive and offered open-air excitement, but it didn’t have the ultimate thrill found in rivals like the Porsche Boxster or Chevrolet Corvette. Even […]

Vehicle Completely Damaged. Ensure the RC is Cancelled within 14 Days

In case of an accident, wherein the complete repairment expense is greater than 75% of the insured declared value, a claim in regards to the same can be made. However, if you intend to sell your damaged vehicles it is important to consider certain aspects. As per the Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority of India, […]

Should You Renew Car Insurance During Coronavirus Lockdown?

Coronavirus has brought the entire world to a halt. Countries across the globe have imposed a lockdown on their citizens to curb the spread of the COVID-19 disease. India has also been in a nationwide lockdown since 25 March 2020 with most of the citizens locked up in their homes. As a result, people have […]

How Far Should I Go on My Brakes?

CARS.COM — Trying to put a time or mileage limit on how long brake pads and rotors should last is harder than trying to predict what kind of gas mileage you should expect. Brake life depends on how much we drive, where we drive (think city versus highway) and how we drive (meaning lead foot versus […]

2020 Lincoln Aviator Plug-In Hybrid: 5 Pros and 4 Cons

The Lincoln Aviator plug-in hybrid is a mid-size luxury SUV that offers three rows of seating, a long list of standard comfort features and safety equipment, plus the bonus of electric-only driving range. Pitched against rivals like the Lexus RX 350, Volvo XC90 and Mercedes-Benz GLE-Class, the Aviator PHEV is packed with power, with the combined output of the […]

Cashless Car Insurance Policy Usefulness

People buy car insurance to secure themselves against any financial liability which may incur due to an accident or a mishap. In such cases, the insurer is liable to give compensation for your expenses. However, with technological advancement, several insurance providers have been coming up with an option to claim cashless car insurance. This ensures a smooth […]

Is Oil for High-Mileage Engines Worth the Extra Cost?

CARS.COM — Most major oil brands market motor oil made specifically for engines that have more than 75,000 miles of wear, claiming that additives help reduce engine wear and provide anti-aging benefits. They are often a blend of synthetic and petroleum-based oils, and they typically cost at least a couple of dollars more per quart than […]

How to Be a Good Car Salesperson

An Accenture survey of 10,000 car buyers shows the average consumer spends between 13 and 15 hours shopping before writing a check. Considering most SaaS deals valued at ~$25,000 close in an average of 90 days — that’s a fast sales cycle. Car shoppers can easily find True Market Value, competitive sticker prices, and national inventory online. That means […]

Is Oil for High-Mileage Engines Worth the Extra Cost?

CARS.COM — Most major oil brands market motor oil made specifically for engines that have more than 75,000 miles of wear, claiming that additives help reduce engine wear and provide anti-aging benefits. They are often a blend of synthetic and petroleum-based oils, and they typically cost at least a couple of dollars more per quart than […]