Monday, September 28th, 2015

In Volkswagen emissions fraud scandal, proprietary software is the real villain

“Proprietary software is an unsafe building material. You can’t inspect it.” Columbia University law professor Eben Moglen made that observation 5 years ago. It’s timely today, as the Volkswagen emissions fraud scandal–enabled by proprietary software–worsens. Volkswagen admitted this week it altered proprietary software on 11 million VW diesel cars, so they’d pass emissions tests when […]

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Monday, April 28th, 2014

Tesla running Ubuntu ?

There aren’t that many Tesla Model S owners around, but those who are do seem to comprise of people who have a different way of seeing things. Apparently, some Tesla Model S owners have already tried to hack their ride by wiring into the Model S’ communications system. A forum user who goes by the […]

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Wednesday, June 5th, 2013

Honda Amaze: Finally a good alternative to Maruti Swift Dzire

Honda has launched the Honda Amaze which looks like a good alternative to Maruti Swift Dzire. Here is what looks interesting: First, it is designed as a Sedan unlike the Dzire. The Dzire looks like a hatch-back with a boot, while the Amaze is a proper Sedan. Best mileage. Honda has worked hard to provide the […]

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Wednesday, November 26th, 2008

Hyundai i20 coming soon

After successfully launching the Hyundai i10, the team at Hyundai is busy putting their final touches to the i20. Like the i10, the i20 will be manufactured in India and exported globally. The i20 be positioned in the premium hatchback segment (B sgement), just as the Getz. This car with replace the Getz worldwide except […]

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Tuesday, April 15th, 2008

Hyundai i10

Now first thank you Hyundai for launching the i10 first in India. In fact the car is also completely designed in India and manufactured too. What this means is that the customer in India gets a world class product. Whats good: Looks good, better than most hatchbacks in the same category. Its a 1.1 engine […]

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Sunday, August 26th, 2007

Hyundai Verna – First Look

I had the opportunity to test drive a Verna, Hyundai was kind enough to organise a car for the day. Lets looks at what I liked about the car. The car has excellent suspensions, ideal for Indian road conditions. We drove through bad Mumbai roads and in the monsoons the roads can have some really […]

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Sunday, April 17th, 2005

Hyundai Santro Vs. Maruti Suzuki Wagon-R

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