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A green vehicle is one that does minimal harm to the environment or more specifically, it complies with the EURO-6 emission norms. In plain language, it is low or non-polluting, consumes very little or no fuel, and is built in an eco-friendly manner. Here are some key aspects that you must know while contemplating investment in a green vehicle:  Electric Vehicles   EVs are the most...

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If your car has been stolen, the first thing to do will be to file a police report. Notify your car insurance company as soon as you file the police report. It is also important to inform your RTO of the theft. Filing both these reports will help in case the thief has caused some damage to others with your car. Did You Know: Your insurance company will not process your claim if you have not...

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A car is said to be a treasured possession and one of the costlier purchases that one might make. And yet, most car owners buy an insurance policy just because it is made mandatory by law. However, one should look at car insurance as a financial shield that saves you from the brunt of costly repairs incurred due to accidental damages caused to the car. Pro Tip: Since there are several types of...

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Most automobile owners fail to take car maintenance costs into account when purchasing a car, and find themselves quite overwhelmed with the expenses at a later stage. An effective preventive maintenance routine and regular maintenance can help to avert unnecessary and costly repairs. This is because frequent maintenance keeps the vehicle in good condition, which significantly reduces the need...

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Did you know: Car theft is one of the most common crimes in India. Close to 36,000 vehicles are stolen every year, according to official numbers. Gone are the days when a car was just a luxury. In a world where everybody seems to be pressed for time, having a car saves you a lot of your time, and makes life simpler, and convenient. Apart from being useful, your car is also one of your most...

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Do you often have to think twice before offering a car ride because your car is always in a mess? If yes, you are not alone. Who doesn’t love riding in clean cars that smell like heaven? If you have pets or little kids, keeping your car clean might seem like an impossible task. However, it is practically possible to keep your car perpetually clean by following a few simple steps. All it...

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Is the fog already coating your windshield? It is a sign that winter is approaching; a season that can be quite harsh for your beloved vehicle. You need to take some precautions to keep your car rolling smoothly despite the challenges that this season brings.  Here are 5 things you can do to be nice to your car this winter:     1.Audit and replace pliable materials   The engine of...

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Anyone who regularly commutes by a car or bike would admit that driving on Indian roads is a pretty daunting task. This is because roads are filled with potholes, several drivers don’t follow traffic rules, and extensive traffic jam invariably make you late. In fact, driving regularly makes you feel exhausted. Did you know: Experts have termed the exhaustion related to driving a four-wheeler...

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Did You Know: Finding a PUC centre near you is really easy, even when you are out on the road or away from home. Log on to the government’s website Parivahan. It offers an online database containing a list of state-wise RTO approved PUC centres. A PUC or Pollution under Control Certificate is a document that confirms the emission levels of your vehicle. It is a mandate laid down by the...

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Just when you think that petrol prices have touched their peak, the prices go up again! Considering the rate at which the fuel prices are rising, every gallon of fuel that is efficiently utilized, can add up immensely to savings. Hence, it’s time to make some smart decisions on how one can save fuel and cut down on rising expenses. 5 fuel-saving tips to improve your car’s fuel economy: Tip #1...

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Did you know: Most insurance companies offer special offers and discounts on car insurance if your vehicle is eco-friendly. Environment-friendly cars not only help reduce your carbon footprint, but also help you save on fuel and transportation costs in the long run. Of course, you don’t have to invest in a brand-new car to own a more eco-friendly vehicle. Some simple changes can...

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Going for an off-road adventure is an exciting prospect but one has to be prepared for the challenging and scary roads. Whether you are exploring the mountain paths or discovering desert trails, finding the right vehicle for your off-road adventure is important. Your vehicle should be fit to drive through terrains such as sand, gravel, snow, mud, rock, grassland etc. But are hatchback cars...

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Your car is your most prized possession and it is normal to worry about its safety. Damage to your car in case of theft, fire, accident etc. can be difficult to manage. Here is where Royal Sundaram’s comprehensive car insurance policy comes to your rescue. Our car insurance, ‘Car Shield’ is the perfect solution for any car owner’s worries. At a very affordable premium, we offer you a...

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The used cars or pre-loved cars market in India is growing as rapidly as the new cars market. Therefore, this sector has a huge variety in terms of used cars as well as used car sellers. The choice can be baffling and you might be tempted to make a take a wrong decision. Pro Tip: The criteria for buying a used car are different from buying a brand new one. Here is a quick guide with simple...

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In your busy schedule, you may have failed to rectify or postponed small repairs for your car. Hence, take that ‘one extra day’ in February to give your car the makeover it deserves. Here is a list of things to restore your car to its original glory: Get deep cleaning for your car Is a professional car wash for your car long overdue? It’s time to fix an appointment with the service station...

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Did you know: Using a lot of white and other light shades can help keep your house cooler, apart from making it look spacious. This is because lighter colours absorb less heat. We often associate summer with new beginnings. This is owing to a host of factors, including the onset of a fresh cycle of seasons. It is also the time when most of us move into a new house. Having said that, the summer...

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If purchasing a new car is next on your list, your mind would certainly be clouded with a number of thoughts. With an extensive range of options available to choose from, it can be overwhelming to decide on one option. However, if you do the adequate groundwork, this doesn’t have to be a daunting task. Here is a list to help you get started with such groundwork. Decide between petrol and...

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Taking the driving test can get really irksome for most of us. However, following simple steps can make you feel confident and avoid facing common fears while taking the driving test. Let’s take a look at some important points which every learner should keep in mind: Adjust your mirrors Make sure you check your mirrors every time you change directions. One must be very careful and not...

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No matter from which angle you look at it, it demands a second look. It’s really difficult to take your eyes off the Volkswagen New Beetle which has been recently launched in India. Fondly called the ‘Bug’, this iconic car draws its inspiration from the beetle. What has changed: Unlike its ancestor, this modified version has its engine in the front. The peculiar design looks cute all right,...

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The recent global pandemic has made everyone stretch their limits to make ends meet. Be it in managing the household or work, multitasking has become the new norm. There is one more aspect of dealing with this global crisis, which is caregiving. Caregiving has emerged as the need of the hour, especially when it comes to taking care of your elderly parents. Why elderly parents need added care...

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