Car Review: 2018 Chrysler 300S

It might be getting old, but the Chrysler 300S is everything a full-size sedan should be 2018 Chrysler 300 CAR REVIEW81% VIEW FULL SCORE An all-weather sedan with road presence Pros Sporty performance, handling/comfort balance, Uconnect’s ease of use Cons Limited cargo capacity, overall fuel economy, lengthy option list Value for money Good What would I change? Make some of the options, namely those safety related, standard fare In spite of being a throwback to the days of the Chrysler‘s alliance with Daimler, the 300 remains the company’s most expressive ride — it looks like…

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Car Seat Headrest: Twin Fantasy Review

To understand the new Car Seat Headrest release, you first have to understand Car Seat Headrest’s origin story. That story has been told many times before, so let’s keep it brief: In 2010, Virginia teenager Will Toledo started recording songs and posting them to Bandcamp under the name Car Seat Headrest. He posted six full-length albums in about 18 months, the last of which was called Twin Fantasy—a lo-fi concept record about the dizzying highs, terrifying lows and confusing in-betweens of a romantic relationship. Its themes highly relatable, Twin Fantasy attracted lots of…

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The Quint’s Best Car Reviews of 2017

The 2018 Maserati Levante made light work of the sand dunes in Ras al-Khaimah.(Photo: Maserati/The Quint) The year 2017 has come to a close and it’s as good a time as any to look back at some of the cars we reviewed at The Quint this year. Every one of the reviews we did had something special to offer. Click on the Auto Reviews section under Tech and Auto to see any of the reviews. Here are some of the top car reviews at The Quint that we really enjoyed doing. The…

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Nissan’s car foam wash saves 6.1 million litres of water in India

Nissan has released a statement claiming that the car maker has conserved 6.1 million litres of water in India over the past three years through an innovative car wash technique. Nissan’s foam wash technique is used to clean cars at its service centres across India, and is the reason behind the substantial amount of water being saved. Commenting on this eco-friendly achievement, Sanjeev Aggarwal, VP of after sales, Nissan Motor India said, “Nissan always aims to deliver innovative and best-in-class sales and after sales service to its customers. Using the…

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How to Deal with a Lapsed Car Insurance Policy?

You just realised your car insurance policy lapsed a few days ago. I understand you were not well, you had a breakup or your dog was not well, youwere engrossed in your work or you were just lazy, the reasons could be plenty but the reality is that now you’re in trouble.  Your car insurance is an annual contract that you need to renew to keep it active. Your policy document clearly states the time and date from which your cover becomes effective and the date and time when it…

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New BMW 8 Series concept previews 2018 production car

This is the new BMW Concept 8 Series – a flagship 2+2 coupe that has been designed to take on the Mercedes S-Class Coupe. Revealed at this year’s Concorso d’Eleganza Villa d’Este in Italy, the close-to-production design study will morph into a showroom model next year; following in its footsteps will be a broadening lineup of new 8 Series models that’s set to include an 8 Series Convertible and 8 Series Gran Coupe. “The number 8 has always represented the pinnacle of sports performance and exclusivity at BMW,” said Chairman…

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Crackdown on whiplash claims could knock £40 off car insurance bills

Millions of motorists could see their car insurance bills cut by £40 a year, the government says, after it announced a crackdown on the “epidemic” of exaggerated and fraudulent whiplash injury claims. The Ministry of Justice (MoJ) proposals would make obtaining a payout much tougher and, according to insurers, will end the UK’s status as the whiplash capital of the world. The proposals are intended to stamp out a “toxic” compensation culture that has pushed up motor premiums, led to consumers being bombarded with nuisance text messages and calls, and…

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Car insurance premiums ‘jump by £110’

Drivers saw their car insurance premiums rise by an average of £110 in the last year, a comparison site says. More expensive repairs and recent government changes to injury payouts pushed up annual insurance costs by 16%, according to Confused.com. It found drivers paid on average £781 on comparison sites for a comprehensive policy in the year to March 2017. Average premiums are set to rise to a record high and could pass £1,000 next year, it added. Newer vehicles have seen some of the biggest rises, because their increasingly…

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Pay-as-you-go car insurance – perfect for the low-mileage driver?

Millions of people buy their mobile phone service on a pay-as-you-go contract – and now we are being offered car insurance in the same way, paying just for the miles we drive. In the next few months two start-up insurance firms will begin offering pay-as-you-drive car insurance products that claim to do away with the big up front annual premium. The idea is simple. Users pay a flat monthly fee – about £10 to £30 – to cover the basic fire and theft element of the insurance, and then an…

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Car insurance premiums at highest level ever, say insurers

Car insurance premiums have hit their highest recorded levels ever and rose at more than five times the rate of inflation during 2016, according to the Association of British Insurers. Increases to insurance premium tax, increased repair costs and the rising costs of whiplash claims all conspired to send the average comprehensive policy to £462 in the last quarter. The ABI’s motor premium tracker, which measures the prices consumers actually pay for their motor cover, showed that in the fourth quarter of 2016 policies rose by 4.9% or £22 on…

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