The EVs are taking over, man!

Okay, here goes. Friend of mine. On phone with his girl friend. All very well to do people. He says, “Yaar, this Audi again needs another repair. Last month, I spent about 40 grand and now they say it would cost about a lakh. Distressing, man!” I chuckle. In my place, you would too. Why would he, in this day and age of Uber and Ola and all other cab apps, spending so much dough on that kind of a car. But no, In India, you only have arrived when…

XUV500 – The Beast is back!

It’s in white. It’s, what do I say, menacing. It’s got a mean front. People around gaze at it. Standing beside the highway, I can see people gazing at it at the Dhaba we have stopped in. And they talk. “Daam kya rakhkha hoga?”, “Mileage better hua kya?”, “Bookings shuru ho gayi kya?” That’s the effect of the New Mahindra XUV500 that’s launched in India. I love seeing people, as always. So, I watch the drool happen. First, the front, as always with the XUV. It is powerful and it…