Author Archives: Loknath Das

India’s First The ‘Tech And Auto Show’ Starts From 3 June on CNN-News18

India’s seen plenty of tech shows and automobile shows on Indian Television over the past couple of decades, but there was never a comprehensive one show offering that covered both these industries. CNN-News18 which is India’s leading news channel is all set to start India’s first and one of a kind show the ‘Tech And Auto Show’ for Indian audiences. ... Read More »

Father’s Day Destinations: A Ballgame, An Auto Show, A Faire And More

It’s Dad’s weekend, so after he mows the lawn, let him pick one of these activities for a Father’s Day outing with the family. All activities on June 18 unless otherwise noted. Take Him Out To The Ballgame: The Yard Goats offer a weekend Father’s Day Package for $150 that includes four ConnectiCare Picnic Pavilion tickets, a first pitch for ... Read More »

2017 Volkswagen Tiguan SUV Review

The Volkswagen Tiguan is like Jackie Chan. At first glance, it’s not intimidating; so not aggressive. Rather, it has a smile on its face and walks about, doing its things. It doesn’t even have a brawny look; so though there is a bit of muscle, it’s doesn’t really show. But, when you call it out for a fight, it doesn’t ... Read More »

Trek Emonda S5 road bike review: will Lance Armstrong sign my friend’s jersey?

Trek Emonda S5: ‘I’ve always had a soft spot for the brand.’ My friend Adam sent me to Austin, Texas, with a task: “Can you get Lance Armstrong to sign my US Postal Service jersey?” It’s like asking someone going to Newcastle if they can persuade Gazza to autograph an old Magpies shirt. Austin is a big place. Almost a ... Read More »

Sault Area Auto Show set for Saturday

The Sault Area Auto Show will return for its eighth straight year this weekend. The event, which will once again be held on the grounds of Sault Ste. Marie’s City Hall, runs from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday. Registration for participating car owners lasts from 10 a.m. until noon and the cost is $10. Along with a laundry list ... Read More »

Volvo XC60 (2017) review

Even your mum knew this car was coming but that doesn’t make it any less interesting. The rebirth of Volvo’s model range kicked off with the excellent XC90, quickly followed by the smart and distinctive S and V90 models. It’s arguably the most important of the lot, accounting for 30 percent of the brand’s global sales with close to a ... Read More »

2017 Kawasaki Ninja 650 Review

HIGHLIGHTS 2017 Kawasaki Ninja 650 gets sportier, sleeker and lighter New styling inspired by Kawasaki Ninja ZX-10R New Ninja 650 is more agile, more planted than outgoing model You could be fooled into believing it’s an all-new motorcycle, the new Kawasaki Ninja 650. It now gets styling inspired by its bigger supersport sibling, the ZX-10R, and that itself is a ... Read More »

Watch The ‘Tech And Auto Show’: Virat Kohli’s Exclusive Interview, HTC U11Review & More

The Tech And Auto Show starts from 3rd June on CNN-News18. (Image: News18.com) The ‘Tech And Auto Show’ started its season-2 this weekend and now you can also watch the show on TV. The ‘Tech And Auto Show’ airs every Saturday 7:30 PM and Sunday 1:30 PM on CNN-News18. For those of you who missed out on the show this ... Read More »

Trump climate deal: Modi vows to go beyond Paris accord

Narendra Modi (left) met Emmanuel Macron in Paris Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has vowed his country will go “above and beyond” the 2015 Paris accord on combating climate change. Speaking at a news conference with French President Emmanuel Macron, Mr Modi described the agreement as part of “our duty to protect Mother Earth”. Several global leaders have criticised President ... Read More »

This Rolls-Royce might be the most expensive new car ever built

At roughly $3 million, the Bugatti Chiron is one of the most expensive production cars to ever reach showrooms. So, the words “affordable” and “Bugatti” rarely, if ever, occupy real estate in the same sentence. However, that’s exactly what happened over the weekend. On Saturday, Rolls-Royce unveiled a one-off custom build called the Sweptail. At a reported price of nearly ... Read More »