Author Archives: Loknath Das

Future perfect: Short strangle may pay well as Ashok Leyland is range-bound

Despite the recent rally in Ashok Leyland, the long-long term outlook remains neutral only. However, in the short-term the stock may move with a positive bias. Only a break above Rs 110 or below Rs 70 will set a clear trend for Ashok Leyland. The stock finds an immediate resistance at Rs 93 and the support at Rs 74.65. While a ... Read More »

TESLA IS REMOTELY REMOVING AUTOPILOT FEATURES FROM USED CARS

Buying Used A man bought a used 2017 Tesla Model S last year from a third-party dealer — but in the end, he didn’t quite get what he paid for. The dealer had bought the vehicle directly from Tesla via auction in November. Three days later, the electric car company “audited” the vehicle — and then removed both Enhanced Autopilot and ... Read More »

How to Future-Proof Our Cities? 4 Key Initiatives to Increase Resilience

Our cities, vulnerable by nature and design, have generated the biggest challenge that humankind has to face. With the vast majority of the population expected to settle in urban agglomerations, rapid urbanization is going to raise the issue of adaptability with future social, environmental, technological and economic transformations. In fact, the main problematic of the decade questions how our cities will ... Read More »

Auto Expo 2020 Live Updates: Mercedes launches its fastest ever AMG car; bookings start at Rs 2.42 crore

Auto expo 2020 India: Luxury carmaker Mercedes-Benz launched its faster ever car AMG at the Auto Expo 2020 on Wednesday. Booking starts from Wednesday at Rs 2.42 crore. The car is a four-door coupe and is the world’s fastest series production four-seater. Chinese car manufacturer, Great Wall Motors which is the largest SUV maker in China unveiled SUVs under Haval brand and electric products at ... Read More »

IBM’s new CEO Arvind Krishna explains why practical future of quantum computing is closer than we think

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman‘s Budget speech was replete with geeky terms. One of them was quantum technology. “Quantum technology is opening up new frontiers in computing, communications, cyber security with wide-spread applications. It is expected that lots of commercial applications would emerge from theoretical constructs which are developing in this area,” Nirmala Sitharaman, Minister of Finance, said. “It is proposed to ... Read More »

Urus to drive future growth of Lamborghini in India

Italian super sports car maker Lamborghini expects its premium luxury SUV Urus to drive future growth in India with the model accounting for 50 percent of its sales in the country, a senior company official said. The company, which delivered its 50th Urus in India last year, has an eight-month waiting period on the model at present. “Urus is playing ... Read More »

2020 Auto Show showcases latest, greatest models & more

The 2020 Greater Toledo Auto Show is rolling into the SeaGate Convention Centre Thursday, Feb. 6 through Sunday, Feb. 9. The show, presented by The Blade, will feature the newest vehicle models and the latest in automotive technology, plus fun for the whole family. Show highlights include: • Toledo Mud Hen ticket voucher giveaways; • A photo scavenger hunt; • ... Read More »

KTM 390 ADVENTURE REVIEW: THIS IS THE MOTORCYCLE TO GET RIGHT NOW

It isn’t often that I’ll drag myself out of bed early to go to work, no matter how exotic the motorcycle, or car, or location. Especially when I’m febrile, overworked, under-rested and hungry, and can’t be bothered to chop another half hour from my sleep to get a proper breakfast. It is rarer still for me to attempt to hit ... Read More »

Nostalgia marketing: The future is here

‘Kitne aadmi the?’ Few who grew up to Hindi cinema in the 1970s could ever forget Gabbar Singh’s iconic dialogue in Sholay. In 2016, the creators of a popular advertisement for Google India counted on just that. The six-minute ad, released on YouTube and titled ‘The Hero – A Bollywood Story’, centres around an ageing cinema hall manager who almost bagged a role ... Read More »

Neighbours key for our future: Mizoram’s elder statesman

In the 1960s, Pu Bualhranga walked the hills of Myanmar and Bangladesh as a top leader of Mizo National Front then spearheading a powerful insurgent movement against India. Now in his mid-eighties, he advises his former comrades now ruling Mizoram and is treated as the wise old man who seen much ups and downs. “I have been a legislator of People’s Conference but never ... Read More »