Author Archives: Loknath Das

Future Retail sees immediate revenue benefits from HyperCity

Future Retail plans to increase the contribution of fashion and private labels and cut costs as a percentage of sales once it fully takes over the premium retail stores of HyperCity, the company told investors when it announced its quarterly earnings. Retail czar Kishore Biyani announced in October that he was buying out HyperCity, a 19-store network of high-end grocery ... Read More »

NEC provides a peek into AI-driven future in digital world

  NEC Corporation, the diversified technology major today showcased the future of a technology-driven world and unfolding opportunities in resolving the challenges of urbanisation, handling the complex task of security and problems faced in society. Takashi Niino, President, NEC Corporation, highlighted how artificial intelligence and use of big data could play a role in addressing a growing number of problems ... Read More »

Porsche 911 GT2 RS (2017) review

With 200bhp more than a GT3 and two fewer driveshafts than a Turbo, the 690bhp rear-drive Porsche 911 GT2 RS must be an absolute animal, right? We jump behind the wheel to find out. Read on for our full review. Porsche 911 GT2 RS: specs, news and photos galore A 690bhp rwd 911? You’re a bit late for Halloween… Yeah, sounds scary, doesn’t ... Read More »

2017 Tata Hexa long term review, second report

Now, normally, I’m not someone who goes weak in the knees when I see a set of big attractive wheels. But the Hexa with those alloys had me at ‘hello’. I loved the five-star design – those big solid spokes catch the light perfectly – and the stance of the car was much improved too, compared to the Aria. I ... Read More »

Jeep Compass Petrol Automatic Review

The Jeep Compass launched in July this year Highlights Deliveries for the Compass petrol began in October The petrol variant returns a mileage of 14.1 kmpl The Compass petrol is available in both manual and automatic transmission The Jeep Compass launched with much fanfare and has been a runaway hit for Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) India. Even exports of the ... Read More »

Why should you buy – Renault Captur

Introduction Renault India has finally launched the much-awaited Captur in India at Rs 9.99 lakhs (ex-showroom, all India). Although it is based on the Duster, the Captur carries the all-new design language which is a welcome addition to the Renault line-up. The five-seater is available with two engine options across seven variants. There is no automatic transmission and AWD variant as yet, but ... Read More »

Renault Captur: Competition Check

Renault has launched their all-new SUV, the Captur, in the Indian car market and we are still recovering from the pricing surprise. Starting at 9.99 lakhs ex-showroom for the base petrol RXT and the Rs 11.39 lakhs for the RXT diesel, the Captur finds itself right in the middle of the compact crossover SUV segment. The Hyundai Creta rules the roost after dethroning Renault’s ... Read More »

Maserati Levante GTS under development

The Maserati Levante isn’t exactly a Porsche Cayenne killer, what with its engine line-up consisting of a couple of V6 petrol motors and a six-cylinder diesel. Maserati, however, is now working on making the Levante a lot more potent with V8 power in the form of the GTS version. The upcoming GTS version is expected to be unveiled in the ... Read More »

Ready for new wheels? Here’s how to sell a car quickly (and at a good price!)

All great things come to an end, and that includes the ownership of your current automobile. If you’re worried about the difficulty of trying to sell your car, fret no more. It’s not at all a difficult process and by following our quick how-to, you’ll be able to sell your ride in no time. The most important thing to remember when ... Read More »

5 tips to win online races in Gran Turismo Sport

Compete to win online with these key tips for Sony’s upcoming GT Sport. Gran Turismo Sport represents a new direction for the prestigious racing simulator, the design team at developers Polyphony Digital concentrating their efforts on the world of online competition. This is a PS4 game in which offline, single player elements are secondary and racing against your fellow humans is ... Read More »