Author Archives: Loknath Das

5 Major New Cars Releases in 2020 – Cars Waitlist

The ongoing COVID- 19 pandemic situation has resulted in adverse effects on the economic and operational fronts all across the world’s industrial sector. Several manufacturers around the world and the whole of the automotive industry are undergoing various changes. The later months of 2020 are all to date prepared to witness great releases of the automobile industry. Following is our ... Read More »

An “official” Indian vehicle!

Every time I see our Prime Minister step into or out of his Range Rover Sentinel or the Toyota Land Cruiser, I ask myself, “Is this the vehicle our PM should be travelling in? Can there not be an ‘Indian’ official vehicle?” Some will justify the need for BR-7 level armour and therefore the inability to customise any local vehicle. ... Read More »

Buying A Used Car In India: A Complete Guide

Buying a car in India for some might be a basic necessity, for the more indulgent it can be a status symbol, but for the majority it is a dream come true. Whatever the reason may be, a car is an important part of Indian households. But buying a car is a very major financial decision, which involves a lot ... Read More »

How to Maintain Well-being Whilst Teaching At Home

Teaching at home via online platforms is not a new phenomenon. Today, we have tutors from India teaching mathematics to students in the USA. Or Spanish teachers taking language classes for students sitting thousands of kilometers away. How do online teachers maintain their well-being? Does it require any special effort or practices? These questions are important, especially in the wake ... Read More »

12 Things you should never do in a Brand New Car

Despite the Pandemic it’s surprising to see a better number of new cars sold in 2020 than in 2019. Be it from the entry-level cars or high-end cars, most of them have seen a growth in sales. Come on, who doesn’t get excited when a new car pops in your head. Furthermore, the soothing smell of freshly built car is ... Read More »

Upcoming Cars: New Car Launches in July 2020

After a lull in both the spirits and the activity of the Indian automotive industry, July 2020 is set to zhuzh things up again. This month will witness a range of upcoming cars and new launches, including a range of new car models across different segments. Among the list will be a sedan, SUV, performance sedan, and a fully electric ... Read More »

Upcoming Cars in India: April-June 2020

While the Novel Coronavirus continues to keep the world on lockdown, many car manufacturers haven’t lost their focus to provide the best to their customers. Indian car manufacturers are no different and are eager to begin the recovery of the Indian automotive industry. Moving beyond the damage already caused by the pandemic, 2020 has proven to be a great year ... Read More »

Factories of the future: we’re spending heavily to give workers skills they won’t need by 2030

The government is trying to achieve a renaissance in vocational education with its industry-focused T-level courses for students, “Skills Bootcamp” retraining programmes for adults, and increased funding for further education in general. Together with the recent announcement of a new Nissan “mega-factory” in Sunderland, some might argue that the UK is finally becoming a high-skill vocational manufacturing economy to rival Germany and Japan. Unfortunately, the world is moving ... Read More »

Lada Niva review: utilitarian Russian off-roader driven

Lada Niva design The Lada Niva was first introduced in 1977, and you can tell it hasn’t changed much since then. That said, the protruding bumpers look, boxy silhouette and round headlights give the Niva a utilitarian charm. Lada Niva interior Step inside, and the Lada Niva transports you back to a simpler time. Gone are the big infotainment screens ... Read More »

Bike sharing: A review of evidence on impacts and processes of implementation and operation

Despite the popularity of bike sharing, there is a lack of evidence on existing schemes and whether they achieved their objectives. This paper is concerned with identifying and critically interpreting the available evidence on bike sharing to date, on both impacts and processes of implementation and operation. The existing evidence suggests that bike sharing can increase cycling levels but needs ... Read More »