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I Went to the Future, in a Hotel Where My Butler to Bartender – Were Robots

“This is it! This is the answer. It says here that a bolt of lightning is going to strike the clock tower at precisely 10:04 pm, next Saturday night! If we could somehow harness this lightning, channel it into the flux capacitor it just might work. Next Saturday night, we’re sending you back to the future!” In Back to the Future, ... Read More »

9 Things To Keep In Mind When Buying A Used Car Online

It’s a highly digitised world where what can be done online is being done online. The added convenience of online shopping extends to buying cars as well, especially used cars. Sure you can configure and pre-order a new car from a manufacturer’s website but when you’re looking to buy a used car, it’s a bit more complicated. While there are ... Read More »

Allu Arjun buys a swanky new car worth Rs 2.3 crore; calls it a ‘beast’

And Allu Arjun’s love for cars – his most priced posessions continues! The Telugu superstar, who had recently made headlines for buying a royal vanity van ‘Falcon’ has now added yet another member to his family – a beast in the form of a Range Rover. He introduced his new ride on Instagram with a caption saying, “New Car in the House ... Read More »

5 Factors to consider while buying a new car in India

Buying a car is one of the most crucial decisions that we make. From looking for the right design, model, and features to choosing the right accessories that make a car the perfect fit for you and your family- there are numerous factors that come into play. Which is the best car in the market? What is the best time to ... Read More »

Banned driver caught – taking new car for a spin

A former car salesman was caught flouting his driving ban – as he tested out a new vehicle before buying it. Shaun Cole lost his business and trader’s licence after receiving a 30 month ban in 2017 for failing to provide a breath specimen. But he was caught behind the wheel again on June 11 and said he was trying ... Read More »

We are looking beyond aluminium to create a company of the future: Nalco Chairman

National Aluminium Company Ltd (Nalco) is taking steps to secure a future beyond aluminium. In an interview to ET, the company’s chairman, TK Chand, said a special business vertical has been created to look for lithium reserves that the company can acquire. NalcoNSE 1.28 % is also venturing into production of high-end alloys for space vehicles and electric cars and will take up merchant ... Read More »

Buying A Used Car – Should Mileage Be The Only Factor?

The foremost factor that comes to mind when considering a used car is how many kilometres it has been driven. For instance, if you were choosing between two similarly priced cars of the same make and year, and one had 40,000km on it while the other’s odometer read 55,000km, you’re more likely to be inclined towards the first one as ... Read More »

A glimpse into the future

A still from Leila used for representational purposes only In the beginning there is the swimming pool. A splashy symbol of the  uppercrust’s affluence  that’s  rapidly making the  poor, poorer. Deepa Mehta’s disturbingly  devastating dystopian drama begins   with a  happy family   – mother, father and child splashing in the  pool. Within the  first  five minutes the mood swerves away from ... Read More »

Used Car Marketplace Spinny Raises $13.2 Mn In Series A Round

Gurugram-based used car marketplace Spinny has raised $13.2 Mn in Series A funding round led by Accel and SAIF Partners. Existing investors such as Blume Ventures and Simile Ventures had also participated in the round. Raghunandan G (cofounder and former CEO Taxi For Sure) and Haresh Chawla (partner at True North PE firm) also joined the round in their personal ... Read More »

Why the second-hand car market is seeing a boom

Even as new car sales have slowed down in the recent past, the pre-owned car market has continued to grow over the past year and is larger than the new car market now. Consider this: In 2018-19, while new car sales were recorded at 3.6 million units, 4 million second-hand cars were bought and sold, according to a recent report ... Read More »