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TDP at crossroads over Chandrababu Naidu’s future after huge loss to YSRCP

After losing three elections back-to-back in less than a year, former Andhra Pradesh (AP) chief minister and Telugu Desam Party (TDP) supremo might find himself at a crossroad, as his political future hangs in the balance. TDP leaders said that while his original plan was to transition power slowly to his son Nara Lokesh, Naidu did not expect the major ... Read More »

A year after GST rollout, used car sales rebound in Q1 on lower base

The pre-owned car market has been subdued since November 2016, when the government demonetized high-value notes. Photo: Shankar Mourya/HT New Delhi: A year after implementation of the nationwide goods and services tax (GST), the organized used or pre-owned car sales market has started to recover albeit at a slow pace as the taxes imposed on such vehicles are still higher compared ... Read More »

Howes: Diminishing auto show forcing change, radical remake after 30 years

(Photo: Robin Buckson, The Detroit News) Detroit’s gonna have to wait a dozen days before the fate of its hometown auto show is official, but this much is clear: the nearly 30-year run of the North American International Auto Show is reaching the end of the road. Automakers are choosing off-site locations to reveal major new products, mostly because they can maximize ... Read More »

TVS Apache RR310 just 13,000 cheaper than the KTM RC390 after price hike

TVS Motors has just hiked prices of the Apache RR 310, its flagship motorcycle, and it’s not an April Fools joke. Prices of the Apache RR 310 have been hiked by Rs. 8,000. The new price of the TVS Apache 310 in Delhi is Rs. 2.23 lakhs. The KTM RC390 costs Rs. 2.36 lakhs in the same city. What this ... Read More »

Mahindra eyes U.S. auto market after plant opening

 Indian automaker Mahindra’s new assembly plant in Auburn Hills, the first from a global automaker in the Detroit area in 25 years, could be a preview of the future for the Mumbai-based company. The 150,000-square-foot manufacturing facility in a corporate park off I-75 will produce Mahindra Automotive North America’s latest off-highway utility vehicle, the Roxor. The vehicle, which remained under ... Read More »

20-year-old dies after crashing brand new car into autorickshaw while racing in Kerala

A Kerala businessman’s son on Friday died after crashing his brand new car into an autorickshaw in Thiruvananthapuram on Thursday night. Last night, Adarsh, who was believed to be racing, lost control of his car after ramming into an autorickshaw. The 20-year-old graduate died in the morning after he was admitted in critical condition. The vehicle, identified as a Skoda, ... Read More »

German car-makers face existential crisis after betting on diesel future

The allegations of collusion among German carmakers have plunged an industry already tarnished by the Volkswagen diesel scandal into a fresh crisis. The news magazine Der Spiegel reported on Friday that German automakers — VW, BMW, Daimler, Audi and Porsche — had been engaging in cartel-like behaviour since the 1990s, in particular colluding with each other on the technical details of diesel exhaust treatment systems. The ... Read More »

Arsene Wenger in the dark over Arsenal future after FA Cup win

Arsene Wenger led Arsenal to a record 13th FA Cup win on Saturday with a 2-1 win over Chelsea in the final.(AFP) Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger said he remained in the dark about his future after steering his side to a magnificent 2-1 victory over Chelsea in the FA Cup final. Chelsea were chasing a Premier League and FA Cup ... Read More »

Moto G5 Release Date Rumoured to Be Shortly After Launch at MWC 2017

Moto G5, one of the two Moto handsets rumoured to debut at MWC 2017 in Barcelona later this month, is said to go on sale shortly after its launch. The latest leak on the matter says that the Moto G5 will be released in the UK from the first week of March itself. This comes from Roland Quandt of winfuture.de who ... Read More »

Xiaomi Targets Sales of $14.5 Billion in 2017 After Business Overhaul

China’s Xiaomi targets 2017 sales of over CNY 100 billion ($14.47 billion or roughly Rs. 98,471 crores), Chief Executive Lei Jun said on Thursday, after a year that saw the firm fall down the smartphone vendor rankings while it overhauled its business. “The worst is over,” Lei said at an annual meeting in Beijing, describing 2016 as a “make-up year”. ... Read More »