Tag Archives: Car

Is Wall Street Like a Used Car Lot?

A board above the trading floor of the New York Stock Exchange shows the Dow Jones industrial average closing number above 21,000 on Wednesday. (RICHARD DREW/AP) By Steven Pressman In 1792, before there was the Internet, the telephone or even the telegraph, securities trading began on Wall Street. A small group of dealers, who met under a buttonwood tree on ... Read More »

Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 Chipset Launched at CES 2017 Alongside Audio, Connected Car Reference Platforms

Qualcomm finally took the wraps off its Snapdragon 835 processor on Tuesday as the company officially announced the specific details about its latest SoC. Alongside, Qualcomm announced the first product to run on the new Snapdragon 835 SoC – ODG’s AR/ VR smart glasses – apart from the latest edition of its connected car reference platform, as well as a ... Read More »

LeEco in Talks on $1.4 Billion Support, Starts Electric Car Plant

Cash-strapped Chinese technology conglomerate LeEco is in talks on securing a CNY 10 billion ($1.4 billion) deal with an unnamed strategic investor, its listed unit said. Leshi Internet Information and Technology said in a filing to the stock exchange late Wednesday that its parent company had signed a framework agreement with the investor and the two sides were still discussing ... Read More »

Top Ten Car Launches Of 2016

What a busy, engaging and even tumultuous year 2016 has been. We have already recognized the truly best with our annual awards programme. But now it is my turn to tell you my pick for the year’s top ten launches in the car market.1. Maruti Suzuki Vitara Brezza Without a doubt the veritable trump card once again has been played ... Read More »

Mercedes-Benz To Hike Car Prices In India By Up To 2% Across Model Range

Joining the list of carmaker’s who have announced price revisions this month Mercedes-Benz India has announced its plan to increase car prices in the country by up to 2 per cent, varying across the model range. The price hike will be for the carmaker’s entire model range and will be effective from 1st of January 2017. In a statement released ... Read More »

Moto Z Gets New Mods – 3000mAh Mophie Battery Pack and Incipio Car Dock

Moto Z is a smartphone that is known more for its accessories than the features of the actual device. It is usually seen as a perfect example of how mods can be used to increase the utility of a smartphone. Now, Moto has come up with two new mods for the smartphone that help users in getting more out of ... Read More »

LeEco Secures $600 Million in New Funding for Its Global, Electric Car Businesses

Chinese handset maker LeEco Tuesday said it has secured a $600 million funding from major Chinese institutional investors and has appointed Anthony Gao its president for Asia-Pacific region. “LeEco has secured $600 million (roughly Rs. 4,067 crores) of funding from major Chinese institutional investors today. The first half of the funding will be transferred to LeEco within this November and ... Read More »

Toyota’s Smart Key Box Lets You Start Your Car With Your Smartphone

Toyota Motor Corp will pilot its new Smart Key Box technology in fleets used by US car-sharing service Getaround next year, stepping up its push to benefit from new mobility services seen by some as a threat to traditional car ownership. The world’s biggest automaker confirmed last week that it has invested in San Francisco-based Getaround, adding to the partnership ... Read More »

Mercedes-Benz India Opens The Largest Parts Warehouse By A Luxury Car Manufacturer

  Mercedes-Benz inaugurated the largest parts warehouse in the luxury car industry while also setting up the company’s largest retail training academy in South Asia- the Mercedes-Benz Academy. The Parts Warehouse and the Mercedes-Benz Academy were inaugurated by Dr. Till Conrad, Head-Region Overseas, Mercedes-Benz Cars at Daimler AG and Roland Folger, Managing Director & CEO, Mercedes-Benz India.The Parts Warehouse is ... Read More »

Jaguar Returns To Racing With Formula E, Car And Drivers Revealed

Close to a year after it first announced its entry into the world of Motorsport, Jaguar has finally announced its Formula E team’s official name, vision, title sponsor, driver line-up and electric racing livery. It’s called Panasonic Jaguar Racing and we’ll see the car compete in the Formula E Championship from October 2016.Jaguar’s Formula E team will be able to ... Read More »