Tag Archives: cars

Future Energy: LA crystals turn cars into energy source

Image copyrightGETTY IMAGESImage captionLos Angeles is a city designed for cars and gridlock is a growing issue but can California turn traffic into good vibrations? Los Angeles is the car capital of the world with traffic a part of daily conversation as people estimate how many hours they will be stuck in a jam on their commute home each night. ... Read More »

Best 4th Of July Deals On ‘All-American’ Cars, Trucks And SUVs

The Chevrolet Corvette Stingray is among the “most American” models having the highest percentage of domestic content, and is being offered for the 4th of July weekend with 10% off the MSRP, along with other discounts. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya) The 4th of July is the most patriotic of our national holidays, and most of us celebrate the adoption of the ... Read More »

Sale of used cars: GST only on margins made by dealer, says Adhia

The GST rates for second-hand car transactions will be the same as the new cars of the same make — 29 per cent for small cars or 43 per cent for all the other cars. The sale of second-hand cars on the vendor platforms will attract goods and services tax (GST) only on the margins made by the dealer, revenue ... Read More »

How self-driving cars could determine the future of policing

The Waymo driverless car is displayed during a Google event. (Eric Risberg/Associated Press) I was recently asked to predict the future of policing. My first reaction was curmudgeonly. It can’t be done, I responded, at least in a useful way. My second reaction was to run with the question and to make a prediction, or at least to hazard the ... Read More »

Future, fantasy and flying cars

On an average, a one-way road commute from New Delhi to Gurugram takes more than an hour. That is, if there are no traffic snarls. According to a December Hindustan Times report on a study by road design experts, Delhiites driving a distance of 40km during peak hours spend an average of more than 3 hours on the road. What ... Read More »

Tesla’s New AI Guru Could Help Its Cars Teach Themselves

Elon Musk has hired a new director of AI research at Tesla, and it may signal a plan to rethink the way its automated driving works. This week, Musk poached Andrej Karpathy, an expert on vision, deep learning, and reinforcement learning, from OpenAI, a nonprofit that Musk and others are funding that’s dedicated to “discovering and enacting the path to ... Read More »

No cars, ACs for Uttarakhand govt till schools get chairs

HIGHLIGHTS “Don’t all officers sit on cushioned chairs? So why not students?”, the Uttarakhand HC asked. The court had directed the hill state’s government in November 2016 to provide “at least bare minimum infrastructure”. File photo used for representation. NAINITAL: Riled over non-implementation of its order to provide basic facilities in government schools of Uttarakhand, the high court on Thursday ... Read More »

These Are the 10 New Cars and Trucks Owners Keep the Longest

As Americans seem to be hanging on to their new vehicles longer, three-row SUVs and sports cars are among the autos that spend the most time with their original owners, according to the automotive research firm ISeeCars.com. The company says it combed through records of 15.7 million used vehicles sold by original owners. It then used the ages those cars ... Read More »

Used cars should be checked thoroughly before purchase

Buying used car? Keep an eye out for these factors Used car market is steadily rising in India, as working millennials now prefer to travel according to their convenience instead of having to wait for public transport, or take that weekend trip to rejuvenate themselves. In case you are planning to buy a used car soon or would like to ... Read More »

How future electric cars could recharge on the road

What if electric cars could recharge while you drive? What if electric cars could recharge while speeding along the highway — freeing drivers to go greater and greater distances without having to stop and plug in? Researchers are working on it. A team from Stanford University reported their latest advance in a research paper published Thursday in the journal Nature. In ... Read More »