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All the Promises Automakers Have Made About the Future of Cars

Yet another announcement came yesterday: Volvo, the Swedish slash Chinese car company, announced that it will only offer electric or hybrid vehicles by 2019. It was widely hailed as a bold move. Previously, the company had committed to selling 1 million hybrid and fully electric vehicles by 2025. Right now, hybrids have 2 percent of the passenger car market in the U.S., ... 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 »

Star Wars at 40: What made the film great, and what makes it dangerous

I was always interested in milestones and records, as was my father. He mentioned one day that a film called Jaws had earned more money than any previous release. A few months later, I referred to Jaws, and he told me its spot had been taken over by a new box office champion called Star Wars. George Lucas’s space odyssey ... Read More »

Apple iPhone to Be Made in India: Winstron Plant Said to Be the Sole Manufacturing Hub

An assembly plant that Apple’s Taiwanese manufacturing partner Wistron Corp is setting up in Bengaluru will focus solely on assembling iPhones, a source familiar with the matter said on Friday. The source, who asked not to be named because he was not cleared to discuss matters publicly, said Apple and the Indian government were, however, still discussing “the repatriation of ... Read More »

Budget 2017: ‘Made in India’ Mobile Phones Likely to See Price Hike

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Wednesday presented the Union Budget 2017-18 with some changes in customs duties to “provide adequate protection to [the] domestic industry.” The government has imposed Special Additional Duty (SAD) on populated printed circuit boards (PCBs) for use in the manufacturing of mobile phones. The Budget 2017 has levied a 2 percent Special Additional Duty (SAD) on ... Read More »

2017 iPhone Model to Sport 5.8-Inch AMOLED Displays Made by Samsung

Apple’s next iPhone is nearly a year away, but leaks have started to pick up pace. The Cupertino giant is expected to bring significant changes to mark the ten-year anniversary of the iPhone, and initial reports indicate that three variants are in the offing. A fresh leak hints that Apple has exclusively partnered with Samsung to make 5.8-inch AMOLED displays ... Read More »

BlackBerry Android Smartphones Made by TCL to Be Launched at CES 2017

BlackBerry last week made an announcement that its smartphones will now be manufactured and sold by TCL Communication (TCT). One week after the BlackBerry-TCL partnership news, TCL has now said that it will launch new BlackBerry smartphones at the CES 2017 trade show. However, there are no details regarding the new devices, but one of them could bring the BlackBerry’s ... Read More »

Reverse Parking Sensors Will Be Soon Made Mandatory On New Cars

The government of India will soon make rear view sensors or reverse parking sensors mandatory on all new vehicles as its latest endeavour to ensure road safety in India. The directive that will be announced in the near future intends to address the risk posed to children and pedestrians from reversing vehicles. Mr Abhay Damle, Joint Secretary, Ministry of Road ... Read More »

Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Recall Should Be Made Official, Says Consumer Reports

Samsung suspended worldwide sales of the Galaxy Note 7, following reports of explosions of the device while on charge. Samsung India also released an official statement confirming that shipments will be delayed. Around 35 handsets have exploded so far, and Samsung looks to rectify the issue before recommencement of sales, and is also reportedly considering worldwide recall. However, even after ... Read More »

Lenovo Vibe K5 to Be Made To be had thru Open Sale From These days

Lenovo’s currently unveiled Vibe K5 phone will be Available via its first open sale from Monday. built-in customers can buy the Lenovo Vibe K5 integrated open sale thru Amazon India, which now not calls for users to sign up earlierintegrated. The Chinese organisation built-introducedintegrated the open sale for the Vibe K5 built-inintegrated week and also found out that it sold ... Read More »