Tag Archives: May

Higher depreciation rate may lift used-vehicles market

Besides bringing down resale value, it will lead to lower insurance premium: Industry players The doubling of depreciation rate to 30 per cent for vehicles bought until March 31, 2020, as announced by Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Friday, augurs well for the used-vehicles market, say industry players. A higher depreciation rate will mean that the resale value will come ... Read More »

No first use nuclear policy may change in future, says Rajnath Singh on India’s defence strategy

nion Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Friday said that India may see a major shift in its policy of using nuclear weapons. Rajnath has said India currently has a “no first use policy” on nuclear weapons but it may change in the future. Speaking at an event in Pokhran on Friday, Rajnath Singh said, “Till today, our nuclear policy is ... Read More »

New WagonR: 5 reasons why the latest Maruti car may give competitors like Santro and Tiago a tough challenge

aruti Suzuki India finally launched its much-awaited 3rd-generation WagonR on January 23. The car has been one of the best sellers in India and played a crucial role in cementing the company’s position as the largest car maker in the country. According to Maruti Suzuki, it has sold over 22 lakh units of WagonR in India since its launch in ... Read More »

New car launches in May 2018

India being one of the important car market for global car manufacturers there has been a series of new car launches in the country in the recent times. Back at the 2018 Auto Expo event which concluded in February, leading car manufacturers had showcased its upcoming lineup. Here below is list of cars which will be launched in May; some ... Read More »

VW, Audi, Ducati, 3 others may skip Delhi Auto Expo 2018

The Auto Expo 2018 is scheduled to be held at Greater Noida in February. Photo: Ramesh Pathania/Mint New Delhi: At least six automobile companies are likely to skip the biennial Auto Expo 2018, South Asia’s largest show, as they seek to cut costs amid weak sales. Ford India Pvt. Ltd, Volkswagen India Pvt. Ltd, Skoda India Pvt. Ltd, Audi India Pvt. ... Read More »

The Future Of The Parking Garage May Be Car-Free

Between ride sharing, bike sharing, car sharing, walkability and automated vehicles, the future of the car has never been so uncertain. Designers are looking at the mausoleums we build for them and asking themselves what the parking garage can be used for next. Gensler’s Peter Merwin leads the firm’s national mixed-use practice and spends much of his time figuring out ... Read More »

Street Lights Of The Future Will Talk To Cars And That May Not Be A Good Thing

Cars won’t just be driving themselves one day—they’ll be communicating things like traffic conditions and the weather with everything else around them. Connected cars will be masses of sensors and outpouring radio signals, but if carmakers aren’t careful, this data sharing will open itself up to hacks and cyber threats detrimental to your personal safety. Traffic lights, street signs and ... Read More »

New car launches see a decline in sales in May

Maruti Suzuki launches new sedan “Dzire” in New Delhi, on May 16, 2017. Photo: Amlan Paliwal/IANS Key highlights: Passenger vehicle sales rise by 8.6% in May 2017 Dzire sees a 44% decline in sales in May Tata Hexa launched in January too a decline of 40.1% in sales The month of May saw passenger vehicle sales rise by 8.6% in ... Read More »

iPhone 8: Apple May Use New 3D Touch Module to Prevent Overheating by Wireless Charging

Many rumours indicate that Apple is looking to release three iPhone models this year, with one being an anniversary edition. It should be called either the iPhone 8 or iPhone X, and it will come with big changes in terms of design and specifications. This year’s iPhone models are tipped to come with wireless charging, and the latest KGI analyst ... Read More »

Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus Battery May Be Smaller Than Expected

Two months away from launch, the Samsung Galaxy S8 is now being leaked almost every day. The latest bout of leaks gets more information on the battery capacity and the heavily rumoured Bixby assistant. According to The Investor, the Samsung Galaxy S8 and Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus will sport 3000mAh and 3500mAh batteries respectively. This refutes previous rumours that state ... Read More »