Tag Archives: October

UK: New car market down 6.7 percent in October

Demand for new cars in the United Kingdom fell 6.7 percent last month, the automotive industry said. Some 10,348 fewer cars were registered in October than during the same month in 2018, according to the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT). The figure reflects a tough environment for businesses and consumers as economic and political uncertainty continue to hit confidence, the ... Read More »

Move the Detroit auto show to October? It’s complicated

While organizers consider moving the auto show from January to October, new data on media coverage suggests the old format ain’t dead yet. The North American International Show generated far more press coverage around the world than any other U.S. auto show or Las Vegas’s trendy CES electronics show, and nearly as much as the traditional 500-pound gorilla, the Frankfurt auto show ... Read More »

Google Pixel Phones Capture 10 Percent of Premium Smartphone Share in India in October: Counterpoint

Last month, Google launched its first fully self-branded Pixel smartphones worldwide as well as in India. The unique and the distinguishing factor about these smartphones from the earlier Nexus series is that these smartphones are premium in terms of features as well as the price tag. Pixel phones have been pitched by the search giant as direct competitors to Apple’s ... Read More »

Google Pixel and Pixel XL Guaranteed Android Updates Until October 2018

Google announced its Pixel and Pixel XL smartphones at the Made By Google event earlier this month. The smartphones come with built-in Google Assistant and offer a pure Android experience, with some custom features on top. The tech giant has now clarified via a support page that the Pixel and Pixel XL are guaranteed Android updates till October 2018. “Pixel ... Read More »

Nexus 6 Users Start Receiving Android 7.0 Nougat Update, October Android Security Update Released

After promising the Nexus 6 and Nexus 9 LTE devices would get the Android 7.0 Nougat update in “the coming weeks” in the middle of September, Google has finally made good on its promise – at least for the Nexus 6. The update was released alongside the monthly Android security update for Nexus and Pixel devices. According to the security ... Read More »

Google Pixel, Pixel XL Leaked on Verizon Ahead of October 4 Event; Google Magic and Blue Colour Variant Revealed

We’re just a few hours away from the launch of Google’s Pixel smartphones and the leaks continue to pour in. After pretty much revealing all there is to know about the devices on UK retailer Carphone Warehouse, we now have a little more from Verizon. The listing on Verizon’s site unofficially confirms a Blue model along with Black and White ... Read More »

Honor 8 India Launch Set for October 12

Honor, the Huawei Terminal brand, has sent out invites for a New Delhi launch event on October 12. The company has confirmed that it is launching the Honor 8 in India, and pricing and availability details will be unveiled at the event. The big highlight of the smartphone is the dual camera setup at the back, the full premium metal ... Read More »

LG V20 Goes on Sale This Week; US Pre-Orders Expected to Start October 17

  LG at its September 7 event launched the first new smartphone to run Android 7.0 Nougat out-of-the-box – the LG V20 – with dual screen and dual cameras. The price and availability details were not given by the company then. Now the company has officially confirmed that LG V20 is going to be available starting this week. The smartphone ... Read More »

New Hyundai Tucson To Launch On October 24 In India

Hyundai Tucson, the long awaited premium crossover-SUV from the South Korean carmaker is set to be launched in India on October 24. The car will go on sale right around the time of Diwali, which will allow Hyundai to cash in on the festive mood with the new Tucson. Considering the recent surge in SUV sales in India, Hyundai couldn’t ... Read More »

Google Pixel Smartphones Appear in Multiple Leaks Ahead of October 4 Event

Google on Monday confirmed it is launching new smartphones at an October 4 event, expected to be the much-leaked Pixel smartphones. The company has also started sending invites for the event, to be held at 9am local time in San Francisco. Now, just like every other major smartphone launch, the rendered images of the alleged Pixel and Pixel XL phones ... Read More »