Tag Archives: Push

A Major Electric SUV Push is Coming in the Next Few Years

Tesla started the electric craze with the Model S sedan. After the release of the all-electric luxury sedan, automakers have had to play catch up to try to compete with the electric automaker’s vehicles. There’s one segment of the industry that no one’s really cornered yet, and that combines the nation’s love affair with crossovers/SUVs and electric cars.  As Green Car ... Read More »

Volvo Vows End of Combustion Cars With New Electric Push

(Bloomberg) — Volvo is phasing out cars that rely on combustion engines, with every new model launched from 2019 to have an electric motor, as the shift away from the technology that’s dominated the auto industry for more than a century gathers pace. Promising the “historic end” of cars that only have combustion engines, Volvo Car Group will introduce five electric ... Read More »

Flood of off-lease used cars push prices down, upend market

DETROIT – In 2014, Infiniti leased more than 28,000 Q50 luxury sedans for as little as $329 per month in a growing U.S. market. The leases accounted for more than three-quarters of Q50 sales. Now they’re coming back to haunt the automaker. Like many companies that juiced sales with sweet leases during the past few years, Nissan’s luxury brand now ... Read More »

Digital Payments Push: Single UPI Platform In Offing For Banks

New Delhi: In order to promote digital transactions, an upgraded Unified Payments Interface for banks is in the offing that will provide a cost effective and secured option, a senior finance ministry official has said. A single UPI platform is being developed for all banks as against the existing system of individual platform, the official said. Currently, about 30 banks ... Read More »

Apple Teams With Deloitte to Push Deeper Into Work

Apple on Wednesday announced an alliance with professional services group Deloitte to get more businesses using iPhones and iPads as workplace tools. Deloitte is creating an Apple practice with more than 5,000 strategic advisors devoted to helping businesses adopt new work styles using the California technology giant’s mobile devices and software, the companies said in a joint release. “iPhone and ... Read More »

Apple’s Push to Flood India With Used iPhones Ignites Backlash

Apple’s latest attempt to crack the Indian smartphone market by selling used phones is meeting a wall of resistance. The iPhone maker is seeking permission to become the first company allowed to import and sell used phones into the country, its second attempt in as many years. This time, the stakes are higher and a growing number of industry executives ... Read More »

White Bread, Corn Flakes Intake Push Up Lung Cancer Risk

Consuming foods and beverages with a high glycemic index, such as white bread or bagels, corn flakes and puffed rice, is linked with an increased risk of developing lung cancer, says a study. Glycemic index (GI) is a measure of the quality of dietary carbohydrates, defined by how quickly blood sugar levels are raised following a meal. The link between ... Read More »

LG Says to Boost Marketing Spend in G5 Sales Push

Smartphone maker LG Electronics Inc plans to boost marketing spend in a bid to lift sales of its new flagship handset, the South Korean firm’s mobile division chief said. LG is trying to establish itself as a top smartphone player with the G5, which was unveiled at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona on Sunday and praised by industry experts ... Read More »

Difficult Job Ahead, No Magic Wand to Push Growth: Arvind Subramanian

New Delhi: The government will have to go through a “very difficult process” of pushing reforms and projects to propel India to a high-growth path as it will not happen through some magic wand, Chief Economic Advisor Arvind Subramanian said on Saturday. The CEA said he has taken a “realistic” view while projecting a growth rate of 7-7.75 per cent ... Read More »

LG Says to Boost Marketing Spend in G5 Sales Push

Smartphone maker LG Electronics Inc plans to boost marketing spend in a bid to lift sales of its new flagship handset, the South Korean firm’s mobile division chief said. LG is trying to establish itself as a top smartphone player with the G5, which was unveiled at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona on Sunday and praised by industry experts ... Read More »