Tag Archives: Wants

Budget 2019 shows govt wants you to buy electric cars and here are the five best ones coming soon to India

The 2019 Budget showed us that the government is all fired up about transforming India into a global EV manufacturing centre. Who could have imagined Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman announcing an additional tax benefit of Rs 1.5 lakh on the interest paid on loans taken for the purchase of electric vehicles (EVs)? But yes, this has happened. Besides, the government is also ... Read More »

Delhi startup CheckMyGaadi helps buyers evaluate used cars, wants to be the OYO of car servicing

If you are a car owner, it is likely that you have been concerned about its maintenance and/or repair at some point. And, if you happen to own a second-hand car — which is what many Indians do, with the domestic used car market estimated to reach $75 billion by 2023 — the concerns are paramount. Questions such as how to ensure that ... Read More »

Love Jawa motorcycles? Anand Mahindra wants you to come to ‘Jawa Day’: Details

Every automobile enthusiast in India is pretty excited about the comeback of the Jawa brand. The Chairman of Mahindra & Mahindra, Anand Mahindra is also excited about the re-launch of the brand and keeps tweeting about Jawa on Twitter. After commenting that the Jawa bikes will be launched later this year in the Indian market, Anand Mahindra has asked Jawa ... Read More »

G.M. Wants to Drive the Future of Cars That Drive Themselves

Mary Barra, the chief executive of General Motors, with a Chevrolet Bolt EV at G.M. headquarters in Detroit. CreditJoe Vaughn for The New York Times DETROIT — The chief executive of General Motors, an automaker synonymous with Detroit, saw the future of driving not in the Motor City but on the streets of San Francisco. Mary T. Barra, a G.M. ... Read More »

Dog used car salesman wants YOU to go for a ride in the car

Deals, deals, deals and also treats and ball and walks. Dog car salesman Brus Griffin, of Brus Griffin’s Motor World, is operating without a license and selling cars he does not legally own. All the more reason for YOU to get down to Brus Griffin’s lot and get a great deal on a new or used car TODAY. This commercial ... Read More »

US Wants Phone Makers to Lock Out Most Apps for Drivers

  The government wants smartphone makers to lock out most apps when the phone is being used by someone driving a car. The voluntary guidelines unveiled Wednesday are designed to reduce crashes caused by drivers distracted by phones. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration also wants automakers to make infotainment systems easy to pair with smartphones. Drivers could still make ... Read More »

Google Won’t Build an Ad-Blocker Into Chrome, Wants to Fix Ads Instead

  At the Chrome Dev Summit 2016, where it was revealed that the popular Web browser now has 2 billion active users, Google also shared its stand on ad-blocking, and it should come as no surprise. Google’s primary revenue source is ads, and its approach is to fix what’s wrong with ads instead of putting them off the table entirely ... Read More »

Instagram Wants to Be Your One-Stop Shopping Destination

  For a week in May, some of Instagram’s designers, engineers and product managers met not at the company’s Menlo Park, California, headquarters but at a rented house, stocked with grocery store snacks. There, away from computers and armed with pencil and paper, they explored a question important for the photo-sharing app’s future: how do we get our users to ... Read More »

Huawei Wants to Beat Apple in Smartphones in 2 Years

  China’s Huawei Technologies wants to be the world’s second-largest maker of smartphones in two years, Richard Yu, chief executive of Huawei’s consumer business group, told Reuters on Thursday. Having made its name as a builder of telecommunications networks, Huawei has been active in the consumer devices market for only a few years and is now the third-biggest smartphone maker ... Read More »

Microsoft Wants Developers to Report Edge Bugs on Twitter

Every software application out there isn’t without its own set of bugs and issues. And it is important to report these bugs so that developers can improve their apps. Microsoft understands that there needs to be a faster, easier way to do this and what’s easier than sending out a simple tweet? The company is now allowing Web developers to ... Read More »