• Driverless cars to go on test drive in UK in 2019

    London: A consortium of British companies on Monday unveiled a plan to test driverless cars on UK roads and motorways in 2019, the media reported.The Driven consortium led by Oxbotica, which makes software for driverless vehicles, also plans to try out a fleet of autonomous vehicles between London a...

  • StoreKing to help Xiaomi India expand to hinterland

    Submitted by Rashmi on Tue, 2016-10-18 14:05 Bengaluru: Rural retail commerce provider StoreKing on Tuesday announced its partnership with smartphone manufacturer Xiaomi India to help increase their offline presence in the country's rural areas."With Mi India on-board, we aim to serve rur...

  • Many regulatory speed-bumps before bike taxis enjoy smooth ride

    Submitted by alvin on Tue, 2016-08-16 15:35 Image: M-Taxi-Facebook New Delhi: Stuck in huge, peak-hour jams, have you ever envied two-wheelers easily winding their way through the densest of traffic? That's perhaps why some private cab aggregators came up with the nifty idea of bike tax...

  • CREO announces new update to its FUEL OS

    Submitted by alvin on Thu, 2016-07-21 10:13 Bengaluru: Domestic consumer technology company CREO on Wednesday announced the July update to its indigenous Android-based operating system "FUEL OS" that powers its flagship smartphone "Mark 1".The latest update is aimed at letting users recla...

  • Mitsubishi Elevator sets up plant near Bengaluru for Indian market

    Submitted by Editor on Tue, 2016-07-19 20:28 Bengaluru: Elevator maker Mitsubishi Elevator India Pvt Ltd will start serving the Indian market from its plant near Bengaluru from December onwards, said a top company official.The company is a wholly owned subsidiary of Japan's Mitsubishi Ele...

  • Ford Mustang to soon reach India, cost Rs 65 lakh

    Submitted by alvin on Tue, 2016-07-12 20:27 New Delhi: American automobile major Ford Motor Company (FMC) would launch its famous Mustang model in India at Rs 65 lakh, said the company's Indian subsidiary Ford India."For the first time in its 52-year history, Ford's iconic Mustang is read...

  • Indian car exports alone is four times more than Pakistan's total car production

    Submitted by alvin on Tue, 2016-07-12 10:14 New Delhi: Data accessed from the Pakistan Automotive Manufacturers Association reveals an embarrassing statistic for the automotive industry in Pakistan.Latest numbers from Pakistan, when compared with those of India, show that exports of cars ...

  • Govt nudges auto industry to move from fuel to electric cars

    Submitted by alvin on Thu, 2016-07-07 19:34 New Delhi: Emphasising that electric cars were the future, the Union government here on Thursday said it is time for the auto industry to manufacture more such vehicles."It is time for the auto industry to manufacture more electric vehicles. I a...

  • Competitors surge ahead of Maruti as auto industry keeps up growth

    Submitted by alvin on Fri, 2016-07-01 20:40 Chennai/Bengaluru: Major players in the Indian automotive industry barring car maker Maruti Suzuki India Ltd closed last month on a positive note as compared to corresponding period in the previous year.They are also pinning their hopes of doing...

  • Mitsubishi, Toyota recall 824,000 cars

    Submitted by alvin on Fri, 2016-07-01 10:34 Canberra: A total of 824,000 Japanese-made cars across Australia have been recalled in the past two days over serious driver safety concerns.Mitsubishi Motors Australia recalled nearly 500,000 vehicles, while Toyota Australia has ordered back 32...

  • AHA Taxi' announces major expansion in India

    Submitted by alvin on Tue, 2016-06-28 17:20 New Delhi: Leading online aggregator for outstation travel AHA Taxis announced the launch of its service in over 20 locations in India including Mumbai, Pune, Sirdhi in Maharashtra, Jaipur, Pushkar, Alwar in Rajasthan amongst others.The company...

  • Rafale deal to be finalized soon, says Parrikar

    Submitted by alvin on Fri, 2016-06-17 17:27 Bengaluru: Union Defence MinisterManohar Parrikar on Friday said the negotiations to buy 36 Rafale fighter jets were "on path of coming to conclusion".Both sides hoped to wrap up the strategic order during French President Francois Hollande's vi...