Activa 125 Premium Edition

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Honda Launches New Activa 125 Premium Edition In India

Honda launched its new Activa 125 Premium Edition scooter in India on December 7. The new Activa features a 124cc, single-cylinder engine that generates 8.1bhp. The company also offers Drum Alloy and Disc variants with a price of Rs 78,725 and Rs 82,280, respectively. ''We're bringing an elegant and premium style complemented by distinctive design cues and color schemes,'' said Yadvinder Singh, Director-- Sale & Marketing, Honda. 

Wed, 08 Dec 2021 - 02:47 PM / by Brijesh Goswami

Tags: Honda Activa, Scooter, Honda Activa 125 Premium

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WHO Chief

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WHO Condemns Direct Travel Ban On South Africa: Omicron Scare

Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, the WHO Chief slammed countries for continuing direct flight ban to Africa, the origin of Covid-19's new variant Omicron. The WHO, on December 5, condemned the travel ban imposed amid Omicron scare and criticised nations for not accepting negative Covid-19 reports of South Africa and demanding "Third Country Report." Travel bans targeting Africa is attack on global solidarity, said WHO. 

Mon, 06 Dec 2021 - 08:31 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: omicron, Covid-19, WHO, travel ban, South Africa

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 Maruti Eeco

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Maruti Eeco: Price Hikes By Rs 8,000, Safety Features Increased

Upgraded with additional safety airbags for front passenger, Maruti Eeco prices have hiked by Rs 8,000. With the safety upgrade, Maruti Eeco will now comply with the safety guidelines (frontal offset crash regulations) of Indian Government. Notably, Indian Government calls for dual airbags in cars, from January 2022. Besides dual airbags, no other changes have been made in Maruti Eeco, which is available for Rs 4.33 to 5.68 lakh.

Thu, 02 Dec 2021 - 08:52 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Maruti Eeco, Indian government, Price Hike, trending, Maruti

Courtesy: Autocar India

Ather Energy Factory

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Ather Energy To Set Up New Facility In Hosur To Scale Up Production

Ather Energy, on November 29, stated that a second manufacturing facility will be set up to scale up the production. Reportedly, by 2022 the new plant will be operational in Hosur. In light of the growing demand for EVs in India, Ather Energy has decided to increase the production from 1,20,000 to 4,00,000 units. Ather currently comes in two variants- 450X and 450 Plus.

Mon, 29 Nov 2021 - 07:15 PM / by Shibu Immanuel S

Tags: Ather, EV, Electric Scooter, Hosur, Bangalore

Suzuki S-Cross.

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New Suzuki S-Cross Unveiled; Know Key Details

Suzuki unveiled its new car the 2022 S-Cross with key details via the first set of official pictures. The car is equipped with a 1.4-litre, four-cylinder turbocharged petrol engine that generates 125bhp and a peak torque of 235 Nm. Reportedly, it can reach 0 to 100 km/h in 9.5 seconds. It also comes with an automatic gearbox option, Apple CarPlay connectivity, three-points LED headlights and more. 

Fri, 26 Nov 2021 - 06:05 PM / by Brijesh Goswami

Tags: Suzuki S-Cross, Apple CarPlay, Petrol Engine, Piano Grille, Suzuki

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Flying car Renault AIR4.

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Renault To Unveil Flying Car In Coming Week; Renault AIR4

France-based company Renault is working on its first flying car Renault AIR4 to make its public debut in the coming week. The car without wheels is equipped with four two-blade propellers. It's powered by Lithium Polymer batteries with a total capacity of 90,000 mAh. It can go as high as 700 metres and provides a horizontal top speed of 93.6 km/h. Reportedly, it will be launched in January in America.

Wed, 24 Nov 2021 - 08:31 PM / by Brijesh Goswami

Tags: Flying Car, Renault AIR4, US, Renault, Rota Frame

Courtesy: Hindustan Auto

Tapes for electric vehicles
Ajit Industries Launches Wide Range Of Tapes For EVs

India's leading Industrial tape manufacturers, Ajit Industries Private Limited (AIPL), launched its top-line tapes for electric vehicles (EVs). The wide variety of tapes include PVC tapes and sheet wraps, PET and conductive cloth tapes, aluminum and glass lamination tapes, cell-to-cell bonding, and strapping tapes. ''The AIPL aims at creating solutions that would make things easier and faster,'' said Ajit Gupta, Managing Director, AIPL. 

Tue, 23 Nov 2021 - 01:34 PM / by Brijesh Goswami

Tags: Tapes, Electric Vehicles, AIPL, India, bengaluru

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Cars in Delhi

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Delhi Government Permits Diesel Vehicles To Be Retrofitted With Electric Kit

Old diesel vehicles can now be modified with electric kits, said Delhi Transport Minister Kailash Gahlot. Manufacturers of electric kits will be appointed by the transport department for retrofitting conventional internal combustion engines (ICE). Once empaneled, old diesel vehicles would be able to operate in Delhi-NCR for another ten years. Moreover, the government further declared entry of electric light commercial vehicles (e-LCV) during… read-more

Sat, 20 Nov 2021 - 03:20 PM / by SAM RAHUL RAJASHEKHAR

Tags: Arvind Kejriwal, Delhi Government , Diesel, Electric cars, India

Courtesy: Car&Bike

Apple Car

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Apple To Accelerate On It's Fully Autonomous Car Project: Report

Apple has been reported to accelerate the development of its electric car and is refocusing the project on full self-driving capabilities. According to reports, Apple's automobile team is considering two options: a model with limited self-driving skills similar to present cars, and a model with full self-driving capability that does not require human intervention. The company is aiming to debut its car within four years, showed reports. 

Sat, 20 Nov 2021 - 02:30 PM / by SAM RAHUL RAJASHEKHAR

Tags: Apple, apple car, autonomous driving, United States, Tesla

Courtesy: Indian Express

skoda slavia

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Skoda Launches All New Slavia In India: Bookings Open

The all-new Skoda Slavia compact sedan made its global debut in India on November 18. According to reports, the car is based on the company's localised MQB-A0-IN platform, officially replaces the Rapid sedan. It's one of four new products that the company aims to release as part of its India 2.0 strategy. Moreover, bookings for the car has been opened with three variants for the customer to choose from.

Fri, 19 Nov 2021 - 09:28 AM / by SAM RAHUL RAJASHEKHAR

Tags: Skoda Auto, India, salvia, Volkswagen, Car Launch

Courtesy: Cars&Bike