“V-Strom has made its own following in India. The ultimate adventure tourer has proved its mettle in the highway touring capabilities while exploring different terrains. This is our first BS6 compliant big bike and we are confident that this cleaner and greener motorcycle will continue to win people''s hearts with its performance and maneuverability as it hit the Indian roads," said Koichiro Hirao, Managing Director, Suzuki Motorcycle India. … [Read more...] about Suzuki Motorcycle India expands BSVI product portfolio with V-Strom 650XT ABS launch
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The UK government has announced a ban on the sale of all vehicles which are not fully electric or hybrid after 2030. Though India’s ambition to transition towards fully electric means of mobility was also on similar lines, the plans never took off. More on this later in the copy, but first here is a complete look at what else made headlines in the auto space during the week. … [Read more...] about This week in Auto: UK bans sale of non-EVs after 2030, where does India stand
Under proposals to reduce carbon-emitting gas usage, another £500 million is earmarked to trial using hydrogen in homes for heating and cooking. The government is aiming to build a "Hydrogen Neighbourhood" within three years, a "Hydrogen Village" by 2025, and a town of tens of thousands of homes using the gas by the end of the decade. … [Read more...] about UK PM Boris Johnson bans sale of petrol, diesel cars from 2030
Q. We have a healthy company and are at about $60 million in revenue. Now I need a strong No. 2 to manage our current business, while I work on our next legs of growth, which includes a geographic expansion. Should I hire a chief operating officer, and if I do, how can I work with that person? What advice do you have about how to make this relationship most successful? … [Read more...] about My private company is healthy and growing. Do I need to hire a No. 2?
Patel was born on August 21, 1949 in Bharuch, Gujarat. Son of a social worker, Patel joined the Youth Congress, the student's wing of the Indian National Congress to begin with. He contested local body elections from Bharuch in 1976. But he shot to limelight in 1977 when he was 28 and chosen by Indira Gandhi to contest the Lok Sabha polls from Baruch during the Janata Party wave. He won, though the Congress faced a drubbing. … [Read more...] about Ahmed Patel: The backroom crisis manager of Congress