Almost a month ago, just as bookings for BMW's G 310 siblings started, KTM announced the arrival of the 390 Adventure. Now, as BMW prepares to launch its bikes on July 18, a new KTM bomb has exploded. A spy shot of the 390 Adventure is doing the rounds on the internet.The first spy shot was leaked back in 2016 and since then, this is the first time that Adventure has been spotted. The test mule caught on camera features a headlight, mirrors, indicators and a rear licence plate suggesting that it is probably a ready-for-production model.The bike will be powered by the same engine as the 2017 Duke 390, a Euro-VI compliant 373.2 cc single cylinder producing 43.5 PS of power and 37 Nm of torque. This being an ADV model, there are going to be definite changes to the tuning of the engine.Close It has the same side-slung exhaust and similar ride-by-wire. All of the riding and safety features from the Duke 390 will be incorporated in the 390 Adventure. Expect ABS to … [Read more...] about Spy shot of KTM 390 Adventure reveals near-production model
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Aside from being some of the most successful and popular brands to launch in the 21st century, there’s another thing that Warby Parker, Harry’s, Everlane, Glossier, Peloton, Casper, Allbirds, and Away have in common: Derris and Mythology. These two agencies, one a brand consultancy and the other a creative and design shop, have their fingerprints on various parts of these brands. advertisement advertisement And now, with this kind of track record, the two have teamed up to launch Project Mercury, a new joint venture aimed at finding the next big brand name to add to that list. “We both sat around the table in the early days of Warby Parker, and both of us have been involved since the beginning at this incredible movement that’s seen the creation of these amazing brands,” says Derris founder Jesse Derris. “For us, we’ve talked about it informally for years. We both have a desire to get closer and closer to the foundation of … [Read more...] about The agencies behind Warby Parker launch a new project to find the next great brand
KTM is gearing up to launch the next-gen RC390, a bike that has not seen a major overhaul since its 2014 debut. Though the Austrian motorcycle manufacturer has not revealed any official details about the quarter-litre supersport, its latest launch in the form of the 390 Adventure motorcycle gives us an idea of what to expect.The company is expected to update the motorcycle engine which has remained virtually unchanged since 2014. It should get a BSVI-compliant version of the 373.2cc single-cylinder engine which makes 42.3 PS of maximum power and 37 Nm of peak torque. Though this engine has been proven to be successful, it has been shared by many other motorcycles. This indicates that KTM could develop the engine to suit the RC390 better.The motorcycle’s spy shots also reveal that the engine covers are largely unchanged, though it is expected to get a new exhaust system. It should be compliant with the upcoming BSVI emission norms, though that could result in a slightly less power … [Read more...] about What to expect from 2020 KTM RC390?
NBCC (India) share price gained 2 percent intraday on November 20 after the government’s construction arm got a Rs 500-crore order to build a museum in New Delhi."The company has been entrusted by the ministry of environment, forest and climate, government of India to provide principle project consultancy and executing agency for the development of the National Museum of Natural History at Bhairon Marg, New Delhi," the company said in a BSE release.The project is expected to cost around Rs 500 crore.Close Also read - Jaypee Infratech case: Lenders to meet on November 28 related news ICICI Bank share price gains 1% as Macquarie raises target to Rs 615 IRCTC share price rises 2% after concession agreement with Karnataka tourism At 1042 hours, NBCC (India) was quoting at Rs 37.45, up Rs 0.55, or 1.49 percent, on the BSE.The share touched its 52-week high of Rs 68.95 and 52-week low of Rs 28.55 on November 12, 2018 and August 23, 2019, respectively.The stock is … [Read more...] about NBCC share price gains 2% on order win
When a BMX bike accident broke Steve Sanchez’s back a decade ago, he was paralyzed instantly. He has needed a wheelchair ever since. But now he can have more mobility than he ever hoped. With a new powered robotic suit that supports his body and allows him to take slow, controlled steps, Sanchez can walk again. advertisement advertisement Sanchez is one of the earliest testers of Phoenix, a super-lightweight, modular exoskeleton developed at the Human Engineering and Robotics Laboratory at the University of California, Berkeley, over the last five years. A spin-off company called SuitX, created by Berkeley researcher Homayoon Kazerooni, plans to offer the product on sale for adults in the United States as soon as March. It is also developing a version for children with cerebral palsy and several spinal cord-related diseases, which could give them better mobility skills for life during a critical young time period when training is possible. Wearable exoskeletons have … [Read more...] about The Paralyzed Can Walk Again With This Super-Light Robotic Exoskeleton