Delhi-based startup Prakriti E-Mobility Private Limited has stated its plans to launch a fleet of electric vehicle cabs to combat the air pollution in its city. The company plans to introduce 500 electric vehicles in the first phase, which is expected to rise to 5,000 within the next two years.The company is developing an app-based electric vehicle cab service called ‘EVERA’. It is also offering zero surge pricing and zero cancellations as an added incentive for customers to opt for electric vehicles.As per a report in the Times of India, Nimish Trivedi, the co-founder and CEO of Prakriti E-Mobility Private Limited, said, “We wanted to provide customers with a delightful service and give them an opportunity to contribute to the cause of cleaner air as well. 'EVERA' as a service is not only focussed on getting customers from point A to point B but will also contribute towards the greater good of the planet.”Close Are you happy with your current monthly income? Do … [Read more...] about As a temporary relief to pollution, 500 electric cabs to hit Delhi roads
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Nokia recently launched its first smart TV in India in association with Indian online retailer Flipkart. The HMD Global brand joins other smartphone OEMs like Xiaomi, OnePlus, and Motorola to expand its product portfolio to smart TVs.The 55-inch 4K Nokia Smart TV launched at Rs 41,999 and will be available starting December 10 at 12.00 pm. While Nokia has only revealed details about the 55-inch model, the firm will expand its 4K TV lineup in the coming months. Flipkart is also offering a No Cost EMI payment option and a flat Rs 2000 instant discount on prepaid transactions during the first flash sale. Additionally, the online retailer is providing complete TV protection at a launch price of Rs 999.The 55-inch Nokia TV utilises a 4K ADS panel, a variant of the IPS technology with similar features. The panel outputs 4K UHD resolution with a 60Hz refresh rate. Nokia’s smart TV boasts a 1200:1 contrast ratio, 178-degree viewing angles and a peak brightness of 400 nits. The television … [Read more...] about Nokia 55-inch 4K Smart TV launched in India – here’s what it costs
The government is not looking aggressive enough and giving “some interesting ideas that we can hope for in the next few weeks”, Samir Arora, Founder and Fund Manager at Helios Capital, has told CNBC-TV18.Arora said the government after going for the corporate tax rate cut should expand the tax cuts “maybe for consumers, stock markets. In fact, the government is not looking aggressive enough, in fact they have to put that bad patch out".After the government reduced the corporate tax on September 20, the Sensex has rallied 13 percent and hit a record high followed by consolidation.Close The consolidation, with no big correction, indicates that the market could be waiting for more announcements from the government.Samir AroraFund Manager|Helios Capital Management India did better than expected given PNB scam, LTCG tax: Samir AroraLTCG will hurt FII behaviour; will make India underperform other EMs, says Samir AroraYear 2018 will be much tougher for the market than 2017: … [Read more...] about ‘If there is no fiscal expansion in Budget, market will fall’
With the buzz around electric vehicles getting stronger by the day, Maruti Suzuki is set to take its engagement in the space a notch higher as reports suggest it has locked in the name 'Futuro E' for its upcoming electric vehicle.The carmaker has applied for a trademark for the above mentioned name and has been testing an international-spec electric WagonR for over a year now.The Futuro-E concept is expected to be unveiled at the upcoming 2020 Auto Expo. The EV is expected to be a concept of a new entry-level vehicle based on the WagonR hatchback or even the S-Presso mini SUV.Close As for the WagonR EV, it is expected to get both standard AC charging as well as DC fast charging. We expect it to use a 72 V system with a 25 kWh battery pack providing us with a range of around 130 km from full charge. related news PUBG Mobile 0.16.0 update rolling out on December 11 - here's everything you need to know As a temporary relief to pollution, 500 electric cabs to hit … [Read more...] about Maruti Suzuki’s upcoming electric vehicle to be called Futuro-E?
KTM has introduced the much anticipated 390 adventure in India. The off-roader was unveiled at the recently concluded India Bike Week (IBW) and features a host of electronic and mechanical rider aids.The motorcycle shares its engine with the 390 Duke, albeit with BSVI compliance. It makes 44PS of maximum power and 37Nm of peak torque and is mated to a 6-speed manual transmission. The engine also gets a slipper clutch and a bi-directional quickshifter as standard.KTM has also equipped the motorcycle with a lean, sensitive traction control unit, as well as cornering ABS. It gets WP-sourced suspension units on both ends, while the front upside-down fork (USD) is non-adjustable. The rear monoshock can be adjusted for preload as well as rebound. The front wheel has a travel of 170mm, while the rear travels for 177mm. This significantly improves the motorcycle’s off-roading capabilities.Close The 390 Adventure gets a complete LED light setup, along with a windshield and a TFT … [Read more...] about India Bike Week: KTM unveils the much-anticipated 390 Adventure