In lieu of a potential initial public offering (IPO), British automaker McLaren Automotive is looking to expand sales in the Asian markets while focusing more on hybrid cars.According to a report in Reuters, Mike Flewitt, CEO of McLaren, said that demand in the US as well as in the Asian markets outside of China still remains strong. The company is planning to open dealerships in the Philippines, Vietnam and later on, in India and Russia as well."The next big ones are India and Russia. We're not in either and probably should be," he said.Close Pointing to the uncertainty towards Brexit, Flewitt said demand and sales of its carbon fibre and aluminium sportscars have been falling in UK which is its largest market. These cars usually start at about $200,000 in the United States. related news RIL arm picks up majority stake in NowFloats for Rs 142cr Godrej Properties adds 4 new projects in Mumbai region, Bengaluru Saudi Aramco hits $2 trillion market cap, defying valuation … [Read more...] about McLaren looks to India to expand exotic car sales ahead of 2025 IPO
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Aerodynamics forms an integral part of the structure of a supercar. Seeing how the car can potentially fly off the ground if things aren't done right, decades of research has been done in this field to reduce drag without compromising on traction.Now all this research has made cars faster and more stable, but British design firm -- Gordon Murray Automotive -- has brought us the future of aerodynamics. The new Gordon Murray T.50 will be the company's first production car and its main feature will be a 400 mm fan sitting on the rear bumper.The fan sits right between the aerofoils and the high mounted exhausts and looks more akin to a sci-fi jet thruster than what its real purpose is. As mentioned before, the fan's direct function will be to speed up the air passing from under the car and channel it through active elements in the car's rear diffuser. The air inlets at the bottom are also vertical so no debris is pushed into the fan's blades.Close The fan itself, which was first … [Read more...] about Gordon Murray’s T.50 supercar gets futuristic aerodynamics with a rear-mounted fan
Chinese-owned British carmaker MG Motors made its debut in India today with the launch of their SUV, the Hector. While it clinched the title of being India's first connected SUV, it will face fierce competition in the segment. Among its rivals are the Jeep Compass and Hyundai Creta.The Jeep Compass is a premium SUV in India, with posh features and a sturdy engine. It recently received an update in the form of an all-new Sport Plus variant, along with being spotted in a rugged avatar, dubbed the Trailhawk.Close related news Anand Mahindra says entering commuter 2-wheeler space was a mistake All you should know about BMW'S electric motorcycle 2020 Hyundai Creta spied: What has changed? Hyundai Creta, on the other hand, was accepted as one of India's most popular SUVs, when it clocked a maximum waiting period of 12 weeks which is the highest in its segment. While it is already at-par with most of the other cars in its segment, the Korean automaker is already working on the … [Read more...] about MG Hector vs Jeep Compass vs Hyundai Creta: How do they compare?
Less than a month has passed since Samsung’s last Carnival, and the company has already kickstarted another sale. The South Korean consumer electronics giant is offering discounts to all its budget, mid-range and high-end smartphones.Samsung Carnival is currently running on Flipkart and will conclude on December 14. Here are some of the best deals across different smartphone categories.ModelPrice (Rs)Sale Price (Rs)Additional OfferGalaxy A20 (3GB/32GB)12,90010,490NAGalaxy A30 (4GB/64GB)16,99013,990NAGalaxy A50 (6GB/64GB)24,00017,990NAGalaxy A70 (6GB/128GB)30,90023,900NAGalaxy A20s (3GB + 32GB)12,90011,999Extra Rs 1,000 off on ExchangeGalaxy A30s (4GB/64GB)18,90015,999Extra Rs 1,500 off on ExchangeGalaxy A50s (4GB + 128GB)24,90019,999Extra Rs 2,000 off on ExchangeGalaxy A70s (6GB + 128GB)31,00028,999Extra Rs 2,500 off on ExchangeGalaxy S10e (6GB + 128GB)47,99047,990Rs 6,000 Flat Cashback on ICICI Bank No Cost EMIGalaxy S10 (8GB + 128GB)61,90061,900Rs 6,000 Flat Cashback on … [Read more...] about Samsung Carnival: Galaxy S10, Note 10 among other devices available at a discount