The Road Transport and Highways Ministry recently made it compulsory for drivers to own a FASTag for all toll payments which will be enforced from December 1, 2019. While the service was already in use before, this move is expected to cut down the waiting time for people at toll plazas.What is FASTag?A FASTag is a prepaid rechargeable tag service that allows the driver to make automatic payment for tolls, without having to stop or wait in a queue. This not only saves the time of the driver but also ensures that every vehicle that passes the toll is scanned and accounted for. An activated FASTag, which is installed on the car’s windshield, uses Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) technology to communicate with the scanner which automatically deducts the amount from the user’s bank account.Close Where to get a FASTag and how to activate it? related news Samsung Galaxy S10 Lite tipped to feature 48MP triple-cameras, Snapdragon 855 processor Customs clearance to … [Read more...] about What is FASTag? How to purchase and recharge FASTag?
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Tristan Walker is in the house. advertisement advertisement He is posted up in the vestibule of the Fox Theatre in Redwood City, California, where the hottest venture-capital firm in Silicon Valley, Andreessen Horowitz, has just hosted a screening of a new documentary starring the rapper Nas. Nas is here, too, but from the way Tristan Walker works the crowd of nearly 1,000, you’d think it was his premiere. Sporting a light-gray Bailey fedora and a speckled charcoal sweatshirt bearing the logo of his new startup, Walker & Company Brands, the debonair 30-year-old dives into the masses, vanishes, reemerges in a corner deep in conversation, and makes introductions all around, exclaiming, “You two should meet!” During a stationary second, a young black man who can’t be more than 20 years old walks over. “I’ve been following your moves,” he says. “And I’ve been really inspired by you.” Walker is a celebrity in Silicon … [Read more...] about Tristan Walker: The Visible Man
Monsoons have arrived in India bringing along the much-needed relief from scorching summers. However, they bring along a challenge to vehicle owners. The upkeep of your automobile is a must when it comes to driving or riding around in the monsoons as a number of problems can arise, leaving you stranded, possibly in the midst of a storm.But, worry not, here are some things you can do to ensure your vehicle is ready for the rains.Servicing your vehicleClose A service is generally a must before the rains. Depending on your last service, decide whether your vehicle should require a full service or a general service to keep it in top shape. related news Samsung Galaxy S10 Lite tipped to feature 48MP triple-cameras, Snapdragon 855 processor What is FASTag? How to purchase and recharge FASTag? Customs clearance to get tech boost, may now take 12 minutes from 12 hours earlier Tyre careTyres are by far the most important component of a vehicle. They provide you with a smooth … [Read more...] about Here’s how you can protect your vehicle during monsoons
Moneycontrol NewsAn SUV is a beast of a car which allows you to go practically anywhere. But what if that's not your real lookout? Some offroading on days when you feel adventurous notwithstanding, will it fit right into crunched parking spaces?The Indian market has a new segment of cars called crossovers that pack up the same wow factor as an SUV in a more compact form. Crossovers are, for the most part, hatchbacks that have been made to look like sport-utility vehicles. They are smaller, lower powered and not as offroad-capable as an SUV but they can hold their own. And did we mention they fit into your tiny parking space in the office?Here are five crossovers you can buy for under Rs 10 lakh.Close Hyundai i20 Active related news Samsung Galaxy S10 Lite tipped to feature 48MP triple-cameras, Snapdragon 855 processor What is FASTag? How to purchase and recharge FASTag? Customs clearance to get tech boost, may now take 12 minutes from 12 hours earlier The Hyundai i20 Active … [Read more...] about Five crossover hatches you can buy instead of that big ol’ SUV for under Rs 10 lakh
Stanford MastersThe Bugatti Veyron is the one of the fastest cars on the planet today. It combines speed and class and makes for a really sleek package. But with a great car comes great maintenance. And make no mistake; the Rs 12-crore Veyron is one of the most expensive cars to own and maintain.Given that each of the Veyron's parts is precision-made to handle the power of the engine and high speeds on the road, it should come as no surprise that each of them costs a queen's ransom. Replacing even a minor part on the Veyron will probably cost you as much as a new mid-sized sedan.Close Bugatti recommends that the car's tyres be changed every 4,000 km. To add to that, the rims need to be changed at every third instance of a tyre change because the tyres are glued to the rims to keep them from coming out during launch. related news Samsung Galaxy S10 Lite tipped to feature 48MP triple-cameras, Snapdragon 855 processor What is FASTag? How to purchase and … [Read more...] about Bugatti Veyron rims cost as much as a suburban Mumbai apartment