12:26 PM - 21 Jun 21Three-row SUVs are the latest draw for auto firms
Close to half a dozen more three-row premium mid-size models are expected to hit the road over the next two years.
05:33 PM - 17 Jun 21The Rs 2.17-crore all new Mercedes S class is here!
German luxury carmaker Mercedes-Benz India on Thursday launched the imported version of its new generation flagship sedan S-Class with a price starting at Rs 2.17 crore while it prepares to introduce a locally-produced variety of the model in the fourth quarter this year.The new 7th generation S-Class comes in two variants -- diesel S 400d 4MATIC priced at Rs 2.17 crore and petrol S 450 4MATIC...
06:02 PM - 10 Jun 21REVEALED! What Navi Mumbai airport will look like
The Navi Mumbai international airport will boast three interconnected multi-level terminals with a lotus-inspired design, according to the master plan prepared by its outgoing developer.The GVK group, which completed 15 years of airport business, shared the first look of the Navi Mumbai airport.The group in 2018 had commissioned British firm Zaha Hadid Architects to design the...
10:00 AM - 09 Jun 21Maruti finds digital highway ideal for smooth drive
Maruti is not an online outlier, of course; other heavyweights have rolled out similar services. But as an analyst pointed out, Maruti's all-India roll-out has significant impact given that it accounts for over half of all cars sold, reports, reports Pavan Lall.
04:23 PM - 08 Jun 21Mercedes drives in ultra-luxe Maybach GLS 600
The Maybach GLS 600 4MATIC is the first-ever SUV offering in the company's ultra-luxurious 'Mercedes-Maybach' range. It is the only second Maybach model to be rolled out in the Indian market, following the Mercedes-Maybach S-Class.
09:30 AM - 01 Jun 21'EVs are the way forward for Volkswagen group'
'Our strategy is intact and our important pillars for India -- the SUV roll-out and the focus on the cost of ownership of a car -- remain in focus'
10:57 AM - 01 May 21In India, luxury used car market is in the fast lane
The new car market is estimated at around 30,000 units a year in sales in a good year, whereas the used car market for luxury vehicles is estimated at around 60,000 cars annually.
11:59 AM - 23 Apr 21Can Tesla win India where most US carmakers failed?
What will it take for Tesla to plug and play in India? Sector pundits say it's a mix of strategy, getting the price right, timing, the right talent, and above all, patience.
09:00 AM - 21 Apr 21The new Swift: pocket-friendly, cute, and reliable
While the latest, fourth-generation Swift makes no pretence of being a performance car or the last word in luxury, what it does stand for is amply evident, notes Pavan Lall.
09:00 AM - 20 Apr 21How to build a world-class ventilator in 90 days flat
The start-up mentors debated if they could drive the price further down, but feared an even lower price would raise doubts about its quality, as was the case with the Tata Nano, reports Amrita Singh.
05:32 PM - 13 Apr 215 best-selling cars in India
The country's largest carmaker Maruti Suzuki India on Tuesday said its models Swift, Baleno, WagonR, Alto and Dzire have emerged as best selling cars in 2020-21 and the top five models have come from its stable for the fourth consecutive year.Swift with over 1.72 lakh units was at the number one position followed by Baleno with 1.63 lakh units, the company said in a statement.Maruti Suzuki...
09:00 AM - 09 Apr 21The comfortable SUV from Citroen is here
Citroen drives in its SUV late, but it's worth the wait, says Rajesh Karkera/Rediff.com.
12:55 PM - 07 Apr 21Ambani dethrones Alibaba's Jack Ma, is Asia's richest
India has the third highest number of billionaires in the world after the US and China, according to a new list by the prestigious Forbes magazine, which said Reliance Industries chairman Mukesh Ambani reclaimed his spot as Asia's richest person, dethroning Chinese business tycoon Jack Ma who was the richest person in the region a year ago.
09:30 AM - 06 Apr 21New Mercedes-Benz compact sedan is for thrill seekers
Step on the gas and the power that propels the compact four-seater will take you by surprise as it hurtles towards the 80 kmph like a racing thoroughbred, never compromising any stability thanks to its rigid chassis and solid 1,600-kg kerb weight that gives it a well-planted feel along straights, corners and tricky lanes and roads, says Pavan Lall.
09:00 AM - 01 Apr 21There's something different about 3 Series Gran Limo
Smooth engine, plush interiors, great suspension that handle dodgy roads with ease, futuristic design elements that have little by way of competition in the market -- it's all there, says Pavan Lall.
12:58 PM - 28 Mar 21Can Ola disrupt India's e-scooter market?
As a tech services company, Ola has never been in hardcore manufacturing.And unlike in ride hailing, which is a two-player market (Uber is the only other competitor), in two-wheelers it faces many entrenched players.But most of all, rivals say Ola's targets are out of sync with most, even ambitious, projections.
09:00 AM - 26 Mar 21Mini in name, max in power and appeal
Why is the Mini the only "lifestyle" auto badge that seems to be growing and staying strong? Pavan Lall finds out.
08:30 AM - 23 Mar 21The stunning Rs 79-lakh Audi S5 Sportback is here!
German premium carmaker Audi on Monday launched the facelift version of its mid-spec performance car S5 Sportback in the domestic market at a starting price of Rs 79.06 lakh (ex-showroom).The five-seater, four-door sports coupe, has been brought as a completely built unit, the company said in a release.Audi India has seen a growth in demand from Tier-II and Tier-III cities, which is expected...
01:18 PM - 22 Mar 21Hyundai Creta on top as Indians pick SUVs in big way
What explains India's love affair with SUVs? They are not exactly "value for money" -- the watchword for brands across segments -- nor always practical.Is it for the badge value? Or the butch imagery associated with SUVs? Maybe both, says Alokananda Chakraborty.
12:02 PM - 19 Mar 21Skoda unveils mid-sized SUV Kushaq in India
Czech automaker Skoda on Thursday globally unveiled its all new SUV Kushaq which would take on the likes of Hyundai Creta and Kia Seltos in the fastest growing mid-sized SUV segment in the domestic market.The model is the first production car as part of the company's India 2.0 project.Under the lead responsibility of Skoda Auto, Volkswagen Group is investing 1 billion euros in its model...
04:38 PM - 17 Mar 21How Modern bread travelled from Chennai to Mexico
Wrapped in blue and orange wax paper, it's a familiar sight on the shelves of kirana stores across the country.Given how well travelled and mobile it is - starting its journey in Chennai, then turning to Singapore and now landing in Mexico - you could say it lives up to its name: Modern.Modern Food Enterprises, the company that manufactures and sells the bread in question as well as other...
01:58 PM - 17 Mar 21India-made Rs 53.9-lakh Jeep Wrangler is here!
Automaker Jeep India on Wednesday launched a locally assembled version of its premium SUV Wrangler in the country with introductory prices starting at Rs 53.9 lakh (ex-showroom).The company had started the production of the model at its Ranjangaon plant near Pune in February and is now ready for retail across the country.The locally-assembled Jeep Wrangler is available in two variants - the...
09:30 AM - 08 Mar 21Are you ready for the Citroen?
Making a debut in India with an SUV, Citroen's products in the next couple of years will clearly chart and define its destiny in what has become both a vibrant but also a daunting market for foreign entrants, says Pavan Lall.
09:30 AM - 02 Mar 21Will the new A4 put Audi back in the race?
The answer would have been an unequivocal yes had the A4 been priced more aggressively, says Pavan Lall.
09:00 AM - 01 Mar 21Renault Kiger is a hatchback killer
The new Kiger has enough in it to draw you away from the hatchback you've been eyeing.
09:00 AM - 25 Feb 21Why you must buy the new XUV300 AMT Petrol
A new user-friendly app to control the beast. Automatic transmission with petrol engine. Electronic sunroof. Plus, of course, the safety elements. Rajesh Karkera/Rediff.com on what makes the new XUV300 special.
09:00 AM - 19 Feb 21Rediff Test Drive: The all-new Tata Safari
Is it an old SUV in a new body? Or a new SUV in old body? Rajesh Karkera test-drives the next-gen Tata Safari aka Gravitas and comes away impressed.
10:00 AM - 13 Feb 21Why are luxury carmakers bullish on India?
Mercedes-Benz India, BMW India and Audi India have lined up over 50 new model launches as they seek to recoup previous year's loss in volumes, reports Shally Seth Mohile.
12:30 PM - 29 Jan 21Power drive for the city: Tata Altroz iTurbo
The new 1.2 L turbocharged petrol BS6 engine, which is borrowed from the Tata Nexon, takes the petrol version of the Altroz from a mere 86PS of power to a much needed 110PS of power, finds Rajesh Karkera.
05:52 PM - 23 Jan 21'Halwa ceremony' kickstarts Budget proceedings
As part of the ritual, ''halwa'' is prepared in a big ''kadhai'' (large frying pot) and served to the entire staff involved in the Budget making exercise of the ministry.Halwa was served while maintaining COVID protocol with all present in mask and those distributing sweets were wearing gloves.
10:06 AM - 20 Jan 21It's raining SUV and MUVs in 2021
If the small cars and sedans are here, can the big boys be far behind? Rajesh Karkera offers a checklist of the SUVs and MUvs coming to India this year.
09:57 AM - 19 Jan 21Volvo S60 takes the safety-first mantra seriously
With all the safety equipment that it features, the S60 could be the smarter, more mature sedan alternative that consumers in this price category want, says Pavan Lall.
08:30 AM - 13 Jan 21Buying a sedan? 2021 may be just the year for it
There are a whopping 10 sedans slated for a launch in India this year. Rajesh Karkera/Rediff.com gives the lowdown.
06:08 PM - 08 Jan 21Why 2021 is a very good year for the hatchback buyer
The new year will see a line of hatchbacks (including compact SUVs) hit the Indian roads.Rajesh Karkera/Rediff.com offers a peek.
09:00 AM - 18 Dec 20Vintage Beetle gets new life as electric car
Besides opening up the possibility of a policy that allows vintage cars retrofitted with electric batteries to ply on roads, this also gives a clue to how cars older than 15 years that are banned can be valued again by a similar conversion to EVs, says Ritwik Sharma.
09:00 AM - 16 Dec 20Tata Harrier 2020: It can't get better than this!
Long have I waited for a car to replace the Tata Safari feel in driving, and this updated version of the Tata Harrier is just IT, exclaims Rajesh Karkera/Rediff.com.
04:57 PM - 15 Dec 20Riding on Sonet and Seltos, Kia Motors has big plans
Higher exports will also drive up volumes, as the company seeks to avail of the benefits under the government's recently announced production linked incentive scheme.
08:30 AM - 09 Dec 20How the Jawa bike was driven back to Czech homeland
When Jawa Motorcycles owner Jiri Gerle sold the legendary but defunct brand to Classic Legends (part-owned by Mahindra & Mahindra), he had one request to the new owners: Please do bring the brand back to its homeland -- the Czech Republic.
08:30 AM - 01 Dec 20Third-gen i20 is a leap forward for Hyundai
The latest Hyundai i20 is an exciting car, given the overall drive experience, transmission, ride quality and tech.And while it may not be as low cost as a Maruti or come with the "heavy German steel-feel" of the Volkswagen, it does carve out a niche for itself at pole position with a combination of technology, styling, drive and ride comfort, and low cost of ownership, says Pavan Lall.
11:01 AM - 13 Nov 20Tata Altroz, the hatchback with big car features
You've had a teaser of the Tata Altroz in the recent IPL, now know more about the car and what it feels like to drive, says Rajesh Karkera.
08:45 AM - 04 Nov 20The Rs 76.7-lakh Mercedes GLC 43 4MATIC Coupe is here!
German luxury car maker Mercedes-Benz on Tuesday said it has commenced the local production of its AMG portfolio in India, and rolled out its first-ever locally made GLC 43 4MATIC Coupe.The company rolled out AMG GLC 43 4MATIC Coupe, tagged at Rs 76.7 lakh (ex-showroom), from its Pune facility on Tuesday.
01:55 PM - 02 Nov 20BMW drives in X3 M SAV priced at Rs 99.9 lakh
Uniqueness of the first-ever BMW X3 M lies in a newly developed powerful engine and sophisticated chassis technology.
08:34 PM - 21 Oct 20Nissan Magnite latest addition to compact SUV segment
It's got the looks, it's got the features, but the Magnite's success will depend on its pricing, says Rajesh Karkera.
03:57 PM - 21 Oct 20What happens if India bans Chinese smartphones
Chinese mobile brands are deeply entrenched in the Indian market. A move to bar them may send a bold diplomatic message. But its cost for the local industry is anybody's guess.In the event that Chinese brands face curbs, two handset makers - Samsung and Apple - squarely stand to gain.
10:30 AM - 07 Oct 20Will new Thar put the mojo back in 2-door cars?
The 2-door vehicle may finds its way back in India with the launch of the all-new Thar by Mahindra and Mahindra, says Rajesh Karkera.
09:00 AM - 29 Sep 20All-new Duster 1.3L has the same heart as Merc A-Class
At the heart of the Duster 1.3 Turbo X-Tronic is a turbocharged engine paired to a 7-speed CVT, the same engine that also powers the Mercedes A-Class, CLA and GLA-Class entry-level models!Now if only Renault had put some thought into the all-new Duster's interiors and driver comfort as they did in the engine...Rajesh Karkera/Rediff.com test-drives the old beast with a new heart.
11:38 AM - 26 Sep 20Want the first All-New Thar? You can now bid for it!
The bid amount will go towards three charities -- Naandi Foundation, Swades Foundation and PM-CARES -- with Mahindra contributing a matching amount, reports Rajesh Karkera.
08:30 AM - 25 Sep 20The Kia Sonet is on song
On the highway, it pulls along with ease and offers smooth commuter ride and drive experience, and also has little competition, says Pavan Lall.
09:00 AM - 22 Sep 20Kia Sonet: Made in India, made for the world
The compact segment where Sonet will be launched is crowded with the Maruti Vitara and Brezza, which top the sales' list, and a bevy of models from Mahindra & Mahindra apart from Hyundai's offering.But volumes in this are slightly higher than those in the mid-segment, making it attractive, says Surajeet Das Gupta.
01:15 PM - 16 Sep 20Volkswagen T-Roc: In the presence of true power
\Quality-wise, and on the fun-to-drive scale, the T-Roc is in a league of its own, notes Pavan Lall.
08:30 AM - 08 Sep 20IS Thar the pinch-hitter Mahindra so badly needs?
With the Thar, M&M has come full circle. In a market where every other vehicle has an SUV tag, the company plans to stick to its core competence of making rugged, true-blue, all-terrain SUVs, and marks a fresh beginning for the 75-year-old firm that enjoyed an indomitable position in the SUV segment till 2012, reports Shally Seth Mohile.
12:04 PM - 03 Sep 20Skoda introduces its first all-electric SUV
With two drive options, three battery options and a design selection option, the Enyaq promises to tick all the boxes.
08:30 AM - 20 Aug 20Requiem for the Pajero: An SUV like none other!
With Mitsubishi pulling the plug on it the days of the Pajero maybe over, but nobody who ever owned one will forget it. Some even learnt life-long lessons from it, says Pavan Lall.
08:30 AM - 18 Aug 20First Drive: The New Gen Thar
A blend of traditional as well as contemporary features, the All-New Thar exceeds expectations by far, says Rajesh Karkera/Rediff.com.
02:30 PM - 15 Aug 20First Look: Mahindras' All New Thar 2020
The keenly-awaited Mahindra Thar 2020 was finally unveiled on August 15, 2020. Here are the first images of one of the finest off-roaders!
11:13 AM - 12 Aug 20The Mahindra Thar's journey over the decades
As Mahindra readies to unveil its latest version of the Jeep that is so beloved of adventure enthusiasts, the urban crowd as well as the countryside, Rajesh Karkera/Rediff.com traces the vehicle's journey through the decades.
12:03 AM - 04 Aug 20Google to bring Pixel 4a to India in Oct
The company will, however, not bring its new 5G-enabled Pixel 5 and Pixel 4a (5G) to India and Singapore markets.
10:06 AM - 02 Aug 20India's telcos continue to dial the wrong number
India's telecom sector has been through dizzying peaks, troughs, policy U-turns, court battles, brutal competition, and daily controversies.India could go back to a private sector duopoly with just Reliance Jio and Bharti Airtel surviving the mayhem. The third player, Vodafone Idea, could be history.
09:00 AM - 31 Jul 20How Covid-19 weakened Air Asia India beyond recovery
In India, many players are in the throes of chaos and pain but at least one partnership -- Air Asia India -- that was fraying even before the pandemic now finds itself at breaking point, says Anjuli Bhargava.
09:00 AM - 19 Jul 20Robots to the rescue in times of coronavirus
From scanning hospital entrants to disinfecting hospital areas and floors, robots are being roped in for tasks considered high-risk, says Peerzada Abrar.
06:13 PM - 18 Jul 20PIX: An auto show at last!
After a long delay, Thailand opened its twice-postponed Bangkok international motor show to the public as coronavirus restrictions eased, with nearly all attendees wearing masks and face shields.
08:30 AM - 18 Jul 20Audi rolls out Rs 1.94-crore RS 7 Sportback
The new RS 7 Sportback is expected to give competition to the likes of Mercedes-AMG E 63 S and the BMW M5.
09:43 AM - 16 Jul 20Honda drives in all new City priced at Rs 10.9 lakh
The model, which will compete with the likes of Hyundai Verna, Maruti Suzuki Ciaz and Skoda Rapid, now features smart devices ecosystem including Alexa remote capability and 32 connected features as standard feature across all variants with a five-year free subscription.
10:05 AM - 30 Jun 20Rolls-Royce Cullinan is truly a work of art
The Cullinan's exterior is completely customisable, and hence you get to choose exactly how your it should look.The hand-built interior offers immaculate precision and makes you feel exclusive, as every Rolls-Royce does.Driving this vehicle is a breeze, and the gearbox functions like it does not exist.
06:52 PM - 29 Jun 20The Rs 4.17 cr Bentley Bentayga offers a perfect ride
The Bentayga can go from a standstill to 100 km/hr in 4.5 seconds, and, if you can keep your foot down, the speedometer will climb all the way to 290 km/hr!
09:39 AM - 27 Apr 20Lockdown? You can still buy that dream Mercedes!
The German luxury automaker has already seen its online traffic increase 10-fold this year.Though that has not always translated into sales, Mercedes-Benz says it is continuing to build on what it calls its "touch-free" experience to stay plugged into its consumer base.Under the used car business, more than 150 cars were sold online in January and February.
05:15 PM - 24 Mar 20RIL sets up India's 1st dedicated COVID-19 hospital
This first-of-its-kind-in-India centre is fully funded by Reliance Foundation and includes a negative pressure room that helps in preventing cross-contamination and helps control infection. All beds are equipped with the required infrastructure, biomedical equipment such as ventilators, pacemakers, dialysis machines, and patient monitoring devices.
08:00 AM - 19 Mar 20Volkswagen Ameo is a well-built car and fun to drive
The main USP of the Volkswagen Ameo lies under the hood and that's the 1.5-litre diesel engine, which comes with a 7-speed DSG.The Volkswagen Ameo, however, is likely to be discontinued soon because it won't be upgraded to meet the new BS6 norms and the sales volumes also don't justify keeping the car on the assembly line, which is why Volkswagen updated the Polo and Vento recently but gave the...
03:27 PM - 17 Mar 20New Creta gets 14K bookings in 2 weeks
Offering buyers a car that meets their aspirations & lifestyle needs, the Creta became a style icon.The Creta, which was officially launched on Monday, is a global model, created with an investment of more than Rs 1,000 crore.
08:18 AM - 05 Mar 20Nirav Modi assets garner Rs 2.29 crore in auction
The items which included a Porsche Panamera and a gold Cartier wristwatch were expected to fetch Rs 50 lakh.
10:43 AM - 01 Feb 20Sitharaman back with 'bahi-khata' for her 2nd budget
Last year, Sitharaman had ditched the long-standing tradition of carrying budget documents in a leather briefcase and went swadeshi with a 'bahi-khata'.
08:30 AM - 01 Dec 19Cheaper options available to deal with paddy stubble
One way would be to encourage farmers to come out of the long-standing paddy-wheat cycle. But for that to happen, farmers want income assurances akin to what they get for paddy and wheat, writes Sanjeeb Mukherjee.
08:30 AM - 30 Nov 19This RBI museum blends technology with history
In the museum, RBI's history is shown in panels that illuminate while moving on a rotating table, and begins with the commencement of RBI in 1934 and ends with Prime Minister Narendra Modi's famous speech on November 8, 2016 announcing demonetisation of Rs 500 and Rs 2,000 notes.
08:30 AM - 16 Nov 19How L&T's cyclone warning system beat Fani in Odisha
Powered by solar panels and equipped with the latest technologies, the system remained up even when strong winds crippled mobile services and felled electric poles, writes Jayajit Dash.
10:14 PM - 12 Nov 19MG Motor eyes selling 2-3K units of electric SUV here
The MG ZS EV, to be unveiled next month, will go head to head with Hyundai Kona, launched in July this year as the country's first fully electric SUV.
10:48 AM - 08 Nov 19Overall, Porsche Cayenne Coupe is a great package
This coupe SUV has all the elements that make a Porsche both aesthetically and dynamically poised.
09:23 PM - 07 Nov 19The Rs 1.10-crore Mercedes V-Class Elite is here!
Equipped with a host of features including seats with massaging function, climate control, remote controlled door, 15 speaker surround sound system, the car also has agility control suspension system.
08:30 AM - 03 Nov 19Why Body Shop launched 1st global TV campaign in India
The Body Shop has a compelling ethical message behind the branding of its products, and its new piece of communication in India -- the first ever television commercial shot in any country -- takes that strategy forward, reports T E Narasimhan.
08:30 AM - 14 Oct 19Elegant 330i M Sport is an improvement on BMW's best
Spend a weekend with the BMW 330i M Sport and it becomes apparent that plenty of fresh elements have been injected into the new 3 Series, says Pavan Lall.
08:30 AM - 12 Oct 19Why Apple's strategy is different from Jio's
The difference is small but significant.Apple is disrupting the market by cutting price but it is not abandoning its premium positioning altogether, says Kanika Datta.
09:00 AM - 29 Sep 19Reimaging India's transportation for the future
Both US and Indian firms have risen to the challenge, recognising the huge market potential for companies with the capacity to think outside the box, says Nisha Biswal.
09:00 AM - 28 Sep 19All about the A13 Bionic chip powering the iPhone 11
Apple says the A13 Bionic was the most power-efficient chip it's ever made -- it needs 40 per cent less power than the previous chip in the Apple Bionic series to perform the same tasks as the previous phones, says Devangshu Datta.
08:30 AM - 28 Sep 19Swift shifts emotional gears to go to next level
However, for a brand that has spent a decade and a half on Indian roads, does a purpose-led narrative ensure longevity and relevance or does this dilute its positioning in a market where cause-led advertising has become the new normal?
10:15 AM - 19 Sep 19Company performance vs CEO salary: Explained in charts
Mid and small companies are more generous in rewarding their CEOs as compared to their larger peers.
05:07 PM - 08 Sep 19Secret behind the success of 90-year old Brand MTR
While the traditional masala portfolio continues to hold its sway, the brand is up against stiff competition from food delivery apps and the thriving community of restaurants that they support for its ready-to-cook and ready-to-eat fare.
07:30 PM - 04 Sep 19Why govt should not withhold permission to GM crops
'The ill-advised policy of denying such useful and sought-after seeds to the farmers under pressure from the detractors of the GM technology needs to be revisited,' says Surinder Sud.
10:53 AM - 04 Sep 19Honda Jazz, a compact with sedan-like practicality
Although this segment has way too many offerings and the Jazz is one of the most expensive options, people looking for a reliable and spacious hatchback will not be disappointed by this vehicle.
03:43 PM - 27 Aug 19Soon, your Hyundai vehicles could come with e-scooter
When mounted on a vehicle, the scooter is charged automatically using electricity produced while driving, ensuring that the user can complete their journey seamlessly, using the e-scooter to reach their final destination after parking the vehicle.
06:58 PM - 20 Aug 19Superluxury manufacturers feel the pinch of slowdown
From auto to watches, the mood is sombre due to the alarming state of the Indian economy and value erosion in stock market capitalisation.
10:31 AM - 18 Aug 19India's growing coffee culture
Indian coffee shops market over the next four-five years will grow between 6 and 18 per cent CAGR, all due to the growing coffee culture among the youth, increasing urbanisation, rising disposable income levels and changing eating and drinking preferences, says Atanu Biswas.
08:30 AM - 18 Aug 19The milk of bovine kindness takes in other sources too
There has thus been a rise in the demand for animal products like camel's milk (for the lactose intolerant) to plant-based products like soy milk and almond milk for vegans. And as more consumers queue up for 'non-dairy' dairy products, brands are also milking the trend, says Vinay Umaji.
08:30 AM - 15 Aug 19Trucking apps make fleet-owners' lives a smooth ride
Apps are improving the earnings of thousands of truckers by using data science and a host of technologies such as telematics, artificial intelligence, machine learning and Internet of Things. Peerzada Abrar reports.
10:11 AM - 13 Aug 19'Ford Endeavour is indeed the best SUV in its segment'
There's hardly anything that can go wrong with this vehicle since it offers everything that a buyer in this segment would ever want.
10:30 AM - 09 Aug 19Toyota Glanza vs Maruti Baleno: And the winner is?
The Glanza is clearly a rebadged Maruti Suzuki Baleno, however, Toyota has given it a longer warranty and a lower starting price to make it more attractive.Are there other compelling reasons to consider it over Baleno?
11:41 AM - 06 Aug 19One reason why Mahindra Marazzo is unbeatable
The only reason why the Marazzo interests you is because your budget doesn't afford you the better MPV, the Toyota Innova and that's where Mahindra has played the masterstroke, the price, it fits right between the Ertiga and Innova and if you want an MPV in this price bracket, the Marazzo is just unbeatable.
09:00 AM - 03 Aug 19Badass TikTok has a change of heart
Runaway social media fave TikTok -- that has nearly one-fifth of India's eyeballs captive with its daft videos of robot dancing and bridegrooms playing PUBG post their weddings -- is now adding special value to its offering, discovers T E Narasimhan.
09:00 AM - 02 Aug 19Hyundai Venue looks to conquer the urban jungle
'Will the Hyundai Venue be the next urban SUV to take the Indian market by storm? Possibly.'The only chink in the armour -- a minor one though -- is that the Venue, while spruced up for its weight class, doesn't look breathtakingly different from the other players in this crowded category,' says Pavan Lall.
09:49 AM - 01 Aug 19Is MG Hector an ideal family SUV? Find out
The MG Hector has grabbed a lot of attention and interest, especially for its segment-above technologies.
11:54 AM - 30 Jul 19Why Volkswagen Vento is still a 'great car'
The Volkswagen Vento is a great car when we look at its styling, build quality, driving feel and dynamics.
08:30 AM - 30 Jul 19Is zero budget farming the solution to India's woes?
Natural farming, termed Zero Budget Natural Farming in India, has been adopted by upwards of 972 villages.Will all of India's 650,000 villages take to it?Will all of India's 650,000 villages take to it?Sanjeeb Mukherjee examines the pros and cons.
03:38 PM - 27 Jul 19Can Jal Shakti keep India's head above water?
Can the newly-minted Jal Shakti ministry bring water to some 19 crore Indian households that have never had taps or heard the sound of flowing water, wonders Vinayak Chatterjee.
09:30 PM - 05 Jul 19Sitharaman delivers 2.17 hr-long speech, earns praises
Her speech was laced with Hindi, Urdu, Sanskrit and even Tamil verses.
07:14 PM - 05 Jul 19Fuel, gold to get costlier, sops for rural India
Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Friday hiked tax on petrol and diesel, raisedimport duty on gold, levied additional surcharge on super rich and brought a tax on high value cash withdrawals as she sought to spur growth with reduction in corporate tax and sops to housing sector, startups and electric vehicles.
11:39 AM - 05 Jul 19Sitharaman discards briefcase, carries 'bahi-khata'
Sitharaman is presenting the full Budget for 2019-20. She is carrying the Budget documents in a red silk bag with national emblem.
09:11 AM - 24 Jun 19Halwa ceremony launches Budget process
A large number of officials and support staff, who are directly associated with the Budget making and printing process, are now required to stay in the ministry and remain cut off from their families till the presentation of the Budget in the Lok Sabha.
12:17 AM - 27 Mar 19Nirav Modi's paintings auctioned for Rs 59.37 crore
As many as 68 artworks went under the hammer on Tuesday evening and included works by the greats like Raja Ravi Varma, V S Gaitonde, F N Souza, Jogen Chowdhury, and Akbar Padamsee among others.
06:04 PM - 10 Aug 18The Oberoi is yet to get its glory back!
An industry executive said The Oberoi had a lot of C-Suite guests and most such companies decide to give a new or renovated property some time to stablise before they start booking.
12:35 PM - 24 Mar 18Ring worth Rs 10 cr, watch valued at Rs 1.4 cr: Raid on Nirav Modi's house
Officials said the Enforcement Directorate along with the Central Bureau of Investigation launched fresh searches on March 22 at the Samudra Mahal luxury residential flats of Modi in Mumbai's Worli area which resulted in the recovery of fresh valuables.
08:39 PM - 18 Feb 18Govt transforming aviation sector: PM at foundation stone event for Navi Mumbai airport
Modi stressed the need to enhance aviation infrastructure capacity to meet the rising demand for air travel.
12:05 PM - 18 Feb 18Diamonds are now fraudsters' best friends!
Nultiple regulators are probing the nexus of scamsters with diamonds after a state-run bank got defrauded of $1.8 billion by designer jeweller Nirav Modi.
03:50 PM - 12 Feb 18Living the high life! At 356 metres, this is the world's tallest hotel
In its never-ending quest to break records, Dubai announced the opening of the "world's new tallest hotel" -- the Gevora Hotel on Sunday.Located on the Sheikh Zayed Road near the Dubai International Financial Centre, the 356-metre tall structure, built by Majid Al Attar, consists of 75 floors, 232 deluxe rooms, 265 one-bed room deluxe and 31 two-bedroom suites.
09:05 PM - 03 Dec 17First phase of Iran's Chabahar port, developed by India, opened
The port is likely to ramp up trade between India, Afghanistan and Iran in the wake of Pakistan denying transit access to New Delhi for trade with the two countries.
11:27 AM - 29 Nov 17'An awesome experience': Hyderabad Metro opens to public
The metro rail commenced its operations between Miyapur and Nagole, having a total distance of 30 kilometre and 24 stations.
11:24 PM - 28 Nov 17Modi's rise from tea-seller proves transformational change possible: Ivanka
In her keynote address at the 8th annual Global Entrepreneurship Summit, she said that despite the soaring rate of female entrepreneurs, women still face steep obstacles to starting, owning, and growing their businesses.
06:39 PM - 28 Nov 17PM Modi inaugurates Hyderabad metro, takes first ride
Besides the chief minister of Telangana, Modi was accompanied by Governor of Andhra Pradesh and Telangana E S L Narasimhan, Union Minister for Housing and Urban Affairs Hardeep Singh Puri, Telangana's IT Minister K T Rama Rao and state Bharatiya Janata Party chief K Laxman in the much-awaited train's inaugural run.
01:26 PM - 09 Nov 17How Delhi is battling with toxic smog
Firms are offering employees flexi hours; demand for air purifiers, masks have skyrocketed.
04:47 PM - 02 May 17Looking for a self-driven luxury sedan? Go for BMW 320d
The BMW 3-Series has always been a driver's car and the current generation (F30) car was launched in India in the 320d and 328i guises. The 328i was later discontinued but the 320d continues to remain on sale. While we sampled the 320d M-Sport last year, this time around, Indian automobile website MotorBeam.com reviews the 320d in the Sport Line trim.
10:09 AM - 21 Mar 17And the world's richest man is...
Bill Gates with an estimated wealth of $86 billion topped the list for the fourth year running.
10:54 AM - 26 Jan 17Peugeot drives back to India
The JV between the French auto major and India's CK Birla group is aiming at production capacity of about 100,000 vehicles a year by 2020.
02:34 PM - 05 Jan 17BMW X3 is indeed the 'Ultimate Driving Machine'
The BMW X3 M-Sport comes across as an incredible package offering the best of all worlds
11:25 AM - 27 Dec 16A first in 9 years! M&M scripts a 'new' success story
Tivoli has turned out to be the best-selling vehicle from SsangYong in its 62-year history, Ajay Modi reports from New Delhi.
10:32 AM - 27 Dec 16Tata Hexa: Evolution of a new era
Even with a brief look, one can notice that immense attention is paid to the meticulously crafted interior cabin and features
04:18 PM - 22 Dec 16Toyota Fortuner Diesel is more expensive than ever before!
While, on the surface, it seems revolutionarily new, Toyota has essentially plugged in gaps in the Fortuner's package. Tushar Kamath/CarDekho.com drives a Toyota Fortuner 2.8 4x4 AT to find all about it.
08:35 PM - 20 Dec 16Want a comfortable cruiser? Then go for Land Rover Discovery Sport
The Discovery Sport is a practical package, a spacious cruiser with good off-roading capabilities says Indian automobile website MotorBeam.com.
03:29 PM - 20 Dec 162016 Audi A4 excels in most departments
The Audi A4 has improved in leaps and bounds and rivals are all set to wake up and take notice, says Indian automobile website MotorBeam.com.
08:18 AM - 15 Dec 16Trump tells tech leaders: 'There's nobody like you in the world'
The US president-elect met Silicon Valley's most powerful executives -- CEO of Microsoft Satya Nadella, Jeff Bezos of Amazon, Tim Cook of Apple, Elon Musk from Tesla, Larry Page and Eric Schmidt of Alphabet -- parent company of Google among others.
10:03 AM - 06 Dec 16Skoda Rapid Facelift - First Drive Review
The new Skoda Rapid is based on Skoda's Crystalline design theme that focuses on straight lines and sharp angles, says Jagdev Kalsi/CarDekho.com.
07:59 PM - 02 Dec 16Hyundai Elantra is set to re-create a magic
The Hyundai Elantra is a well-known name in India, thanks to the striking design language used both the times it was introduced in the country, i.e. in the year 2000 and later in 2012. Now Hyundai has decided to launch the sixth generation car in India to re-capture the D-segment sedan throne. Indian automotive website MotorBeam.com got its hands on the car and decided to run the classy sedan...
12:14 AM - 02 Dec 16Maruti, Toyota post double digit growth in November
The measures government takes next to push economic growth will be the key for automotive sector
05:41 PM - 30 Nov 16Tata Tiago is easily the best car for first time buyers
Just like the Zest and Bolt, the Tata Tiago has also got the ride handling balance spot-on. The suspension has a mature set-up and does a fine job on the pothole ridden Mumbai roads
04:43 PM - 16 Nov 16Exchanged old notes? Now, flash your inked finger
To stop repeat money exchangers thronging banks with invalid currency notes, banks have started applying indelible ink mark on the right hand index finger of customers in the select metro cities.
08:11 PM - 15 Nov 16The Rs 76.84-lakh Porsche Macan now in India
It comes with various features including seven-speed PDK dual-clutch transmission, latest generation Porsche Communication Management and variety of distinctive interior and exterior features
12:20 PM - 15 Nov 16Tata Hexa first drive review
Is the Hexa more than a repackaged Aria? Clearly, yes! The Hexa has been arrived at after thoroughly revamping it from nose to tail, inside and out
08:33 AM - 15 Nov 16Maruti Ciaz SHVS is among the longest and widest cars in its segment
The Maruti Ciaz SHVS is the latest champion of the prestigious million-rupee sedan segment and the new blockbuster from the Indo-Japanese automobile giant. The car has finally given Maruti its first hit in the premium sedan market and thus Indian automobile website MotorBeam.com decided to induct the car into their long term fleet to see how well it does as a member of the family.
07:18 PM - 12 Nov 16On Day 3, people 'endlessly wait' outside banks and ATMs for cash
The endless wait to get valid currency notes was also taking a toll on people waiting for hours in long queues as there were reports of many elderly people collapsing out of fatigue.
03:45 PM - 12 Nov 16Currency ban 'biggest swachh abhiyan': PM Modi in Japan
The PM addressing the Indian diaspora in Japan also hinted that there is no "guarantee" that no further steps would be taken after December 30 till when people can deposit the demonetised notes.
01:37 PM - 10 Nov 16IN PIX: People throng banks as they reopen on Thursday
Banks will remain open for the public even on the weekend
07:55 PM - 04 Nov 16Finally, Renault Duster gets the much needed facelift
It lacks the finesse of its direct rival, the Hyundai Creta, but otherwise it is fun to drive and power is in abundance too
06:17 PM - 25 Oct 16The Rs 37-lakh Honda Accord hybrid now in India
The Accord hybrid has a 2-litre petrol engine combined with two electric motors
04:04 PM - 20 Oct 16Maruti Vitara Brezza petrol coming soon!
This will compete with Ford Ecosport petrol
03:13 PM - 05 Oct 1610 points about Google Pixel that should worry Apple
Whether it is Cupertino or Redmond or California, Artificial Intelligence is the new mantra for tech companies, and Google too is betting big on AI for its newest phones Pixel and Pixel XL.
12:05 PM - 05 Oct 16Google Pixel to cost Rs 57K in India, bookings open on Oct 13
Pixel and Pixel XL will be put up for pre-order from October 13 onwards in India, and will be sold by the end of the month. They will be priced at Rs 57,000 onwards, and will be available in 32GB and 128GB versions.
11:15 PM - 04 Oct 16Meet Pixel - the 1st phone designed inside and out by Google
Google is all set to launch its newest line of smartphones and maybe a whole bunch of other hardware products
11:26 AM - 04 Oct 1615 stunning concepts at the Paris auto show
Unlike previous Paris auto shows, where new diesel models took centerstage, much of the buzz this year centred around hybrids and electric vehicles.
03:53 PM - 26 Sep 16This start-up helps unemployed youth get jobs easily
EduBridge is emerging as a strong player in training unemployed youth.
04:44 PM - 23 Sep 16How has the Railways fared? Promise vs performance
The railways is expecting a revenue of Rs 1,84,820 crore during the current financial year (FY17).
04:36 PM - 23 Sep 16Lexus to launch 3 stunning cars in India
Previous hybrid-only strategy changed ahead of 2017 launch.
01:45 PM - 22 Sep 165 things to know about the Maruti Baleno RS
It is likely to be launched around Diwali
12:02 PM - 22 Sep 165 things we would like to see in the new Honda City
The Honda City facelift is likely to be launched in the early part of 2017
03:24 PM - 21 Sep 16How a start-up is saving the lives of cancer patients
Mitra Biotech's personalised cancer therapy could be a game changer in the field of cancer medicine.
11:32 AM - 21 Sep 16Why 2016 BMW 320 M-Sport is worth buying
The current generation 3-Series or as the fanboys at the Bimmerpost forums say - the F30 chassis car is a beautiful looking vehicle.
11:39 AM - 20 Sep 16Renault Kwid performs poorly in Euro crash test
The protection to the driver's chest due to high chest compression was poor and the passenger's chest received weak protection
05:50 PM - 19 Sep 16How Samsung is battling a brand crisis
Finding a solution is critical to prevent a crisis from blowing up.
02:15 PM - 19 Sep 1615 stunning cars will be launched in India by Dec 2016
From a Rs 9-lakh Maruti to a Rs 2 crore-Nissan, Indian auto industry packs quite a surprise for car buyers
04:05 PM - 16 Sep 16India's 10 richest business tycoons
Mukesh Ambani continues to remain the richest man in India.
02:02 PM - 16 Sep 16Humsafar Express: The all new 3-Tier AC train to roll out in Oct
Humsafar will be launched as overnight inter-city service on high-demand routes
09:40 AM - 16 Sep 16Tata Hexa to hit Indian roads by October
Under the hood will be Tata's 2.2L VARICOR turbo-diesel engine that outputs 156.2 hp and 400 Nm of torque
02:15 PM - 15 Sep 16The secret behind Xiaomi's success in India
Xiaomi is the third largest smartphone brand in the top 30 cities in India.
01:33 PM - 15 Sep 16Brand building: Why oil companies avoid sports stars
Many believe that marketing budgets could be a hurdle.
12:53 PM - 15 Sep 162016 Toyota Fortuner to be in India by end-Nov
It will borrow Innova Crysta's engine lineup
12:41 PM - 15 Sep 16Ad lines blur as political leaders turn quasi brand ambassadors
The Prime Minister and and President gracing ads for Reliance Jio and Bandhan Bank have put the spotlight on this trend.
11:55 AM - 15 Sep 16The world's highest bridge is finally complete
8 out of the world's 10 highest bridges are located in China
09:09 AM - 15 Sep 16Volvo XC90 Excellence PHEV launched at Rs 1.25 crore
It is powered by the T8 Petrol-Electric Hybrid system
05:25 PM - 13 Sep 16Hyundai launches Elite i20 automatic at Rs 9.01 lakh
The new variant comes with 1.4 litre petrol engine with four speed automatic transmission besides additional safety features.
07:17 AM - 09 Sep 16Hyundai Elantra is spacious and packed with goodies
Fit and finish is next to faultless for the price, but we did find a few hard plastics on the steering and a few switches that felt out of place
01:27 PM - 06 Sep 16Tata Nexon to hit the roads in 2017
This compact SUV comes packed with the best in class features, variants, power, fuel-efficiency, interiors and even space
11:11 AM - 02 Sep 16All about the 2016 Skoda Superb
The Skoda Superb is a complete package which ticks all the right boxes to become the most competent and luxurious car without having a German badge.
10:05 AM - 31 Aug 16Fiat debuts Jeep Wrangler, Cherokee models in India
The luxury SUVs will compete against models of Mercedes-Benz, BMW, Audi, Volvo, Porsche and Land Rover
09:31 PM - 30 Aug 16Jeep Grand Cherokee launched in India from Rs 93.64 lakh
Jeep India's portfolio includes three models
12:55 PM - 29 Aug 16Mahindra Scorpio Vs Honda BR-V: Which is the better SUV?
The urban, more sophisticated buyer will favour the BR-V over the Scorpio
07:38 PM - 23 Aug 16India is richer than Canada, Australia!
India is ranked among the top 10 wealthiest countries in the world.
02:37 PM - 23 Aug 16The Rs 12.99-lakh 6th gen Hyundai Elantra is here!
The new Elantra is 40 mm longer and 25 mm wider than the outgoing model
12:09 PM - 22 Aug 16BMW X3 M Sport: The most dynamically sound SUV in its class
For everyday use, the lower, 20d variant does fairly well, is a lot more efficient, and costs nearly Rs 10 lakh less!
02:19 PM - 18 Aug 16Move over Toyota Fortuner, Ford Endeavour 2.2 is here!
The 2016 Ford Endeavour 2.2 is a beast of a vehicle which though is a bit down on power as compared to its 3.2-litre version but it is a monster in itself nonetheless
03:33 PM - 17 Aug 16Check out the amazing Rs 36-lakh Fiat Abarth 595
It is in no ways a mass market product as it does not give two-hoots about stuff like fuel efficiency and practicality.
03:17 AM - 12 Aug 16If you need a rugged vehicle then go for Nissan Terrano
The Nissan Terrano is an upmarket urban SUV which is single-handedly responsible for bringing some much needed footfall to Nissan showrooms
08:19 PM - 11 Aug 16Samsung launches Note 7 for Rs 59,900; partners RJio
The Note 7 features 5.7-inch display, 12MP rear and 5MP front camera, 64GB onboard memory and 3,500 mAh battery
04:02 PM - 11 Aug 16Volkswagen Ameo vs Maruti Swift Dzire: Which should you buy?
Go for the Dzire if you are looking for easy maintenance and a better driving car. But if you want your compact sedan to make a statement, get the Ameo
03:23 PM - 10 Aug 16How Renault put itself back in the game
The French car maker has gained a firm footing in the small car segment, and is well on its way to becoming the topmost European car brand in India
02:02 PM - 08 Aug 16This start-up ensures quick loans to small businesses
Every 30 seconds its website is connected to an SME for a loan, every five minutes it evaluates a loan, and every 20 minutes it disburses a loan.
11:55 AM - 08 Aug 16Oppo F1S: The best phone for selfie lovers
The F1s comes with a powerful 16-megapixel (MP) front camera.
06:59 PM - 05 Aug 16An elevated bus that allows cars to drive under it!
China has found a solution to cut down pollution and traffic woes with a futuristic elevated bus.
02:17 PM - 05 Aug 16Electrifying cars of the future!
Take a look at these dazzling cars of the future.
02:06 PM - 05 Aug 16Onboard the stunning superfast Talgo trains
Talgo's arrival in India marks the beginning faster and efficient train services.
12:03 PM - 05 Aug 16Take a look at these STUNNING car factories!
These photographs are sure to take your breath away!
05:22 PM - 04 Aug 16Top bankers who are back in India after a successful innings abroad
They are small town boys who went on to make it big in global financial powerhouses.
02:43 PM - 04 Aug 16Now, get aircraft-like features on trains!
The focus is now on having premium service to give passenger comfort and increasing train speeds.
10:44 AM - 04 Aug 16GST: What will be costlier, cheaper?
Banking services, insurance premium and investment management are likely to cost more.
01:50 PM - 02 Aug 16High-speed Talgo reaches Mumbai 3 hours late!
The semi-high-speed train was expected to complete the journey of 1,384 km in 12 hours and 35 minutes.
01:06 PM - 02 Aug 16The IPO scam that changed India's primary market
Eleven years on, while 80% of scam-hit investors have been fully compensated, more than 50% of the sum is yet to be distributed.
12:05 PM - 02 Aug 16Mercedes-Benz C-Class Convertible: Neighbour's envy, owner's pride
We drove in Italy what will be Mercedes-Benz's most affordable drophead offering in India - the new C-Class Cabriolet!
06:55 PM - 01 Aug 16Check out Facebook's cheap 'Internet' delivery drone!
The Aquila drone is being created to widen the range of internet connectivity around the globe.
05:13 PM - 01 Aug 16LG X Screen: A dual screen phone at an affordable price
LG X Screen is a pretty device and makes a strong entry at this price point.
03:42 PM - 01 Aug 16Nilekani's start-up Drishti offers affordable eye care
Drishti, an affordable eye care chain has lit up the lives of scores of people in rural areas.
01:49 PM - 01 Aug 16Investing in real estate? These 5 cities offer the best returns!
Prices in most areas have been stagnant but some regions are showing reasonable appreciation.
11:03 AM - 01 Aug 16Honda BR-V: A compact SUV that promises a great drive
Honda has finally plunged into the fast growing urban crossover segment in India with the newly minted BR-V seven-seater SUV.
10:49 AM - 01 Aug 16The good, bad and ugly of the 3rd generation Honda Jazz
live with the car and you know why 'Nothing else is a Jazz'
08:35 PM - 30 Jul 16Secret behind Renault Kwid's success in India
A large part of the credit for the Kwid's success goes to sourcing of local components. This allowed Renault to launch the car at Rs 256,000 in September 2015
12:46 PM - 29 Jul 16After a successful comeback, can SpiceJet now beat IndiGo?
The airline pitches its product and service, keeps silent about price in a new campaign as it looks to win over young business travelers.
04:31 PM - 28 Jul 16When robots turn into surgeons
Doctors say robots reduce fatigue and give them greater precision.
02:07 PM - 28 Jul 16PHOTOS: Have you seen these amazing toy factories?
We present here glimpse of toy manufacturing factories from around the globe.
07:04 PM - 26 Jul 16After Kohli, Ashwin strikes gold with 8 brands in the bag
Off-spinner R Ashwin is matching Indian batsmen at their game
02:41 PM - 26 Jul 16Water woes, a threat to Modi's Make in India mission
Make in India has big shortcomings when it comes to natural resources.
01:49 PM - 26 Jul 16Adani group takes a gamble on growth
Acquisition of stressed infrastructure assets has pushed its debt to over Rs 1 lakh crore, highlighting concerns about its growth strategy.
12:40 PM - 26 Jul 16Solar-powered plane's remarkable flight around the world
Solar Impulse 2 cruised at altitudes of up to 9,000 metres and at an average speed of between 45 and 90 km per hour.
05:59 PM - 25 Jul 16These 4 cars race past 100,000 bookings
Young buyers willing to frequently replace older models with newer ones are boosting bookings and sales.
03:37 PM - 25 Jul 16How safe is it to play Pokemon in India?
The user cannot expect his or her privacy to be secured.
01:33 PM - 25 Jul 16Deaf-mute people can now 'talk' with this innovative device
Mudra glove can be worn like any other riding glove.
11:32 AM - 25 Jul 16At Rs 10,999, the Honor 5C is a great bargain!
If you're looking for a phone that doesn't pinch your pocket much and is a decent performer, Honor 5C is for you.
11:06 AM - 25 Jul 16REVIEW! The Rs 36.50 lakh MINI Countryman
The not-so-mini MINI Countryman is the first 5-door model from the company under BMW ownership and also the only model which isn't manufactured in the UK. Positioned as a crossover SUV, the niche vehicle has garnered a cult following in India as well due to its premium looks and supreme driving dynamics. Thus MotorBeam.com decided to test the latest edition of the car and give their opinion...
05:24 PM - 22 Jul 16Happiest Minds: Ashok Soota to score big in second innings
Happiest Minds expects revenue to touch $100 mn in 3 years, the fastest in India's tech services sector.
04:01 PM - 22 Jul 16Two years of Modi: How the govt has fared in 7 key areas
'Success will require political skill, not just economic expertise'
11:18 AM - 22 Jul 16Sustainable Development index: China 76; India 110
The index collected available data for 149 countries.
05:12 PM - 21 Jul 167 Indian firms among world's biggest, Rajesh Exports beats ONGC
Indian Oil Corp is ranked highest at 161st in the Fortune 500 list.
11:09 AM - 21 Jul 16YUMMY! Stunning images of chocolate shops and factories
The global chocolate market is expected to grow $98.3 billion in 2016.
10:36 AM - 21 Jul 16From boom to doom: The story of India's start-ups
Start-ups that did not have a business model and, hence, could not grow or attract new funding, are shutting shop.
03:23 PM - 20 Jul 16Beijing-Shanghai bullet train: World's most profitable high-speed rail
Known as the "the world's most profitable high-speed rail," the Beijing-Shanghai high-speed railway covers more than 1,300 km within five hours.
02:37 PM - 20 Jul 16MUST SEE: Stunning concept cars!
These cars may or may not get produced commerically, although some of them do hit the roads.
02:06 PM - 20 Jul 16Made-in India! Altigreen's engine to increase mileage, cut pollution
Altigreen's hybrid engine will help make cars more fuel efficient and the air we breathe cleaner.
12:45 PM - 20 Jul 16The big loopholes in India's smart cities plan
India's cities are bursting at the seams because poor people are migrating to them in search of work.
11:06 AM - 20 Jul 16India's most reputed airline brands, Air India tops
Debt-ridden national carrier Air India tops a brand reputation survey.
10:06 PM - 19 Jul 16Modern 'Deen Dayalu' coaches to make travel comfortable
Estimated to cost about Rs 81 lakh per coach, about 700 such modern coaches will be manufactured in the current fiscal.
11:35 AM - 19 Jul 16Is Tiago eating into Nano sales?
Tata Motors ended the year selling 21,012 Nanos, up from 16,901 in FY15.
09:13 AM - 19 Jul 16In one word, Volvo S90 is brilliant!
When launched later this year, the Volvo will lock horns with the BMW 5-series, Mercedes-Benz E-Class, Jaguar XF and the Audi A6
07:17 PM - 18 Jul 16India's 10 best selling cars in June
Maruti Suzuki India continued its grip in the passenger vehicles market in India with five of its models in the top ten best selling models in June.
05:48 PM - 18 Jul 168 small cities that offer attractive investment opportunities
Place your bets only on cities where you can easily monitor and where there's visible growth.
12:19 PM - 18 Jul 164 brands that hit Rs 100-crore mark in record time
Bubbly is the latest in a string of brands that are touching the three-digit mark quickly.
04:31 PM - 15 Jul 16Vitara Brezza: You will fall in love with this hot SUV!
The Maruti Vitara Brezza is a perfect embodiment of being the right product in the right place at the right time.
01:35 PM - 15 Jul 16The story of Ajit Isaac's entrepreneurial success
Ajit Issac started as a management trainee at Godrej.
02:52 PM - 14 Jul 16Talgo becomes the fastest train in India
On the fifth day of the trial, the train covered 84 km in 38 minutes between Mathura and Palwal.
01:51 PM - 14 Jul 16World's 10 best airlines, Emirates is No 1
Emirates has been voted as the world's best airline in 2016 by travellers around the world.
04:47 PM - 13 Jul 16New Alto 800 is old wine in a new bottle
If you like simplicity are don't want to experiment, then the Alto 800 is the right car for you. But if you want a car with bold, striking design and plenty of features, you may want to check out the competition as well
04:10 PM - 13 Jul 16Xiaomi Mi Max: An impressive phone with a better battery life
Priced at Rs 14,999, Xiaomi's Mi Max is hard to ignore.
05:50 PM - 12 Jul 16Ford Mustang debuts in India at Rs 65 lakh
This is the first time in Mustang's 52-year history that the company has launched the model in India.
03:53 PM - 12 Jul 165 Indians in Forbes Asia's Heroes of Philanthropy list
The Sampark Foundation boasts of a $100 million outlay funded entirely by the Nayars and represents more than half of their wealth.
01:27 PM - 07 Jul 16Review: Skoda Superb diesel's ride quality is phenomenal
The third-generation model is the most flamboyant Superb that Skoda has ever pulled off
06:16 PM - 04 Jul 16Car sales: The top performers in India
Maruti, Hyundai & Mahindra together had 72.5% market share in year's first half.
05:34 PM - 04 Jul 16HealthifyMe: A start-up that helps people live healthy
HealthifyMe is an app that connects users to fitness trainers virtually, motivate them on goals.
03:40 PM - 04 Jul 16Moto G4: The best budget smartphone
The phone has a big 5.5-inch screen, a great move for those who like watching movies and streaming videos.
12:55 PM - 04 Jul 16Why Audi Q7 is 'better' than Mercedes-Benz GLS and BMW X5
The first-generation Audi Q7 was one of the highest selling vehicles in its class around the world. Now, the comprehensively updated second-gen version is here to fill the shoes and aims to do all that and more!
05:01 PM - 01 Jul 16Why Tata Tiago is better than Renault Kwid
for the slight premium that you'll pay, the Tiago offers more safety tech, bigger engine, space and more creature comfort. Taking into the fact that the 1.0-litre Kwid is around the corner and will be considerably expensive in contrast to its 800cc counterpart, the Tiago makes an even stronger case for itself.
02:08 PM - 01 Jul 16New Honda Amaze is sure to impress you!
The biggest and most talked about change has come in form of the new interior and dashboard design.