Vikram Chaudhary

New Ford Aspire review: Less drama, more driving pleasure

It doesn’t have the design to liven up your garage or the driveway, but it does what a car should do best: provide good cabin space, is fun-to-drive, has low claimed ownership costs, and is fuel-efficient.

New Ford Aspire review: Less drama, more driving pleasure

‘Support small companies to create jobs’: Ajay Kela, President & CEO, Wadhwani Foundation

Supporting companies with 25-300 employees, which have a proven business model, and helping them scale up is a real job-creating opportunity. India has over 1.2 million such companies.

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The story of a Dutchman who traveled from Amsterdam to central Australia in an electric car in two years

It took Wakker 827 days to reach Darwin (in June 2018)—the capital city of the Northern Territory of Australia—after a road trip through Europe, the Middle East, India and Southeast Asia.

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Asus Zenfone Max Pro M1: Is it a better buy than its rivals – check price and specifications here

In the Indian mid-range budget smartphone segment, two devices—Asus Max Pro M1 and Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro —tower above the rest. Of these, which offers a better price-value equation?

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Hyundai Santro Review: More fluidic, more modern – all you should know about this new car

The Santro was not just a tallboy design; it had a tall stature. Is the new Santro as path-breaking a product ?

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Interview: Older universities tend to take students for granted, says OP Jindal Global University Vice-Chancellor C Raj Kumar

The most important thing young universities do, or should do, is they keep their students central to the university ethos.

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Pearson MyPedia: We need to build 21st century skills, says Ujjwal Singh

MyPedia follows the 5i model of learning process.

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Eco-marathon: Student teams from Indian colleges developing technology for electric vehicles

These innovations are not even close to being market-ready solutions, but have the potential to be developed further

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Santro design will influence other, global Hyundai cars: Sy Lee, President & Head of Hyundai Styling

SY Lee, the president & head of Hyundai Styling, has worked on brands such as Chevrolet Camaro and Corvette, and Bentley Bentayga and Mulsanne, which have no similarity with the Santro—the first Hyundai car he has designed.

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MG Motors’ first SUV will be bigger than Hyundai Tucson, Jeep Compass – interesting details here

MG Motor India’s first SUV, to be launched next year, will have 75% localisation to begin with, will be available in both petrol and diesel, and will be bigger than Hyundai Tucson, Jeep Compass and even Honda CR-V.

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New Hyundai Santro launch on October 23; six reasons why company feels it will be winner again

How this toad-shaped car—the brand was positioned as Sunshine Car to attract reluctant buyers—became one of India’s best-selling cars and then drove into sunset. Now, it rises again.

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We’ve an EV solution that’ll work for India, says Allen Ko, Chairman, Kymco

Today is the best time to enter the electric scooter space. India is a tough market, but there is an opportunity also—if you succeed, chances are you will remain dominant for a very long time, says Allen Ko.

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Lessons from Educate Girls DIB are for everyone: Safeena Husain, Founder & Executive Director, Educate Girls

This DIB has impacted 7,000 kids over three years and aims to become a ‘proof of concept’ for scale-up in education sector and beyond.

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Car review: BMW 630i Gran Turismo

It provides 7-Series levels of space (but not necessarily similar comfort), at a price closer to that of the 5-Series. And like an SUV, its suspension can be raised.

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Interview: CR-V has an entirely different set of customers than a Fortuner, says Makoto Hyoda, Director, Sales & Marketing, Honda Cars India

While the CR-V certainly offers almost all the features that are usually associated with German luxury brands, it will be priced lower.

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Paris Motor Show: Paris goes electric, but not for everybody

The world needs an electric car that has a good range and is affordable; at the Paris Motor Show, there was none

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Lamborghini Urus Review: It’s sport, not transport

It’s named after a large, extinct European wild ox; it looks, feels and drives like an SUV of the distant future. This is Lamborghini Urus, the world’s first super sport utility vehicle. Like all Lamborghini cars, it’s

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The challenge is not jobs, it’s the wages: Manish Kumar, MD and CEO, NSDC

Starting tomorrow, 400 participants from across India will compete at the country’s biggest skills competition—IndiaSkills 2018—and the winners will represent India at the 45th WorldSkills Competition in Kazan, Russia,

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Samsung Galaxy Tab A review: Do you want to pick up the tab? From price to specs, check key details here

There are many reasons why tablet sales are falling. They aren’t as convenient as they were meant to be, yet if you want to buy one—like the Galaxy Tab A—it has to be a rational buy.

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E-tron will be perfect for Indian market, says Rahil Ansari, Head, Audi India

Audi India has a project called Electrified India, a taskforce that is training employees and dealerships on electric vehicles. “Dealers need wiring, charging stations; we will work on it till 2020,” says Rahil Ansari.

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New Honda CRV: Utility mixed with a dollop of luxury

This is the face of the future Honda, and inside the cabin there are buttons for every control, even for changing gears. Engines aren’t the most powerful in its class, but are fuel-efficient. And it drives like a luxury sed

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Extra battery in the Ciaz is a step towards electrification, says CV Raman, Senior Executive Director, Maruti Suzuki

It’s important to establish mild hybrid first. The next logical step is parallel hybrid and EVs.

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Samsung Galaxy Note9 review: Takes the mobile phone experience to a whole new level

The future is personal—the Bixby virtual assistant in the Note9 learns what you like to do the most, and makes the phone behave accordingly.

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Car Review: New Maruti Suzuki Ciaz is a mild hybrid and breaks records in fuel-efficiency

The new Ciaz breaks records in fuel-efficiency. Since it’s a mild hybrid, the cost and complexity of the technology added to the car is minor, but the fuel-efficiency benefits for the customer are very real.

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Why learners are coming onto Coursera

Coursera, which partners with top universities and organisations to offer courses online, has 35 million registered learners globally, and adds half a million new learners every month.

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Ultra-high zoom, all-weather usage: In this age of smartphones the camera is making a comeback in a new avatar

Anil Godara, a wedding photographer in Abohar in Punjab, has a booming business—a fact reflected in the Apple iPhone 8 that he flaunts.

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Car review: Kia Optima – this Korean sedan cocoons you in comfort

Kia’s modern sedan, the Optima, is luxurious. How luxurious? So luxurious that when I invited a friend who owns a BMW 3 Series to check out the Optima, he lost himself feeling the fabric and leather.

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