Vikram Chaudhary

MG Motor Hector review: This British SUV ‘listens’ to you and talks back

MG Motor is a British carmaker now owned by SAIC Motor of China. The Hector is its first product for the Indian market—and the company calls it India’s first internet car.

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Review: Hyundai Kona electric car shows petrol, diesel vehicles their place in history

The Kona Electric is lightning quick from any speed to any speed, because the massive 395Nm of torque is delivered instantly by the electric motor, unlike a petrol/diesel vehicle where the engine needs to reach a particular R

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Jeep Compass Trailhawk: An SUV that puts ‘sport’ in ‘utility’

Why go around obstacles when you can go through them

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How Toyota Institute has become a model for skilling workforce

Toyota India’s in-house technical training institute has trained, and successfully placed, more than 540 students over the past 10 years, without charging any tuition or hostel fees from them

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Maruti Suzuki Baleno vs Toyota Glanza: There are subtle differences

The two cars share a lot of similarities, but there are subtle differences, too.

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Sincere customer service leads to long-term growth: Professor A Parasuraman

In an interview with FE’s Vikram Chaudhary, Professor A Parasuraman says that intense competition, coupled with increasing power of consumers, are the reasons for companies’ growing focus on customer service.

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Hyundai Venue: The era of connected cars begins in India

The smartphone has made our lives more efficient, and the Venue does the same on four wheels. There is no doubt it’s a path-breaking SUV, but the features that set the Venue apart (from every other car in India) are availab

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3D mapping: Dassault creating new-age solutions to age-old problems

The company hasn’t yet worked on the Smart Cities Mission, but Khaou says “once we are able to succeed in demonstrating the capability of our platform, we will approach them, hopefully this year.”

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Hyundai breaking the mould in traditional SUV design

As designers, we always keep looking how we can add more oomph, more emotion to a particular car’s design.

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New Ford Endeavour: As big as all outdoors but guzzles a lot of fuel

The big boy among all of India’s beefy SUVs has grown into a fine gentleman.

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How Audi’s electric ambitions just killed iconic TT coupe

The company was then merged with another company called the Auto Union, which eventually evolved into Audi.

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Asus Zenfone 6: A promising new flagship

Asus calls it the world’s first controllable motorised camera system. It comprises a 48 mega-pixel main camera with IMX856 flagship Sony sensor, and the secondary camera is the ultrawide 13 mega-pixel.

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Oppo A1K: Built to a price

Realme 3 (slightly more powerful battery and higher-rated camera), and Asus Zenfone Max Pro M2 (probably better than all others in every area, with a powerhouse of a battery, at 5000mAh).

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Diesel has a log way to go in the Indian premium car segment: BMW India, President (Act) & CFO | Interview

Maruti Suzuki’s was a bold announcement. But this development (the shift away from diesel as a fuel for cars) is less pronounced in the premium car segment

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Aim to unify all educational streams with design: Sanjay Gupta, Founder vice-chancellor, World University design | Interview

There is a fixation that whatever the West does is the best. That’s reflective of our education system, including architecture and design education. A reorientation is required

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What makes the new BMW X5 unique

The SUV can ‘remember’ the last 50 metres driven

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Tata Motors to launch this new vehicle in India soon; may replicate Aces’ success

Tata Motors believes that the Intra, the new light commercial vehicle it will launch soon, will replicate the success of the Aces in India.

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Skilling beyond borders: Tata Motors helping in skill development among youth-Here’s how

Tata Motors is helping skill the youth of the countries it has business operations in, by imparting technical training to them in India.

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We offer a sneak peek into college life abroad, says BrainGain Global VP Andrew G White

BrainGain Global is a SaaS marketplace for higher education content, tools and programmes. It provides insights on student life and higher education—from a global perspective.

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Plaksha University: A new school of thought

Now, Plaksha (Sanskrit for the ficus tree; many a gurukulas are imagined to have flourished under its shade) joins the league.

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Hyundai Venue: Smallest SUV company has ever made, can it make it big?

Hyundai India, whose domestic sales in FY19 grew by just 1.7%—to 5,45,243 units as compared with 5,36,241 units in FY18—will be banking a lot on the Venue for growth.

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Jaguar F-Type 2.0 | Utterly distinctive — It’s powerful, surprisingly fuel-efficient

The new Porsche 911 makes you look rich. The Jaguar F-Type 2.0 L Petrol R, in addition, makes you look unique. It’s powerful, surprisingly fuel-efficient, and costs half.

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PPP can play a strong role in skilling youth and women

Ingersoll Rand has partnered with National Skill Development Fund to support vocational training at three NSDC partner centres in Delhi and Gurgaon.

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Connected cars: Feeling bored? Now talk to your car

This isn’t science fiction. It’s Internet of Things (IoT). Call it Internet of Cars.

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Car review | New BMW X4 — It makes even X3 look ordinary

The X series in BMW are sport utility vehicles (SUVs) that the company, interestingly, calls sport activity vehicles (SAVs). These include the odd-numbered X1, X3, X5 and X7.

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Education is far too important a sector to aggressively oversell, says Achin Bhattacharyya

At Notebook, we offer the most engaging videos that will help a student develop interest in a particular topic. Apart from lesson videos, we also offer crisp recap videos for all topics, which not only summarise a lesson but

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Jawa| A definitive history of ideal Jawa and Yezdi

Jawa was a Czech brand, brought to India by Farrokh K Irani and Rustom S Irani. Yezdi was an Indianisation of the Jawa brand, built to greater standards of ruggedness.

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