Vikram Chaudhary

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Nissan Magnite: Is this the dawn of a new Nissan in India?

The Magnite is the booster shot the Japanese company needs for its India operations.

NGOs in India need more visibility, better representation: Avneesh Chhabra, founder, Qause

With his two initiatives—Qause and PassionGuru—social entrepreneur Avneesh Chhabra is helping less-fortunate kids turn their passion into profession

B-schools must have a digital-first approach: Ramesh Bhat, dean, SBM, NMIMS, and provost, Management Education, NMIMS

In an interview with FE’s Vikram Chaudhary, he adds that similar is the case with B-schools, where the lockdown did bring with it a lot of challenges, but then the academia also created a unique learning set.

Amazfit Bip U: A mix of affordability, utility and functional design

The Bip U is a mix of affordability, utility and a functional design. You only wish it had a better-quality strap, though

Small is big as carmakers shrink engine, here’s how

These smaller engines produce more power than a bigger engine and yet consume lesser fuel. Gaurav Vangaal, associate director, IHS Markit, says ‘engine downsizing’ is a global phenomenon to meet stringent regulations such

Royal Enfield Tripper: A trip made far easier, here’s how

On the Royal Enfield Meteor 350, the Tripper app mirrors Google Maps. Just like Google Maps, you can set multiple destinations on the Tripper, and once you start the navigation, the Tripper will keep working even in a no-netw

CVs may witness 40% growth next year, on a low base: Volvo Group India

"To put it in perspective, the CV industry grew by about 70% from FY15 to FY19, and then contracted 40% in FY20 due to new axle weight regulations, reduced freight demand, BS-6 deadline, retail finance constraints, etc."

New 2020 Hyundai i20: Beauty lies in the ‘i’ of the beholder

The design leaves mixed reactions—some may find it cool, others may feel it’s overdone. But it’s a nice car to drive; comfortable to get driven in.

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Our placements have beaten Covid-19’s ripple effect: Debashis Chatterjee, Director, IIM Kozhikode

IIMK has organised many ‘women in leadership programmes’ since 2012-13 to encourage gender diversity.

Debashis Chatterjee, Director, IIM Kozhikode

Live online classes are the future: Why Edwisor has started focusing on live classes rather than video-delivery of lectures

“Along the way, we found that while there was huge growth in terms of the number of students who were coming onto our platform, the completion rates were not very good,” Arora says.

Ramandeep Arora, the founder & CEO of Edwisor

Maruti Suzuki gains from the diesel to petrol shift, here’s how

Despite exiting the diesel engine space earlier this year, Maruti Suzuki has recorded highest ever sales in October 2020, with 51% market share.

Smart Parking: A start-up called Park+ wants to ease urban parking challenges

Corporate office complexes are a major area for Park+, followed by shopping malls. The basic infrastructure needed to install the Park+ solution is an RFID reader at the entry point of a parking area, and then one can opt for

GST rates: Auto sector in need of tax relief now

He adds that an active monitoring of the overall auto industry performance post-pandemic is required. “Where the demand shows signs of saturation, then the GST rate cut (where done for a temporary period) is likely to boost

However, the government has instead asked them to take cost-cutting measures such as reducing royalty payments to their parent companies abroad.

India unlocks: Getting behind the wheel again

There are thousands of touristy places in India, but few unfrequented ones. Here are some we drove to in the recent past.

Royal Enfield Meteor 350 | Feet-forward for the rider; foot-forward for Royal Enfield

The most refined cruiser made by the company replaces Thunderbird X.

Creating a data-literate world: Top IITs and IIMs have partnered with Qlik

“The Qlik Academic Program gives both students and professors must-have resources to succeed,” says Pankaj Muthe, program manager, Academic Program, APAC, Qlik.

Pankaj Muthe, program manager, Academic Program, APAC, Qlik

Royal Enfield Meteor 350 launched in India: Gets smartphone connectivity and a lot more

The Meteor replaces the Thunderbird; prices start at Rs 1,75,817 (ex-showroom).

During lockdown, Hyundai plant became atmanirbhar: Ganesh Mani

Hyundai says that during the lockdown, there was a lot of focus on digital mockup and mixed reality to ensure none of the company’s car launches got delayed.

Triumph Trident: The original ‘triple’ motorcycle is back

Will be available in India early next year; expected to be priced lower than the Street Twin (Rs 7.45 lakh).

Communication tools play a major role in education: Shaji Thomas, co-founder & chairman, Entab

During the lockdown we were able to provide a lot of support to schools remotely. Our offerings are 50% management-centric and 50% student-centric.

Shaji Thomas, Co-Founder & Chairman, Entab

Passenger vehicle sales outrace two-wheelers’ during Navratri

As per the Society of Indian Automobile Manufacturers (Siam) data, during July-September while PV sales grew 17.02% (7,26,232 units over 6,20,620 units in Q2FY20), those of two-wheelers remained almost flat at 0.17% (46,90,56

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Our full range of lubricants is available here: Assurance Int Ltd-Goodyear Lubricants

To be launched in November 2020 by Goodyear and Assurance Int Ltd, the product line consists of a full range of lubricants, including greases, brake fluid, transmission oil, tractor oil, diesel exhaust fluid, gear oil and hyd

New 2020 Hyundai Tucson: Like an SUV, like a sedan

The Tucson is sedan-like to drive and looks elegant; buyers in this segment, however, perhaps need an SUV that looks more muscular.

The birth of Impact 3.0 took place during the lockdown: Tata Motors

“The lockdown has unlocked a craft that I have been passionate about for over 30 years. As one goes through life, higher education and jobs, the passion remains, but the time to pursue it somehow disappears,” Pratap Bose

Jagdish Sheth School of Management: IFIM B-school has a new name

Renamed after global thinker and Padma Bhushan awardee Prof Jagdish Sheth

Joining that list is Bengaluru-based IFIM B-school, which has now been named the Jagdish Sheth School of Management.

Needed, an International Day of Kindness

Humanity’s blue dot is getting endangered with wildlife populations falling drastically as their habitats are destroyed.

Anantha Duraiappah, Director, UNESCO MGIEP

Touring seat for Royal Enfield Interceptor 650: For long distance riding

I got a ‘touring seat’ fitted, from Royal Enfield. Available for Rs 4,000, it is the same size as the stock seat. The construction, however, is vastly different. More details here!

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