Technology & Innovation

Maruti merges technology and affordability in Celerio

Maruti merges technology and affordability in Celerio

Srikant J   Once every few years there comes a vehicle that challenges the set perceptions of the public about a particular segment of cars. The iconic M800 started it in the mid-80s; Toyota Qualis did it for MUVs and Mahindra Scorpio did so for the SUV segment. Maruti Suzuki now banks on the Celerio, with its much acclaimed first-in-the-country[Read More…]

by July 28, 2014 Technology & Innovation
Is Jupiter the He Man of scooters?

Is Jupiter the He Man of scooters?

Bhargav TS TVS Motor Company, recognised for prowess in manufacturing gearless scooters, has fielded yet another offering, but this time with primary focus on the male riders. The company that makes scooters like Scooty Pep, Streak and Wego, has been hitherto targeting women customers. The expectation of customers from any brand or product is ‘more for less’ and the vehicle[Read More…]

by July 28, 2014 Technology & Innovation
Datsun GO: Meshing technology with innovation

Datsun GO: Meshing technology with innovation

T Murrali The Nissan vision – Dream, Access and Trust, has been kept in mind while engineering the Datsun GO. The company has built an automobile by not merely changing the external looks but by bringing in some unique technologies, which were earlier confined to only their premium cars. The final product would impress and attract customers in totality –[Read More…]

by July 28, 2014 Technology & Innovation
Wireless charging of electric drive and plug-in hybrid vehicles

Wireless charging of electric drive and plug-in hybrid vehicles

One of the next steps on the way to perfect electric drive and plug-in hybrid vehicles is wireless charging. Daimler and BMW have now agreed on jointly developing and implementing one common technology. Wireless charging of the battery will make the handling of electric drive and plug-in hybrid vehicles even easier. Mercedes-Benz will commence fleet testing of this “unplugged” technology with[Read More…]

Is Jupiter the ‘He-Man’ of scooters?

Is Jupiter the ‘He-Man’ of scooters?

TVS Motor Company, recognised for prowess in manufacturing gearless scooters, has fielded yet another offering, but this time with primary focus on the male rider. The company that makes scooters like Scooty Pep, Streak and Wego, has been hitherto targeting women customers. The expectation of customers from any brand or product is ‘more for less’ and the vehicle manufacturer has[Read More…]

by June 11, 2014 Technology & Innovation
Datsun GO – on the go

Datsun GO – on the go

  Datsun GO, the global car of Nissan Motor Corporation was driven by Auto Components India today in Hyderabad, and the first impressions are good. It has the elements of style and functionality catlysed by mileage that is much sought after by the customers in the entry level segment. Datsun originated in Japan as DAT-GO (DAT car) exactly a century ago; DAT[Read More…]

How Hyundai scripted Grand i10

How Hyundai scripted Grand i10

Hyundai Grand i10 has increasingly become the buyers’ choice for the features it has packed in. It is for this reason that the car won the Best Indian Car of the Year award for 2013. Besides, quite a few auto magazines and blogs have paid full throated encomiums to the vehicle. In terms of sales, it is clocking about 10,000[Read More…]

by February 6, 2014 Technology & Innovation