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Top 5 Car News Of The Week

Top 5 Car News Of The Week

Hyundai Venue Variant, Powertrain Details Revealed: The Venue will be offered in a total of five variants, with two petrol engines and one diesel. There’s an automatic transmission on offer with one of the petrol engines as well. To find out exactly which powertrain is available with which variant, check out our report here. Alert Me When

Apple, Google remove 3 dating apps targeting kids

Apple, Google remove 3 dating apps targeting kids

Apple and Google have removed three dating apps from their online stores after the US Federal Trade Commission (FTC) alleged the apps allowed kids as young as 12 to access them. In a recent letter, the FTC warned Ukraine-based Wildec LLC, which operates the apps Meet24, FastMeet, and Meet4U, that the three dating apps appeared

US dollar falls amid weaker manufacturing data

US dollar falls amid weaker manufacturing data

The US dollar decreased in late trading on Friday, as investors digested a mixed batch of US economic data, amid worries over slowing activities in the manufacturing sector. In late New York trading, the euro increased to $1.1194 from $1.1175 in the previous session, and the British pound rose to $1.3164 from $1.3027 in the

Amazon's India summer sale starts on Friday midnight

Amazon’s India summer sale starts on Friday midnight

Amazon’s Indian arm would start on Friday midnight its annual summer sale with great deals and deep discounts, said the world’s leading e-tailer. “Our annual summer sale will begin across the country on Friday midnight with great deals across thousands of products till May 7,” said the city-based firm in a statement here.The company, however,

GST collection soars in April to Rs 1,13,865 crore

GST collection soars in April to Rs 1,13,865 crore

The Goods and Services Tax (GST) collection rose 10.05 per cent to Rs 1,13,865 crore in April from a year ago recording highest ever monthly revenue mop-up since the new indirect tax system was rolled out on July 1, 2017.” The total gross GST revenue in the month of April, 2019 is Rs 1,13,865 crore

Microsoft 365 gets more privacy controls

Microsoft 365 gets more privacy controls

With the aim of helping organisations strengthen their data privacy practices, Microsoft has added new features to “Microsoft 365” that include controls to automatically expire or revoke access to encrypted emails and data investigation capabilities. “Microsoft 365″ is an integrated bundle of Windows 10, Office 365 and Enterprise Mobility and Security (EMS) solutions by the

FB to fund study on social media's role in democracy

FB to fund study on social media’s role in democracy

Facebook has announced its first grants for independent research on social media’s impact on democracy that will investigate, among other things, the role of technology platforms in spread of misinformation. Social media platforms have come under intense scrutiny around the world ever since allegations surfaced of Russian-linked accounts trying to influence the 2016 US presidential

Apple Air Pods 2: Wireless experience just got better

Apple Air Pods 2: Wireless experience just got better

If you own an iPhone, an Apple Watch is a must for its plethora of benefits, including health. When it comes to earbuds, the second-generation wireless AirPods would complete the family. Launched in 2016, Apple’s Air Pods have seen a transformation of sorts — becoming an integral part of not only millennials’ lives but iPhones

Rs 300 cr hole in Air India pocket as Pakistan air space closes

Rs 300 cr hole in Air India pocket as Pakistan air space closes

Air India has suffered losses of around Rs 300 crore since late February as its long haul flights from New Delhi are taking longer to reach destinations in Europe, the Gulf and the US because of the closure of Pakistan’s airspace. The Pakistani airspace has remained shut for traffic to and from India ever since

Maruti Suzuki Baleno Diesel Variants, RS Get Costlier

Maruti Suzuki Baleno Diesel Variants, RS Get Costlier

Diesel-powered Baleno now more expensive by up to Rs 21,000. Baleno diesel now priced between Rs 6.74 lakh to Rs 8.73 lakh (ex-Delhi). Baleno RS gets a price hike of Rs 13,000; now priced Rs 8.89 lakh. While the Baleno petrol now complies with BS 6 norms, the RS and diesel versions only meet BS

Confirmed: Maruti Suzuki To Discontinue All Diesel Cars By April 2020

Confirmed: Maruti Suzuki To Discontinue All Diesel Cars By April 2020

All diesel variants of every car will be phased out from Maruti’s lineup. This includes the 1.3-litre DDiS 190, the 1.3-litre Smart Hybrid and the new 1.5-litre DDiS 225 diesel engines. This includes Swift, Dzire, Baleno, Ciaz, Vitara Brezza, S-Cross and Ertiga. Maruti will consider a new BS 6 diesel engine, 1.5-litre or bigger, based

2019 Maruti Suzuki Baleno Engine Options Simplified

2019 Maruti Suzuki Baleno Engine Options Simplified

Baleno RS is the obvious choice for those looking for performance. There’s no better time than now to buy the Baleno diesel if your average running is over 50km per day. Baleno petrol is and will continue to be a sensible pick. Baleno petrol-mild hybrid can possibly be a good compromise between performance and fuel

Skoda April 2019 Offers: Discounts on Rapid, Octavia, Superb & Kodiaq

Skoda April 2019 Offers: Discounts on Rapid, Octavia, Superb & Kodiaq

Skoda Rapid has multiple discount schemes available for it, depending upon model year. The discounts on the Superb are also categorised between 2018 and 2019 model year. The Kodiaq is being offered with a loyalty bonus of Rs 50,000 The Skoda Octavia can be had for Rs 25,000 less, if you already own a Skoda

Weekly Wrap-up: Why Wait For Hyundai Venue & MG Hector; 2020 Creta Revealed

Weekly Wrap-up: Why Wait For Hyundai Venue & MG Hector; 2020 Creta Revealed

Should You Wait For Hyundai Venue?: The Venue’s launch is still a month away and you’re planning to buy a sub-4m SUV now. What should you do in that case — wait for the Venue or pick one its rivals? Let us help you decide. Read this. Alert Me When Launched 2020 Hyundai Creta Previewed Via

Twitter appoints Manish Maheshwari as India MD

Twitter appoints Manish Maheshwari as India MD

Twitter India on Monday appointed Manish Maheshwari, ex-CEO of Network18 Digital, as the Managing Director for its India operations. Reporting to Maya Hari, Twitter’s Vice President and Managing Director of Asia Pacific, Maheshwari will be responsible for driving an integrated business strategy to accelerate Twitter’s audience and revenue growth in the country, the company said

Hyundai Venue Vs Rivals: Spec Comparison

Hyundai Venue Vs Rivals: Spec Comparison

Hyundai has unveiled its first sub-4m SUV, the Venue. The SUV is equipped with various segment-first features and also gets a new turbocharged petrol engine coupled to an in-house developed 7-speed dual clutch transmission. But is it capable enough to take on well established rivals like the Vitara Brezza and the Tata Nexon? To find out, let’s compare

redBus announces M.S. Dhoni as brand ambassador

redBus announces M.S. Dhoni as brand ambassador

redBus, the world’s largest bus ticketing platform, has announced M.S. Dhoni as its brand ambassador. Dhoni will helm all major campaigns for the brand, across media platforms and will soon appear in his first promotional concept for the brand. While redBus commands a strong foothold in the Indian online bus ticketing segment, it is looking

RBI's revised debt resolution rules likely post-election

RBI’s revised debt resolution rules likely post-election

The RBI’s revised stress assets resolution circular is likely to be out after the elections to clear the model code of conduct, and also the regulator may need time to have consultations with legal experts, industry and government before bringing the framework out, official sources said. This would mean that the widely anticipated RBI circular

MG Motor Aims To Recruit More Women In Its Workforce

MG Motor Aims To Recruit More Women In Its Workforce

MG Motor is preparing its workforce for sales and service outlets before it launches the Hector here in June. HR agency People Strong will help MG recruit women candidates for front end operations. MG aims to build a balanced and diverse workforce in India. MG Motor India is gearing up for the launch of its first

BMW 620d GT Launched At Rs 63.9 Lakh

BMW 620d GT Launched At Rs 63.9 Lakh

Available in Luxury Line variant only; priced at Rs 63.9 lakh (ex-showroom, pan-India). Powered by 2.0-litre, 4-cyl, turbo-diesel engine that makes 190PS and 400Nm. Misses out on some features compared to 630d Luxury Line variant. 630d also available in M Sport variant The BMW 6 Series Gran Turismo model now gets the option of a smaller and