Ford, Mahindra could launch new JV company: Pros and cons of the joint-venture

Ford-Mahindra joint venture is likely to be finalised in the next three months Ford Motor Company and Mahindra & Mahindra are nearing the close of a deal to form a new joint-venture company in India. According to a Reuters report, this deal will likely be the end of the American car manufacturer’s independent operations in the country. The move will make Ford the latest car manufacturer to pull back on its operations in India, joining the likes of General Motors which stopped selling in the Indian market in 2017. Ford has invested more…

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2020 Hyundai Sonata Revealed Ahead Of Public Debut At NY Auto Show

Snatching some attention from the exhibits at the ongoing 2019 Geneva Motor Show, Hyundai has pulled the wraps off the eight generation Sonata sedan. The 2020 Hyundai Sonata has been revealed in images ahead of its public debut at the New York Auto Show next month. The all-new model takes shape after the Le Fil Rouge concept that was revealed at the Geneva Motor Show last year and sports bolder lines, imposing grille and more tech than its predecessor. The new offering is also larger in proportions translating into a larger cabin.…

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Untrained Woman Rams New Car Straight Through Glass Doors Of A Car Showroom In Himachal Pradesh

In a shocking incident, an untrained female driver rammed a new car through the glass doors of a car showroom. The incident took place in Mandi Himachal Pradesh and the woman allegedly lost control of the accelerator. As seen in the video, the woman got into an Elite i20 car, placed in the middle Grand i10 and i20. Just as she started the car, she lost control and raced the car through the doors. The car crashed into another vehicle parked outside after speeding out of the showroom. In the video, another woman standing…

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RAZER BLADE STEALTH (2019) REVIEW: THE COST OF COMPROMISE

Razer’s latest Blade Stealth has a new design, more power, and some much-needed improvements. Those changes have the potential to turn the company’s least interesting laptop into its most versatile. The Blade Stealth is Razer’s smallest, lightest, and least expensive laptop, starting at $1,399. It occupies the same space as thin and light computers like Apple’s 13-inch MacBook Pro and Dell’s XPS 13. Like other Razer laptops, it leads the way with specs: it has a fast processor, a new option for a discrete graphics card, and up to 16GB…

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U.S. government shutdown threatens rollout of new car models: automakers

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The partial U.S. government shutdown is threatening to delay the roll-out of new vehicle models in the United States by stalling required certifications from the Environmental Protection Agency, automakers said. FILE PHOTO – Newly assembled Ford F150 pick-up trucks are driven off the assembly line during the 100-year celebration of the Ford River Rouge Complex in Dearborn, Michigan U.S. September 27, 2018. REUTERS/Rebecca Cook The shutdown, at 34 days the longest in history, has left over 800,000 federal agency workers without pay and had an impact on…

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The End of Economics?

In 1998, as the Asian financial crisis was ravaging what had been some of the fastest-growing economies in the world, the New Yorker ran an article describing the international rescue efforts. It profiled the super-diplomat of the day, a big-idea man the Economist had recently likened to Henry Kissinger. The New Yorker went further, noting that when he arrived in Japan in June, this American official was treated “as if he were General [Douglas] MacArthur.” In retrospect, such reverence seems surprising, given that the man in question, Larry Summers, was a disheveled, somewhat awkward nerd then…

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The best gadgets of 2018

It’s back. The expected and mandatory round up of the best gadgets of the year. 2018 turned out to be excellent for breakthrough products. Over the next two columns, I’m going to take you through the best of 2018. Let the ‘best of’ games begin. Apple Watch Series 4 Three letters. ECG. Yes, a wrist device that can give you medical grade ECG anywhere and at any time. The Apple Watch Series 4 has other great innovations like a bigger screen, an eSIM built in, great call quality, better battery…

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Worst price slump in 18 years shows scale of farm crisis

This financial year, 2018-19 could end up being the worst year for farm incomes in almost two decades, government data indicates in a revelation that emphasises the gravity of the ongoing agrarian crisis and highlights a possible fault line for the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)-led National Democratic Alliance (NDA) government ahead of the Lok Sabha elections. According to Wholesale Price Index (WPI) data for the month of December released on Monday by the ministry of commerce and industry, the WPI sub-component for primary food articles has been negative for six…

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