Automobiles & Gadgets

Mumbai, Sept 26: Samsung on Friday launched its 2020 range of Artificial Intelligence (AI)-powered front-load washing machines with the latest Q-Rator technology that can be operated via a mobile app, compatible with both Android and iOS devices. The 10-kg fully automatic front load model will be available at Rs 67,000 while the 10-kg washer dryer model will cost Rs 93,000. The 7-Kg washer dryer

The new line-up of Echo devices, featuring completely new designs, enhanced audio, and more powerful hardware, will start from Rs 4,499 in India, Amazon announced on Thursday. Echo Dot with a new spherical design to produce crisp, full sound and powerful bass will cost Rs 4,499. Echo Dot is available on pre-order starting today, and will start shipping later this year. Echo will be available in

Taking on Google Stadia, Apple Arcade and Microsoft xCloud, Amazon has introduced Luna, a new Cloud gaming service that will run on Amazon Web Services (AWS). The Luna Controller with Cloud Direct technology is simple and intuitive. The controller is Alexa-enabled and connects directly to the cloud to effortlessly control your game. "In fact, we removed 20 milliseconds of roundtrip latency via

New Delhi, Sept 18: Ending months of speculation, Apple is launching its first exclusive branded online store in India on September 23 just ahead of the festive season, offering a full range of products, support and premium experience to consumers and the large aspirational fan base across the country. For logistics support, Apple has partnered with Blue Dart to be its on-ground fulfillment

New Delhi, Sept 17: In a setback to the automobile industry looking for a reduction in GST rates to help tide over the present crisis, the finance ministry has said current taxes on the sector were lower than pre-GST times and the industry should rather look at reducing their costs by cutting down the royalty payments to parent companies abroad instead of asking the government to change the GST

Mumbai, Sept 15: Toyota Motor Corp. won’t expand further in India due to the country’s high tax regime, a blow for Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who’s trying to lure global companies to offset the deep economic malaise brought on by the coronavirus pandemic. The government keeps taxes on cars and motorbikes so high that companies find it hard to build scale, said Shekar Viswanathan, vice chairman

Washington, Sept 15: Alphabet and Google CEO Sundar Pichai on Monday declared that the company's lifetime net carbon footprint is now zero as it has eliminated its entire carbon legacy -- covering all its operational emissions before it became carbon neutral in 2007 -- through the purchase of high-quality carbon offsets. "We're pleased to be the first major company to get this done, today," Pichai

Gurugram, Sept 12: Tech giant Samsung has announced that it will start pre-booking of smartphone Galaxy Z Fold2 5G from September 14 in India. The mobile phone priced at Rs 1,49,999, comes with a foldable screen and a flagship camera which includes Pro Video mode, Single Take, Bright Night, and Night Mode. "With the Galaxy Z Fold2 5G, we are taking another bold step towards the future, creating

New Delhi, Sept 11: Passenger vehicle sales accelerated by 14 per cent in August to 2.15 lakh as against 1.89 lakh units in the same month of last year, the Society of Indian Automobile Manufacturers (SIAM) said on Friday. Two-wheeler sales rose by 3 per cent at 15.6 lakh units as compared to 15.1 lakh units in the August last year. Motorcycle sales were up over 10 per cent at 10.3 lakh units

New Delhi, Sept 10: 'One Electric Motorcycles' announced today that they have completed the Homologation process and on-road trials of their Made in India Electric Motorcycle, KRIDN. The deliveries of the first production batch will commence in October 2020, covering four cities for the initial launch. Dealership applications and pre-booking registrations (which are free, no deposits needed) are