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New-Gen Skoda Superb Launched in India; Prices Start at 22.68 Lakh

The new generation Skoda Superb was launched in India today and has been priced between 22.68 lakh for the base-level variant and 29.36 lakh for the top-spec model (all prices are ex-showroom, Mumbai). The 3rd generation of the Superb is built on Volkswagen’s popular MQB platform and comes with some extensive design and cosmetic updates along with an array of ... Read More »

Mercedes-Benz E-Class Limited Edition Launched in India; Prices Start at 48.6 Lakh

Mercedes-Benz India today launched a new limited edition of the E-Class, tagged ‘Edition E’, which has been priced from 48.6 lakh to 60.1 Lakh (ex-showroom Delhi). The new Edition E will also be available in 3 variants – E200, E250 and E350 CDI. While the E200 petrol is priced at 48.6 lakh, the diesel powered E250 and E350 CDI have ... Read More »

Audi Roadmap Leaked; R8 V6 and Q8 Flagship SUV to Arrive in 2018

An image showing Audi’s roadmap for 2017 and 2018 is being circulated on the internet. Judging by the document, 2017 will be an action packed year for the German brand as the company intends on launching as many as 9 models. Despite reports suggesting that the dates mentioned are for the American market, the image was revealed by German publication, ... Read More »

Indian Passenger Vehicle Sales Expected to Witness Double Digit Growth in FY2016

2015 saw the Indian automobile industry turnaround its fortunes after a dismal 2014, as sales figures soared across most passenger vehicle segments. Despite the tumultuous few months towards the end of last year, most carmakers in India will hope to carry forwards their newfound momentum into the next fiscal. This was confirmed by the numerous records broken at Auto Expo ... Read More »

Bajaj V15 Bookings Commence at 5000; Launch in March

The much talked about Bajaj V15 premium commuter made a grand unveil right before the 2016 Auto Expo earlier this month and has been quick to turn into one of the most awaited launches this year. With the launch scheduled towards the end of March, those waiting to get their hands on the bike can now walk up to Bajaj ... Read More »

Innovation in Smartphone Technology Has Slowed Down

The popularity of smartphones continues to grow, and 2015 was a record year for smartphone shipments. Although Samsung and Apple between them still control nearly 40 percent of worldwide smartphone shipments, the remaining 60 percent is divided between dozens of manufacturers who are slowly but certainly making their mark on the industry. However, the idea of the smartphone is anything ... Read More »

Moto E (Gen 2) Reportedly Receiving Android 6.0 Marshmallow Update in India

Motorola back in December confirmed that it will roll out the Android 6.0 Marshmallow update to its Moto E (Gen 2) aka Moto E (2015) handset in select regions. The firm as per user reports has now started seeding the update to its budget device. According to some users (via Android Police), the Android 6.0 Marshmallow update has started rolling ... Read More »

Goan designer to showcase India’s weaves in World Fashion Week

Verma D’Mello has sourced diverse fabrics from across the country. Fashion designer Verma D’Mello has been invited to showcase her work titled “A paean to timeless India” at the prestigious World Fashion Week to be held in San Francisco, on February 20. Sourcing diverse fabrics from 29 States and seven Union Territories across India is never an easy task. Her ... Read More »

Putting the heart in smart

     The writer tells you how to put your best foot forward on Valentine’s Day The day when love saturates the air is upon us again. Restaurants are hosting candlelight dinners, spas are peddling couple packages, and jewellery stores are offering irresistible discounts on love bands. But in the flurry of all things mushy, there are some who’re worked ... Read More »

Three Gold Mines, With Billions In Estimated Reserve, To Be Auctioned

The government is planning to auction at least three gold mines in 2016, a top government official said, opening up the sector to private firms for the first time ever in a bid to slash imports of the metal that cost the government $36 billion (nearly Rs. 2.5 lakh crore) last year. Economically crippling shipments of up to 1,000 tonnes ... Read More »