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Chinese swindles over $474,000 with bank passwords


May 21st, 2012 - 8:03 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 21 (IANS) A man in China has been jailed for over 13 years for swindling $474,000 (over three million yuan) from car owners in a bank card fraud. ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Petrol prices in Goa plunge


April 2nd, 2012 - 2:36 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, April 2 (IANS) Petrol prices in Goa have dropped down to Rs.54.96 since Monday, the cheapest in the country, an official said.Long queues were witnessed at most petrol ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

South Australian govt worried that electric cars would stress the power grid


March 15th, 2012 - 9:58 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Adelaide, Mar 15 (THAINDIAN NEWS) South Australian State Government is very worried that electric cars could stress the power grid in the region. Even though the government officials know very well that ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Eco-friendly tyres that save fuel (Lead)


March 4th, 2012 - 5:26 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 4 (IANS) Environmentally conscious car owners will now have a new choice when it comes to their four wheels: eco-friendly tyres.Concern over greenhouse gas emissions and global warming ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Eco-friendly tires that save fuel


March 4th, 2012 - 4:27 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 4 (IANS) Environmentally conscious car owners will now have a new choice when it comes to their four wheels: eco-friendly tires.Concern over greenhouse gas emissions and global warming ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Beijing has over 5 mn car owners


February 17th, 2012 - 12:33 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Feb 16 (IANS) The number of registered car owners in Beijing crossed five million in February, the traffic department said Thursday.A total of 5.017 million cars were registered in ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

A royal scratch that would cost her $29,800


February 8th, 2012 - 1:36 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Feb 8 (IANS) That's a scratch that will cost her dear, and she feared much more. But a woman in China is "relieved" she would have to pay only ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Petrol price cut will not help inflation: Experts


November 16th, 2011 - 5:41 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 16 (IANS) The cut in petrol prices by state-run oil companies will have negligible or marginal impact on the country's economy and will not help the near double-digit ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

NGO supports scraping of diesel subsidy for cars


August 5th, 2011 - 7:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 5 (IANS) The Centre for Science and Environment (CSE) Friday welcomed union Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee's suggestion to remove subsidy on diesel used in cars, saying ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Now a service to drop boozers home


May 25th, 2011 - 11:40 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 25 (IANS) A Beijing entrepreneur has launched a unique service for car owners who need help to drive them home when they are drunk.The Chinese government has tightened ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Volt goes 1000 miles between refills


May 3rd, 2011 - 11:42 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, May 3 (THAINDIAN NEWS) General Motors has announced that the owners of its electric-powered vehicle Chevrolet Volt on the average fill their car once every month. The car’s tank can ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Soon, Twitter and Facebook will be available on your cars!


April 10th, 2011 - 7:00 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, April 10 (ANI): Car owners could soon upgrade the software systems on their car, upload apps and even interact with social media sites such as Twitter and Facebook.The basis for ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Dhaka prepares to host cricket World Cup


February 3rd, 2011 - 5:01 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Feb 3 (IANS) Bangladesh Thursday gave car owners here one week to give their old vehicles a fresh coat of paint to make them shine in time for the ICC World ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Drunken passengers as dangerous as drunken drivers!


December 20th, 2010 - 6:05 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 20 (ANI): A new survey has pointed out that drunken car passengers could be as dangerous as drivers who drink.The survey suggested that inebriated passengers could cause drivers to lose ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Auto Serve Exhibition 2010 starts in Chennai


November 20th, 2010 - 1:57 pm ICT by ANI
By JaikumarChennai, Nov.20 (ANI): The fourth edition of Auto Serve exhibition started in Chennai to provide a platform to showcase the opportunities in automotive aftermarket business and to provide a marketing and ... Read more...

Posted in Feature |

Tata Nano may soon fail to remain the cheapest car in the world


October 21st, 2010 - 9:55 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New Delhi, Oct 21 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Toyota Motor Corp. seeks to pose a new challenge in the cheapest car arena.The automaker is noted for its quality, so cutting down on the cost ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Study: Honda Accord 1992 is the favorite target of the car thieves


September 21st, 2010 - 7:50 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Sep 21 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The annual National Insurance Crime Bureau's (NICB) Hot Wheels Report for 2009 is out and the report indicates that car thieves targeted Honda Accord 1992 model most ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Mumbai to get India’s first multi-level automated car parks


August 31st, 2010 - 12:13 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 30 (IANS) India's first robot-assisted multi-level car parks that can collectively accommodate over 1,100 vehicles will come up at two private commercial building projects in the city, a company official ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

BMW to recall over 5,000 cars in China


August 17th, 2010 - 8:10 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 17 (IANS) The BMW China Automotive Trading Ltd will recall its 5,308 imported GT cars starting Friday because of a defect in fuel tanks, Xinhua reported Tuesday. The defective cars ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Women like stylish cars, while men prefer brawny vehicles: US study


June 27th, 2010 - 5:41 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 27 (ANI): The stylish and affordable Volkswagen Beetle is the most wanted car among women, while men prefer a brawny GM truck or a Bugatti, according to a study of ... Read more...

Posted in World |

West Bengal hit by strike against fuel price hike


June 26th, 2010 - 1:23 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 26 (IANS) Normal life was badly hit in West Bengal as buses, taxis and autorickshaws went off the roads Saturday in response to a public transport strike called by the ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

People turn furious as possibility of fuel price hike gains momentum


June 7th, 2010 - 11:30 pm ICT by ANI
Kolkata/Chennai, June 7 (ANI): Even as the decision to hike fuel prices has been deferred for the time being and a panel led by Union Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee will soon ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Lexus Motors Soars High In The UK


June 3rd, 2010 - 6:44 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri June 3, (THAINDIAN NEWS) There is some good news for the troubled Japanese carmaker Toyota motors.It is still reeling under the recall fiasco that has plagued it since the ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

After Toyota, Gas Pedal Problem Plagues Ford


June 2nd, 2010 - 7:35 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri June 2, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The car industry is going through an unprecedented trend of recalls this year and it seems no major car makers will be spared at the end. ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Nissan to recall 135,000 Infiniti G35 sedans and coupes because of an airbag issue


May 5th, 2010 - 10:56 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Tokyo, May 5 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Close on the heels of Toyota and Honda, Nissan is all set to recall Infiniti G35 sedans and coupes, because of an issue with their airbags. The ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Nissan Recalls Infinity Models For Airbag Faults


May 5th, 2010 - 5:28 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri May 5, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Going by the trends of the car industry, the year 2010 should be noted as the year of recalls. The recall fiasco started with Japanese carmaker ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Toyota Plagued By Yet Another SUV Recall


April 29th, 2010 - 8:03 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Apr 29, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The ghost of recall is just not leaving troubled Japanese car-maker Toyota Motor Corp. The company is trying to restore the faith of its customers after ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Travelogue across Europe by a Punjabi girl


March 13th, 2010 - 3:18 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, Mar 13(ANI): A travel and food columnist Puneetinder Kaur Sidhu has encapsulated her inexpensive travel experiences in Europe in her forthcoming travelogue, 'Adrift: A junket junkie in Europe'.Literally adrift with ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Chola MS targets Rs.800 crore premium


February 4th, 2010 - 8:58 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Feb 4 (IANS) City-based private non-life insurer Cholamandalam MS General Insurance (Chola MS) is hoping to close this fiscal with a premium income of Rs.800 crore as against Rs.685 crore earned ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

US transport secretary backpedals on Toyota warning


February 4th, 2010 - 7:11 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 4 (DPA) US Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood Wednesday softened his tone towards Toyota Motors after earlier urging owners of the cars in Toyota's massive recall to "stop driving" them. His remarks ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Toyota’s Remedy For Gas Pedal Issue Approved By US Department


February 1st, 2010 - 8:40 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Washington, Feb 1, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The proposal put forward by Japanese automaker Toyota Motor to repair the faulty accelerator pedals, has been approved by the U.S. transportation department, an official ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Toyota Recall Creates Confusion Among The Car Owners


January 29th, 2010 - 8:53 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Jan 29, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The decision taken by legendary Japanese Carmaker Toyota to recall around 2.3 million vehicles made by it has created a stir in the auto industry. It ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

GM Dishes Out Lucrative Plans To Woo Troubled Toyota Car Owners


January 28th, 2010 - 8:01 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Jan 28, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The problem that Toyota Motor Corporation is facing has given its rival GM an opportunity to increase its customer base. A few days back the iconic ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Notice to Tendulkar for defaulting on car cess payment


January 25th, 2010 - 1:54 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, Jan 25 (ANI): The Navi Mumbai Municipal Corporation has issued a notice to Sachin Tendulkar for failing to pay tax on a luxury car purchased by him.The corporation has also ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Chrysler Recalls Vehicles To Evade Break Failure Issue


January 19th, 2010 - 8:32 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Jan 19, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Leading US based car manufacturer, Chrysler has run into fresh trouble over a recall of some of its vehicles owing to break failure issue. The company ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

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