fuel economy

Indonesia allocates $2.7 bn for poor


March 3rd, 2012 - 12:08 am ICT by IANS
Jakarta, March 2 (IANS) Indonesia will distribute 25 trillion rupiah (about $2.7 billion) to the poor impacted by the government's price hike of subsidized fuel.Economy Minister Hatta Radjasa said the ... Read more...

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Detroit Auto Show 2012 in full swing


January 10th, 2012 - 12:48 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington, Jan 9 (THAINDIAN NEWS) It is said that what does not kill you, makes you strong. That statement is true regarding the US auto market. When the worst recession in the ... Read more...

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Bosch to invest Rs.2,200 crore to ramp up production


January 4th, 2012 - 7:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 4 (IANS) German automotive components manufacturer Bosch Wednesday said it would invest Rs.2,200 crore over two years (2012 and 2013) to expand capacity and develop new technologies ... Read more...

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TVS to roll out scooters, bikes with common engine


December 28th, 2011 - 5:40 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Dec 28 (IANS) Two-wheeler maker TVS Motor Company will roll out new gearless scooters, motorcycles and other variants with new and common fuel-efficient engines in 2013 and gain from ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Honda launches new variant of City sedan


December 14th, 2011 - 8:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 14 (IANS) Automobile manufacturer Honda Wednesday launched a new variant of its mid-size sedan City, priced between Rs.6.99 lakh and Rs.10.22 lakh (ex-showroom Delhi).The company said the ... Read more...

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Nissan launches diesel variant of mid-size sedan Sunny


December 12th, 2011 - 7:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 12 (IANS) Japanese car manufacture Nissan Monday launched the diesel variant of its mid-size sedan Sunny, priced between Rs.7.98 lakh and Rs.8.78 lakh (ex-showroom Delhi) with a ... Read more...

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Bookings for Hyundai’s compact car Eon from Oct 1


September 30th, 2011 - 5:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 30 (IANS) Automobile major Hyundai Friday said it would open bookings for its new entry level compact car Eon from Oct 1."We are confident that Eon will ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Cycle rally to push for renewables


September 23rd, 2011 - 6:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 23 (IANS) About 500 people will participate in a cycle rally Saturday demanding that the central government relook and revise its energy policy and invest hugely in ... Read more...

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Nissan launches mid-size sedan Sunny


September 20th, 2011 - 8:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) Japanese automobile manufacturer Nissan's Indian subsidiary Tuesday launched its sedan car Sunny priced between Rs.5.75 lakh and Rs.7.68 lakh (ex-showroom)."We are certain that Nissan Sunny ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Toyota launches diesel variant of Liva and Etios Liva


September 9th, 2011 - 8:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 9 (IANS) Automobile manufacturer Toyota Kirloskar Motor (TKM) Friday launched the diesel variants of two of its cars -- the entry-level sedan Etios and hatchback Etios Liva.The ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Eaton in talks with car makers for its superchargers


September 6th, 2011 - 8:12 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 6 (IANS) Following the success of its supercharger fitted in Nissan cars made here for export, the Indian arm of US-based diversified industrial products manufacturer Eaton Corporation is ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Big B is brand ambassador of Force Motors’ new SUV (With Image)


August 19th, 2011 - 9:01 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 19 (IANS) Megastar Amitabh Bachchan will be the brand ambassador for Pune truck and multi-utility vehicles manufacturer, Force Motors' new SUV, Force One.Amitabh, along with Force Motors' ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Honda launches new model of Jazz


August 18th, 2011 - 7:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 18 (IANS) Automobile major Honda Thursday launched the new model of its hatchback Jazz priced between Rs.5.50 lakh and Rs.6.06 lakh (ex-showroom Delhi)."The new Jazz with its ... Read more...

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M&M; launches mini van in Andhra Pradesh


May 11th, 2011 - 7:11 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, May 11 (IANS) Mahindra & Mahindra, one of India's leading auto makers, Wednesday launched its Maxximo mini van in Andhra Pradesh.The next-generation passenger carrier, developed on the technologically superior ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Laser igniters to replace spark plugs


April 24th, 2011 - 6:28 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 24 (IANS) Laser igniters are set to revolutionise transportation by replacing spark plugs that have powered internal combustion engines for more than 120 years.These low cost igniters, made ... Read more...

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Soon, laser igniters may replace spark plugs in car engines


April 21st, 2011 - 5:44 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 21 (ANI): Automakers are now one step closer to replace more than 150-year-old spark plugs with laser igniters, which promise cleaner, more efficient, and more economical vehicles.In the past, lasers ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Super car made out of fruit fibres


March 29th, 2011 - 5:19 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 29 (IANS) Super strong yet light weight cars made from the fibres of pineapples and bananas could be a possibility within two years. In what promises to be ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Soon, ‘green’ cars made from pineapples, bananas!


March 28th, 2011 - 1:03 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 28 (ANI): Wondering what your next new car will be made of? Possibly from pineapples or bananas.Brazilian scientists have developed a more effective way to use fibres from these and ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Boeing’s ‘world’s longest’ 747-8 jumbo makes ‘perfect’ maiden flight


March 21st, 2011 - 12:15 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Mar 21 (ANI): The first Boeing 747-8 Intercontinental, newest and biggest jumbo jet from the US aerospace giant, successfully took off on its maiden flight Sunday.The new version of the classic ... Read more...

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Maruti Suzuki launches SX4’s diesel variant


February 22nd, 2011 - 7:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 22 (IANS) Automobile major Maruti Suzuki Tuesday launched the diesel variant of its mid-sized sedan SX4 with a price tag of Rs.7.74 - 8.62 lakh (ex-showroom Delhi)."The usage of ... Read more...

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Boeing gets ready to unveil fourth-generation 747 version jetliner


February 13th, 2011 - 5:38 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 13(ANI): Boeing on Sunday will officially unveil its highly-touted 747-8 Intercontinental, a wide-body commercial jet airliner that is being heralded as the next generation of the aviation giant's iconic jumbo ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

GM Takes The Wraps Off New Camaro At Chicago Auto Show


February 10th, 2011 - 8:16 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Chicago, Feb 10, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Chicago Auto show 2011 has turned out to be a major destination for the car buyers. The major Auto companies are introducing their latest ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

2011’s Most Fuel-efficient Cars Vie For Buyers Attention


January 19th, 2011 - 7:57 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Jan 19, (THAINDIAN NEWS) 2011 is predicted to be the year of the hybrid and electric vehicles that have low carbon footprint and offer great fuel economy as well. The ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

In 2011, cars to come with star ratings on energy efficiency


December 31st, 2010 - 3:49 pm ICT by IANS
By Richa Sharma New Delhi, Dec 31 (IANS) Car owners in India will come to know, probably from 2011, how eco-friendly their vehicle is. The government is coming up with star labelling ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

BMW India launches three variants of BMW XI in Delhi


December 23rd, 2010 - 5:05 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec.23 (ANI-Business Wire India): The new BMW X1 has been launched in New Delhi in three variants: BMW X1 sDrive18i (petrol), BMW X1 sDrive20d (diesel) and BMW X1 sDrive20d Exclusive ... Read more...

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Sleeping on a problem throws up the right solution


November 1st, 2010 - 10:40 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 1 (IANS) Facing a tough decision? Just sleep over it and you'll come up with the right answer.Those who consciously struggle with a difficult question are more likely to get ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

‘Sleeping on a problem’ may be the best way to solve it


November 1st, 2010 - 11:32 am ICT by ANI
London, Nov 01 (ANI): A research has suggested that the best way to solve a complicated problem is to distract yourself for a few minutes with something else or sleep on it ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Delhi gets CNG-electric hybrid buses


September 18th, 2010 - 12:11 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) Adding another feather to its cap ahead of the Commonwealth Games, the Delhi Transport Corporation (DTC) Friday added four hybrid buses, introduced for the first time in ... Read more...

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Super-light car bags $5m fuel efficiency prize


September 17th, 2010 - 5:39 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 17 (ANI): The main prize of a 10-million-dollar challenge to design a car capable of 100 miles per gallon (mpg) has gone to the makers of a futuristic-looking vehicle that ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Mazda New Direct Injection Engine Coming In 2011


September 8th, 2010 - 6:40 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Sep 8, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Japan based automaker Mazda is all set to introduce a new range of eco friendly and direct-injection diesel and gasoline engines in its models that will ... Read more...

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M&M plans passenger variant with mini-truck Maxximo


September 2nd, 2010 - 8:04 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 2 (IANS) Automotive major Mahindra and Mahindra (M&M) is planning to launch a passenger variant of its recently launched mini truck Maxximo. "We are planning several variants to Maxximo, including a ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

For fuel-efficiency, cars need to be wired with better brainpower, less horsepower


September 1st, 2010 - 5:48 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 1 (ANI): Fuel economy in gasoline-powered cars could be tripled by 2035, but it would mean getting our automotive kicks from smart electronic technology and other forms of virtual performance ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Maruti Suzuki launches new variant of super seller ‘Alto’


August 5th, 2010 - 12:36 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Aug 5 (ANI): The country's largest car maker, Maruti Suzuki India, on Wednesday launched a new version of its best selling model Alto at an introductory price between Rs 3.03 ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

2011 Ford Explorer Creates A Buzz In The Market


July 27th, 2010 - 7:17 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Chicago, July 27, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Ford which is one of the largest automakers of the USA is back in news and for the right reasons. It recently unveiled the upcoming ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Soon, iPhone to replace car key


July 27th, 2010 - 12:56 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, July 27 (ANI): Ever thought about opening the door of your car from your phone just like James Bond does? Well, General Motors, Holden's parent company has now launched a new ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

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