100% adoption of electric ride-hailing cars in India by 2030 can cut 12 million tons of CO2 emissions a year: Report

WBCSD).The report titled ‘Advancing electrification of ride-hailing in India’ highlights key learnings and practical steps for businesses to adopt and scale electric fleets.“This decade is crucial for electrification of mobility in India. A slow transition would mean tens of millions of additional combustion engine vehicles on Indian roads. WBCSD is working with businesses in India […]

Delhi HC stays Rs 75 lakh compensation to man who drove into chained police barricades

Challenging this decision, ASC Narayan, on Wednesday, told the court that to curb law and order problems, address security concerns, especially keeping in mind that Delhi is the national capital and the seat of the central government, houses sensitive establishments, is home to embassies and high commissions of several countries across the world and since […]

Migrants have a rough ride long after they land on Britain’s shores

Cash support is currently set at £37.75 per person, per week. That amounts to just £5.39 A DAY for ALL of their food, sanitation and clothing. All too often, these migrants, while waiting for refugee status, fall prey to criminals who then control these desperate people by forcing them into illegal activities once they arrive. […]

Michael Palin: “I am glad to be alive each morning, you get an easier ride after 75”

Throughout it all, Sir Michael has been supported by wife Helen, who he met on a beach in Suffolk 60 years ago. He says: “We’re like a couple of old pals. We have been together for so long and known so much about each other, and yet still don’t know everything.

India’s fastest Electric Motorcycle ‘KRIDN’ to be available in October

New Delhi [India] September 10 (ANI/NewsVoir): ‘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 […]

Unlocking chaos

A senior government official, who did not wish to be identified, said the latest spike in Covid-19 numbers in Mumbai is playing on government’s mind as it unlocks. “We are watching to see whether it’s a post-Ganpati surge or if it is linked to the unlocking,” he said, adding a lot will depend which way […]

Unending traffic snarls, crowd trouble at stations: Government admits it miscalculated the on-ground impact of Unlock IV

Advocate Vandana Mangesh Bait, 34, who now travels to Churchgate from Kandivali by bus in the absence of trains, said she is spending six hours every day commuting, up from 90 minutes she did before the lockdown. Arvind Pandey, 43, a resident of Kalyan working with a Byculla-based private company, said that while the government […]

Lower growth trend brews for Vietnam beer industry

The main reason for the industry slump is Decree 100, which took effect on January 1 this year, imposing stiff penalties for drunk driving. Those riding bicycles and electric bikes will also be fined for driving under the influence. Motorcyclists and car drivers can be fined VND6-8 million and VND30-40 million ($1,300-1,725), double the old […]

End of the road: will automation put an end to the American trucker?

But the automation that seems to most concern drivers at Iowa 80 concerns their log books. Truck firms are shifting drivers over to computerized logs – and they hate it. The new system adds another layer of oversight to an industry that is already heavily regulated, and will limit where and when drivers can stop. […]

Disappointment at plans to cut congestion on North Shore’s busy Lake Road

READ MORE:North Shore infrastructure projects deferred by Auckland CouncilBuses get ticket to ride shoulder lane on Auckland’s busiest motorwayNotorious bottleneck, Lake Rd, upgrades revealed costing $10M to $70M-plusResidents pitch ideas for one of the North Shore’s most congested roads