Top 10 selling Cars and SUVs in FY19: Gap among top three narrows down

* estimated sales Source: Industry DataLeading the pack, Maruti Suzuki’s entry level Alto sold 259401 units in FY19 followed by the compact sedan Dzire at 253859 units and compact hatchback Swift at 223924 units. In clear indication of car buyers moving up the segment, the gap among top three models have narrowed down. The company’s […]

Analysis: China’s rise takes the world into uncharted waters

China’s Belt and Road Initiative is building ports, railways and other infrastructure across not just Asia but also Africa and elsewhere in the developing world. Less welcome is China’s growing presence in the South China Sea, where it chases away the fishing boats of its Southeast Asian neighbors and has built artificial islands to stake […]

GS1 Hong Kong Launches Quality Food Scheme+ to Boost Traceability, Food Safety Control and Management for Local Food Industry

Anna Lin, Chief Executive of GS1 HK, noted, “It is a pleasure to see such tenacity in the food industry to uphold food safety in Hong Kong. In a difficult time like this, joining ‘Quality Food Scheme+’ not only helps companies comply to regulations, but also rebuilds consumer trust and motivates repeat purchase once the […]

Portfolio strategy: Mix ‘COVID-proof’ and ‘COVID-recovery’ stocks; here are 7 top buys

Phillips Carbon Black Ltd (PCBL) is a part of RPG Group and the largest carbon black manufacturers in India by capacity and 7th largest carbon black company globally.Post-COVID era, PGBL is expected to benefit from a shift towards personal mobility and pent up demand in automobiles. The company continues to expand its product portfolio of […]

Clashes over Tory plan to seed the UK’s next Apple with state aid

But critics of state intervention have few answers to the persistent problem in the UK tech industry of short-termism. For decades, inventors and entrepreneurs have sold their fledgling companies to global technology giants, meaning the UK cannot claim to have any of the world’s major firms based on its shores.

The man who made Mercedes Benz the top selling luxury car maker in India

Mercedes-Benz, Roland Folger has a valid complaint. Since 2015, when the 58-year-old took over the company’s India reins and shifted to Pune, he has been denied the pleasure of driving. “As a company policy, I am not allowed to drive here.” The rationale being that poor discipline on Indian roads can be difficult to deal […]

Investing in people to avail of EU’s tech advances

From anecdotal evidence, we know that EU FDI uses much higher local content and connects with many more Vietnamese suppliers than typical investors from other countries. The critical challenge is to increase the awareness of companies on market access preferences and to check if they are entitled to under the FTA and what they should […]

The New Philips TAJS50 Bluetooth Speaker Redefines The Shape of Sound

The battery gives you 20 hours play time from a full charge, and the wireless range is up to 20m. Charging the speaker takes 6 hours, via the included USB-C cable. There’s a handy USB-A port on the speaker that lets you use the speaker as a power bank to charge a smart device.

Only one iPhone 12 model may see fastest 5G support

Rumours that Apple’s upcoming iPhone 12 lineup is reportedly going to include 4 handsets this year have been going on since a while now. However, the rumour that only the top-end handset of the lineup is going to support the faster millimeter-wave version of 5G has just surfaced. As per a report by the Fast […]

Radio 1’s playlist secrets uncovered: the battle of the ‘brands’

So how do you give small labels a chance, then, I ask. “We have a very strictly controlled set of rotations in terms of how much access labels have to anyone on the music or playlist team,” Ergatoudis says. “This includes lots of bookable slots so that independents can just call us up and go […]