Category Archives: Transportation

India to implement Bharat Stage-V emission standards by 2019

After much debate, upgrade to Bharat Stage-V emission norms in India has been scheduled for 2019. India will start with BS-IV+ norms across India by April 2019 to complete implementation of BS-V norms by 2023. To meet the deadline, India will require marketing companies to

21-year-old engineer plans India’s first hybrid-electric supercar

The M-Zero concept, that could be India’s first homemade supercar, is designed by a 21-year-old entrepreneur, Sarthak Paul. Paul is a recent university graduate and has formed Mean Metal Motors (MMM) – an Indian automotive startup with automotive engineers from Manipal Institute of Technology. The

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Incredible Cardboard Lexus IS replica can actually be driven

Japanese automaker’s UK office recently commissioned an operational, built to scale cardboard Lexus IS replica. It can actually be driven, but it’ll not be a safe ride. So, it’s made just for the sake of creation and art. The replica is inspired by the Japanese

For all bike thieves who plan to steal expensive e-bikes

Bike thieves in London do not seem to be familiar with next generation e-bikes. On 24 April 2014, Ben Jaconelli securely locked his GoCycle electric bike on Hackney’s Kingsland Road and left. When he returned after 20 minutes, the bike was gone. This GoCycle costed Jconelli £2,500

Tesla Model X electric SUV takes automotive industry to next level

Yesterday, Tesla Motors unveiled Model X: its new electric sport utility vehicle (SUV) at Fremont, California. The specifications are stunning. It seems like Tony Stark has built a luxury supercar equipped with technologies which are still a far cry for common people. The one-of-a-kinds SUV is expected

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YObykes electric scooter conquers Khardung La -world’s highest motorable road

Performance of electric vehicles in tough terrains, such as those found in the Himalayas can be doubtful. But Indian manufacturer Electrotherm, India’s largest maker of EVs, has successfully conducted world’s first electric scooter expedition to Khardung La – world’s highest motorable road at an altitude of 18,380