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A holistic approach to revolutionizing road safety: Maruti Suzuki

While the importance of safety features like 360 Degree Parking Cameras, Head Up Displays, and Airbags can't be overlooked; the focus needs to be placed on behavioural aspects of safety that can prevent collisions, shared Maruti Suzuki. After all, an airbag is only needed if there is an accident and our goal is to help avoid accidents altogether, it stated. readmore...


Ford recalls over 6 lakh SUVs worldwide over fire risks

American automobile maker Ford Motor Company is recalling 6,34,000 sport utility vehicles (SUVs) worldwide over fire risks. "When the engine is operating, a cracked fuel injector could cause fuel and/or fuel vapour to accumulate near hot surfaces, resulting in a potential under-hood fire," Ford said. The recall affects the 2020-2023 MY Bronco Sport and Escapes with 3-cylinder, 1.5-litre engines. readmore...


Hope it's a misquote: Zerodha CEO as Mercedes exec blames SIPs for low sales

Zerodha CEO Nithin Kamath has reacted to Mercedes-Benz India's incoming CEO Santosh Iyer saying that SIPs are a competition for the carmaker and has led to lower sales. "Isn't slow & steady growth much better...than debt-fuelled explosive growth where people borrow to buy depreciating assets?" Kamath asked. "I hope this is a misquote...[and] not what it reads," he further said. readmore...


SIPs are a competitor to Mercedes-Benz, says incoming India CEO

Mercedes-Benz India's incoming CEO Santosh Iyer said that systematic investment plans (SIP) are a competitor for the company. "There are...customers who desire to own a Mercedes-Benz, but postpone their purchase thinking...I should continue my SIP," Iyer told Times of India. Unlike the West, Indians have a strong savings mindset and end up saving for themselves and their kids, he added. readmore...


Company to blame for broken ribs, sliced ear, crushed hand: Rivian's US employees

American electric vehicle maker Rivian has been accused of safety violations at its Illinois plant by a dozen employees. They allege that the company ignored known hazards and deprioritised safety resources, resulting in a crushed hand, a broken foot, a sliced ear and broken ribs. The employees also allege they were forced to share respirators required during the manufacturing process. readmore...


All 15-year-old government vehicles will be scrapped: Nitin Gadkari

Road Transport and Highways Minister Nitin Gadkari on Friday said that all vehicles belonging to the Indian government that have completed 15 years will be scrapped. He added that the state governments have been asked to follow this policy. The policy was announced earlier this year by the government in a bid to protect the environment and curb pollution. readmore...


Volkswagen-owned brands halt paid activities on Twitter

Volkswagen, owner of Audi, Seat, Cupra, Lamborghini, Bentley, Ducati and Porsche, said that it recommended all its brands pause paid activities on Twitter, after Elon Musk took ownership of the social media platform. Audi has halted all activities, a Volkswagen spokesperson said. "We are monitoring the situation closely and will decide on the next steps depending on developments," Audi said. readmore...


Tesla recalls around 30,000 Model X cars over front passenger airbag issue

Tesla has recalled nearly 30,000 Model X cars over an issue that may cause the front passenger airbag to deploy incorrectly, according to a company letter filed with US NHTSA. The problem will be fixed through an over-the-air software update, the company said. Earlier this month, Tesla recalled over 40,000 Model S and Model X vehicles over steering issue. readmore...


Tesla recalls 3,21,000 vehicles in US over rear light issue

Tesla is recalling more than 3,21,000 vehicles in US because one or both tail lights may intermittently fail to illuminate, according to a filing with US National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. The Texas-based EV maker said the recall affects some 2023 Model 3 and 2020-2023 Model Y vehicles. Tesla will deploy an over-the-air update to correct the issue. readmore...


Musk names South Korea among top options for EV factory in Asia

Tesla CEO Elon Musk has said that South Korea is among its top candidate locations to build an electric vehicles (EVs) factory in Asia, South Korean presidential office said. During a video call with President Yoon Suk Yeol, Musk said he would make the decision on EVs factory after reviewing investment conditions in other countries, including labour, technology and infrastructure. readmore...


Tesla to recall 4.35 lakh cars in China over side marker light issue

Tesla will recall more than 4,35,000 vehicles in China for a software update to fix an issue with side marker lights that could, in extreme cases, lead to a collision, a regulatory body said. This covers 1,42,277 Model 3 cars and 2,92,855 Model Y cars. Last week, Tesla recalled over 80,000 cars in China over software and seat belt issues. readmore...


Elon Musk has identified potential successor as CEO: Tesla executive

Tesla executive James Murdoch said CEO Elon Musk has identified a potential successor to head electric carmaker. Musk is facing a trial over his $56-billion Tesla salary. Murdoch was testifying in the trial and when asked to confirm that Musk never identified someone as a potential successor, Murdoch said, "He actually has" and that happened in the "last few months". readmore...


We can make a scooter in 40 secs with expanded capacity: Ather Co-founder

Ather Energy's Co-founder Swapnil Jain said company can produce around 1,200 scooters daily with the expanded capacity, and a vehicle takes 40 seconds to be made. Company has increased its production to 4.20 lakh vehicles per annum through its new plant in Hosur, Tamil Nadu. Company is targeting annual sales of 26,000 to 30,000 units by FY23 end, he added. readmore...


SoftBank-backed KAVAK fires staff, cuts spending in Mexico: Report

Mexico-based online used car dealership company KAVAK has announced layoffs and spending cuts, Reuters reported citing an internal email. The SoftBank-backed firm, which operates in 10 countries, has not specified the regions affected by the layoffs or the number of employees laid off. This comes weeks after the company announced a $130 million plan to expand in the Middle East. readmore...


US court to decide if Musk's $56-bn salary justifies Tesla growth

After five days of testimony, a Delaware court will now decide if Tesla CEO Elon Musk's $56-billion pay package was justified by the company's growth or undermined by a flawed process. Tesla shareholder Richard Tornetta claimed that the 2018 pay package was dictated by Musk to subservient directors and approved by a vote of shareholders who were misled by Tesla. readmore...


Castrol India to buy 7% stake in TVS Automobile's digital arm for ₹487 crore

Castrol India will acquire a 7.09% stake in TVS Automobile Solutions' digital subsidiary Ki Mobility Solutions with a planned investment of ₹487.5 crore. In the first tranche, Castrol will subscribe to 4.8% of the total share capital for ₹325 crore in December 2022. In the second tranche, Castrol will subscribe to an additional 2.4% for ₹162.5 crore in January 2023. readmore...


Tesla recalls over 80,000 local-made, imported cars in China

Tesla is recalling over 80,000 China-made and imported cars produced as early as 2013 over software and seat belt issues in China. Around 67,698 Model S and Model X cars imported between September 25, 2013-November 21, 2020, have been recalled due to software problems. Tesla has also recalled 10,127 China-made Model 3 cars over potentially faulty seat belt installation. readmore...


Rolls-Royce tests aircraft engine running on hydrogen

British luxury car and aero-engine manufacturer Rolls-Royce successfully tested an aircraft engine run on hydrogen. The company said that it conducted a test with a converted Rolls-Royce AE 2100, a regional aircraft engine and used green hydrogen energy created by wind and tidal power. Rolls-Royce conducted these tests in partnership with easyJet Airlines in an attempt to decarbonise air travel. readmore...


Suzuki cuts its 2030 sales target in India by around 30%

Japan's Suzuki Motor Corporation (SMC) has cut its 2030 sales target in India by around 30%. Earlier, the firm had targeted for Maruti Suzuki India and Suzuki Motor Gujarat to jointly achieve a volume of five million passenger vehicles by the end of the decade. Its revised target has been lowered to 3.5 million units. readmore...


Reducing taxes on automobiles can benefit economy: Vikram Kirloskar

Reducing taxes on automobiles by half over 10 years can make the industry more competitive globally and benefit the economy, Toyota Kirloskar Motor Vice Chairman Vikram Kirloskar said. A car is usually sold at 30-50% more than its ex-factory price after adding all taxes, he claimed. However, he added that a drastic cut is not feasible at the moment. readmore...


Jaguar Land Rover to cut production in UK till March 2023: Report

Jaguar Land Rover, owned by Tata Motors, is cutting production at its UK factories till March 2023 as it faces chip shortage amid the global semiconductor crisis, The Guardian reported. The carmaker has decided to cut production at factories in Solihull and Halewood starting January, the report added. The company has been facing losses for the past 18 months. readmore...


Passenger vehicle sales in India to hit record 38 lakh units in FY23: ICRA

The passenger vehicle sales in India are expected to touch an all-time high of 37-38 lakh units in FY23, growing by about 21-24% over the previous fiscal due to robust demand, rating agency ICRA said. Passenger vehicle makers are expected to invest around ₹65,000 crore by FY25 to ramp up production capacities to cater to increased demand, the agency added. readmore...


Volvo Car India announces price hike of up to 1.8% on select models

Volvo Car India said it will increase the prices of its three models, XC90, XC60 and XC40 Recharge, by up to 1.8% effective from November 25. The company from Sweden claimed that it has been forced to increase prices due to rising input cost pressures. The continued disruption of global supply chains has led to higher logistic costs, Volvo mentioned. readmore...


Jaguar Land Rover CEO to resign due to personal reasons: Tata Motors

Tata Motors announced that Jaguar Land Rover's CEO, Thierry Bollore, will resign due to personal reasons after more than two years in the role. He will step down effective December 31. Bollore had taken over in September 2020 from Ralf Speth. Adrian Mardell, a member of the company's executive board, will take over as interim CEO from Wednesday. readmore...


Mercedes-Benz to pay $5.5 mn to settle Arizona diesel ad case

Mercedes-Benz and auto supplier Robert Bosch have agreed to pay about $6 million to resolve a lawsuit accusing them of approving and marketing BlueTEC vehicles as "the most environmentally conscious diesel option" globally, the state of Arizona said. The firm will pay $2.8 million in consumer restitution. Each qualifying Arizona consumer will receive up to $625 per vehicle. readmore...


Flu season 2022 started a month early, severity is highest in 13 years - The Washington Post

The flu has hospitalized a record number of people this season, underscoring the potential for a perilous winter of respiratory viruses with covid-19 and RSV.

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NASA's James Webb Telescope Captures Stunning Image Of Pillars Of Creation - NDTV

This time, the mid-infrared instrument (MIRI) on board the James Webb Space Telescope managed to capture the ghostly landscape.

Mid-infrared light is particularly good for closely observing gas and dust. Our notion of "surprise" when it comes to astronomy images has slightly changed now that we have a strong lens focused on … [+1538 chars] readmore...


Tom Brady and Gisele Bundchen announce divorce after 13 years of marriage - CNBC

NFL superstar Tom Brady and supermodel Gisele Bundchen said they will divorce after 13 years of marriage.

NFL superstar Tom Brady and supermodel Gisele Bündchen are getting divorced after 13 years of marriage, they announced Friday. "We arrived at this decision amicably and with gratitude for the time w… [+1713 chars] readmore...


Russia ends civilian pull-out before Kherson battle - BBC

An eight-day operation ends in Kherson city as Russian officials prepare for a Ukrainian attack.

Russian officials say they have completed an operation to move civilians out of the occupied southern city of Kherson ahead of an expected battle with advancing Ukrainian forces. At least 70,000 ci… [+4359 chars] readmore...


Study shows link between genetics and response to electroconvulsive therapy - UM Today

Electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) is a treatment reserved for the most severe cases of depression, bipolar disorder and schizophrenia. Positive results are not guaranteed. Could genetic insight in the f

October 28, 2022 — Electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) is a treatment reserved for the most severe cases of depression, bipolar disorder and schizophrenia. Positive results are not guaranteed. Could gen… [+3731 chars] readmore...


Free Fire MAX keeps downloading expansion packs: How to solve - Sportskeeda

Free Fire MAX is one of the most famous names in the mobile battle royale genre. The title has gained millions of downloads and a massive player base with its impressive dynamics and premium graphics.

Free Fire MAX is one of the most famous names in the mobile battle royale genre. The title has gained millions of downloads and a massive player base with its impressive dynamics and premium graphics… [+2878 chars] readmore...


Britain’s first Hindu prime minister is destroying Tories’ pitiful vision of diversity - The Guardian

We should quickly abandon wishful thinking in order to be truly ready for Rishi Sunak

The world has watched in appalled fascination as the UKs ruling party scrapes the bottom of its human resources barrel: it found there its first Black chancellor of the exchequer and then, to clear u… [+6664 chars] readmore...


Rishi Sunak backtracks on £10 missed NHS appointment fines - BBC

Rishi Sunak made the pledge during his first attempt to become Conservative leader earlier this summer.

Prime Minister Rishi Sunak has scrapped a Tory leadership campaign pledge he made to fine patients in England £10 if they miss GP or hospital appointments. He made the pledge during this summer's l… [+3449 chars] readmore...


Intensive BP Lowering Harmful in Acute Ischemic Stroke: ENCHANTED2/MT - Medscape

The ENCHANTED2/MT trial, which was investigating intensive lowering of blood pressure in acute ischemic stroke patients after mechanical thrombectomy, has been stopped early due to safety concerns.

A large randomized trial that was investigating intensive lowering of blood pressure in acute ischemic stroke patients who had undergone mechanical thrombectomy has been stopped early because of safe… [+9545 chars] readmore...


Explore CISA's 37 steps to minimum cybersecurity - Cybersecurity Dive

The agency placed a premium on low cost, high impact security efforts, which account for more than 40% of the goals.

The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency released its long-awaited, cross sector cybersecurity performance goals Thursday, in a bid to raise the security baselines. Far from esoteric, the… [+1566 chars] readmore...


Red Bull fined £6m by FIA over Formula One budget cap breach in 2021 season - The Guardian

Red Bull have been fined $7m (£6.05m) after breaching Formula One’s budget cap, the FIA has announced

Red Bull have been given a $7m (£6.05m) fine and a 10% reduction in aerodynamic testing for breaching the 2021 cost cap. The FIAs decision was issued on Friday having concluded an agreed breach agree… [+5138 chars] readmore...


Reports: Elon Musk takes control of Twitter, immediately fires CEO - CBS News

Musk is in charge of the social media platform and has fired its CEO and other executives, numerous reports say. Musk tweeted, "the bird is freed."

Elon Musk has taken control of Twitter and ousted its CEO and at least two other top executives, according to numerous reports. Two people familiar with the deal told The Associated Press Thursday n… [+4897 chars] readmore...


New record-high diesel price next week, petrol also pricier | Fin24 - News24

Fuel prices will increase on Wednesday after the rand weakened and oil price rose in October.

On Wednesday, the price of unleaded petrol (both 93 and 95), will increase by 51c a litre, while diesel will rise by R1.43 a litre. This will push the Gauteng price of diesel to R25.49 a litre - a n… [+1862 chars] readmore...


Supreme Court strikes down law requiring sex offenders to be automatically added to registry - CBC News

The Supreme Court of Canada has ruled that a 2011 change to the Criminal Code requiring sex offenders to automatically be added to the sex offenders registry is unconstitutional.

The Supreme Court of Canada has ruled that a 2011 change to the Criminal Code requiring sex offenders to automatically be added to the sex offenders registry is unconstitutional. In a five to four s… [+5369 chars] readmore...


Azam Khan Disqualified As UP MLA After Conviction For Hate Speech - NDTV

Samajwadi Party leader Azam Khan's assembly seat was declared vacant by the Uttar Pradesh speaker this evening, formalising his disqualification as the MLA from the Rampur seat.

Samajwadi Party leader Azam Khan's assembly seat was declared vacant by the Uttar Pradesh speaker this evening, formalising his disqualification as the MLA from the Rampur seat. Mr Khan, Vidhan sabh… [+1461 chars] readmore...


Synthesizing quantum nanomagnets via metal-free multi-porphyrin systems - Phys.org

A team of researchers at Shanghai Jiao Tong University, working with a pair of colleagues from Harvard University, has developed a new way to synthesize single quantum nanomagnets that are based on metal-free, multi-porphyrin systems. In their paper published…

A team of researchers at Shanghai Jiao Tong University, working with a pair of colleagues from Harvard University, has developed a new way to synthesize single quantum nanomagnets that are based on m… [+2735 chars] readmore...


Fencing Commences 2022-23 Campaign With Temple Open - Penn Athletics

PHILADELPHIA – The University of Pennsylvania's men's and women's fencing teams open their regular season this weekend with the Temple Open, joining 21 varsity and three club teams from around the country.

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Two new Covid variants found in UK with hundreds of cases detected - The Independent

The UK Health and Security Agency has warned rapid growth has been identified in the strains

Sign up for our free Health Check email to receive exclusive analysis on the week in health Get our free Health Check email Two new strains of coronavirus have emerged in the UK, health officials h… [+2669 chars] readmore...


Quentin Tarantino Responds To Kanye West Claims He Stole His Idea For ‘Django Unchained’ - Deadline

Quentin Tarantino is setting the record straight on Kanye West’s claims that the director stole his idea for the plot for his Oscar-winning film Django Unchained. West made the claim in an interview earlier this week with Piers Morgan, telling Morgan he pitch…

Quentin Tarantino is setting the record straight on Kanye West’s claims that the director stole his idea for the plot for his Oscar-winning film Django Unchained. West made the claim in an interview… [+1331 chars] readmore...


Stock market news live updates: Stocks push higher as Apple boom outweighs Amazon miss - Yahoo Canada Finance

U.S. equities elbowed their way past an earnings miss from Amazon to open higher Friday after a rough week of third-quarter financials from Big Tech.

U.S. stocks elbowed their way past an earnings miss from Amazon to charge higher Friday, boosted by an Apple beat that helped offset some concerns from a a rough week of third-quarter Big Tech result… [+3559 chars] readmore...



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