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Second-hand plastic toys could pose health risks to kids

Scientists from the University of Plymouth in the UK analysed 200 used plastic toys which they found in homes, nurseries and charity shops.

29 Jan 2018 3:26 PM

Microwaves 'alone' emit as much carbon dioxide as 7 mn cars: Study

This is despite the fact that microwaves spend more than 90 percent of their lifetime being idle.

18 Jan 2018 12:01 PM

Most trending cars and bikes of 2017

Google has released list of most trending 4-wheelers and 2-wheelers in 2017 and the list has some surprising names.

15 Dec 2017 4:14 PM

Cheers! Scientists turn beer into fuel

Ethanol is not an ideal replacement for petrol as it has issues such as lower energy density.

07 Dec 2017 12:26 PM

Women may be better drivers than men: study

People who felt that distracted driving was more socially acceptable.

19 Nov 2017 11:45 AM


Google's Waymo to shift robotic cars into next gear

Waymo showed off its progress during a rare peek at a testing facility located 120 miles (193 kilometers) southeast of San Francisco.

01 Nov 2017 4:15 PM

Self-driving cars could ease traffic, but increase sprawl

The study included a computer simulation of how downtown Boston traffic would change with the advent of self-driving cars.

17 Oct 2017 2:47 PM

Your high-tech car could soon prove fatal: Study

The amount of modern technology crammed into today’s cars worsens driver distraction.

07 Oct 2017 9:57 AM

5 futuristic car features available today

These features will make the car smarter as a commodity.

28 Sep 2017 1:10 PM

Samsung steps up push into autonomous driving technology

Samsung is the world's largest maker of memory chips and smartphones.

16 Sep 2017 9:33 AM


Samsung secures self-driving car permit in California

With the foray into the US self-driving car landscape, Samsung will jostle with its friends and foes.

01 Sep 2017 1:33 PM

Cabinet clears Ordinance to allow hike in GST cess on cars

Highest pre-GST tax incidence on motor vehicles worked out to about 52-54.72 per cent, to which 2.5 per cent.

30 Aug 2017 1:33 PM

Cabinet may this week consider hike in GST cess on cars

Small petrol cars of less than 4 meters and 1,200 cc attract a cess of 1 per cent.

27 Aug 2017 2:32 PM

Turn on your car air conditioner to cut down air pollution

A research has highlighted that air conditioners are the most effective method of keeping your cabin air clean.

12 Aug 2017 12:55 PM

Toyota to keep prices of hybrid vehicles unchanged after GST

Hybrid vehicles are in same slab as luxury cars at 28 per cent GST plus 15 per cent cess at present.

11 Jul 2017 3:41 PM


Tesla Q3 deliveries to include 3,500 vehicles in transit

Tesla delivered about 47,100 electric sedans and SUVs in the first half of 2017.

08 Jul 2017 6:17 PM

Nissan slashes car prices by 3 per cent to pass on GST benefit

GST, is expected to benefit all the stakeholders as it will lower the cost of goods and services.

07 Jul 2017 11:50 AM

Science makes navigating roads during rain, snowfall easy

The system invented by researchers improves visibility by redirecting light to shine between particles of precipitation.

05 Jul 2017 11:18 AM

This monsoon, keep yourself safe on roads

Avoid speeding in the rain is one of the important rules.

02 Jul 2017 11:20 AM

Five new car expenses your dealer won’t tell you

Expenses you need to incur after officially holding the keys of your new car

25 May 2017 1:25 PM