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Mercedes-Benz India’s Retail of the Future D2C sales model is live: Here’s how the buying experience will change

India becomes the first CKD market – and only the fourth market for Mercedes-Benz globally after Sweden, South Africa and Austria - to adopt the Retail of the Future sales model.

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Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 3 Bespoke Edition, Galaxy Watch 4 Bespoke Edition revealed: Check what’s new

In a bid to provide more individualisation choices, Samsung has rolled out Bespoke Editions of its foldable Galaxy Z Flip 3 smartphone and Galaxy Watch 4 smartwatch.

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Samsung Galaxy Unpacked 2021 Part 2 highlights: Bespoke Editions of Galaxy Z Flip 3, Galaxy Watch 4 debut

Details are light on what Samsung has lined up for its third Galaxy Unpacked event, but rumours suggest a Bespoke Edition of the Galaxy Z Flip 3 will make its debut.

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All-new Range Rover world premiere scheduled for 27 October, first teaser of fifth-gen SUV released

The fifth-generation Range Rover is expected to retain the silhouette and stance of the outgoing model but will be based on the new, electrification-ready MLA architecture.

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Google Pixel 6, Pixel 6 Pro won’t come to India anytime soon: See Google’s statement on its new flagship

As things stand, the Google Pixel 6 and Pixel 6 Pro will only be available in eight regions at launch; a ‘global demand supply issue’ cited as the reason.

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Google Pixel 6, Pixel 6 Pro unveiled in full at Pixel Fall launch: Check specs, features, pricing and more

The Google Pixel 6 and Pixel 6 Pro will be available for purchase in global markets from 28 October onwards; feature custom-made Tensor chip.

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Google Pixel Fall 2021 launch highlights: Pixel 6 and 6 Pro debut with Tensor chip, Magic Eraser feature revealed

The Google Pixel 6 is expected to be powered by a developed-in-house chip named ‘Tensor’; both 6 and 6 Pro variants said to feature major camera improvements.

World

UN passes resolution that clean, healthy environment is a fundamental human right

According to the WHO, around 13.7 million deaths a year are linked to the environment, caused by air pollution, chemical exposure, etc.

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Ola S1, S1 Pro electric scooter test rides to commence from 10 November, final payment date pushed

On the same day it begins offering test rides, Ola Electric will start accepting the full payment for its S1 and S1 Pro electric scooters; promises delivery timelines will be unchanged.

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Apple Unleashed 2021: New MacBook Pro revealed in 14- and 16-inch versions, priced from Rs 1,94,900

Both versions of the new MacBook Pro can be had with either the tailored-for-Mac M1 Pro and M1 Max chips; deliveries to commence on 26 October.

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Apple Unleashed 2021: AirPods 3 unveiled with shorter stems and spatial audio technology, priced at Rs 18,500

The third-generation AirPods are available to order in 26 markets starting today; stores will have the sweat- and water-resistant AirPods 3 for sale starting 26 October.

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Apple Unleashed 2021 event highlights: AirPods 3 revealed, new MacBook Pro debuts

Although there is no official confirmation, the launch of new MacBook laptops powered by the unannounced M1X SoC is expected at Apple’s Unleashed event.

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Revolt RV400 electric motorcycle to soon be available in 70 cities across India, sales resume on 21 October

The Revolt RV400 was originally launched in 2019 and has so far only been available in six cities; electric motorcycle has a range of up to 150 kilometres.

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Tata Punch mini-SUV launched in India, introductory prices start at Rs 5.49 lakh: Check variants, specs

The Tata Punch slots in below the Nexon in the carmaker’s SUV portfolio; to be available with a 1.2-litre petrol engine and five-speed manual and AMT options.

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Tata Punch India launch highlights: Prices for Tata's smallest SUV yet start at Rs 5.49 lakh

Being the smallest Tata SUV yet, the Tata Punch is expected to slot in between the Tiago and the Nexon in terms of price; to be offered in four trims.

science

PM Modi launches Indian Space Association to act as collective voice of space industry

The organisation which is made up of both public and private sector members will support the government's vision of Atmanirbhar India and help it become a leader in space.

India

When is the ideal time for children to get the COVID-19 vaccine? Experts give their opinion

Arora said, "Very soon, mRNA vaccine is also coming. Based on international data, it is very encouraging that we can use that for children."

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More mass-market vehicles on Volkswagen’s MQB A0 platform incoming, Skoda to lead development

Skoda and Volkswagen will develop new entry-level models based on the MQB A0 platform for India, Russia, Africa as well as the ASEAN countries and Latin America.

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Limited-run Kia Sonet First Anniversary Edition launched in India, prices start at Rs 10.79 lakh

The Kia Sonet First Anniversary Edition will be available with both turbo-petrol and diesel engine options; sports orange accents on the outside.

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Tata Punch mini-SUV secures five-star rating in Global NCAP crash tests: Watch the video right here

The Tata Punch will soon be India's most affordable vehicle to receive a full five stars in Global NCAP crash tests; mini-SUV to be launched on 18 October.