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Royal Enfield resumes operations at Oragadam unit in Tamil Nadu with minimal staff; two more facilities to restart works soon
Business

Royal Enfield resumes operations at Oragadam unit in Tamil Nadu with minimal staff; two more facilities to restart works soon

Royal Enfield said those employees and shop-floor staff residing near the facilities would be ''aligned'' to work in the respective units to avoid long-distance travel and minimise contact during transportation.

Intel buys Israeli startup Moovit for $900 mn; plans to become a 'complete mobility provider'
Business

Intel buys Israeli startup Moovit for $900 mn; plans to become a 'complete mobility provider'

Israeli urban mobility startup Moovit has more than 800 million users and services in 3,100 cities across 102 countries.

Under lockdown in Europe, Indian students go online to protest inequalities back home, keep up with academics
World

Under lockdown in Europe, Indian students go online to protest inequalities back home, keep up with academics

"All of us are fighting a global coronavirus pandemic, along with a failing political economy at the age of 24/25. And at the same time, we are trying to navigate through life — none of us are prepared for that. It is unprecedented,” says an Indian student living under lockdown in Europe

Coronavirus Outbreak: Validity of vehicle permits that expired on 1 Feb extended till 30 June to ensure hassle-free transportation
India

Coronavirus Outbreak: Validity of vehicle permits that expired on 1 Feb extended till 30 June to ensure hassle-free transportation

In an advisory to all states and Union territories, the Ministry of Road Transport and Highways has asked them to treat such documents as valid till 30 June

Unavailability of workers, transportation trucks remain challenges to meet demand: FMCG players
Business

Unavailability of workers, transportation trucks remain challenges to meet demand: FMCG players

Availability of workers at factories and trucks for transportation remain key challenges to meet the demand for essential items, according to FMCG majors ITC and Dabur India

Coronavirus will paralyse gig economy, big businesses; it's up to policymakers to not let this become full-blown economic crisis
Business

Coronavirus will paralyse gig economy, big businesses; it's up to policymakers to not let this become full-blown economic crisis

To address the problems arising out of the unique structure of the Indian economy and to ensure that the economic engine keeps cranking, both monetary and fiscal measures will be required soon.

Everything Electric: How to go about achieving an all-electric future within the next decade
News & Analysis

Everything Electric: How to go about achieving an all-electric future within the next decade

The lithium-ion battery system which is the centremost element of the electrical transition has a limited shelf life.

Shortage of trucks throttles supply of Kashmiri apples to Delhi; transport cost doubles, but rise in price marginal
India

Shortage of trucks throttles supply of Kashmiri apples to Delhi; transport cost doubles, but rise in price marginal

The government's decision to partially lift the ban on mobile services in Jammu and Kashmir from Saturday may remove some bottlenecks faced by Kashmiri apple growers and traders, but the shortage of trucks to bring produce to Delhi may continue to hurt margins

Still charging: India's EV market is far from thriving despite policies encouraging e-mobility
science

Still charging: India's EV market is far from thriving despite policies encouraging e-mobility

Electric vehicles can be a sustainable solution for reducing air pollution in Indian cities and bring down India’s oil import bill.

Uber partners with Bajaj Auto to offer affordable commuting service in Bengaluru
Business

Uber partners with Bajaj Auto to offer affordable commuting service in Bengaluru

Ride-hailing major Uber on Thursday said it has partnered with Bajaj Auto to launch Bajaj Qute on its new UberXS category to offer the affordable commuting option to travellers in Bengaluru

We can’t miss the bus for metros and bikes
India

We can’t miss the bus for metros and bikes

India urgently needs a mega bus initiative that provides affordable and easy service

Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi, management team take IPO roadshow to New York as demand builds up
Business

Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi, management team take IPO roadshow to New York as demand builds up

Uber is set to price its $10 billion IPO on 9 May, seeking a valuation of up to $90 billion

Narendra Modi launches 'One Nation One Card'; service will allow people to pay transport fare, toll charges across country
India

Narendra Modi launches 'One Nation One Card'; service will allow people to pay transport fare, toll charges across country

Modi launched the indigenously-developed National Common Mobility Card (NCMC) while inaugurating the first phase of the Ahmedabad metro train service.

Budget 2019: FM says India to lead world in transportation sector as e-vehicles, energy storage devices set to play major role
Business

Budget 2019: FM says India to lead world in transportation sector as e-vehicles, energy storage devices set to play major role

E-vehicle sales in India are expected to be 30 percent of total sales by 2030. According to Niti Aayog estimates, e-vehicles sales are expected to touch around 25.36 million units in India in 2030.

Toyota announces $500 mn investment in Uber to boost self-driving vehicles
News & Analysis

Toyota announces $500 mn investment in Uber to boost self-driving vehicles

Uber suspended all tests of its self-driving cars (in March) after one of its vehicles killed a pedestrian.

Commerce ministry to soon seek Cabinet nod for proposed Multimodal Transportation of Goods Bill 2018
Business

Commerce ministry to soon seek Cabinet nod for proposed Multimodal Transportation of Goods Bill 2018

Multimodal transportation includes a combination of more than one mode of movement, such as rail, road or sea, for end-to-end delivery of goods

Uber is planning to launch its new e-bikes sharing service in Seattle
News & Analysis

Uber is planning to launch its new e-bikes sharing service in Seattle

The new Uber service, to be provided by JUMP, a bike-share startup acquired by Uber in April.

China's Didi Chuxing will begin its services in Australia against its US rival, Uber
News & Analysis

China's Didi Chuxing will begin its services in Australia against its US rival, Uber

Didi started expanding outside Asia in Mexico earlier this year and has said globalisation is a core strategy.

Fuel crisis: Hit by rising transport prices, Maharashtra's farmers would rather let the tomato crop rot in the fields
Business

Fuel crisis: Hit by rising transport prices, Maharashtra's farmers would rather let the tomato crop rot in the fields

Maharashtra's farmers are a worried lot. Diesel now costs Rs 73.64 in Mumbai. By comparison, it sells at Rs 69.17 in Delhi.

Fuel price hike: Farmers to factor in losses; household budgets may not be affected
Business

Fuel price hike: Farmers to factor in losses; household budgets may not be affected

Though the rise in petrol, diesel prices are high, people don’t make decision on transporting good based on these price fluctuations of Rs 11 or Rs 12 as it is not a dramatic rise.