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“Smart mobility has become the need of the hour” – Schneider Electric

Posted by on Mar 12, 2015

Mr Anil Kadam is Senior Manager – Solution Architect for Energy and Utilities (Smart Grids) at Schneider Electric. This interview is the second of our 6th research study:...

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9 tips to drive safely in India

Posted by on Mar 31, 2015

This article is part of our Road Safety Challenges. “Economic growth has set off a wave of motorisation in India, but in the absence of a comprehensive approach to road safety,...

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New research study: Smart cities and sustainable transport  (1st edition)

Posted by on Feb 4, 2015

In his budget speech, Union Finance Minister Arjun Jaitley said that “unless new cities are developed to accommodate the burgeoning number of people, the existing cities wouldsoon...

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Overloaded Trucks Are A Barrier To India’s Progress by Yves Kengen, India Transport Portal’s manager

Posted by on Mar 31, 2015

“When I first started to work in India, I immediately saw how much potential the country had, and how it will easily surpass China’s economy by 2020. However, I was...

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Overloaded Trucks Are A Barrier To India’s Progress by Yves Kengen, India Transport Portal’s manager

Overloaded Trucks Are A Barrier To India’s Progress by Yves Kengen, India Transport Portal’s manager

Mar 31, 2015

“When I first started to work in India, I immediately saw how much potential the country had, and how it will easily surpass China’s economy by 2020. However, I was quite struck by some aspects of Indian transport. I imagined how India would look 10 years down the line, with roads projects entirely finished, road transport regulated, traffic...

Bio-fuel, electric vehicles to get nod

Bio-fuel, electric vehicles to get nod

Mar 30, 2015

NAGPUR: Union minister for road transport and highways Nitin Gadkari said decision has been taken to give nod for running vehicles, including buses, on electricity and biofuels — ethanol and biodiesel — and will be implemented soon. via Bio-fuel, electric vehicles to get nod – The Times of...

Luxury car makers are going native as sales surge

Luxury car makers are going native as sales surge

Mar 30, 2015

Sales of luxury cars grew five per cent last year, beating the industry growth of passenger vehicles at 0.66 per cent via Luxury car makers are going native as sales surge | Business Standard...

Sagarmala to have 12 smart cities, coastal eco zones: Nitin Gadkari

Sagarmala to have 12 smart cities, coastal eco zones: Nitin Gadkari

Mar 27, 2015

NEW DELHI: At least 12 smart cities and several coastal economic zones will come up under the ambitious Sagarmala project, lifting India’s GDP growth by 2 per cent, Union Minister Nitin Gadkari today said. via Sagarmala to have 12 smart cities, coastal eco zones: Nitin Gadkari – The Economic...

Honda to add car, motorcycle capacity in India spurred by demand

Honda to add car, motorcycle capacity in India spurred by demand

Mar 27, 2015

Honda’s motorcycle unit will spend about Rs585 crore to expand a motorcycle plant in Karnataka via Honda to add car, motorcycle capacity in India spurred by demand –...

India invites Qatar to participate in mega transport projects

India invites Qatar to participate in mega transport projects

Mar 27, 2015

NEW DELHI: India has invited energy-rich Qatar to participate in mega transport projects like Delhi- Mumbai industrial corridor and conveyed the interest of Indian companies in involving in projects undertaken by the Gulf nation as part of its preparation for the 2022 FIFA World Cup. via India invites Qatar to participate in mega transport projects – The...

Mahindra & Mahindra in talks to buy a majority stake in Italy’s Pininfarina

Mahindra & Mahindra in talks to buy a majority stake in Italy’s Pininfarina

Mar 26, 2015

MILAN/LONDON: Mahindra & Mahindra is in talks to buy a majority stake in luxury car designer Pininfarina in what would be the latest Asian bid for an iconic Italian brand, three sources with knowledge of the matter said on Wednesday. via Mahindra & Mahindra in talks to buy a majority stake in Italy’s Pininfarina – The Economic...

Budget disappoints transport workers

Budget disappoints transport workers

Mar 26, 2015

MADURAI: The Tamil Nadu budget for 2015-16, which was presented on Wednesday, has once again failed to meet the long-pending demand of thousands of employees of state-run transport corporations, who have been asking the government to include them in the old pension scheme. However, the employees are still anticipating that their demand might be met during the...