Of bats and balls: How Khelo India is reviving sports goods business
Manufacturing of sports goods has seen a 25% increase this year in Jalandhar — the sports city of India compared with 10% growth last year. Manufacturers and importers have attributed this growth to improved health consciousness among Indians, higher number of gymnasiums and an increase in sporting activities in schools.
Ford India's new BS-VI compliant EcoSport comes to India, starting at Rs 8.04 lakh
The compact SUV comes mated with a five-speed manual transmission.
Maruti Suzuki to make global premiere of concept FUTURO-E at Auto Expo
C V Raman, senior executive director (engineering), Maruti Suzuki India Limited, said, “The latest Concept FUTURO-e is a coupé style SUV. A first from Maruti Suzuki stable. A departure from existing design.”
Kia Motors eyes full capacity utilisation in India with slew of new models
Kia Motors' manufacturing facility in Andhra Pradesh has an installed production capacity to roll out 3 lakh units per annum on a three shift basis.
Samsung Galaxy S20 likely to have 6.7-inch screen, sport a microSD card slot
Galaxy S20, which will be unveiled on February 11, 2020, is expected to have a top-end variant, the S20 Ultra.
MG’s electric ZS SUV outsells EVs of M&M, Tata and Hyundai at launch
MG Motors, a subsidiary of Chinese auto major SAIC, has invested over Rs 3,000 crore in India so far, and is now preparing to pump in additional investments to launch new models.
1/3rd of all passenger vehicles sold are UVs
India’s newfound love for utility vehicles has taken the share of that segment from a mere 13% of total passenger vehicle sales 9 years ago to more than one-third so far this fiscal. In 2010-11, the auto industry rolled out 78 new cars on roads and 36 new UVs. So far in this financial year, 53 new cars have been launched, & an equal number of UVs have been launched.
Tendulkar shortlisted for Laureus Sporting Moment of last two decades award
The moment, titled 'Carried On the Shoulders Of A Nation', refers to the Indian team's celebration of the 2011 World Cup triumph.
No loss is permanent: Pradeep Lala, a horse-racing fan, learnt an important lesson from the sport
The MD and CEO of Embassy Services shares how he fell in love with horses and the sport.
As India switches to BS-VI, sub Rs 10 lakh petrol cars may gain
Sales of petrol cars could likely grow at the expense of diesel cars after the transition, say experts.
View: Evolution of the Indian sports fan
From being TV slaves to streaming addicts, the way fans now consume sports has changed. The picture today is very different. With technology, the way we consume sports has also changed. From being glued to our TV sets, we have become streaming addicts. Now, no match can be missed as we have access to every game at our fingertips!
Slowdown fails to halt premium SUVs’ run
The premium SUV market in India has bucked the trend in the overall passenger vehicle sales, growing by a third in the past year as consumers upgraded to large, feature-rich products like the MG Hector and Tata Harrier.
Fiction, feminism and sport: Barack Obama's 2019 reading list has it all
The former US President said that these books made his 2019 "a little brighter".
Odisha to host first edition of Khelo India University Games
The event, to take place from 22 February to 1 March, 2020, was announced by Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik along with union Minister for Human Resources and Development, Ramesh Pokhriyal, Minister of Youth Affairs and Sports, Kiren Rijiju and Minister of Petroleum and Natural Gas, Dharmendra Pradhan.
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