Home Four wheelers oi-Punith Bharadwaj By Punith Bharadwaj Published: Thursday, April 29, 2021, 13:28 [IST] The Ministry of Road Transport and Highways (MoRTH) has proposed a new system for vehicle registration in the country. The new system will allow free movement of personal vehicles across any state in India upon relocation. The new rule is being proposed for Defence, Central /State Govt, Central/ State PSUs and Pvt sector Cos/organizations employees. However, the company has to have offices in 5 or more States or UTs to become eligible for the new vehicle registration policy. The motor vehicle tax under the new registration scheme will be levied for two years or in multiple of two, as per the proposal. MoRTH has proposed a new ‘IN' series registration plate, which will indicate the vehicles nationwide registration validity for eligible private owners. The government organization has asked States/UTs to offer … [Read more...] about MoRTH Proposes New All-India Vehicle Registration Policy: Plans To Introduce ‘IN’ Series Plates
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Turns out he was losing money on every deal after all. It’s hard to get a good deal on a new car , that is unless you’re shopping at Parkway Chrysler-Dodge-Jeep-Ram in the Detroit area. According to a legal investigation, a singular salesperson is responsible for costing FCA millions of dollars thanks to the illicit use of family discounts. This illegal practice has been going on since 2014 and has benefited thousands of customers who claim to somehow be related to the generous salesman. According to recent court filings, the defendant was at times to number one user of this restricted discount coding making him the more generous car sales person in America. This robin hood like character was indeed losing money on his deals to the tune of $8.7 Million lost due to discounts but his dealings were not all about giving to the needy. Homeland Security Investigations found that the perpetrator sold his discount codes on Facebook Groups and offered random customers the 5% family … [Read more...] about FCA Lost $8.7 Million From One Sales Guy Giving Family Discounts
The company sees a future of driverless semis covering long-distance routes. It looks like Google’s autonomous spinoff Waymo is keen to grow – literally – in the self-driving realm. According to a report from Reuters , the company announced on June 1 that it was looking to develop driverless trucks. In a statement, Waymo said it was utilizing eight years of self-driving experience with both hardware and software to explore integrating such technology into a big rig. Read also: Watch Waymo's Lidar Wipe Bird Poop Off Itself Tesla Semi Teased — Aims To Deliver Sports Car Handling Isuzu Truck Gets Wedged In Britain's Oldest Roman Arch That’s certainly a step up from autonomous passenger-car testing still underway, and it’s not as if you just check a few extra boxes on the programming to accommodate for extra weight and length. Anyone who’s driven a tractor-trailer semi is painfully aware of the numerous blind spots surrounding the truck, never mind … [Read more...] about Waymo Confirms Autonomous Truck Development
Elon Musk is always up to something. Let's see if we can figure some things out. When Tesla CEO Elon Musk Tweeted about the upcoming Tesla Semi yesterday, he said the truck would be “seriously next level.” We, of course, want to know what that means. We can’t yet hack into Musk’s brain to figure that out, but we can try to make some educated guesses, and collect everything we know so far into one post. Here goes. What we know for sure Previous official messages from Tesla indicate that the semi will be a “ heavy-duty truck ” and Musk has said that the semi will necessarily need to have a pack over 100 kilowatt hours (kWh). We also know that Jerome Guillen is in charge of the Tesla semi program. Guillen previously was a Model S Program Director and worked at Daimler on the team that developed the Freightliner Cascadia. The closest we’ve come to an explanation about what the semi will do is this line from the not-so-secret Master plan part 2 : “We believe the Tesla … [Read more...] about Could Tesla Semi Have 680 kWh, 500-mile range?
In a residential neighborhood no less. Drag racing on empty public streets in the middle of the night is bad enough. Racing on a narrow residential street in the late afternoon isn't just stupid, it's terrifically irresponsible and dangerously reckless. That's what makes this video so shocking, because the exceptional lack of judgment seen here comes from people entrusted to exhibit the exact opposite . Fortunately, only minor injuries to those involved were reported in this mess. Here's the situation as told by the Washington D.C. Metropolitan Police Department (MPD) in a video briefing from April 30. At approximately 5:15 pm local time on April 22, two police cars were stopped at the 1400 block of Anacostia Avenue, a residential street on the northeast side of the city. Two officers were in each car, and the video briefing goes on to say officers "engaged in a reckless driving incident" resulting in one car striking the other. All four officers suffered minor injuries, … [Read more...] about Body Cam Catches DC Cops Drag Racing And Crashing Their Cruisers