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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Google has unveiled an in-house designed self-driving prototype that aims to improve road safety. Google has unveiled an in-house designed self-driving prototype that aims to improve road safety. Google has been playing around with the idea of autonomous vehicle technology for quite some time and they even obtained a patent for Transitioning a Mixed-mode Vehicle to Autonomous Mode. In the last couple of years they used several Audi TT and Toyota Prius test cars to develop the technology and now they have unveiled their very own autonomous vehicle. Far from being a looker, the two-seater prototype doesn't have a steering wheel or pedals as it relies on a software system which includes Google Maps and built-in radar sensors and lasers to do all the driving. The list of features is quite short as the car doesn't even have a radio system but it does boast a display providing details about the route along with a start & stop button. They plan on building approximately … [Read more...] about Google introduces self-driving car prototype, lacks steering wheel and pedals [video]
Google’s autonomy division will instead focus on its Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid test cars. Wave goodbye to the tiny little self-driving pods called “Firefly.” Waymo , formerly known as the Google self-driving car project, is retiring its fleet of cutesy autonomous vehicles that have been in use since 2014. The pod cars, which were introduced to the public three years ago , were used for real-world testing of autonomous car technology. The company says the cars were never intended to be used for the long-term, but instead gave Waymo early information about how to mount sensors, integrate the computer with drive controls, and so on. Collectively, the Firefly pod cars have driven millions of miles without human intervention; in fact, over time, they’ve required humans to take over less and less often . Waymo also developed a special wiper to keep bird poop and other debris off the all-important, roof-mounted LIDAR sensor that allows the cars to “see” their environment. … [Read more...] about Waymo Retires Self-Driving “Firefly” Pod Cars
Home Two wheelers oi-Promeet Ghosh By Promeet Ghosh Published: Tuesday, May 4, 2021, 10:44 [IST] Late last year, in the month of December, EeVe India launched two new electric scooters in the Indian market. The two new electric scooters are called: Atreo and Ahava. The electric scooters are priced at Rs 55,900 for the Ahava and Rs 64,900 for the Atreo model. All prices are ex-showroom. However, according to the latest report by CarandBike , EeVe India is getting ready to launch a new electric scooter, which will be called the EeVe Soul. The company has got all approvals from the Automotive Research Association of India (ARAI). Also, the EeVe Soul will be a high-speed electric scooter from the brand. Speaking a little about the scooter, the EeVe Soul will have a top speed of 70 kmph and will be able to cover a distance of 130 km on a single charge. Also, according to the report, EeVe India Co-Founder and Director, … [Read more...] about EeVe Soul Electric Scooter Expected To Launch Before The Festive Season: Read More!