The F1 world champion had run wide through the gravel trap and nudged into the barriers at the Tosa hairpin on lap 31, after he hit a damp patch while lapping backmarker George Russell. Stuck against the barriers, Hamilton spent ages trying to work out how to get going again – with it pretty clear he needed to go backwards. After engaging reverse gear, Hamilton backed up all the way through the gravel trap and on to the track before getting going again. Such action raised eyebrows, however, with some suggesting that it was both dangerous and against the rules to reverse on to a live race track. It also triggered famous memories of the 1989 Portuguese Grand Prix when Nigel Mansell was given the black flag for having reversed in the pitlane after skidding past his pit crew as he came in for fresh rubber. However, while Mansell had the rule book thrown at him this day, Hamilton’s manoeuvre was given the all clear by the FIA. The reasons are actually quite … [Read more...] about Explained: Why Hamilton didn’t break F1’s rules for reversing on track
Home Four wheelers oi-Promeet Ghosh By Promeet Ghosh Published: Monday, April 19, 2021, 19:28 [IST] Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, once again, there has been a lockdown that has been imposed across the country, especially in some major states. Manufacturers are working on limited staffs following the government's given rules and regulations. Earlier this month, there were rumours that Tata Motors had halted the production of certain models in the passenger vehicle segment. However, the company has released an official statement today clarifying that the company is running its production operations at the Pune plant with a limited workforce, in line with the current COVID-19 norms, in Maharashtra. This is the official statement from the company, "Tata Motors is running operations at its Pune plant in strict compliance with the guidelines mentioned in the 'Break the Chain' order of the Maharashtra government. A limited … [Read more...] about Tata Motors Running Operations In Pune Plant With Limited Staff: Details & More!
Home Two wheelers oi-Punith Bharadwaj By Punith Bharadwaj Published: Monday, April 19, 2021, 16:51 [IST] Nexzu Mobility has launched a new electric cycle called the Roadlark in the country. The Nexzu Roadlark features a price tag of Rs 42,000. Customers can purchase the e-cycle at Nexzu dealerships across India or through the brand's website. According to the company, the new electric cycle features a maximum riding range of up to 100 kilometres from a single battery charge. However, the Nexzu Roadlark features a dual-battery system. The electric cycle comes with two Lithium-Ion batteries one mounted in the frame and another below the rider seat. The external battery pack is the primary 8.7Ah unit, which can be removed from the cycle. On the other hand, the secondary in-frame battery pack is a 5.2 Ah unit. Both battery packs can be charged using a domestic socket. These battery packs are mated to a rear-wheel … [Read more...] about Nexzu Roadlark Electric Cycle Launched In India: Priced At Rs 42,000
The final asking price will be somewhere around $150,000. In the market for a potent Polestar 1 ? Now you can pre-order the 600-horsepower (447-kilowatt) hybrid coupe ahead of its showroom debut in 2019. The company has opened up early order forms for interested buyers in 18 countries, allowing buyers to reserve their build with a $2,500 deposit (€2,500 euros, or ¥20,000). The 18 countries include Austria, Belgium, Canada, China, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Italy, the Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, the U.K., and the U.S. Update Polestar 1 Beautifies Pebble Beach For Its North American Debut ⠀ Polestar 1 At Goodwood Is A Silent Symphony Of Hybrid Power "With over 7,000 people interested in owning a Polestar 1 since its reveal, we are extremely encouraged by the passion shown for our product," said Thomas Ingenlath, CEO of Polestar. "We will now take the next steps towards delivering this beautiful car to … [Read more...] about Pre-Order The Polestar 1 With A Refundable $2,500 Deposit
Polestar 1 production will begin in mid-2019, and the company will sell the 600-hp coupe in major markets around the world Polestar premiered its 1 grand touring coupe in China in late 2017 , but the automaker waited until now to show the upcoming model to Europeans at the Geneva Motor Show. Starting March 13, interested buyers in Europe will be able to pay a fully refundable €2,500 deposit to reserve the upcoming model ahead of the production beginning in mid-2019. "To date, we have received interest from over 6,000 potential customers wanting the Polestar 1 – a number which began gathering momentum from the moment the car was revealed," Thomas Ingenlath, Chief Executive Officer of Polestar, said in the company's announcement. "With our current plans to produce 500 cars per year, it’s possible that we have exceeded our production potential in these early stages." Update Polestar 1 Beautifies Pebble Beach For Its North American Debut ⠀ Polestar 1 At … [Read more...] about Take A Closer Look At The Polestar 1 At Its European Premiere