‘A scam': Elon Musk fumes asTesla is cut from S&P 500 ESG Index

S&P Dow Jones Indices says it has removed electric carmaker Tesla from the widely followed ESG index. Tesla CEO Elon Musk responded with harsh tweets including that ESG is a scam. The back-and-forth reflects a wider debate about the metrics used to judge corporate performance on environmental, social and governance (ESG) issues.
#ElonMusk #S&P #S&P500ESG #DowJonesIndices #BusinessIndustrial #AutosVehicles #News

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Autos, cabs off the roads today in Telangana

Thousands of vehicles, including auto-rickshaws, cabs, DCM vans, trolleys, private buses and trucks, will be off the roads on Thursday in response to a daylong bandh call given by the Telangana State Taxi and Drivers JAC. They are demanding the government to bring diesel, petrol and petroleum gas, under GST.
#TelanganaStateTaxiandDriversJAC #Telangana #AutosVehicles #Travel #CarRentalTaxiServices

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Tesla to host second artificial intelligence day in August

Elon Musk says Tesla will host its second artificial intelligence day on Aug. 19. The electric-car maker is likely to expand on plans to fine-tune its self-driving technology. The company held its first AI day in August last year and a Battery Day in September 2020.
#ElonMusk #Tesla #BatteryDay #AutosVehicles #MotorVehicles(ByType) #HybridAlternativeVehicles

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Updated TVS iQube Electric Scooter Launched at Rs 98,564, Claims Rs 3 Per...

TVS Motor Company has launched the updated TVS iQube electric scooter in India. The new series consists of three variants, including the standard TVSiQube and the top-spec TVS IQube ST. The base version comes with a 3.4 kWh battery and delivers a claimed 100 km on-road range per charge. The S variant gets a larger 7.0-inch TFT instrument cluster with turn-by-turn navigation assist.
#TVS #iQubeElectricScooter #TVSiQube #India #AutosVehicles #MotorVehicles(ByType)

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Jeep Meridian 7-Seater SUV to Launch in India Tomorrow, Here's All You Need to Know

Jeep India is set to launch the new 7-seater SUV, the Jeep Meridian in India tomorrow. The Meridian shares its underpinnings with the compass but with heavy tweaks to accommodate the additional row of seats. The car is 41mm wider and 48mm taller than the Compass.
#Jeep #JeepMeridian #Meridian #India #AutosVehicles #MotorVehicles(ByType) #TrucksSUVs

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Elon Musk Says 'Cool Updates' Coming in August 19 at 'Tesla AI Day #2'

Tesla will hold a second ‘AI Day’ during which “many cool updates” will be released. The event will take place on August 19. Tesla has begun to hold somewhat regular annual events with specific subjects at the centre of the presentation. The auto giant held its first AI day in August 2021 to highlight the company’s self-driving programme.
#ElonMusk #Tesla #TeslaAIDay #‘AIDay #AutosVehicles #MotorVehicles(ByType) #HybridAlternativeVehicles

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Haryana: Maruti to sign agreement for third plant in state on Thursday

Haryana gearing up to allot 900 acres of land to Maruti on Thursday for its third plant in the state. Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar said his government is actively working towards making the state an industrial and automobile hub. Maruti Suzuki India Limited and Suzuki Motorcycle India Private Limited are set to sign an agreement for the allotment of land.
#ManoharLalKhattar #Maruti #Haryana #AutosVehicles


Kia Carens vs Maruti Suzuki XL6 vs Ertiga - Which One Should You Buy?

Maruti’s Ertiga and XL6 MPVs have been facelifted and improved. They now have a new engine, automatic transmission, and a slew of other upgrades. The safety kit has been significantly improved with 4 airbags, ESP & Hill Hold Assist, a 360-degree camera and integrated TPMS.
#KiaCarens #XL6 #Ertiga #AutosVehicles #MotorVehicles(ByType) #VehicleShopping


Russia to take over Renault's Moscow factory; plans to revive Soviet-era...

Russia to take over Renault’s Moscow factory to revive Soviet-era car Moskvitch. Renault has given up its majority stake in AvtoVAZ with an option to buy it back within six years. Mayor of the Russian capital, Sergei Sobyanin, stated that the government has taken this decision to stop Renault's 45,000 workers from becoming unemployed.
#SergeiSobyanin #Renault #Soviet #Russian #Russia #AutosVehicles #BusinessIndustrial


Hyundai Santro discontinued in India again due to low demand

South Korean auto major Hyundai has again discontinued its once popular hatchback Santro in India. Several factors like rising vehicle prices and poor demand from entry-level customers forced the company to discontinue the model. The development comes close on the heels of the recent draft notification making it mandatory for M1 category vehicles to have 6 airbags.
#Hyundai #SouthKorean #Santro #India #AutosVehicles #MotorVehicles(ByType) #VehicleShopping


Hacker shows off a way to unlock Tesla models, start cars

Hack could allow thieves to drive off with Tesla Model 3 and Y cars. Hack is effective on certain models of the electric vehicles, according to a security consultant. There's no evidence that thieves have used the hack to improperly access Tesla vehicles. To fix it, Tesla would need to change its keyless entry system.
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Car with Chandigarh dealer for repair, Shimla man booked for hit-and- run

The State Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission has directed a Renault dealership of Chandigarh to pay Rs 10 lakh to a Shimla resident for causing him harassment due to an FIR registered following an accident involving the dealership’s employee. Kamal Kant Kalia, a junior resident at Indira Gandhi Medical College (IGMC) at Shimla, alleged that his Renault Duster developed a technical fault.
#KamalKantKalia #StateConsumerDisputesRedressalCommission #RenaultDuster #Chandigarh #AutosVehicles #VehicleShopping


Leapmotor’s C01 Emerges as Potential Top Chinese Rival of Elon Musk’s Tesla

Leapmotor recently took the wraps off its new C01 electric performance car. The mid-to-large-sized smart electric sedan is a mid to large-sized sedan with cell to-chassis technology. The car is thought to be a formidable competitor to Tesla’s electric car because it has advanced level features and power.
#ElonMusk #Leapmotor #Chinese #Tesla #AutosVehicles #MotorVehicles(ByType) #HybridAlternativeVehicles

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Debt-ridden Benglauru man makes away with test-drive car, wanted to maintain...

MG Venkatesh Naik, 36, allegedly stole a car in order to maintain his 'social status' The debt-ridden 36-year-old was arrested in Bengaluru after a 100-day manhunt. Police say he stole the Maruti Vitara Brezza from Ravindra Elluri, who had placed an advertisement on OLX to sell it.
#MGVenkateshNaik #OLX #MarutiVitaraBrezza #Bengaluru #AutosVehicles #VehicleShopping

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Assisted Driving Systems in Tesla, Hyundai Fail to Avoid Head-on Collisions: Study

Tesla’s Autopilot system did slow the vehicle to a walking speed before striking an oncoming, foam model of a car. The AAA, a U.S. Consumer and travel services organization, said the tests illustrate how current assisted driving and automated braking systems fall short of true autonomous driving.
#Hyundai #AutosVehicles #MotorVehicles(ByType) #HybridAlternativeVehicles

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France’s Renault Group Forced To Sell Its Russian Assets To Moscow

Russia was Renault Group’s second-largest market after Europe. With 500,000 vehicles sold last year, Russia was the company's second largest market. Renault Group sold 100% of its shares in ‘Renault Russia to Moscow City entity and its 67.69% interest in AvtoVAZ to NAMI (the Central Research and Development Automobile and Engine Institute)
#RenaultGroup #Russian #France #AutosVehicles

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Pune: Raw material price eating into profits, automobile SMEs cut down on work

SMEs in Pimpri-Chinchwad area reporting good work orders after a lull during the peak of Covid-19. SMEs have kept a close watch on work orders to gauge the future work volume. A four-fold increase in the price of steel and iron has eaten into profits.
#Covid19 #Pune #AutosVehicles #BusinessIndustrial

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Maruti Kharkhoda plant to produce its first electric car in 2025: Haryana...

At this plant, Suzuki will make motorcycles in 100 acres while Maruti will make electric vehicles in 800 acres. Haryana deputy CM Dushyant Chautala said 11,000 youth will get employment in Maruti industry and 3,000 in Suzuki’s motorcycle manufacturing industry.
#DushyantChautala #MarutiK #harkhoda #BusinessIndustrial #AutosVehicles #MotorVehicles(ByType)

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Sirsa man held with 5-gram heroin in Mohali

Phase-8 police have arrested a resident of Sirsa with 5-gram heroin. The accused has been identified as Vijay Verma and ₹25,000 and a Ford EcoSport SUV have also been recovered from him. He was produced in court on Sunday and has been taken into police remand for two days.
#VijayVerma #FordEcoSport #Sir #LawGovernment #AutosVehicles

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