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Month: September 2022

LML Moonshot e-bike and Star electric scooter unveiled
Gadgets and Technology

LML Moonshot e-bike and Star electric scooter unveiled

LML has announced its entry into the electric 2-wheeler segment with three new models - the Moonshot pedal-assisted e-bike, the Star e-scooter and the Orion e-bicycle. The company plans to launch its first product in the Indian market in the second half of 2023.  LML has not revealed any technical details of the two-wheelers. The LML Moonshot is an electric bike with an exposed trellis frame. The bike also has a hexagonal headlamp and a single-piece seat. The Moonshot features an upside fork suspension at the front and a mono-shock at the rear. It rides on alloy wheels and is equipped with disc brakes. The bike also has pedals and is said to reach a top speed of 70 km/h. LML Star e-scooter sport a maxi-style design language, but come with a flat floorboard. The Star will roll o...
Tata Tiago EV launched with 315km range. Prices start at INR 8.49 lakh
Gadgets and Technology

Tata Tiago EV launched with 315km range. Prices start at INR 8.49 lakh

Tata Motors launched the Tiago EV at an introductory price of INR 8.49 lakh (ex-showroom). The top-of-the-line variant of the Tiago EV is priced at INR11.79 lakh (ex-showroom). The bookings for the Tiago EV will commence on October 10. The deliveries of the vehicle will commence next year in January. Tata Motors has reserved 2,000 units of the maiden 10,000 units of the Tiago EV, which will be offered at introductory prices, for the existing Nexon EV and Tigor EV owners. The new Tata Tiago EV is available with two different battery packs -- 19.2kWh and 24kWh. While the 19.2kWh variant gets a 3.3kW AC charging option, the 24kWh variant has 3.3kW AC and 7.2kW AC charging options. The 19.2kWh battery has a claimed MIDC range of 250km, while the larger battery gets a claimed MIDC range ...
Tata Punch Camo Edition launched. Prices start at INR 6.85 lakh
Automobile News

Tata Punch Camo Edition launched. Prices start at INR 6.85 lakh

Tata Motors has launched the new Punch Camo Edition, with prices starting from INR 6.85 lakh and going up to INR 8.63 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi). The new Tata Punch Camo is available in four variants – Adventure, Adventure Rhythm, Accomplished and Accomplished Dazzle. The Camo Edition was first introduced on the Tata Harrier in November 2020. The Punch Camo Edition gets exterior and interior cosmetic updates, along with changes to the features list, but remains mechanically unchanged to the standard model. The Punch Camo Edition comes with new Foliage Green exterior paint shade. It also gets a dual-tone effect, with the roof finished in either Piano Black or Pristine White. At the front, the chrome trim underlining the grille has been blacked out and there’s a new silver sk...
Classic Tales: 1980 Lambretta API 175 Auto-rickshaw
Classic Tales

Classic Tales: 1980 Lambretta API 175 Auto-rickshaw

Classic Tales: 1980 Lambretta API 175 Auto Rickshaw Auto-rickshaw owned by: Vinit Udyavar History: Automobile Products of India (API) was founded in 1949 at Bombay (now Mumbai). The company manufactured Lambretta scooters, API 3-Wheelers under license from Innocenti of Italy. API auto rickshaws are still in operation in certain parts of the country, notably in some parts of Tamil Nadu, Karnataka and Kerala. Lambretta is the brand name of mainly motor scooters, initially manufactured in Milan, Italy, by Innocenti. The name is derived from the word Lambrate, the suburb of Milan named after the river Lambro which flows through the area, and where the factory was located. Q) How and from where did you source this auto rickshaw? A) I had been to my native (Mangalore) in...