Two Wheelers
Calcutta  /  Published 01.03.21

Machines battle it out at Singur

The most challenging was the 80-metre sand track in the circuit. Two-wheelers had a tough time negotiating the stretch as riders used their legs to propel the vehicles as the tyres remained ineffectiv...
By Anasuya Basu in Singur

Science Tech  /  Published 04.01.21

Tech that was fixed in 2020

To put it lightly, 2020 was rough. More than ever, we turned to our personal tech this year to help find respite, stay healthy and remain connected with the people we care about. Video chat apps, lik...
By Brian X. Chen in

Calcutta  /  Published 22.09.20

Cables to stop kite injuries in Calcutta

Cables will be mounted on poles along crash barriers on either side of the Parama flyover to ensure kite strings don’t land on the road and threaten the lives of two-wheeler riders, the governme...
By Kinsuk Basu in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 01.01.19

200 bikes seized for rule flout on 31st night

Riding without helmets, rash driving and other violation of road rules resulted in seizure of over 200 motorcycles from Park Street and adjacent roads on New Year’s Eve.In previous years, riders wer...
By Monalisa Chaudhuri in Calcutta

Business  /  Published 30.12.18

Two-wheeler growth ride

Two-wheeler sales are expected to grow 8-10 per cent in 2018-19 amid concerns over the increasing cost of acquisition moderating demand, rating agency Icra has said. Positive factors for the industry ...
By Our Special Correspondent in Mumbai


Business  /  Published 27.05.20

Ola Electric acquires Amsterdam-based Etergo BV

Ola Electric Mobility (OEM) on Wednesday said it has acquired Amsterdam-based Etergo BV, a move that will help the Indian company foray into the global premium electric two-wheeler market. Ola Electr...
By PTI in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 02.08.19

Caught in a giant traffic jam

In a previous opinion piece, I pointed to two, often ignored, underlying trends that are responsible for the slowdown. However, friends from the industry pointed out that these may be applicable only ...
By Deepesh Rathore in

North East  /  Published 15.09.19

Three’s a crowd on a bike

Twins Borbie and Sona, 5, have to stay back at home with their grandmother these days whenever their parents go for a scooter ride, courtesy the Motor Vehicles (Amendment) Act, 2019, which came into e...
By Manoj Kumar Ojha in Doomdooma

Business  /  Published 04.08.19

Electric two-wheelers rev up

Electric two-wheeler makers are charged up after the recent policy props from the government, though they feel awareness among customers is key to a faster adoption.The government recently approved th...
By Anasuya Basu in Calcutta

Auto  /  Published 22.06.19

Electric two-wheelers that wow

If the government has its way, in five years time, the only kind of small two-wheeler one would be able to buy new in India would be the electric variety. The sale of motorcycles, scooters and mopeds ...
By Abhijit Mitra in


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