Two Wheelers
People  /  Published 21.04.22

This spunky Bhowanipore lady teaches women how to ride a scooter

Bobby Didi’s Scooty Training classes take place every day from 7am-11am and 4pm-9pm in Rupchand Mukherjee Lane. One can sign up for a six-day course of 30 minutes daily for a fee of Rs 2,500. It...
By Karo Christine Kumar

Business  /  Published 20.12.21

EV ride with foreign knowhow

Two-wheeler leaders are riding piggy-back on the technology of their foreign joint venture partners to kickstart their own EV (electric vehicles) programmes in the country. Hero MotoCorp has announce...
By Anasuya Basu in Calcutta

Business  /  Published 06.12.21

E-scooters with battery swap

Start-ups in the ride-sharing and electric vehicle charging businesses are now offering electric two-wheeler and three-wheelers with innovative options such as battery swaps. Following cab aggregator...
By Anasuya Basu in Calcutta

Business  /  Published 22.11.21

Suzuki set for electric ride

Suzuki Motorcycle India Pvt. Ltd. (SMIPL), the two-wheeler subsidiary of Japan’s Suzuki Motor Corporation, plans to launch electric two-wheelers as well as flexi-fuel two-wheelers . “Carb...
By Anasuya Basu in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 30.10.21

Two-wheelers off Balason bridge

Siliguri Metropolitan Police halted movement of two-wheelers on the Balason river bridge here from Friday as the work to install a Bailey bridge started on the site. “From Friday morning, even ...
By Avijit Sinha in Siliguri


Business  /  Published 18.10.21

Auto demand picks up

The automobile sector may be in for a good festive season with strong demand particularly in the urban areas, though sales growth may be hit by the ongoing semiconductor shortage. According to a note...
By Our Correspondent in Mumbai

Calcutta  /  Published 14.07.21

Parking rackets thrive in New Town

Parking rackets are fleecing owners of four-wheelers and two-wheelers at a time many men and women are avoiding getting on public transport as a precaution against Covid-19. Parking “agents&rdq...
By Snehal Sengupta in New Town

Business  /  Published 13.04.21

Car sales drop 13% in 2020-21

Automobile sales fell 13.05 per cent to 41,289, 28 units because the pandemic severely eroded demand,  industry body Siam said on Monday. “A deep structural slowdown in the industry even b...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

Calcutta  /  Published 20.03.21

Cars and cement jam bicycle lanes

Bicycle lanes in several areas in New Town have become useless as they are occupied by parked cars and two-wheelers and also construction materials. Hidco, which builds infrastructure in the township...
By Snehal Sengupta in New Town

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


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