Get 50% rebate in excise duty on new car by surrendering old car

Get 50% rebate in excise duty on new car by surrendering old car

The Budget may see some major announcements for automobile manufacturers which bring investments on green vehicles.

Road Minister Nitin Gadkari seeks 'end of life' policy for old vehicles in Budget

Road Minister Nitin Gadkari seeks 'end of life' policy for old vehicles in Budget

An 'end of life' policy may be announced in the Budget that may include a rebate of at least 50 percent in excise duty on new vehicles for buyers who surrender their polluting old ones.

Indian-origin scientist designs tiny 'vehicle' to drive drugs to targets

With the side-effects of therapy being one of the major stumbling blocks in advancing treatment for deadly diseases, a team of scientists, including one of Indian origin, has designed a "nanovehicle" that could drive drugs straight to their destinations - the diseased tissues - thereby sparing other healthy organs from any unintended effects.

NASA set for revolutionary 'flying saucer' test flight

NASA set for revolutionary 'flying saucer' test flight

NASA is all set to test its low-density supersonic decelerator (LDSD) - a flying saucer designed to check out landing technologies for future Mars missions - over Hawaii.

Delhi pollution: Authorities asked to list 15-year-old vehicles

 In efforts to improve air quality in the national capital, Delhi government has asked transport authorities to prepare a comprehensive realistic data on private vehicles which are 15 or more years old.

One dead, two hurt as vehicle tries to ram U.S. spy agency gates

Two people tried to run their vehicle through National Security Agency`s entrance gates near Washington on Monday before guards shot one of them dead, and the vehicle`s second occupant and a police officer were injured, officials said.

First flying car to go on sale in 2017

First flying car to go on sale in 2017

A two-seater flying car which can take flight from any clear road could go on sale as early as 2017, potentially changing personal transport on a global scale, its manufacturers say.

Every driver should be in full control of vehicle: Court

It is the responsibility of every driver to be in full control of his vehicle and to drive at a speed so as not to endanger lives of others, a Delhi court has observed while upholding jail term of a bus driver whose "reckless" driving led to the death of a scooterist.

Kerala students develop 200-km-a-litre vehicle

Three sixth semester mechanical engineering students here have designed and developed a prototype vehicle which runs more than 200 kilometres per litre of petrol.

How to prevent vehicle accident in heavy fog?

Here are some tips of how to prevent a vehicle accident in heavy fog.

German firms to sign armoured vehicle deal with Algeria: Report

Germany`s defence group Rheinmetall and Ferrostaal industrial group are due to sign a deal with Algeria soon for nearly 1,000 armoured personnel carriers and a factory, a media report said Wednesday.

Two aid workers killed in Mali landmine blast: Officials

Two Malian aid workers were killed when their vehicle drove over a landmine in restive north-west Mali, officials told AFP Friday.

Man narrowly escapes being hit by speeding train

A 77-year-old Czech man cheated death after he almost got hit by a speeding train, with the vehicle just clipping the heel of his shoe.

Soon, floating electric car to help in disasters

Forget military helicopters or life boats when a natural calamity strikes. A Japanese firm is on the job to build an all-electric, floating car that can reach low-lying, flood-prone regions in a jiffy.

Now, a two wheeled car-like-motorcycle that can`t be toppled

A new car-like-motorcycle has been developed that keeps it balance intact on two wheels.

Ford recalls 27,933 Edge crossovers

Ford Motor Co. Is recalling 27,933 Edge crossovers in the US because a damper in the fuel line could crack and cause fuel leaks.

Birds sense speed limit when fleeing cars

Birds flee from the path of an incoming car on the basis of the posted speed limit, rather than the actual speed of the vehicle, a new study has found.

Cocaine worth Rs 10 crore seized from vehicle coming from PoK

Police officials announced on Friday that they have seized cocaine with street value of Rs 10 crore from a vehicle coming from Pakistan-occupied Kashmir.

Vehicle used by accused in US national`s gang-rape traced

The vehicle in which a US national was allegedly gang-raped here has been traced, police said on Wednesday.

Ram Singh arrested from bus identified by victim`s friend: Cop

A Delhi Police official told a special court that the bus in which a 23-year-old girl was gangraped on December 16 night was identified by the victim`s friend and the main accused Ram Singh was arrested from the vehicle itself.