Thursday, 27 January, 2022
TopicScooter

Topic: Scooter

Bengaluru-based electric scooter startup to invest up to Rs 2,500 crore in new plants

Simple Energy is building an initial facility with the capacity to produce 10 lakh scooters a year. It aims to open a second plant by 2023 and make 1.25 crore scooters annually.

Ola’s new e-scooter factory is women-only, aims to build 10 million two-wheelers by 2022

The e-mobility business is expected to make its debut next year with the vision to provide the world 'clean mobility, a carbon-negative footprint, and an inclusive workforce'.

Bajaj Sunny, the lightweight scooter that was young India’s favourite first two-wheeler

For people who couldn't handle heavy scooters or afford expensive bikes, Bajaj Sunny was an obvious choice.

Vijai Super — the scooter that became popular way before Hamara Bajaj

Vijai Super scooters was produced by state-owned Scooters India Ltd, and ruled the market duing the 1970s and 1980s.

Lambretta: The Italian two-wheeler that became a ‘dad scooter’ for the big Indian family

The much-loved Lambretta is scheduled for a comeback in India with its retro-cool look.

India’s battle with the world’s worst smog is caught in a bureaucratic haze

The sheer scale of India’s toxic skies is making progress in the fight to reduce pollution difficult.

On Camera

YourTurn

Fed does what’s expected, not what’s needed

Federal Open Market Committee signaled it would start a rate-hiking cycle soon, follow with gradual reduction in its balance sheet, and end its asset-purchase program by early March.

Fed’s hawkish pivot sends sovereign yields soaring to highs across Asia, Australia, NZ

With growing expectations that the Fed stance will spur rapid tightening from central banks all over, yields rose across regions including in Asia.

Defence

The photo of former PM Indira Gandhi with the three former service chiefs | Photo: Wikimedia Commons

‘Mystery’ brochure on 1971 War crops Indira Gandhi, Jagjivan Ram from images, courts controversy

Both images show the then service chiefs, but the former PM and defence minister is removed from them.

Modi vs non-BJP CMs: When most popular isn’t all-powerful & why Centre-state ties will worsen

Modi’s inability to win many states, and the huge popularity his rivals enjoy there, is pushing Indian politics in a more robustly federal direction.
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