Ride sharing cycle apps – stranded?

Just as Yulu starts to take strides in the cycle ride sharing market in Bangalore, news comes along that oBike is halting Singapore Operations. [email protected]_SG halts Singapore operations due to regulatory hurdles https://t.co/a9dNE71fcn — DealStreetAsia (@DealStreetAsia) June 25, 2018 Of course, they have made arrangements that the cycle rides shall still be possible with the Grab app that’s there for cab sharing and other stuff there but let’s talk about a larger story here: There are a few objectives that cities and states are worrying about and so regulatory issues…

The EVs are taking over, man!

Okay, here goes. Friend of mine. On phone with his girl friend. All very well to do people. He says, “Yaar, this Audi again needs another repair. Last month, I spent about 40 grand and now they say it would cost about a lakh. Distressing, man!” I chuckle. In my place, you would too. Why would he, in this day and age of Uber and Ola and all other cab apps, spending so much dough on that kind of a car. But no, In India, you only have arrived when…

XUV500 – The Beast is back!

It’s in white. It’s, what do I say, menacing. It’s got a mean front. People around gaze at it. Standing beside the highway, I can see people gazing at it at the Dhaba we have stopped in. And they talk. “Daam kya rakhkha hoga?”, “Mileage better hua kya?”, “Bookings shuru ho gayi kya?” That’s the effect of the New Mahindra XUV500 that’s launched in India. I love seeing people, as always. So, I watch the drool happen. First, the front, as always with the XUV. It is powerful and it…