In most cases, classic cars are rubbish. As James May once said, if they were any good, they’d still be made. Modern cars are faster, better handling, more reliable, more comfortable, cleaner, safer, more economical, and mostly cheaper to purchase, too. Basically, they’re better in just about every way. Yet despite this, the clearly inferior classic car not only still exists, but is positively thriving these days. Why?
There is no simple answer to this, but instead a combination of factors that each play a part.
First, there’s the design of the car itself. Classic cars were created very much in an analogue world where designers used pencil and paper to create elegant shapes and flowing lines that would just not be possible on the computer-based design software used by modern car designers. Take the front wing of a Jaguar XK120 or the profile of a Ferrari 250 GTO, for example.
These designs are beautiful in every way, but are shapes that no modern designer would create nowadays—often, the way the metal frame underneath the bodywork used during the prototype stage (and even “bucks” used to shape bodywork) would have a direct influence on the car’s form.
These designs belong to a previous age—an age that many people fondly look back on, where designers were unencumbered by constraints such as crash tests, or aerodynamic drag coefficients, and instead created shapes that reflected the mood and trends of the time.
Modern production techniques have also removed much of the character from new cars. Mass production “systems” complete with soulless computers and robots on the production lines producing identical parts 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, are focussed on one thing: meeting the targets and quotas set by the car manufacturers to maximise efficiency and shareholder profit.
Classic car production, on the other hand, was largely a manual process performed by craftsmen using simple tools complemented by decades of experience to create panels by hand and by eye. The results of this are creations that have withstood the hardships ofdaily usage and weathered the passage of time. Not all are like this, of course. Some were very poorly designed, and built with even less care, but this is what separates classic cars from cars that are merely old.
Mechanically, they are quite different, too. Modern car engines are effectively a sealed unit, comprising of components that are largely unserviceable by the average person. Simply speaking, most components are controlled by a central electronic brain, which takes inputs from the driver, and then filters them through systems such as the drive-by-wire throttle system, the traction control, electric steering, electronic clutch, the torque vectoring system, the ABS system, and so on.
All of these systems are designed to improve efficiency and safety, but on some level, they often rob the car of its feel and character. Older machines, in contrast, are the real deal. They are delicately balanced mechanical systems comprising hundreds or thousands of individual parts, all tuned to work together in harmony. The driver is a direct extension to the machine, providing inputs and receiving direct, unfiltered feedback through the controls, resulting in an authentic experience that is just not possible with the modern equivalent.
Driving a classic car requires a great deal of manual input from the driver, from adjusting the fuel/air mixture manually with the choke, to selecting gears and controlling the engagement of power to the wheels with the clutch.
All this needs to be done in a way that gets the best out of the engine and transmission—but proper technique also protects the longevity of the ageing components. Getting all this right is inherently more challenging than the modern equivalent of electronic ignition, automatic transmissions and electronic driver aids, but a far more rewarding and satisfying experience.
Classic car owners mostly don’t embark upon a journey to reach a destination, but instead the journey is the destination.
Nostalgia also plays a large part in the appeal of classics. They all have a history, be it interesting or not. Some have achieved great things in their lives, such as competing in and winning races, expeditions or endurance events, whilst others have overcome challenges that are far more mundane but no less important to the owner. These machines were great enablers of a better life and provided mobility and freedom back in a time when such qualities were rare. They accompanied their owners on major life events, and consequently became indelibly associated with those events.
Classic cars all have a story to tell about what they have accomplished in their lives, where they have been, and why they are still in operation. The cracks in the leather or the scratches on the paint are seen by some as imperfections, but to aficionados of classic cars, these are a record of the car’s history, adding to its character and chronicling its life. Automobile manufacturers play heavily on the pedigree and heritage of their brands, but classic cars are the real-life objects that defined that heritage and established the reputation of the brand in the first place.
Then there’s the individualism. Owning any new car is easy—all it takes is money, and with cheap credit and easy finance, even that is not very difficult any longer. Classic cars however, are no longer in production and are therefore inherently limited in supply, consequently holding a far greater and ever increasing level of exclusivity. No amount of money will get you a brand new Ferrari Daytona, for example, and even if you want an old one, you still have to find someone, somewhere who is willing to sell you theirs.
The greater effort of acquiring, owning and maintaining a more exclusive product prompts questions of the owner’s passion for that product and his or her motivation for going to these additional lengths when owning a new car is so much simpler and easier. A culture has emerged surrounding classic cars, comprising of events such as classic rallies, road trips, historic racing, and classic car shows. Owners of classic cars gain great satisfaction from exhibiting their cars at these events and use them as a means to show off not only the car but also their own personality and taste.
Purchasers of modern cars typically calculate their ownership period of anything between 6 months and 5 years before they move on to something newer and better, but classic car owners see it the opposite way: the cars will exist beyond their tenure, and they are merely temporary custodians of something that has a life beyond theirs.
So will this continue, or is it just a passing trend? New cars are likely to get better and better with each passing year, so the 3 year old car that you have today is likely to be already outclassed by the new model just released.
Classic cars, however, compete on a completely different level. it’s not about efficiency and speed, but about the experience, style, exclusivity and craftsmanship, all of which are universal and timeless. Classic cars not only appeal to car lovers, but also to lovers of engineering, design, art and history.
That is the reason why people do, and always will, love classic cars—and long may it continue.
Article Courtesy : Niralee Nirlipta, Senior PRO & Content Writer
All new Hyundai Santro
23rd October, the hyundai santro 2018 launch date, the car finally launched in India. Hyundai santro 2018 price, starting from RS. 3.89 lakh going all the way up to RS. 5.46 lakh. The new Santro is available across five variants for the petrol manual i.e., D- Lite, Era, Magna, Sportz and Asta. The CNG manual version and the petrol AMT version gets two variants each- the mid-spec Magna and the very well equipped Sportz. As of now, there will not be a Hyundai Santro diesel version available.
Hyundai Santro Exterior
The new Santro packs a sharper Design that is in accordance with the design direction adopted by all modern day Hyundai’s. Upfront, it gets the cascading grille as also sweptback headlamps. Above this setup are the upward sweeping angular headlamps. The new Santro is available only with a set of 14 inch steel wheels with wheel covers and there are no alloy wheels on offer, even on the top of the line Asta trim. There are ORVMs with LED turn indicators and a Honda BR-V like kink which increases the glass area on the rear door windows.
Coming to the hyundai santro 2018, one of the biggest plus points are the rear AC vents. The other big update is the addition of a a 7 inch touchscreen infotainment system which support both Android Auto and Apple CarPlay, along with a rearview camera. Other features includes electric power steering, rear washer and wiper, electrically adjustable ORVMs and reverse parking sensors. For safety, the Santro comes equipped with driver’s airbag along with ABS and EBD as standard across the variant lineup, while the Asta variant gets an additional passenger airbag as well.
Hyundai Santro performance
For the Santro, Hyundai has revived it’s 1.1 liter Epsilon engine. You get to choose between petrol and CNG powered Santro, and Hyundai is available with 5 speed AMT as well. The 4-cyl petrol engine produces 69 PS of power and 99Nm of torque. The manufacturer is also offering a factory fitted CNG kit. This variant puts out 59PS/84Nm. Hyundai santro mileage is 20.3 kmpl for the petrol and 30.48 km/kg for the CNG versions.
The new Hyundai Santro, manages to deliver a lot that’s new for the segment. Besides offering a well-loaded features list, it has managed to give better in terms of interior quality. Hyundai Santro price is affordable and it the car is capable of giving the buyers a premium car feeling. If you are looking to buy a well equipped, easy to drive and comfortable family car, the new Hyundai Santro is well is a good choice.
2018 Tata Tiago JTP, Tigor JTP Unveiled in India, Launch on October 26
Tata Motors has revealed the production model and specifications of the Tiago JTP and Tigor JTP. Both models were first revealed by Tata Motors during the 2018 Auto Expo. Both the Tiago JTP and Tigor JTP will launch on October 26. The JTP versions of the Tiago and Tigor have come about thanks to the partnership between Tata Motors and Jayem Automotives Pvt. Ltd. Back in March 2017, JT Special Vehicles Pvt. Ltd. (JTSV), a 50:50 joint venture between Tata Motors and Jayem Automotives Pvt. Ltd., was launched to develop special performance vehicles based on the new generation products from Tata Motors’. Tata Motors had three basic aspects in mind when it comes Tiago JTP and Tigor JTP – enhanced engine output & performance, sporty exterior & interior design and improved driving dynamics.
When it comes to the design elements, the Tiago JTP and Tigor JTP cars come with an aggressive front bumper with large trapezoidal lower grill, dual chamber projector headlamps with chrome rings, 15-inch diamond cut dual tone wider 6.5J alloy wheels, sporty side skirts for a dynamic profile, contrast coloured outside mirrors, dual tone exterior with glossy black roof & rear spoiler and a boldJTP badge on front grill, fender vents and rear.
Furthermore, both the cars get all-black interiors with red accents on AC vents, leather-wrapped steering with contrast red stitching, seat fabric with red hexagonal motif and red double stitching on the seats and gearshift gaiter act as unique differentiators for the cars. Aluminium pedal extensions are also featured to further add to the sporty appeal. Tata Motors has also equipped both cars with its ConnectNext infotainment system by Harman which is paired with 8 speakers and with an app suite and voice command recognition.
Coming to the business end of things, both vehicles will be powered by the 1.2L turbocharged Revotron petrol engine which delivers 114PS of power and 150Nm of torque. Both the Tiago JTP and Tigor JTP get performance oriented intake and exhaust systems as well. The Tata Tiago JTP. According to Tata, the Tiago JTP will do 0-100kph in 9.95 seconds while the Tigor JTP will take 10.38 seconds. Both cars get a 5-speed manual transmission which also gets multi-drive modes – Sport and City for performance or efficiency while negotiating everyday traffic respectively.
On the safety front, the Tiago JTP and Tigor JTP get dual front airbags, ABS with EBD and corner stability control. Both performance oriented cars get a tuned suspension setup for better ride control, calibrated electric power-assisted steering with active return along with a lowered ride height and wider tyres.
Choosing the best way for selling cars
Owning a car will involve a lot of important responsibilities. Bringing home your car does not stop there. You have to make sure that it is always up and running. You might need to bring it to a car service on a regular basis.
There may come a time when you need to sell it. Know that there are different ways for selling cars and choosing the right option is not easy. Good thing, experts have put together a simple guide to help you choose the best way to go about it. Regardless of whether you want to get the best price or trade-in on a new car, one of these options can be the right for you.
How to sell a Car?
Selling Privately – Selling a car privately will give you the power to better negotiate so you can get the best price. Prior to advertising it, you must set your asking price depending on the market value of your car. Also, you need to photograph it in order to show it off to possible owners. It is also very crucial for you to document all the details prospective buyers would want to know. Fixing any damage will likewise help you get more for your car.
Selling to a Dealer – This is an option for those who do not have time to do so. This is indeed the fastest and the most stress-free way of disposing a car. But prior to approaching a dealer, you have to do your research so you can get an idea about what your car is worth. If you choose to trade in the car, the dealer often has some cushion in the pricing for negotiation; hence, you must be prepared to bargain. Alternatively, you can just sell the car to the dealer when you want to sell fast and is not very much concerned with achieving the maximum sale value.
Car Buying Service – This is likewise another great option for people living busy lives or those who need money fast. There are services giving customers a free instant valuation online. This is indeed a great place to begin the selling process.
Auctions – This allows you to get the open market price for your car. Auctions load images of the car for viewing online and help generate wider reach and exposure. With more and more people attending different auctions every week, the car will definitely get plenty of exposure and interest. Be reminded though to perform your research as well as set a very realistic price for a quick sale.
Renault Kwid Electric Concept Car
Renault has officially revealed a new electric concept car at the ongoing Paris Motor Show 2018. The electric concept car is based on the Kwid hatchback and the Kwid Electric has been named as Renault K-ZE concept.
Developed by e-GT New Energy Automotive Co.
The electric car has been developed by e-GT New Energy Automotive Co. The company is a Joint venture between China’s Dongfeng Motor Group and Nissan.
First country to receive Kwid Electric will be China
The first country to receive the Kwid Electric will be China, where the electric vehicle is set to go on sale in 2019. After that, Renault could launch the car worldwide. India could be one of the target markets as the Government has been pushing for an earlier adoption of electric vehicles. It expected to be introduced in India some time early in the next decade.
Design and interiors
The electric version looks similar to the standard model. But the Renault K-ZE concept features subtle changes such as sleeker headlights, a bigger grille, gigantic wheels, revamped bumper with a prominent scuff plate and larger fog lamps.
Renault has not revealed the technical specifications yet but the manufacturer says the K-ZE is capable of being driven as much as 250 km on a single charge. It’s also equipped with a dual charging system that is compatible with domestic chargers as well as commercial charging points. The charging port is located on the front right fender of the car. Apart from getting a spacious and comfortable cabin, the K-ZE gets features such as rear parking sensors, rear-view camera and a central screen with connected navigation and services.
Thoughts on the Renault Electric concept car
The Renault K-ZE concept has been designed to offer an electric mobility solution to the mass market with affordable prices. The highlight of the Renault EV will be its range, which Renault claims to be 155 miles (250 km) as per NEDC (New European Driving Cycle).
Mahindra Marazzo to take on Maruti Ertiga
Mahindra & Mahindra had unveiled the all-new Marazzo, a 7-8 seater people carrier, which has been introduced as a direct rival to the ageing Maruti Ertiga in the MPV segment.
Mahindra Marazzo is built on a completely new platform and is first of the three launches of the year committed by the company. It has been designed and engineered using M&M’s three resources based in India, the US (Mahindra Automotive North America) and Italy (Pininfarina).
The Mahindra Marazzo is ready to take on its rivals including Maruti Suzuki Ertiga but does it have the goods when it comes to specifications?
Have a look at the comparison between Marazzo and Ertiga
Exterior and styling
The Marazzo is inspired in its styling cues by a shark, something which is evident all around the vehicle. The grille gets vertical slats as seen on other Mahindra products, but with shark-like teeth appearance. The bumpers has stylish air damps while the twin-barrel swept-back headlamps add to the aggressive fascia. There are LED DRLs on the fog lamps with chrome inserts and lots of black treatment. The MPV sits on 17-inch alloy wheels with disc brakes on all four corners. The large shark-fin-like tail lamps dominate the rather simple-looking rear.
Considering Ertiga, The large wrap-around headlamps, chrome inserts on the grille, Swift-like bumpers and small tail lamps make the design to appear a little outdated. The design has remained the same since its introduction in 2012 except some very small changes three years back.
Interior and features
The cabin of the Marazzo car has a well laid-out dashboard with seven-inch touchscreen infotainment system and the gear-lever dominating the centre console. The instrument cluster is all-new with a unique purple backlit integrating a multi-function display screen between the twin pod clusters. The buttons and switches have been appropriately laid out within reach. The middle row seats can be folded flat as per convenience. The third row also seems to be very spacious . The new feature is the longitudinally-roof-mounted rear AC.
The all-beige cabin of the Ertiga makes it look more spacious than it actually is. The dash is simple with everything designed to make it more practical and appealing. It has the new infotainment screen which is a big benefit. The instrument cluster and steering wheel are all functional with no confusion at all. It also gets a decent standard feature list as well.
Engine and performance
The Marazzo is introduced with a 1.5-litre diesel engine that produces 123 HP and 300Nm of torque. The transmission is only a six-speed manual at the moment, but a petrol variant and automatic versions will be available soon . The transverse mounted FWD setup engine has been designed by AVL.
The Ertiga gets two engine options. The petrol is a 1.4-litre unit that produces 94bhp and 130Nm which can be had with a five-speed manual or a four-speed AT. The diesel, on the other hand, is the 1.3-litre Multijet unit that produces 90bhp and 200Nm of torque and has been mated with the five-speed manual. It comes mated to the SHVS hybrid technology as well.
In terms of pricing, the Maruti Suzuki Ertiga starts at Rs 6.77 lakhs while the top-spec diesel is priced at Rs 10.95 lakhs. The Marazzo, on the other hand, starts at Rs 9.99 lakhs and go all the way up to Rs 13.90 lakhs.
Mahindra Marazzo’s superior shark-inspired design is truly unique and is bound to emerge as a head-turner on the roads. Marazzo is competitively priced and has several of the advanced features that add comfort and luxury for users.
Incidents of fatal roads and vehicular accidents on the rise in Uttarakhand
The dreaded accidents of motor vehicles killing people on the spot is on the uncontrolled rise in Uttarakhand with not a single day left when incidents are not occured in this hilly state. There are head on collisions, accidents of buses, jeeps and cars falling in deep gorge, rash driving by unwary drivers, driving under the influence of alchohal, using cell phones while driving or over working hours that leads to their napping n finally fatal accidents killing innocent passengers for no fault of theirs.
Just yesterday a car heading towards Kotdwar from Shrinagar, Garhwal met with a dreaded accident killing three persons of Patti Jaintolsiun, Pauri Garhwal on the spot with injured dead bodies beyond recognition. The speeding car fell deep down in the gorge near historic Jwalpa Devi temple, near Dugadda, Satpuli yesterday.
The impact of the fall of the speeding car was so powerful that the car chasis has been badly smashed like a badly hammered vehicle making it shapeless and fully squeezed as a bundle.
The picture below is enough to prove home the point as to how serious and severe, the accident was.
Such accidents are very common in Uttarakhand with the killing of entire marriage party comprising of 45 people, on the spot, as witnessed few months ago.
The transport department of Uttarakhand and the concerned authorities has to take serious suo motto of such incidents and ensure that such accidents do not occur or at least reduced in future by way of giving adequate training to drivers, erecting precautionery signboards on every dangerous turns in the hill areas, strictly restricting the drivers to consume liquor and using mobile phones while driving and giving them limited or fixed hours of driving duties etc.
But it has been experienced that the transport department, the local police and the government of the state is least concerned or bothered to rectify the situation by being alert or duty bound on this front.
It’s shocking and anguishing to note that not a single or negligible number of deceased (s) killed in such accidents have been adequately compensated by the transport department of Uttarakhand government, despite the legal n constitutional obligations to do so. It’s primarily the responsibility of the state government to financially compensate the families of the deceased who are usually from the poor and economically deprived classes.
If we go by the figures of these accidental deaths, the statistics present a grim picture.
In the first eight months of 2016, there were more than a dozen deadly road mishaps in the hills of Uttarakhand. In all, there were 1075 road accidents in the first eight months of 2016 in which 641 deaths took place and over 1,000 injuries.
In 2015, there were 955 accidents in which 584 persons died and several hundred injured, most of them permanently disabled.
According to official data published in TOI earlier,, the number of road accidents has increased over the years.
In 2001, 698 people died in road accidents across the state and the number rose to 962 in 2016. In 2015, 913 people had been killed in road accidents while 878 lives were lost in road accidents in 2014.
Interestingly, in almost all the accidents, the drivers were locals, who are well acquainted with the routes. ”Some may be over-confident, others negligent,” revealed sources.
Often, drivers ferrying tourists make haste on these roads, trying to complete a 10-day package in eight days, resulting in such ghastly mishaps. Then there are those who are drunk or drive rashly. Overloading is another problem.
A drive from Rudraprayag till Kedarnath shows that the state government has also not done enough. At several vulnerable places, there are no crash barriers, which can be life-saving.
How car tyres are profitable to purchase from online web-based interfaces?
While purchasing auto tyres on web-based interfaces the auto holders sporadically have various choices. Different tire brands are accessible on the web according to the span of the feels burnt out on bicycles and autos.
It is vital to choose the correct auto tires as a frightful determination of tyres won’t put an impact on the financial arrangement of a man and furthermore the individual proceeds with sufferings for a considerable length of time. Subsequent to making legitimate research which will suit the best to your auto then just it is smarter to purchase auto tires on the web.
Auto tyre disappointment can be a frightful and ruining background. Tyre issues speak to around 10 percent of all deteriorations. There are couple of straightforward things which you can proceed with an arranged separation from them. In the event that you have a cut at that point there is a cost of having the tire supplanted and furthermore makes issue of not ready to get where you expected to go.
Tyres, for example, JK tyres, CEAT tyres, MRF tires and Apollo tyres thus numerous these are a portion of the brands which are accessible.
Customers can buy tyres from online in a centre range costs and furthermore applaud the advantage of productive arrangement and pocket cordial cost.It is a major preferred standpoint against purchasing tyres at a shop in which one will surely impact from specialists and paying additional money.
When purchasing auto tyres online they are frequently put into intrude paying arrangement, scopes of premium and in modest classes. The purchaser picks the finest tyre by looking at the various brands of tyres.it benefits the one by various certainties like cost and reimbursements, and furthermore spares time as obtaining is done from home from online interfaces, and get a tremendous data from different sources or destinations.
While choosing the tyre measure the vast majority of the purchaser winds up getting confounded what tyre will fit to them when they don’t know about the brand.
New tyres ought to be bought when it is required, for example, when it gets punctured or in a basic state. Tyres ought to be acquired online with same expansiveness of the present tyres and which is adept to the auto ID. Also, it is imperative to take assistance from tire authorities. The tyre expert organize tyre on web. He additionally gives important bearings which helps the purchaser and makes him/her the best usage of tyre for a drawn out stretch of time.
Experts propose the purchaser who purchase auto tires online ought to favour utilized tires as they are less extortionate in fetched and furthermore performs well. At the point when orders are set it can be sent to carport too or at home it absolutely relies on the purchaser. In the event that the purchaser needs his/her request delivered to the carport he/she got the advantage of having them direct fitted in the auto.
Purchase auto tyres in the India is advantageous to the person as the individual appreciates the advantage of security as it gives better execution on street while working. A decent mileage of the auto additionally benefits the person.
What makes you buy bike tires on the web?
Drivers at purpose of time challenge different options while purchasing bicycle tire on the web. There are different brands of tires accessible web based by created size and utilization of the tires and cruisers.
It is phenomenally fundamental to choose the right tires, in light of certainty that an awful determination of tires does not put an impact on the money related arrangement of a man. It’s smarter to analyse bicycle tires cost in the wake of knowing the privilege created subtle elements and size from the handbook of bicycle tires.
When you see bicycle tires online a purchaser can look at changed tires brands, cost and pick the best one for them. Which can pick up a man from different focuses like cost and reimbursements, merchandise order; efficient as obtaining is done from home and data is accessible in various source and locales.
What’s more, online buyers can purchase their tires in medium scale costs and can appreciate the pick up of sensible cost.
Everybody can see for bike tires online tranquilly from their home while looking on the changed selections of destinations. People select their tire estimate and gets befuddled on which brand of tires are appropriate for them.
The arrangement is sans issue with instalment technique like online instalment passages. Tires ought to be changed when required in the event that it gets old, get punctures or in terrible conditions. New tires ought to be bought from online which are of same broadness as the present tires and which adhere to the bicycle depiction. It is imperative to take counsel from tires pro, who knows how to sort out for particular tires mark from the web. He/she can give fitting bearing to a man which can make culminate use of new tires for dependable time.
Purchasing another bike tires can give a decent execution on street while driving, likewise give a decent position of security and an expansion mileage of cruiser with great hold in all condition.
Going Electric: Musk launches his first Truck in LA
The vision of Elon Musk has always been for his company ‘Tesla’ to be more than a car company. Musk has wanted to shift the world to using sustainable energy, like electricity generated by the sun which can then power a range of vehicles, from cars to busses, and even, heavy trucks, including the gigantic 18 wheelers.
Musk has been planning to release a line of trucks for a while. He made a Master Plan, Part Deux, which is a mission statement for Tesla he had published in July 2016, in which he said that he wanted to widen the line of electric vehicle products to include all major segments. First part of this mission will take place tonight, on November 17, 2017, when Musk will reveal his all-electric semi-truck at 8pm in LA.
In a post on Instagram, Musk jokingly said that his truck will transform into a giant robot, fight aliens (like Transformers), and last but not least, make latte. Musk will probably design the truck to be 100% battery powered, with lithium ion cells laid along the floor, same as with Tesla’s cars. This keeps the centre of gravity low, and also helps with handling issues. This kind of thing is very important in a vehicle having a high side that has to drive through strong cross winds which might cause it to overturn.
Tesla has always focused largely on aerodynamics, and Musk has cited the physics of air resistance very often. The air resistance increases with the square of speed. That is why overpowering the air resistance is a huge power drain for a vehicle. Even a sleek car like Tesla’s, employs retracting door handles to make the vehicle as slippery as possible and cut through the air barrier at high speed. A Tesla truck will definitely employ the latest aerodynamic technology uncovered by Tesla itself. We can expect it to have active spoilers and deflectors that can adjust their angle to give the truck the best performance that is possible.
Even with all this technology to make the drive smooth, the trucks will still need charging. Considering the amount of electricity required to power such a vehicle, this issue is critical for the success of the Truck. The best Tesla can do with batteries is to stuff the Truck with them to give the Trucks a range of a few hundred kilometres. The current model of Tesla’s Superchargers can recharge a Tesla Model S car in 40 minutes, but such a giant truck is going to need a comparatively larger charger and the charging time needs to be as short as possible.
The company might suggest that the vehicles may be uses on routes where they can be charged before leaving and after arriving on their destination or it can suggest that the trucks might need to sit at a charging point overnight.
What Tesla needs to take into account right now is that, truck operators don’t buy them for fancy looks or high-tech features. If they want their truck to be a big hit they need to match their features with the requirements of the operators.
Delhi Government sprinkle water on roadside to keep check on pollution
Air pollution in Delhi has crossed all the levels which no one expected. Is it a fault of Government or general public? Who is responsible for the situation which arises every year and the environment is worsening with each passing day reaching dangerous levels.
What would happen to our younger generation who are breathing this poisonous air?
They will not be healthy as our generation is or our grandparents generations who were lucky to breathe fresh air.
The major cause of this air pollution and gas chamber situation is number of vehicles in the Delhi city. You won’t get a space to walk properly on the road because of so many vehicles and traffic jams.
When we know that this situation arises every year then why not everybody is doing something about it and do their part to reduce the air pollution in Delhi which has made lives hell in the city.
Delhi Government sleeps for the whole year and wakes up in the winters making the situation more badly and by taking steps which are of no use. Even the Diwali cracker ban has not helped to overcome this horrifying situation forcing all Delhi ties to breathe poisonous gases locked in a chamber like thing.
Is this what we expected our lives to be in Delhi which was beautiful just 15 years back and now has become unbearable? People of other cities are circulating jokes on social media about the situation in the Delhi city and the alarming pollution levels.
We all have to do something urgently and should not depend upon the Government.
What can be done to fight pollution in Delhi?
Well Delhi Government has planned to sprinkle water on roadside and trees which are choked from pollution but this is a just a temporary solution which will last for some hours only and no fixed solution has been found by the Government. In fact the NGT has told to the Delhi Government that they will not take over from here and will take some preventive steps.
Till now no one has been able to provide a solution for the current pollution level in Delhi.
If you have any suggestions please suggest
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