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Motorbikes, e-bikes for Metro Rail commuters soon 19.2.2018 HBL: Others
It will improve last mile connectivity
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Karnataka Budget 2018-19: Some positive steps, but still prioritises mowing vehicles over people 17.2.2018 Deccan Herald - Breaking News Rss Feeds
This year's state budget appears to have continued the trend of focussing on road widening and flyover construction. An amount of Rs. 440 Crore has been earmarked for constructing 12 overbridges and underbridges to create four signal-free corridors in the city spanning 51.36 km. While such measures are thought to reduce congestion, they provide relief only in the short run, and are likely to have an opposite effect within the first few years of operation; as improving the capacity of roads soon causes similar increases in utilisation of such roads, negating the effects of such capacity enhance
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Amit Shah's Mega Bike Rally in Jind Today; Jats, NGT Watch Closely 15.2.2018 Top Politics News- News18.com
Shah's Yuva Hunkar rally is taking place after the Manohar Lal Khattar-led state government convinced Jat agitation leaders to withdraw their protest against the gathering.
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NGT seeks response on BJP's 1 lakh biker rally 9.2.2018 All News-IANS Stories
BJP President Amit Shah's bike rally with one lakh motorists to be held on February 15 in Harayana's Jind may face trouble on grounds of pollution, with the NGT on Friday seeking the state government's response.
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Cycle sharing system moves to new track 9.2.2018 Hindu: Chennai
City residents will soon be able to hire bicycles at a throwaway price, once the Chennai Corporation launches its long-pending cycle sharing system. The Chennai Corporation has re-scheduled the tender...
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Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi venture into car-sharing partnership in China 7.2.2018 General News
Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi, an automotive alliance, signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with DiDi Chuxing ('DiDi'), a Chinese mobile transportation platform, to explore future business cooperation on a new electric vehicle car-sharing program in the People's Republic of China.The MoU signed with DiDi underlines the commitment to new mobility services at the alliance, including the launch of robo-vehicle ride-hailing services, as part of the Alliance 2022 strategic midterm plan launched last year by Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi."The potential business and technology opportunities that we will explore with DiDi are quite promising. This cooperation fits with the Alliance expansion in vehicle electrification, autonomy, connectivity and new mobility services," said Ogi Redzic, senior vice president of Connected Vehicles and Mobility Services for Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi."Strategic partnerships with the world's leading industry players like Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi will enable us to ..
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KMRL to revive bike sharing scheme 7.2.2018 Hindu: Home
Expression of Interest to be invited from national and international players
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Hyderabadis get green, healthy transport facility 7.2.2018 General News
Hyderabadis have now got a featured cycle rental service just for one rupee for half-hour.PEDL Cycle Rental not only helps in combating the surging levels of pollution in the city but also promotes healthy lifestyle.Sudheer, PEDL operations manager, Hyderabad told ANI, "Initially, we have started with around 200 bicycles, but we are planning to extend the number to 3,000 in the city. We charge rent of one rupee per half an hour."For hiring the bicycle, one just needs to login into the website and link one's Paytm wallet to the account. One can unlock the bicycle through the mobile, scanning the QR code which is placed at the rear mudguard of the cycle, when it is unlocked, the customer gets a buzzer sound.Sudheer informed that these bicycles are GPS enabled so they are easily tracked.Talking about the bicycle's features, Sudheer said, "The bicycle is designed in such a way that it automatically gets locked once the time is completed for the amount one has paid. And if anyone tries to
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Jogighopa coal trader shot at 5.2.2018 The Assam Tribune
Jogighopa coal trader shot at
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Petroleum Minister flags off Saksham Cyclothon in Odisha 4.2.2018 General News
Union Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan flagged off the 'Saksham Cyclothon' at the Kalinga Stadium here on Sunday.
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Serpentine queues in front of RTOs 3.2.2018 The Hindu - Tamil Nadu
Majority of applicants are women seeking learner’s licence to apply for two-wheeler subsidy
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Gadkari, Nitish inspect flex-engine bike from Bajaj 31.1.2018 General News
Union Minister Nitin Gadkari and Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar today inspected the flex- engine bike manufactured by Bajaj Auto. The development comes barely days after Road, Transport, Highways and Shipping Minister Gadkari had said that two major bike makers are expected to come up with flex engine motorcycles by the month-end. A flex-fuel or dual fuel vehicle is capable of operating on both petrol and ethanol. "Gadkari and Kumar inspected the flex-engine bike along with auto rickshaws on ethanol and electric. The bike is still to be launched in the market," an official said. Keen to promote electric vehicles fleet as well as vehicles on alternative fuel like ethanol, Gadkari has also been emphasising the need to enhance ethanol output in a bid to move towards ethanol-based transportation. "By the end of this month, two two-wheeler manufactures have promised to come up with electric as well as flex-engine motorcycles which can run both on petrol and ethanol," ...
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Jaipur: Pedal power to pump up smart cycle service 31.1.2018 DNA: Mumbai
After the bike-sharing project of Jaipur Smart City Limited (JSCL), the Jaipur Metro Rail Corporation (JMRC) will start Smart Bicycle Service. Like the cab service, Smart Bicycle Service will operate through mobile apps and GPS. This service will be completely cashless and the lock of the bicycle will open and close by using a bar-code. No bicycle stand will be made for smart bicycles. JMRC has brought the concept of the Smart Bicycle Service to motivate the citizens to use non-motorised transport. According to JMRC sources, a private company has proposed for the Smart Bicycle Service Project. The company’s representatives will present the project details on Wednesday and will display the bicycles. According to sources, the Smart Bicycle Service will be different from JSCL’s bike-sharing project. Bicycle stands will not be built anywhere in the city for Smart Bicycle Service. Instead, bicycle pickups and drop points will be made.  The user will have to upload the Smart Bicycle Service mobile app in his ...
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Plans on to set up dockless stations for bicycles 29.1.2018 Hindu: National
The authorities are considering a proposal to set up dockless stations for bicycles deployed under the public bicycle sharing (PBS) system Trin Trin in the city.Bicycles equipped with smart locks tha...
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A smooth transit 28.1.2018 Deccan Herald - Supplements
With roads in the city dug up every now and then and traffic snarls increasing with each passing day, manoeuvring through Bengaluru roads have become a nightmare. Moreover, bottlenecks have become a common sight these days. However, amidst all these chaos, some Bengalureans have found a unique approach to apply a brake to these woes. Electric unicycles are being used by a few youngsters to effortlessly travel through congested roads. One such unicyclist, Rajanshu Ujjawal, who works with Jagga and is also a member of Electric Unicycle Club Bangalore, says, "I took two hours to learn the tricks of riding a unicycle. Now, I commute from Jagga Study Farm to the city almost every day. It has been 14 months since I have been riding one. The fact that it is a convenient mode of travel and I can ride it without getting stuck in traffic motivates me a lot." Rajanshu also rides on his unicycle from Richmond Road to Cubbon Park every day just for fun. He says that with regular practice, one tends to understand and ...
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Flex-engine motorcycles to hit Indian markets soon: Gadkari 28.1.2018 Rediff: Business
A flex-fuel or dual fuel vehicle is capable of operating on both petrol and ethanol
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Flex-engine motorcycles to hit Indian markets soon: Nitin Gadkari 28.1.2018 Business Standard: Economy & Policy
A flex-fuel or dual fuel vehicle is capable of operating on both petrol and ethanol
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Flex-engine bikes to hit Indian markets soon: Gadkari 28.1.2018 General News
Two major bike makers are expected to soon come up with electric and flex engine motorcycles in the Indian markets, according to Union minister Nitin Gadkari. A flex-fuel or dual fuel vehicle is capable of operating on both petrol and ethanol. Keen to promote electric vehicles fleet as well as vehicles on alternative fuel like ethanol, Transport and Shipping Minister Gadkari has also been emphasising the need to enhance ethanol output in a bid to move towards ethanol- based transportation. "By the end of this month, two two-wheeler manufactures have promised to come up with electric as well as flex-engine motorcycles which can run both on petrol and ethanol," Gadkari told PTI. He said both bikes are expected to hit the market soon. "These can be run on 100 per cent petrol and 100 per cent ethanol," the minister said. Gadkari also emphasised the need to diversify agriculture towards power and energy by producing ethanol. The country incurs a huge Rs 7 lakh crore on import .
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How to get healthy, wealthy and green 26.1.2018 HBL: Home
The Government must incentivise the use of e-vehicles, particularly e-bikes, by commuters
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ofo powers Indore's attempt at Guinness Book of World Records 23.1.2018 Sify Finance
[India], Jan 22 (ANI-BusinessWireIndia): In a bid to promote greener and healthier modes of transportation, ofo, the world's first and largest dock less bicycle-sharing platform operated via mobile
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