Tag: Make

13 common mistakes people make when they buy a new car

Does your heart drop into your stomach at the thought of buying a car? The stress of making such a major purchase and, dare I say, negotiating, can tire people out so much, they’re ready to say yes to anything at the dealership in order to…

15 office clothing choices you should never make in the summer

Even though we live in an increasingly casual world where yoga clothes or post-yoga class or you-walked-by-a-yoga-studio-and-thought-about-it-but-got-frozen-yogurt-instead-clothes are the norm for everyday wear, there are still a few lines you cannot cross in offices. Now, yes, many office environments like startups have literally what seems like…

H&M to make women’s clothing sizes bigger in UK

Growing frustration over sizing has seen Swedish retail giant H&M relabel its women’s clothing in the UK. While the current standard across Europe sees a UK size 12 equate to a EUR size 40, H&M size conversion sees it equate to EUR 38. The retailer announced…

Textile Firm Scraps Clothing to Make 3D Printers

When the Italian company JDeal-Form (Oleggio, Italy) started using additive manufacturing to apply a micronized polymer coating to the underwire tips and bra straps it sold to brassiere makers, CTO Davide Ardizzoia grew frustrated with his AM vendor’s constant lateness. Ardizzoia, a textile engineer, searched for but…

17 gadgets and apps to make your dumb car smarter

You don’t have to wait for self-driving cars to upgrade your experience behind the wheel. You don’t even have to buy an expensive new luxury vehicle. Instead, add some 21st-century intelligence to your drive with a few smart gadgets and apps. These devices can log the miles you’ve…

Mercedes to invest $1 billion to make its Alabama plant EQ ready

Mercedes-Benz has set the ball rolling across the globe, making strategic provisions and investments in its electric endeavour. Latest in the scheme of things is the 1.3 billion dollar investment into its Alabama facility in the US to make it EQ ready. Mercedes’ electric car range is…

How to make best use of off-road tyres

A pointless exercise for the ignorant, a sport for the rest of us. No matter what the season is, some of us are always game to head off the beaten path. But off-roading without knowing the rules of the game and technique can get you into…

Chinese mobile phone manufacturers urged to ‘Make in India’

New Delhi: At a time when India is poised to become a global manufacturing hub for mobile phones and components, Pankaj Mohindroo, National President, Indian Cellular Association (ICA), has asked Chinese companies to partner with Indian firms for setting up a manufacturing base in the country.…