first_imgXiaomi Redmi 7A goes official with Snapdragon 439, 4000mAh battery, 13MP AI rear camera and moreThe product shots and the official specs sheet reveal that the Redmi 7A is a big upgrade over the Redmi 6A. Considering Redmi’s past records we believe the entry-level phone will hit the Indian stores very soon.advertisement Sneha Saha New DelhiMay 24, 2019UPDATED: May 24, 2019 15:45 IST HIGHLIGHTSRedmi 7A announced in China.Xiaomi sub-brand Redmi is yet to reveal the price of the Redmi 7A.The Redmi 7A succeeds the Redmi 6A that was launched last year.Ahead of the Redmi K20 launch on May 28, Xiaomi sub-brand Redmi has announced an entry-level phone called the Redmi 7A. As the name suggests the Redmi 7A succeeds the Redmi 6A that was launched last year. As of now, the Redmi 7A has been announced in China, but considering the company’s past records we believe the entry-level phone will hit the Indian stores very soon. Notably, the complete specs of the Redmi 7A have been revealed by the company but the price still remains a mystery. The Redmi 7A price is expected to be official on May 28 at the launch event of the Redmi K20.The product shots and the official specs sheet reveal that the Redmi 7A is a big upgrade over the Redmi 6A. As far as the specs are concerned the Redmi 7A comes with a 5.45-inch IPS LCD HD display and offers an aspect ratio of 18:9. Sadly, unlike other Redmi 7 series phones including the Redmi Note 7, Redmi Note 7 Pro and Redmi 7, the all-new Redmi 7A includes very thick bezels on all sides. There’s no notch on the phone. The interesting bit is the phone comes with P2i nano-coating that makes the phone water splash proof.On the hardware front, the Redmi 7A is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 439 processor. It is a good news that Redmi hasn’t used MediaTek chipset to power the Redmi 7A, unlike the Redmi 6A. To recall, the Redmi 6A comes with a MediaTek Helio A22 SoC. The Redmi 7A is backed by a 4000mAh battery. Well, this Redmi phone sadly has no Type C support. So users will need to use Micro USB port to charge the phone. The Redmi 7A also includes triple card slot that can be used to put two SIM cards and one microSD card. The storage space can be expanded up to 256GB storage.advertisementAs far as the camera setup is concerned, the Redmi 7A sports a 13MP AI based camera on the back panel and 5MP selfie shooter on the front. The rear camera setup of the Redmi 7A includes several camera features like AI beautification. The front camera too comes with several AI based camera features like AI Beauty camera, AI Background Blur and supports AI Face Unlock. Glad to see face unlock support on the Redmi 7A. Notably, there’s no rear-mounted fingerprint sensor as was also the case with the Redmi 6A.As noted at the beginning of the article, Xiaomi Redmi is yet to reveal the price of the Redmi 7A. The official price of the Redmi 7A will be revealed on May 28 at the launch event of the Redmi K20.ALSO READ | WhatsApp rolls out sticker notification on Android smartphonesALSO READ | Google Pixel 4 could feature a button-less designALSO READ | Xiaomi Redmi K20 price may start at around Rs 20,000, predicts analystGet real-time alerts and all the news on your phone with the all-new India Today app. Download from Post your comment Do You Like This Story? Awesome! Now share the story Too bad. Tell us what you didn’t like in the comments Posted bySneha Saha Tags :Follow RedmiFollow Xiaomilast_img read more

first_imgThe Department of Justice is supporting the Select Nova Scotia campaign by directing correctional institutions to support local product purchases whenever possible. “Through the Select Nova Scotia campaign, the Department of Justice has a great opportunity to support Nova Scotian farmers and retailers,” said Justice Minister Murray Scott. Correctional institutions across the province have been working to ensure local products are used as much as possible. They are asked to purchase Nova Scotia food products — including meat, fish, fowl, groceries, dairy products and baked goods — and to make those purchases from Nova Scotia retail outlets. Officials from the Department of Agriculture have also met with corrections officials and visited correctional facilities to provide information on the Select Nova Scotia campaign. “Nova Scotia producers can be counted on for high quality. Whenever we can, we plan to buy local,” said Mr. Scott. The province’s buy-local campaign, Select Nova Scotia, was announced on July 5.last_img read more

first_imgGovernment is increasing public safety by making paramedics a self-regulating profession. New legislation introduced today, Nov. 18, will establish a College of Paramedics that will set standards of practice and resolve complaints. “We want paramedics to have a strong voice in the opportunities available to the profession,” said Health and Wellness Minister Leo Glavine. “Self-regulation reflects the key role they play in a unified provincial health-care system and their high level of professionalism.” There are about 1,400 registered paramedics in Nova Scotia. Most of them work for Emergency Health Services or the Nova Scotia Health Authority. “Through this legislation, paramedics will be better able to provide the levels of care that Nova Scotians want and deserve,” said Bruce Sangster, a member of the paramedic advisory committee that helped to develop the bill. “At the same time, a paramedics’ college will give us a strong voice in establishing professional standards of care and accountability, and keeping up with the changing scope of practice.” The government will provide a $350,000 subsidy over two fiscal years to help establish the College of Paramedics. After that, the college would be financed solely through dues it collects from paramedics. “Nova Scotia has a world-class emergency health system and the highly trained paramedics who work in every community across Nova Scotia are vital members of the health-care team,” said Mr. Glavine. Paramedics will join 21 health professions that are already self-regulated in Nova Scotia, including physicians, registered nurses and licensed practical nurses.last_img read more

first_imgTORONTO – Canada’s main stock market index regained some ground Wednesday as rising oil prices helped boost the energy sector and the Royal Bank of Canada posted record third-quarter earnings.Energy was definitely the leader as the sector gained 1.7 per cent, followed closely by cannabis-heavy health-care stocks, said Michael Currie, vice-president and investment adviser at TD Wealth.“Energy is leading because we had a nice day for oil,” he said in an interview.Crude hit a two-week high after rising 3.1 per cent in part due to talk of U.S. sanctions on Iran and a big drop in U.S. crude stockpiles. They fell by 5.8 million, almost four times more than had been anticipated.A dip in the value of the U.S. dollar usually helps the Canadian dollar.“Normally you would see the Canadian dollar perk up a little more than it did on that kind of news on oil,” Currie said.The Canadian dollar averaged 76.83 cents US, up 0.12 of a U.S. cent.The S&P/TSX composite index was up 50.37 points at 16,347.34 after hitting an intraday high of 16,397.08 with 200.2 million shares traded.The health-care sector gained 1.55 per cent as Canopy Growth Corp. continued its hot streak, gaining $1.84 or 3.66 per cent at $52.10. Bausch Health Companies Inc. (formerly Valeant Pharmaceuticals) gained 3.56 per cent to $30.24.Financials was up, led by the Canadian Western Bank and the Royal Bank of Canada. The country’s largest bank by market capitalization delivered a record $3.1 billion in net income for its fiscal third quarter, up 11 per cent from a year ago and hiked its quarterly dividend.“We’re seeing good numbers and of course that was the first one to report of the big banks and it is the biggest and so good news to start and that’s got a big push in Toronto,” Currie added.Information technology, materials and real estate sectors all gained while utilities, consumer staples, industrials, consumer discretionary and telecom services closed down.In New York, the Dow Jones industrial average was down 88.69 points at 25,733.60. The S&P 500 index was down 1.14 points at 2,861.82, while the Nasdaq composite was up 29.92 points at 7,889.10.Most of the decrease came in response to Federal Reserve minutes which pointed to a faster pace of interest rate hikes and the fact that the S&P 500 is coming off an all-time high hit during Tuesday trading.Growing impeachment talk concerning U.S. President Donald Trump following a guilty plea by his former lawyer Michael Cohen and the fraud conviction of his one-time campaign chairman Paul Manafort isn’t having an impact on markets, said Currie.“On the Main Street side of things it’s a big topic [but] on the Wall Street side of things people are kind of dismissing it as a bit of a non-event,” he said.The October crude contract was up US$2.02 at US$67.86 per barrel and the October natural gas contract was down two cents at US$2.94 per mmBTU.The December gold contract was up US$3.30 at US$1,203.30 an ounce and the September copper contract was down 2.2 cents at US$2.67 a pound.last_img read more

Taking up his duties with the Mission yesterday in Pristina, Francesco Bastagli succeeds Tom Koenigs, who joined UNMIK shortly after it was established in 1999. Mr. Koenigs left the Mission to become the Secretary-General’s Special Representative in Guatemala.Mr. Bastagli has expertise in development issues, as well as in drug control and crime prevention. Over the last three years, he has served as the UN Resident Coordinator and Resident Representative of the UN Development Programme (UNDP) in Iran.From 1986 to 1991, he was Chief of the Executive Office of the UN Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA), and from 1991 to 1999, he worked for the UN Office for Drug Control and Crime Prevention in Vienna, where he became Director of the International Drug Control Programme.In another development, UNMIK has expressed its regret over a statement by the Government of Kosovo that alleged a political motivation to recent arrests carried out by the Mission. “There is no political aspect or motivation to any of the arrests,” the Mission said in a statement released late on Monday. “The arrests have been conducted against individuals suspected of serious crimes, not against any group or organization to which they belong or may have belonged in the past.”The Mission noted that under Security Council resolution 1244, UNMIK has been mandated with establishing the rule of law. “Not only the Security Council and the international community, but also the people of Kosovo have demanded that we do so,” the statement said.The Mission pointed out that the recent arrests were the results of long and complex investigations, some begun as early as 1999, by UNMIK police. “The judicial process is being followed as set out in the applicable law as established by UNMIK regulation in late 1999,” the statement said. “All those suspects arrested will receive all rights accorded them under law and their cases will be processed as quickly as possible, with fair and objective justice.” read more

first_imgInternational Mining is focusing on automation and remote control in the January issue. New in that area is a mine robot designed to work in areas with methane-explosion hazards. In Poland EMAG has completed work on GMRI. A prototype of the device has already been built.The project has been carried out by the EMAG Institute in cooperation with the Industrial Research Institute for Automation and Measurements in Warsaw. The result of the project is a prototype of GMRI Mine-Mobile-Inspection Robot that can be used to measure the concentration of methane, oxygen, carbon monoxide, carbon dioxide, and the values of temperature and humidity. Additionally, it can be used to transmit TV pictures showing the conditions of the underground environment.When put in the appropriate area, the robot starts to transmit pictures and information on gas concentration, temperature and humidity to the operator’s station. Using this information, the mine condition as well as decisions on further actions can be assessed faster and more accurately. As a result, the rescue team will be less exposed to dangers with entering the hazardous-area. Mines will be able to re-start the excavation process faster – estimates Leszek Kasprzyczak, Phd. Eng. from the EMAG Institute, the project co-ordinator.The project funded by the National Centre for Research and Development (NCBiR) was co-ordinated by the Institute of Innovative Technologies EMAG. The EMAG Institute was also responsible for the development of all electronic, measuring, visual, programmable and control sub-assemblies as well as control-measurement software. The Industrial Research Institute for Automation and Measurements developed mainly the mechanical part of the robot -body and drives. The prototype of the GMRI is a non-commercial version mainly aimed at getting experience and knowledge essential to developing an improved commercial version.last_img read more

first_imgCRCMining has developed world-leading capability to optimise equipment selection, bucket design and sizing, based on characterising dig conditions and machine performance, with sophisticated expertise in investigating and improving the performance of materials handling systems. Truck and shovel haulage systems typically operate well below their potential capacity, significantly impairing the productivity of load and haul mining systems.  This is usually a result of improperly matched or inappropriately sized equipment, or poorly designed GET (ground engaging tools).  Tailoring digging equipment for mine-specific dig conditions significantly increases the productivity of these machines, offering a direct and substantial improvement to mine profitability.CRCMining’s Hard Rock and Surface Mining Program Leader, Dihon Tadic, explains the key outcomes for the mining industry, “CRCMining’s on-site digging characterisation and scaled laboratory dig testing allows us to design buckets that can significantly boost shovel and excavator performance, reduce maintenance costs, ensure optimal equipment sizing and improve operational control.”“CRCMining has developed sophisticated capability for investigating and improving the performance of materials handling systems, by accurately replicating the digging response of the exact types of materials that the equipment is working with on-site.”“Understanding and controlling excavation performance subsequently allows improvements to overall material movement efficiency, and significantly increases loading and haulage system productivity,” said Tadic.Evaluating and sizing digging machines, and selecting suitable bucket and dipper designs for the particular blasted materials, is difficult due to complex interactions between the equipment and materials, dig condition variability and operator effects.Equipment selection and sizing is especially difficult for new mining operations or for existing mines where dig conditions change considerably across different operating zones.CRCMining’s specialised research experts use cutting-edge technologies to determine correct sizing and design of buckets to match haulage equipment and reduce truck payload variance. The technology also enables tailored blast design (control of fragmentation, size distribution, bulk density variation, etc.) to improve excavation performance.“With our dedicated scaled digging facilities we can develop and test bucket designs in mine-specific dig conditions, assess GET and wear package effects, and trial automated digging strategies, allowing accurate and efficient performance assessment and equipment optimisation,” said Tadic.“This unique capability also allows investigation of the effect of blasted material properties on digging performance, providing opportunity to examine tailored blast designs to improve loading efficiency and consistency.”CRCMining’s engineers visit mine sites around the world, to evaluate and analyse existing digging and loading performance, and fragmented material properties, enabling sophisticated analysis, and improvements in a range of different mining operations.Tadic explains the significant benefits provided to industry, “The knowledge and technology we have provided to mining companies has often proved critical for mine planning and investment, and delivered significant gains in productivity. Our research and analysis has influenced fundamental decision-making for some of the largest mining projects in the world, assisting to avoid costly mistakes, and resulting in billions of dollars in gains and cost savings.”last_img read more

first_imgDanvest and Pon Power are launching a “second-to-none, low-load Compact series for solar-diesel hybrid power plants.” This Compact series offers power producers a complete, cost-effective solution that automatically integrates photovoltaic systems with diesel power. The Compact series includes Danvest’s unique, low-load and reverse-power operation and fast-response capabilities. Direct annual fuel savings are typically between 30 and 40%.The system is able to run on 100% solar power during the day, when solar radiation is highest, and the fast-acting, low-load generator sets are able to respond to any drop in solar output or increase in power demand. In other words, it acts as an active spinning reserve with nearly zero fuel consumption so is highly applicable in remote mines in arid regions.This new concept is based on robust, standard Caterpillar® generator sets, comes in sound-attenuated enclosures, and is equipped with both Danvest’s low-load technology and its proven control- and power-panel system with dump-load controlling. Storage systems and additional solar capacity can always be added to further increase overall fuel-saving performance.Four (4) standard Compact hybrid power modules are available as plug-and-play building blocks: Model HSD-220 (220 kWe rating), Model HSD-400 (400 kWe rating), Model HSD-500 (508 kWe rating) and Model HSD-650 (648 kWe rating).last_img read more

first_img Source: Ruairí McKiernan/Twitter Source: Mick Barry TD/Twitter Updated at 10pm Latest update – #VeraTwomey #WalkforAva due at Dáil approx 3pm , big welcome crowd awaits— Ruairí McKiernan (@ruairimckiernan) March 7, 2017 Subscribe for more videos ‘It’s not a done deal by any means but it’s positive’: Ava Barry edges closer to cannabis medication Upon arriving in Leinster House, Vera could barely make it down the corridors due to being stopped for handshakes. AAA-PBP TD Gino Kenny accompanied Vera on her journey. She set out to walk the distance – but illness and injury have taken their toll in recent days and she’s been using a wheelchair since the weekend, due to a knee problem.She’s also been suffering from tonsillitis since late last week.Watch: We’ll be with Vera on Facebook Live as she arrives at Leinster House – check here>  By Daragh Brophy Share4295 Tweet Email1 AFTER FOUR AND a half hours of meetings with Health Minister Simon Harris, Vera Twomey, her husband Paul, along with TD Gino Kenny are positive that a deal can be reached for Ava Barry in less than two weeks.Speaking after the meeting, Kenny said that a number of options have been made available for the family. While he would not go into specific detail, it is understood that more clarification will now be given on what the medical consultants can do.“It’s not a done deal by any means. But we’d be quite positive of an outcome now. A mother shouldn’t have to to walk for nine days to get medicine for her child. There’s going to be more clarity given to consultants and GPs over what can be done. We hope to have something solid in place within two weeks.”Twomey was welcomed into Dáil Éireann as she finished her gruelling walk from Cork to Dublin.She began the 260km trek from her home to Dublin last Monday as a protest against decisions to restrict her seven-year-old daughter, who has a rare form of epilepsy, from accessing cannabis-based medication.And as she turned the corner onto Kildare Street, she was met by at least 100 supporters who joined her to protest against current cannabis laws.There were tense scenes as initially Vera was not being allowed into the Dáíl. However, after a few minutes she was able to make it through security and sat down on a bench. The mother was then met by TDs who helped her inside Government Buildings.Upon arriving in Leinster House, Vera could barely make it down the corridors due to being stopped for handshakes. Source: Mar 7th 2017, 10:07 PM #Veratwomey and her army of supporters draw closer to #dail— Mick Barry TD (@MickBarryTD) March 7, 2017 Tweet thisShare on FacebookEmail this article Tuesday 7 Mar 2017, 10:07 PM 50,568 Views 144 Comments Short URL Vera and her supporters in Inchicore. Source: RollingNews.ieA crowd of supporters has gathered on Kildare Street to welcome the campaigning mother.Last night, Health Minister Simon Harris said he would meet her when she arrived. A statement from the Minister said the HSE had advised him that her consultant would be in touch to arrange a further consultation for her daughter.Harris said it is not within his power “to provide medicinal cannabis tomorrow”. He said he remains fully committed to “establishing an access programme for cannabis-based treatments in Ireland”.With reporting by Garreth MacNameeRelated: You’ll find more about Vera’s trek and the debate about medicinal cannabis here> last_img read more

first_imgStay on target Buy This Comic: DEATH ORB #1Buy This Comic: MAN-EATERS #1 “When Jory transfers to an all-boys private high school, he’s taken in by the lowly stage crew known as the Backstagers. Hunter, Aziz, Sasha, and Beckett become his new best friends and introduce him to an entire magical world that lives beyond the curtain that the rest of the school doesn’t know about, filled with strange creatures, changing hallways, and a decades-old legend of a backstage crew that went missing and was never found.”I am a big fangirl for everything that is Boom! Studios. I am also a fangirl for backstage theater antics. So, bringing both of those together, I was all over The Backstagers in a heartbeat.THE BACKSTAGERS VOL. 1(W): James Tynion IV (A): Rian Sygn (C): Walter Baiamonte (L): Jim Campbell (CA): Veronica FishIf you’re a fan of theater, backstage magic, and lovable characters, I suggest you pick up The Backstagers. The Backstagers was a limited eight part series for Boom! Studios from creators James Tynion IV and Rian Sygn. If you didn’t get into The Backstagers during its debut, here’s your chance to follow the adventures of these backstage workers of theater, aka, the hardest workers in show business. The first volume is released today, collecting the first four issues to get you started.The Backstagers follow Jory, a new student at an all boys school, who wants to join the Drama Club but taken back by the snobby attitudes of the lead actor twins, Kevin and Blake McQueen. When he meets the Backstagers, he immediately becomes intrigued by the kids the club calls “weirdos.” It’s the adventure, intrigue, and friendship that Jory needs to survive this new school.via Boom! BoxJames Tynion IV has to be one of my favorite writers in comics for awhile now, but his writing at Boom! is what completely stole my heart. He has such a great imagination for turning the ordinary into the extraordinary. He weaves magic in the life of a tech crew that everyone deems as misfits and makes it an experience you wish you had in high school. Tynion writes these cast of characters with vibrancy and relatability, and you’ll want to be friends with them all. Jory may be the central character, but you invest yourself in learning about every one of the Backstagers. They all share equal importance to the story, and no one is left behind. Rian Sygn, the artist, and co-creator is an absolute dream for this comic. He brings Tynion’s written words into a visual dream. Rian’s style and imagination work perfectly with the narrative.  His cartoon and illustration background allows him to surround you with an incredible amount of detail that carries your eyes from panel to panel. Each one is so inviting and, I can only be described as absolutely adorable.Walter Baiamonte and Jim Campbell bring this story together. Walter has an eye for beautiful pastel and technicolor that fit so well within the comic, in particular between the differences from the stage, backstage and what’s hidden behind the backstage door. Campbell’s, always dynamite, lettering is just what this comic needed to make reading Backstagers even more fun.via Boom! BoxThe Backstagers has to be one of my favorite series from Boom! Studios. It’s small, but a lovely and whimsical queer story that everyone should read. Boom! has given us such great diverse stories that you don’t see anywhere else. They let their creators make something special, and that’s what they’ve allowed James and Rian to do with Backstagers. I’m so excited to re-read the series and collect them in the trade backs. I will give James and Rian all my money. You can purchase The Backstagers Vol. 1 in digital format over at Comixology. 7/19/17 Releases – In addition to The Backstagers (and in celebration for my first Buy This Comic!), here’s a list of other new titles that came out this week that you should be reading.Moonstruck #1 by Grace Ellis (W), Shea Beagle (A), Clayton Cowles (L) Image ComicsSouthern Cross V.2 by Becky Cloonan (W), Andy Belanger (A), Lee Loughridge (C) and Serge LaPointe (L) Image ComicsLet us know what you like about Geek by taking our survey.last_img read more

first_imgSouthbound lanes will be partially closed throughout the weekend on the Interstate 205 Bridge across the Columbia River as workers install temporary striping.Contractors were planning to close the right-hand lane at 7:30 p.m. Friday until 5 a.m. Monday. Three lanes will remain open, in contrast to the daytime double-lane closures that clogged Portland-area traffic during several weekends earlier this year.Double-lane closures will occur only overnight, starting at 10 p.m. The contractor will return next spring to install permanent striping.last_img

first_imgEnlarge ImageTesla’s updated app shows where in the repair process your vehicle is, and when it might be done. Tesla As part of Tesla’s plan to improve its service experience, the company announced on Friday that it had updated its app to give service updates, estimated repair times and more to its customers.Specifically, the app will recognize when a customer’s vehicle is in for service and automatically display its estimated completion time, as well as where in the repair process the car is currently. That means you’ll see when your car is sitting idle waiting for parts and when the technician is working on it.For those lucky few who lack the compulsion to check their phone continuously, the Tesla app will also alert you when your car is ready for pickup. This alert could prove especially useful if Tesla can fulfill its plan to have most vehicle services done at a customer’s location, rather than in a Tesla facility.The big T still has a long way to go before its repair network is as robust as some other, more established luxury brands, but if it’s able to deliver on its promises of quicker turnarounds, more service centers and mobile service, it could be on the right path. Earlier this week the company at last put its $35,000 Model 3 on sale. 2019 Honda Odyssey offers plenty of room and features for families Acura RDXThe third-generation Acura RDX squeaks into the top ten list with larger proportions, plenty of interior space and better handling than its predecessor. Forward collision warning with collision mitigation braking, adaptive cruise control that works even in low-speed traffic, lane-keeping steering assist and road departure mitigation are all standard across the board. Like its MDX counterpart, the RDX is available with the A-Spec styling package.The RDX sports a 2.0-liter, turbocharged, four-cylinder engine. Output is stated at 273 horsepower and 280 pound-feet of torque, and it’s mated to a 10-speed automatic transmission. The new RDX is built in East Liberty, Ohio. Car Industry Acura MDXMoving up one slot to sixth place on the American Made Index is the non-hybrid variant of the Acura MDX. With its SH-AWD system, the MDX is one of the better handling midsize luxury crossovers, and for 2019 the company gives us the A-Spec treatment with a new front fascia and side skirts, 20-inch wheels, wider exhaust tips, unique gauges, a new steering wheel, carbon fiber trim and various Alcantara interior touches.However, both the standard and A-Spec models get a 3.5-liter V6 engine, rated for 290 horsepower and 267 pound-feet of torque going through a nine-speed automatic transmission. The Acura MDX is made in East Liberty, Ohio.  0 2019 Honda Ridgeline review: Light duty, heavy punch 81 Photos 26 Photos General Motors Chevrolet Honda Jeep Acura Car Industry Electric Cars Car Culture 2019 Honda Pilot Elite: A smoother, tech-rich crossover SUV Tesla,Enlarge ImageIt’s all in a day’s work for the Jeep Cherokee, the most American-made car in 2019. Jeep With high trade tensions looming and increasing talk of tariffs, more and more consumers are looking to buy American. has released its annual American Made Index, showcasing companies that use the most American-sourced parts and labor in their vehicles. The results may surprise analyzed more than 100 US-built vehicles for five key data points: manufacturing location, parts sourcing, US employment, engine sourcing and transmission sourcing. You might think something like the Ford F-150 would top the list, but it drops from its No. 5 spot for 2018 and out of the top 10 completely. Even the first-place holder, the Jeep Cherokee, is a pretty global product. It’s a Jeep, sure, but that brand is part of Fiat Chrysler Automobiles, an Italian-owned surveyed 1,000 people and found that half are concerned about automotive import tariffs, with 41% saying they are unsure if tariffs would make them more likely to buy American. Either way, we’re big fans of all the vehicles on this list. These days, buying American doesn’t necessarily mean sticking with a US-based automaker. Tesla Tesla’s Model X gets artsy 2019 Chevrolet Corvette Grand Sport loves to hustle 12 Photos Honda OdysseyThe feature-rich Honda Odyssey minivan also retains its number-two slot from last year’s list. While the 2019 model doesn’t see any changes from last, it’s still a darn good choice for families on the go with reconfigurable seats, Wi-Fi and an excellent rear-seat entertainment system. The Cabin Watch video system lets parents keep an eye on their little darlings without turning around in their seats, while Cabin Talk amplifies their voice so no yelling is required.The Odyssey is powered by a 3.5-liter V6 rated for 280 horsepower and 262 pound-feet of torque. Most trims get a nine-speed automatic but the top Touring and Elite trims now use a 10-speed automatic with stop-start technology. The Honda Odyssey is made in Lincoln, Alabama. 68 Photos Tags 2019 Honda Passport: A well-rounded midsize offering 2019 Acura RDX A-Spec: Sharp handling, sharper looks 2020 Kia Telluride review: Kia’s new SUV has big style and bigger value More From Roadshow Honda PilotDropping down to seventh place for 2019 is the Honda Pilot. Like its two-row Passport sibling, the three-row Pilot offers parent-focused technology like Cabin Talk as well as myriad standard driver-assistance features through the Honda Sensing tech suite. Honda’s largest crossover offers up nearly 84 cubic feet of cargo space. Honda’s 3.5-liter V6 engine shows up again, making a serviceable 280 horsepower and 262 pound-feet of torque. Touring and Elite trims get a nine-speed automatic transmission while lower trims have to make do with a six-speed auto. The Honda Pilot is made in Lincoln, Alabama. 2020 BMW M340i review: A dash of M makes everything better 10 Photos Post a commentcenter_img 2019 GMC Sierra Denali review: So close to greatness 2020 Hyundai Palisade review: Posh enough to make Genesis jealous Share your voice 2019 Acura MDX adds new features and an A-Spec model Chevrolet CorvetteMoving up from the 10th-place slot last year is the 2019 Chevrolet Corvette. While we’ve all been ogling the new mid-engine Corvette, it’s easy to forget what a performance bargain the current-generation ‘Vette is. From the base trim to the Grand Sport to the bonkers ZR1, the Corvette is an American icon.My preference is for the Grand Sport, which strikes a perfect balance between everyday drivability and canyon-carving performance. The 6.2-liter V8 puts out 460 horsepower and 465 pound-feet of torque. You can get it with a seven-speed manual or eight-speed automatic transmission, but the kicker is the borrowed chassis and aero parts from the beefier Z06. Like I said, perfect balance. The Corvette is made in Bowling Green, Kentucky. 2019 Chevy Colorado ZR2 Bison: An off-road animal 2019 Chevrolet Colorado ZR2 Bison: A tougher off-roader Comments 2019 Jeep Cherokee can handle the rough stuff Chevrolet ColoradoMaking its debut in the top 10 is the Chevrolet Colorado. Shown here in the tough ZR2 Bison off-road spec, the Chevy Colorado is an excellent truck and one of the two midsize pickups you can get with a diesel engine. Adding to the ZR2’s two-inch lift and front and rear locking differentials, the Bison gets beefier skid plates (trust me, that’s a good thing), steel bumpers and integrated recovery points. Heck, you can even get a snorkel.Base models get a 2.5-liter four-cylinder engine with a six-speed manual transmission, but a more popular choice is the 3.6-liter V6 gas engine with 308 horsepower and 275 pound-feet of torque, mated to an eight-speed automatic transmission. Meanwhile, the 2.8-liter diesel pumps out 186 horsepower and a delicious 369 pound-feet of twist and is mated to a six-speed automatic. The Chevy Colorado is built in Wentzville, Missouri. GMC CanyonIf you’re looking for a slightly fancier version of the Colorado that’s more focused on luxe than dirt, check out the GMC Canyon. The top Denali trim gets standard heated and ventilated front seats as well as a heated steering wheel. Maximum payload capability is 1,665 pounds while max towing is a fairly healthy 7,600 pounds.The Canyon is available with the same 2.5-liter four-cylinder engine, 3.6-liter V6 or 2.8-liter diesel as the Chevrolet Colorado. It’s also built in Wentzville, Missouri. Honda RidgelineAgain keeping the status quo, the Honda Ridgeline maintains third place on the American Made Index. This crossover-that-looks-like-a-truck provides a better ride than a traditional pickup and gets an awesome lockable trunk right in the floor of the bed. And it doesn’t do the truck stuff too badly, either, as it’s able to carry 1,860 pounds of payload and tow 3,500 pounds.The Ridgeline is powered by a 3.5-liter V6 good for 280 horsepower and 262 pound-feet of torque. That is channeled through a six-speed automatic transmission with available all-wheel drive. It’s built in Lincoln, Alabama. Share your voice 2019 Honda Ridgeline: The commuter’s pickup truck 69 Photos Honda PassportThe Honda Passport is a new (well, reborn) entry to both the Honda lineup and the American Made Index. This midsize crossover comes to the fray with great driving dynamics and plenty of tech like the standard Honda Sensing suite of active safety features. An available 8-inch touchscreen gets Apple CarPlay and Android Auto as well as a Wi-Fi hotspot.Under the hood is the stalwart 3.5-liter V6 producing 280 horsepower and 262 pound-feet of torque. However unlike the Ridgeline, the Passport sends that power through a nine-speed automatic transmission. Having said that, just like the Ridgeline, this is the only powertrain available. The Honda Passport is built in Lincoln, Alabama. 30 Photos 49 Photos 71 Photos 18 Photos Jeep CherokeeKeeping its top-of-the-list placement, the Jeep Cherokee is 2019’s most American-made car. Refreshed for 2019, the compact crossover now features more tech, better cargo space and a slightly tweaked look. It’s available in no fewer the nine trims, including the off-road specific Trailhawk and a fancy-pants Trailhawk Elite.For 2019, the Cherokee gets a new 2.0-liter, turbocharged, four-cylinder engine with 270 horsepower and 295 pound-feet of torque, though naturally aspirated I4 and V6 choices are also available. Regardless of engine, a nine-speed automatic transmission gets the power to the pavement — or dirt as the case may be. The Cherokee is made in Belvidere, Illinois. 4 52 Photos Tags More From Roadshow 2019 GMC Canyon: A fancier Coloradolast_img read more

first_imgNarayanpet: The Bharatiya Janata Party activists in Narayanpet staged a protest by coming out on roads and sowing paddy on the muddy highway on Monday.The BJP activists while placing Chief Minister K Chandrashekar Rao’s portrait on the highway alleged that the State government has miserably failed in developing the road infrastructure in Narayanpet district and said that the highway between Damargidda and Narayanpet mandals was in pathetic condition which needed urgent attention of the government. Also Read – Non-bailable warrant to Congress leader Renuka Chowdhury Advertise With Us “It is more than six years that the State government had not taken a single step to repair the Damargidda-Narayanpet highway. There have been hundreds of accidents occurring on this road every year due to potholes and slippery roads due to accumulation of mud during rainy season. We are demanding the government to construct the road at the earliest or will be forced intensify our protest,” said the BJP activists, while sowing paddy as a mark of their protest. Also Read – Hyderabad: Wall collapse in Kukatpally damages four cars Advertise With Us The roads in Narayanpet, Damargidda and other parts of the Narayanpet district have been under construction in various places and as the contractors have left the roads in the middle, the rains have created a havoc with flood waters washing away the roads in many places and turning akin to fields. In view of the above, the BJP activists have demanded immediate attention of the government to improve local roads in Narayanpet district.last_img read more

first_imgKolkata: A sudden spell of afternoon rains brought relief in boiling Kolkata and parts of south Bengal region on Wednesday but the monsoon will only progress in the next two to three days, a Met official said here. “This was a local thunderstorm resulting from the scorching heat and the moisture present, very similar to pre-monsoon rains. This has no relation with monsoon… We feel it is likely that monsoon progress will re-start after Friday,” said A.K. Sen, a scientist of the Regional Meteorological Centre, Kolkata. Also Read – Heavy rain hits traffic, flights He also said Wednesday’s rainfall occurred in isolated places of Kolkata, North 24 Parganas and South 24 Parganas and also in Midnapore district. “Overall prediction of monsoon looks promising as India will get almost 97 per cent rainfall and the eastern region may get 95 per cent in a four-month period of monsoon,” added Sen. The temperature shot up to 40 degrees Celsius, inconveniencing those on the roads and even those who preferred to remain indoors due to the high humidity over the past few days. The heat wave has claimed at least four lives in the state. Also Read – Speeding Jaguar crashes into Merc, 2 B’deshi bystanders killed The rain brought temporary relief and would also bring down the temperature gradually. According to the Met department, the maximum recorded temperature has reached around 39.6 degrees Celsius which is almost 7 degrees above normal. The minimum temperature was around 29.6 degrees, 4 degrees above normal. The relative humidity recorded in the last 24 hours was 64 per cent in the morning and 73 per cent on Tuesday evening, causing immense problems. Heavy rains (7-11 cm) with lightning are likely at one or two places over Darjeeling, Jalpaiguri, Coochbehar, Kalimpong, Alipurduar, Malda, North and South Dinajpur districts of Sub Himalayan West Bengal on Friday, the weatherman said.last_img read more

first_imgGet the biggest Daily stories by emailSubscribeSee our privacy noticeThank you for subscribingSee our privacy noticeCould not subscribe, try again laterInvalid EmailPolice made one arrest and issued two dispersal orders during an operation to deal with anti-social behaviour at a Staffordshire railway station. Officers from Staffordshire Police and British Transport Police carried out a three-day operation at Stafford railway station earlier this week. A number of unpaid fines and fares were also issued – with police considering it a ‘massive success’. A British Transport Police spokesman said:  “Over the past three days British Transport Police have worked alongside Stafford Police and Revenue Protection Teams at Stafford railway station to combat Anti Social Behaviour issues. “Results from this included one arrest, two dispersals, numerous unpaid fares and fines. Overall a massive success.” Read More£3.25m plans for new Co-op, shopping centre and homes approved (but not everyone’s happy) Want to tell us about something going on where you live? Let us know – Tweet us @SOTLive or message us on our Facebook page .  And if you have pictures to share, tag us on Instagram at StokeonTrentLive .last_img read more

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