11 auto insurers in the United States are either returning the monthly premiums or offering return credit to their policy holders. Among the largest auto-insurers, Progressive would provide around $1 billion back to personal auto consumers as most Americans will be staying off the road and off their vehicles. How will Indian auto-insurers react?
From a peak demand of 3,619 MU on 18 March, the total electricity demand met throughout the country fell to 2,577 MU (one million units) on 27 March . That's a drop of 29% in 10 days. Of course, that's understandable given commercial and industrial demand and passenger railways accounts for close to 40% of all power consumption.
As researchers race to find a vaccine to coronavirus, there's another race that is equally, if not more important. Given USA's dominance in the manufacture and export of ventilators (it accounts for 28% of all global ventilator exports) and domestic shortage, countries will need to figure out their own ways to ramp up production or place orders elsewhere.
A significant chunk of the population commutes large distances to work, mostly using public transport. They spend a lot on it, and many people work in this sector. If these emergency short term measures of working and communicating remotely stick, there will be significant disruptions across sectors, especially transport.
Amidst the global pandemic and the impending slowdown, there is one development that has gone unnoticed. For the first time since 2015, Bangalore trumped both Delhi and Mumbai in the number of vehicles registered. Bangalore registered the highest ever sales while both, Delhi and Mumbai saw a significant dip in vehicle registrations amidst the slowdown (4% and 10% respectively).
For the longest time, many knew that Yes Bank bank was on a life-support. But, it is difficult to realize the implications of India's fourth largest bank going down. We look at two indicators to see how the fall will pan out
From communications, packaging, digital advertising to hiring strategies, company offerings must be tailored not only to the language customers understand, but also speak. Here's how public data can help do that!
38% of Indians are domestic migrants within the country. When they travel back to their origins, they take back a piece of their lives from urban areas - products and experiences that have formed a vital part of their lives. How can you use public data to leverage this opportunity?