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Tata Nano—the Rs. 1 lakh car revealed

Filed by Jack Yan/January 10, 2008/10.02

I would say that the new Tata Nano, the Rs. 1 lakh ($2,500) car revealed by Tata Motors at the New Delhi Auto Expo a few hours ago, exceeds the expectations of those who were predicting something that looked more motorcycle than automobile.    As we led up to today’s unveiling of the revolutionary small […]

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International think-tank announces fifth annual Brands with a Conscience

Filed by Lucire staff/January 3, 2008/13.49

The Medinge Group, an international think-tank on branding and business, today releases its fifth annual Brands with a Conscience list. In the Group’s opinion, these eight diverse organizations show that it is possible for brands to succeed as they contribute to the betterment of the society by sustainable, socially responsible and humanistic behaviour.    The […]

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Lucire’s Car to Be Seen in nominees for 2008

Filed by Jack Yan/December 23, 2007/21.54

Last night, the nominees for Lucire’s Car to be Seen in 2008 were announced: Fiat 500 Ford Mondeo Jaguar XF Volvo C30 Audi A4 Audi S5    Look, ma: no minivans or SUVs. These still have not distinguished themselves, in our book. One looks much the same as the other—except for the Volvo XC60, which we […]

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Audi readies A3 Cabriolet for February launch

Filed by Jack Yan/December 7, 2007/10.58

Audi has done well with Lucire’s annual Car to Be Seen in, being its inaugural winner at the turn of the century. And its latest model, the A3 Cabriolet, could fare well when it hits streets in February 2008 in Germany.    It’s more cohesive in appearance than the A4 Cabriolet, which I had the pleasure […]

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Thanks to StyleInn; others welcome

Filed by Jack Yan//0.28

We have never done much promoting of the Lucire blog, but we are quite happy for blogging networks to syndicate our RSS feed. We’ve noted that the nice folks at StyleInn have started including Lucire: Insider as part of their coverage, as have others, and welcome them. A Feedburner link is at the top right […]

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Wellington’s fashionable crowds

Filed by Jack Yan/December 6, 2007/23.20

If you were clever and in Wellington, New Zealand, you could have made two events scheduled for the same time last night. Kelly Thompson, the first New Zealander to shoot a retail Lucire cover, had an illustration exhibition opening at Good as Gold on Victoria Street (on till the end of December). Last night she […]

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The Delta Goodrem–Brian McFadden about-face

Filed by Jack Yan/November 30, 2007/5.18

[Cross-posted] I spotted the below on Ninemsn today and thought, ‘Poor Brian.’    I clicked on the ?rst link and found quite the opposite:    It’s not as embarrassing as the network, and the Murdoch Press, reporting on the Miranda Kerr incident two years late and getting the venue wrong, but it’s still an about-face.    Netizens will […]

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That little RSS button

Filed by Jack Yan/November 23, 2007/3.45

Since last year, eagle-eyed readers will have noticed an RSS link at the top right of every page at Lucire’s online edition that does not work. This was due to a company that we had charged with creating our CMS (content management system) not delivering. But if readers do not mind, I would like to change […]

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I’ve been travelling

Filed by Jack Yan//3.29

And I love being free. The last month has been pretty hectic, with trips around Australia and New Zealand, plus a very eye-opening humdinger of a trip to Taiwan.    I’ll give my reasons in depth in a future Lucire, but I think Taiwan is the next big vacation spot. You’d normally think of an island […]

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Tesla Roadster delayed, but not due to batteries

Filed by Jack Yan/October 29, 2007/22.58

Darryl Siry at Tesla Motors sent out an email today advising that The New York Times got an important fact wrong about the production delay facing the Tesla Roadster. On his blog are the facts: I spoke with John Markoff, the author of the article, and he said he was apologetic for the error and […]

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