News highlights of the day include Honda and Tata Motors news including top comment and motor trivia.
Honda City – The BS6 compliant Honda City petrol has been launched. It is priced from Rs. 9.91 lakhs (all prices, ex-showroom, Delhi). The range topping variant ZX CVT is priced at Rs. 14.31 lakhs. The diesel version hasn’t been updated with BS6 compliance yet which will be launched in April 2020.
Honda – Honda has introduced a new 10 year/1,20,000 km warranty plan in India. Under this scheme, existing owners of City, Amaze, Civic, Jazz, WR-V, BR-V, CR-V, Mobilio, Brio and Accord Hybrid can opt for this warranty even after the expiry of the standard and extended warranties.
Tata Motors – The Indian carmaker is planning to expand their reach to new places by setting up 100 new dealerships this fiscal. With the launch of the Tata Altroz in the coming days, the company is aiming to increase its presence in the market. There will be a total of 960 sales touch points by the end of this fiscal. They are also shutting down underperforming dealerships.
Tata Nexon EV – Tata’s first electric SUV Nexon EV reveal has been postponed to 19th December. It will be launched in the market early next year. It will be introduced in phases and gradually expand its sales over time.
Motor Trivia – Did you know, a Formula 1 car can drive upside down in a tunnel at a speed of 200 km/hr?
Comment of the day – The Dark Knight – “BS6 transition seems more towards profits than regulation.”