MotorBeam Daily News Roundup – 10th February
News highlights of the day include MG Motor, Honda, Maruti and Fuel.
MG Motor – The MG ZS EV just received an update offering more practicality with the new additions. The electric SUV has crossed 1300 unit sales in India since its launch in 2020. The ZS EV was available initially in limited cities. Now, they have expanded the presence of the EV across 31 cities in India. The carmaker is also working on a petrol version of the ZS which will get new styling changes.
Honda – The Japanese bike maker has crossed a new milestone with the H’Ness CB350. They have sold more than 10,000 units of the motorcycle. The bike is retailed via their premium dealership network Honda Big Wing. Honda is now all set to introduce yet another iteration of the CB350 on 16th February, it is likely to be a Cafe Racer.
Maruti Suzuki – India’s largest carmaker Maruti Suzuki introduced their premium dealership network Nexa around five years back. The retail channel has now crossed a milestone of 1.3 million unit sales. Maruti Baleno is the best selling car of the brand. The company claims Nexa is the 3rd largest car brand in India.
Fuel Price – Yet another big hike in fuel rates today. Petrol price has seen a hike of 30 paise while diesel is dearer by 25 paise per litre. Petrol price in Delhi currently stands at Rs. 87.60 per litre while diesel is Rs. 77.73 per litre. While in Mumbai, petrol is priced at Rs. 94.12 per litre, diesel is currently priced at Rs. 84.63 per litre.
Motor Trivia – Did you know, Tata Indica DLX was the first hatchback with a tachometer in India.
Comment of the day – Rival – “Looks more like Kia Stingray+Porsche+ Audi TT to me..!!”