MotorBeam Daily News Roundup – 10th June
News highlights of the day include Royal Enfield, Bajaj Auto, TVS and Driving License.
Royal Enfield – The Indian bike maker reopened and resumed operations at more than 90 percent of its retail network across India. 850 stores and 425 studio stores across India are operational for sales and service.
Bajaj Auto – Yet another price increase for the Bajaj CT 100. The Indian bike maker has increased Rs. 1996/-. It comes with a starting price of Rs. 42,790/- (ex-showroom).
TVS – The Apache RTR 180 gets a price hike too. TVS has increased Rs. 2500/- and it now retails at Rs. 1,03,950/- (ex-showroom).
Driving License – The government of India has extended the validity of driving licenses, registration certificates (RC) and other such documents till 30th September. The timeline is extended due to the ongoing pandemic crisis in the country.
Motor Trivia – Did you know, BMW once owned the Rover group consisting MINI, Land Rover and MG Groups. After suffering losses, BMW sold all the brands and retained MINI.
Comment of the day – CRM – “Looks of a 1000cc … rides like a 100cc.”