News highlights of the day include Tesla, New York Auto Show, Hyundai and fuel prices.
Tesla – The American electric carmaker has crossed a milestone of one million cars production. The one millionth car rolling out of the factory is the Tesla Model Y.
New York Auto Show – The 2020 New York Auto Show was scheduled to take place in April but has now been postponed to August due to Coronavirus concerns. This is being followed by the cancellation of Geneva Motor Show.
Hyundai Verna – The 2020 Hyundai Verna facelift will come with BlueLink connected car tech. It will also come with voice command system. The connectivity suite will come with 45 features. It can also be operated via the watch app.
Fuel Pricing – The fuel prices have been reduced in the country by up to Rs. 2.69/- and Rs. 2.33/- per litre on petrol and diesel respectively. In Delhi, the petrol price is Rs. 70.29/- per litre while the diesel price is Rs. 63.01/- per litre.
Hyundai Creta – The next generation Hyundai Creta’s pre-bookings commenced last week and within 10 days it has crossed 10,000 bookings mark. The carmaker will announce pricing and commence deliveries of the car from 17th March.
Motor Trivia – Did you know, the Honda Odyssey MPV sold in the international markets comes with a built-in vacuum cleaner.
Comment of the day – Reeto – “This 250 will definitely dent sales of the Dominar 400. Bajaj should have rather launched a Pulsar NS or RS 250 than cannibalise into brand Dominar.”