MotorBeam Daily News Roundup – 11th November
News highlights of the day include Hyundai, Kia, Jawa and Toyota.
Hyundai – The new generation Hyundai Tucson was recently revealed in the international markets. Now, the South Korean carmaker has teased the performance oriented N Line version of the mid-size SUV. The images reveal sharper styling compared to the regular version along with new alloy wheels. It will be introduced in the American market next year. However, it is not expected to come to India, even the regular version of the new gen Tucson is not on cards for India for now.
Kia – This festive season, Kia is offering up to Rs. 2.5 lakh worth benefits with the Kia Carnival MPV. The benefits can be claimed via exchange bonus, corporate discounts, accessories and AMC packs offered by the carmaker. These offers on the Kia Carnival are valid till 30th November or until the stocks last.
Jawa – Classic Legends has achieved a new milestone with Jawa. They are celebrating a milestone of 50,000 units sold in India. The bike maker claims that they have achieved this milestone within 12 months of operations which also includes the lockdown period across the country. They are expanding their dealership network and production capacity to churn out more volumes.
Toyota – From 9th November, 2020, 1200 workers at Toyota’s Bidadi plant have gone on strike. Workers had gone on a sit in strike opposing the disciplinary action taken by the company against the union office bearers who allegedly threatened and abused a manager of the company. The Japanese carmaker has termed this as an illegal strike and has declared a lockout from 10th November. We believe this scenario will affect the supply of cars across the country.
Motor Trivia – Did you know, Toyota FJ Cruiser has three front windshield wipers.
Comment of the day – Sarath – “A Premium SUV scoring just 3 star is so bad.. Features just don’t justify premium tag.”