MotorBeam Daily News Roundup – 12th February
News highlights of the day include Maruti, Mahindra, Skoda and Fuel.
Maruti – Maruti Suzuki introduces new People Technology campaign to celebrate their innovations and technologies. With this campaign they showcase seven technologies including Smart Hybrid, S-CNG, K-Series Engines, HEARTECT platform, Suzuki Connect telematics solutions, Smartplay infotainment system and range of Automatic Transmissions.
Mahindra – The Indian carmaker has announced that they will ramp up the production of the Mahindra Thar to meet the growing demand. The off-roader has already crossed 39,000 bookings since launch. There is a huge waiting period of up to 9 months. Production will be ramped up by up to 50 percent.
Skoda – The Czech carmaker has teased the new fourth generation Fabia in the international market. It will be based on the MQB platform shared with the Volkswagen Polo. The hatchback will get a new design language along with a completely new interior. Skoda is not expected to launch the new gen Fabia in India anytime soon.
Fuel Price – The fuel pricing has increased for the fourth consecutive day now. In Delhi, there is a price hike of 29 paise per litre for petrol and 35 paise per litre for diesel bringing the price to Rs. 88.14 per litre for petrol and Rs. 78.38 per litre for diesel. In Mumbai, petrol price has reached Rs. 94.64 per litre and diesel price is Rs. 78.38 per litre.
Motor Trivia – Did you know, Tata Tamo Racemo’s chassis construction was developed by Marcello Gandini who designed Lamborghini Miura, Countach and Diablo.
Comment of the day – The Dark Knight – “50 shades of Pulsar”