News highlights of the day include top comment and automobile facts.
Hyundai Venue – The compact SUV from Hyundai is in great demand. The delivery period of 1.0-litre turbo petrol variant is up to 15 weeks while other variants waiting period extends to over 6 weeks.
Kia Optima – New generation Kia Optima exterior has been revealed and it will be launched in the South Korean market next month. The car looks sporty and comes with new features. Kia might introduce this sedan in India in the near future.
Honda City – The fifth generation Honda City will make its global debut on 25th November in Thailand. The C-segment sedan has been spotted on test multiple times in India as well. Honda is expected to introduce the new City to the Indian market sometime next year with BS6 engine options. Meanwhile the current generation Honda City will get updated with a petrol BS6 engine soon.
Lithium Partners With Wipro – Lithium Urban Technologies electric vehicles fleet operators has announced partnership with Wipro to offer employee transportation service to their offices across the country.
Bajaj Triumph Motorcycle – The British premium bike maker has already started conducting tests on their first prototypes. It will be a global motorcycle. It will spawn multiple body types from a common engine platform.
Range Rover Evoque – The second generation Range Rover Evoque has been spotted in Pune without any camouflage. The new generation Evoque is expected to launch soon in India.
Motor Trivia – The gearshift lever on a motorcycles was invented in 1927 by Harold Willis, Velocette Motorcycles. Before that motorbikes had foot clutch and hand shifter.
Comment of the day – Uravis – “Launching V Strom 250 might sell more bikes for Suzuki, so they will instead launch Intruder 250 and make sure they don’t make too much money.”