MotorBeam Daily News Roundup – 13th January
News highlights of the day include General Motors, Hyundai, Porsche and Fuel Price.
General Motors – The American carmaker has revealed its new logo which has changed after 57 years. General Motors is focussing big on EVs and wants to rebrand itself with this new campaign. They plan to introduce 30 new electric vehicles by 2025. Their aim is to create a world with zero crashes, zero emissions and zero congestion.
Hyundai – The South Korean carmaker has commenced exports of India made Hyundai cars to Nepal via railways. Hyundai India flagged off the first consignment of 125 cars to Nepal via rail today. This is an eco-friendly medium of transportation that will reduce carbon footprint by 20,260 tons.
Porsche – The German sports car maker has introduced a special edition 2021 Porsche Boxster 25 Edition. Porsche is celebrating 25 years of the Boxster with this new edition. It is available in three colour options – GT Silver metallic, Jet Black Metallic and Carrara White Metallic. Comes with copper colour elements including the 20-inch alloys. Interior is finished in Bordeaux Red leather upholstery.
Fuel Price – Another day, another fuel price hike. Petrol price has reached Rs. 84.45 per litre in Delhi while the diesel is priced at Rs. 74.63 per litre. Petrol price in Mumbai has reached Rs. 91.07 per litre while diesel is Rs. 81.34 per litre.
Motor Trivia – Did you know, Mercedes name came from an 11-year old girl.
Comment of the day – Sandyzen – “Finally, certain paperwork is done to mark their entry; now some brick and mortar work to get the product ready for the road.”