MotorBeam Daily News Roundup – 16th February
News highlights of the day include Mercedes, Audi, Tata and Fuel Price.
Mercedes – One of the most popular automakers across the globe, Mercedes-Benz has crossed a big production milestone of 50 million cars in 75 years. Mercedes-Maybach S-Class is the 50 millionth car to roll out of the production line at Sindelfingen.
Audi – The German luxury carmaker has teased the upcoming all-electric e-tron on their social media handles in India. Audi India is expected to launch their first EV in the country very soon. The electric SUV is powered by two electric motors which make a combined power output of 355 BHP and 561 Nm torque. It has a maximum range of 400 km.
Tata – The new generation Tata Safari is getting a lot of attention thanks to the popular name. The 6/7-seater SUV is all set to be launched on 22nd February as Tata Motors will announce the pricing on that day. The new Safari is expected to be priced around Rs. 1.5 lakhs more than the Harrier. It will be available with a 2.0-litre diesel engine offering manual and automatic transmission options. Bookings have already commenced across the nation.
Fuel Price – Petrol and diesel prices have been revised for eighth consecutive day. Petrol price has increased by 30 paise in Delhi today, currently stands at Rs. 89.29 per litre. Diesel is priced at Rs. 79.70 per litre, hiked by 35 paise. In Mumbai, petrol rate is Rs. 95.75 per litre while diesel is Rs. 86.72 per litre.
Motor Trivia – Did you know, Bugatti Bolide is fitted with the most powerful version of the W16 engine.
Comment of the day – Being Shenoy – “Just wow… This looks lovely! Honda’s design and colour options seems to be going the right way these days. Even the Hornet 180 looks sexy in Repsol edition :).”