News highlights of the day include Bajaj Auto, MG Motor, Mercedes-Benz and Royal Enfield.

MG Hector 6-Seater
MG to showcase 14 products at the Auto Expo 2020

Great Wall Motors – The Chinese carmaker Great Wall Motors has taken over General Motors’ Talegaon plant in Maharashtra. The plant has a manufacturing capacity of 1.30 lakh units per annum. The carmaker will introduce the Haval brand at the Auto Expo 2020 next month.

Tata Nexon EV – The much awaited all-electric Tata Nexon EV will be launched on 28th January. It is based on the Nexon facelift which comes with sharp front profile and new interior details along with a range of connectivity features.

Hyundai Kona – The electric Hyundai Kona has set a new altitude record for EVs getting a Guinness World Record for the highest altitude achieved in an electric car. It has been driven to an altitude of 5731 meters to the Sawula Pass in Tibet.

Bentley Mulsanne – The Mulsanne has got a limited edition recently which is called Mulsanne 6.75 Edition by Mulliner. It is limited to only 30 units. It is a tribute to Bentley’s 6¾-litre engine that has been in production for 60 years now.

MG Motor – The Chinese carmaker will showcase 14 new products at the Auto Expo 2020 next month. These will include hatchbacks, sedans and UVs. We can expect the carmaker to showcase a range of new concepts including Vision-i concept which is an MPV.

Motor Trivia – Did you know, Mercedes A180d hatchback has a 1.5-litre DCI engine sourced from Renault?

Comment of the dayPriyanshu Dhiman – “The rivals might be waiting just for the Brezza petrol so they can get some sales lol! But wait…..the XL6 and Ertiga petrol together do around 6000 units monthly!”

Bentley Mulsanne Limited Edition
Limited edition Bentley Mulsanne revealed