MotorBeam Daily News Roundup – 19th November
News highlights of the day include Tata Motors, Hero MotoCorp, Mercedes and Hindustan Petroleum.
Tata Motors – The Indian carmaker is celebrating their new milestone of crossing 4 million passenger vehicle sales in India. Few days back they rolled out the 4 millionth car, the Tata Altroz, from their factory. Tata Motors commenced their passenger vehicle business with some iconic cars including Tata Sierra, Tata Estate, Tata Safari, Tata Sumo, etc. Today, they have a wide portfolio of cars on offer and have a range of upcoming cars in the pipeline.
Hero – The Indian bike maker has sold over 14 lakh units of two-wheelers during the festive season. Compared to the previous year’s festive season, Hero MotoCorp’s volume increased by 98 percent. Such numbers are impressive amidst the pandemic and economic slowdown.
Mercedes – The Mercedes-AMG GT Black Series has snatched the title of fastest road-legal car at the Nurburgring from the Lamborghini Aventador SVJ. It achieved a lap time of 6 minutes 43.616 seconds, which is 1.354 seconds quicker than the raging bull.
Hindustan Petroleum – The oil company has introduced Power 99 high octane fuel in Chennai. It is used in the high performance cars and motorcycles. This high octane fuel offers optimum combustion for high performance cars and bikes. This fuel not only improves the performance of the vehicle but also the fuel efficiency.
Motor Trivia – Did you know, the McLaren Senna lowers its ride height by 1 inch when Race mode is engaged.
Comment of the day – Being Shenoy – “Having a healthy competition is good for the market and will benefit customers rather than being a monopoly. Royal Enfield is not 10 steps ahead of competition, herd mentality is, that’s why Classic 350 is still selling like hot cakes despite lacking on so many fronts!”