News highlights of the day include Mercedes-Benz, Kia, TVS and Motor Shows.
Mercedes – The German luxury carmaker is setting up a temporary hospital in Pune to fight COVID-19 crisis. It will have medical facilities and isolation wards with a capacity to take care of 1500 patients.
Kia Seltos – The compact SUV has crossed 80,000 units mark in India since launch. The South Korean carmaker has sold 7466 units of Seltos and 1117 units of Carnival in the previous month.
TVS Scooty – TVS Scooty Pep Plus has been updated with BS6 compliant engine. The scooter has been priced at Rs. 50,757/-. It is more than Rs. 6000/- more expensive than the BS4 version.
Motor Shows – 2020 Paris Motor Show and Detroit Motor Show have been cancelled due to the ongoing COVID-19 situation across the globe.
Motor Trivia – Did you know, Audi has been crash testing cars for more than 75 years. The German luxury carmaker was the first automaker to conduct crash test.
Comment of the day – Uravis – “looks nice! somewhere i feel design is combination of Bentley and Jaguar :)”