News highlights of the day include Tata Motors, Kia, Hyundai and Okinawa.
Tata Hexa – The Tata Hexa has been discontinued in the market and dealers are currently clearing stock of the SUV. The Indian carmaker won’t be updating the 2.2-litre diesel engine to BS6 and hence the discontinuation. The Tata Gravitas will replace the Hexa in the carmaker’s lineup and come with a 2.0-litre Fiat source diesel engine with BS6 compliance.
Kia Seltos – India made Kia Seltos exports have begun and the car has been launched in the Indonesian market. The Kia Seltos is priced from IDR 295 million (Rs. 15.39 lakhs) in Indonesia.
Hyundai Tucson – The Hyundai Tucson facelift has been spotted undisguised in India ahead of its launch at the 2020 Auto Expo. It will come with updated styling which includes revised front fascia with updated headlights, grille and bumpers. The SUV gets new alloys and the rear comes with new tail lights and bumper design. Hyundai will be offering more features in the new Tucson.
Okinawa – The electric scooter maker has teased a new electric maxi scooter concept which will be showcased at the upcoming Auto Expo 2020 next month. The maxi scooter will be the new flagship product for Okinawa in India.
Motor Trivia – Did you know, Delhi burns 40,000 litres of fuel every day in traffic jams?
Comment of the day – Sreedhar – “Cars from BS4 to BS6 conversion price hike Rs. 10k to 20k. Whereas bikes from BS4 to BS6 price hike upto Rs. 50k.”