News highlights of the day include Mahindra, Yamaha, Aston Martin and Audi.
Mahindra – The Indian carmaker is offering their flagship SUV Mahindra Alturas G4 with Rs. 4 lakh discount. This offer is valid till 31st, December 2019. The Marazzo is also being offered with a discount of Rs. 1.70 lakhs while the XUV500 is offered with Rs. 84,000/-.
Yamaha MT-15 – The Japanese bike maker recently revealed the BS6 compliant MT-15 along with a new colour option. The bike will be launched in the Indian market in February 2020 and there will be a price hike over the existing BS4 model.
FasTag – FasTag has overtaken cash in NH toll collection as the daily collection through electronic medium of Fastag has increased by 66 percent in a month. The collection is expected to rise further in the coming days.
Aston Martin DBX – The British luxury performance carmaker has recently introduced their first SUV. The Aston Martin DBX is also coming to India and the bookings have commenced. The carmaker is targeting to sell 4000-5000 units of the SUV in a year.
Audi A8 – The new generation Audi A8 is due for India launch since quite a while now. The German luxury carmaker is now expected to introduce the flagship sedan in India in February 2020. Bookings of the car have begun in the country and it will be offered only with petrol engine options.
Motor Trivia – Did you know, the Tata Sumo was developed in a record time of 18 months. It has been one of the best-selling utility vehicles in India.
Comment of the day – Vedanta Dasgupta – “Indian Govt. should request Mitsubishi to leave India.”