MotorBeam Daily News Roundup – 26th February
News highlights of the day include MG, Skoda, Hero and Peugeot.
MG Motor – The Hector has been a good seller for the carmaker. They have now crossed a new milestone of producing 50,000 units of MG Hector in India. This has been achieved within 2 years of its launch in the market. An all-women crew has manufactured the 50,000th unit of the MG Hector in the Halol plant. MG Motor has recently introduced a facelifted model to boost the sales of the SUV.
Skoda – The Czech carmaker has teased the new generation Skoda Fabia in the form of a camouflaged prototype. The premium hatchback looks sizeable as it is bigger in dimensions compared to its predecessor. It is based on the same platform as the new gen Volkswagen Polo. It is unlikely to be launched in India anytime soon.
Hero – The Xpulse 200 is getting a lot of takers in South India. The Indian two-wheeler maker has revealed that the Hero Xpulse 200 has crossed 10,000 unit sales in Kerala.
Peugeot – The French carmaker has changed their logo. It is their 11th version. The new logo looks more streamlined with a black and white theme with the lion in its emblem.
Motor Trivia – Did you know, SSC Tuatara is the world’s fastest production car with a top speed of 508 km/hr.
Comment of the day – Manu Mathew – “”The new age sensation”! Is the tagline befitting for a machine that’s nearly a decade old?”