News highlights of the day including top comment and motor trivia.
Porsche Cayenne Coupe – Porsche will introduce the new Cayenne Coupe in India on 13th December. It will be offered in V6 and V8 petrol engine options and will be positioned about the regular Cayenne in the Indian lineup.
Mercedes GLC Facelift – Mercedes-Benz India will introduce the GLC facelift in our country on 3rd December. It will be available with BS6 compliant petrol and diesel engine options. It will come with cosmetic tweaks on the exterior and interior along with new features.
Uber – Uber has lost their operating license in London as the Transport for London (TfL) regulator has not renewed the license of Uber due to safety and security concerns.
Volkswagen – The German carmaker will halt the production of vehicles at their Chakan plant for a month. The production will remain closed from mid-December to mid-January. This is being done due to multiple reasons including slowdown in exports and domestic sales.
Mercedes GLA – The second generation Mercedes-Benz GLA has been teased ahead of its global debut that will happen next month. The new GLA will follow the latest design language of Mercedes and will come loaded with new tech.
Maruti Alto – Maruti Suzuki has sold more than 38 lakh units of the Alto since its launch in 2000. It is one of the highest selling cars in the history of Indian automotive industry. Month over month the Alto has been hitting the top 5 spots of the sales chart since its launch in India. The Alto was launched as a replacement for the Maruti 800.
Motor Trivia – Did you know, if you hold a remote car key to your head, it doubles its range because the human skull acts as an amplifier. Has anyone tried it?
Comment of the day – DJ Psyshank – “They will fit special battery operated vibrator for that original RE feel and there will be a hole in battery for battery fluid to leak and mark territory.”