MotorBeam Daily News Roundup – 27th November
News highlights of the day include Nissan, Ducati, Vintage Cars and Mahindra First Choice.
Nissan – The Japanese carmaker is betting big on their upcoming compact SUV Nissan Magnite. They expect it to bring volumes for the company. In order to reach a wider audience, Nissan has added 50 new sales and service touchpoints across the country ahead of the car’s launch.
Vintage Cars – Finally the Ministry of Road Transport has announced new rules for registration of vintage and classic cars. These cars will get a unique registration plate. It is valid for cars and two-wheelers that are older than 50 years. The plates will get VA lettering. Registration will cost Rs. 20,000/- and it will be valid for 10 years.
Ducati – The Italian premium motorcycle maker has teased the upcoming Monster. The 2021 Ducati Monster will be revealed on 2nd December. It is expected to get an all-new styling along with a revised engine and more features on offer including connected tech. The bike is expected to hit the Indian shores later in 2021.
Mahindra – Mahindra First Choice Services Ltd. (MFCSL) will now become a subsidiary of TVS ASPL. It is a share swap transaction where Mahindra will secure a stake in TVS. With this new development, their aim is to digitalise the platform and ensure delivery of service and parts within 24 hours across the country. A rapid expansion plan is underway.
Motor Trivia – Did you know, Ferrari Enzo was the first Ferrari with carbon ceramic brakes.
Comment of the day – Ankith Rai – “we want chota bheem edition … #vocal4local.”