MotorBeam Daily News Roundup – 31st July
News highlights of the day include Ford, Mercedes-Benz, Royal Enfield and Tata.
Ford – As social distancing is the new norm, carmakers are trying to reach out to their customers by offering new services. The American carmaker has introduced Dial-A-Ford service where doorstep servicing is being offered with no additional cost. It is currently available in 19 Indian cities.
Mercedes – The next generation Mercedes S-Class will have a ton of new features. It will come with E-Active Body Control suspension that will offer comfortable and safe ride. It works with 5 multi-core processors, more than 20 sensors and stereo camera. It is a predictive tech that responds to different road scenarios immediately.
Royal Enfield – The Indian bike maker is getting quite popular overseas. The Royal Enfield Interceptor is the highest selling bike in the UK in June 2020. Even the Royal Enfield Himalayan is quite popular in the international market.
Tata – Tata Motors was expected to introduce the Gravitas SUV by June-July this year but now it has been postponed to November, of course due to the lockdown and production disruptions.
Motor Trivia – Did you know, it takes 24 hours to make the Huayra badge.
Comment of the day – Being Shenoy – “Looks straight out of a video game.”