News highlights of the day include Tata Motors, Toyota and Hyundai.
Tata Nexon – Tata Motors has added a new XZ+(S) variant to the Nexon, which is priced from Rs. 10.10 lakhs (ex-showroom). It is positioned between the XZ+ and XZ(O) trim. The variant comes with electric sunroof, tyre pressure monitoring, auto headlamps, auto wipers, cruise control, Xpress cool, etc.
Toyota – The Japanese carmaker has discontinued the Corolla Altis for good along with the Etios hatchback and sedan range.
Hyundai Creta – In the first month of the second generation Creta’s launch, Hyundai dispatched 6703 units of the compact SUV to the dealers ahead of the 21-day nationwide lockdown.
Tata Hexa – The Tata Hexa has been discontinued in the Indian market. The Indian carmaker has not updated the Hexa with a BS6 compliant engine yet. Tata is expected to re-introduce the Hexa with a BS6 engine later this year.
Motor Trivia – Did you know, Tata showcased Magna sedan in 2000 but never launched it. The Indian carmaker felt it won’t sell competing with Honda Accord, Ford Mondeo, Toyota Camry and Hyundai Sonata.
Comment of the day – Go_kool – “839 numbers of e verito is good to see. Mahindra Ford should come quickly with the e Aspire soon.”