Highlights of the day include news, top comment and automotive facts.
Skoda Kamiq GT – Skoda has introduced Kamiq GT specifically for China which comes with cosmetic changes that make it different from the international spec Kamiq. The compact SUV is also expected to come to India in the near future but it’ll look different.
Ashok Leyland – The Indian commercial vehicle maker has unveiled an entire range of BS6 compliant trucks and buses. Ashok Leyland becomes the first Indian OEM to meet the BS6 emission norms across the full range of heavy duty trucks.
Audi – Audi won’t be offering diesel cars in India post the implementation of BS6 emission norms from April 1, 2020. The German luxury carmaker will only offer petrol powered vehicles in India.
Mercedes V-Class – Mercedes-Benz will be introducing the new range topping version of the V-Class in India on 7th November. It will be the updated version that was recently launched globally and will come with more features and luxurious interior.
Nissan – The Japanese carmaker is currently working on introducing new models of Nissan GT-R and 370Z. The performance oriented cars are being offered in the same avatar since a decade.
MG ZS – MG Motors is all set to introduce their second offering in India after Hector. The MG ZS electric vehicle will be launched in India in January 2020 and the bookings for the same will begin from December 2019. It will compete against the Hyundai Kona in the Indian market.
Motor Trivia – World’s first car was known as Benz Patent Motorwagen developed by Carl Benz in 1885. The top speed of the car was 16 km/hr. It was powered by a one cylinder four-stroke engine.
Comment of the day – sandyzen – “Wow… 2 spark plugs stretched the case for 12 years; how it got settled… did they find their respective spark plug? ;).”