MotorBeam Daily News Roundup – 5th August
News highlights of the day include Ford, TVS, Toyota and Hyundai.
Ford – Jim Farley announced as new Ford CEO, he will take charge from 1st October 2020. He will be replacing Jim Hackett. Farley was currently holding the COO position in the American car company. He has previously worked with Toyota.
TVS – The Indian automaker has come up with a new Expert on Wheels initiative where they will provide doorstep service of your bike, sending their service technicians to your place. Many other bike makers have come up with such initiatives.
Toyota – Toyota is celebrating 40 years of the Camry in Japan. They have introduced new black edition for the sedan which gets dark exterior and interior aesthetics. It will be available in multiple colour options, not only in black.
Hyundai – Hyundai is offering up to Rs. 60,000/- benefits on Hyundai Santro, Grand i10, Aura and Elantra. These offers are valid till the month of August. The carmaker is pushing the sales of low-selling models.
Motor Trivia – Did you know, the first MINI didn’t have a radio, instead it had a large ashtray.
Comment of the day – Being Shenoy – “Finally, else I thought this will also take five years to launch after multiple spy shots just like the Mahindra Mojo!”