MotorBeam Daily News Roundup – 5th March
News highlights of the day include Hero, Jeep, Mercedes and Skoda.
Hero – The Indian 2-wheeler maker has announced new service and exchange offers celebrating 100 million sales. These offers are available from 5th to 8th March. Service offers include Paid Service at Rs. 100/- + GST, Rs. 100/- off on Road Side Assistance purchase, Rs. 100/- off on Joyride (Annual Maintenance Contract) purchase, Free Washing, Polishing & Nitrogen to all customers.
Jeep – The American SUV maker has teased the upcoming Jeep Wagoneer and Grand Wagoneer. The new generation SUV will make its global debut on 11th March. The new Wagoneer siblings will be the first vehicles to have integrated Amazon Fire TV for Auto.
Mercedes – At the time of the world premiere of the new generation Mercedes S-Class, the German luxury carmaker had teased their upcoming all-electric Mercedes EQS sedan. They have now revealed the silhouette of the car that reveals more details of the styling. The Mercedes EQS is expected to come with a range of 700 km.
Skoda – Skoda India head Zac Hollis has revealed on Twitter that the Czech carmaker will introduce 4 new cars within a year. Skoda Konarq will be the first one to launch followed by Skoda Octavia which he says will launch in a couple of months (before June), the third launch is expected to be the Kodiaq BS6 version with a petrol engine while the fourth model will be the new C-segment sedan (Rapid successor).
Motor Trivia – Did you know, 2020 Chevrolet Corvette C8 is the first corvette to have a mid-engined layout.
Comment of the day – Prashant Swaminathan – “Inspired by Bajaj. Lets confuse people with the multiple choices like a) Paneer Butter masala b) Paneer Makhanwala c) Shahi Paneer d) Paneer Kofta”