News highlights of the day include Suzuki, Skoda, Royal Enfield, Ducati and Mercedes.
Suzuki Swift – The Japanese carmaker has showcased Swift Extreme concept at Thailand Motor Expo 2019. The concept looks sporty and rally car inspired with its exterior details.
Skoda Octavia – The new generation Skoda Octavia has scored an impressive 5-star Euro NCAP crash test rating. The D-segment sedan has achieved 92 percent rating for adult occupation protection. The new Octavia is expected to make its India debut in late 2020.
Ducati Multistrada 1260 – The Multistrada 1260, Multistrada 1260S and Multistrada 1260 Pikes Peak versions have been recalled in US. There is an issue with the bike’s side stand. 493 units have been affected in US and Canada for the faulty side stand. The units recalled were manufactured between September 20, 2017 and February 13, 2018.
Royal Enfield – The Indian bike maker is planning to set up an assembly plant in Latin America. Thanks to the growing exports and increasing global network of the bike maker, the company is considering to put assembly plant to reduce the price of their products.
Mercedes GLE – The German luxury carmaker is all set to introduce the new generation GLE in India in January 2020. The new model of the GLE SUV will be launched in the Indian market ahead of the 2020 Auto Expo. It comes with a completely new design inside out with latest features and new BS6 engine options.
Motor Trivia – Did you know, the three-pointed star Mercedes logo represents its domination of the land, sea and air?
Comment of the day – CRM – “If Duke 200 is chacha of NS 200 then this is Tau..”