MotorBeam Daily News Roundup – 9th July
News highlights of the day include Royal Enfield, Honda, TVS and NGT.
Royal Enfield – The RE Interceptor 650 is the highest selling motorcycle in UK in June 2020. In less than 2 years of launch, the 650cc bike has topped the sales chart in UK. They sold 196 units in the month of June.
Honda – The Japanese bike maker has commenced online sales of their scooters and motorcycles in India. Customers can choose the bike, colour and variant and even the authorised dealer from where they want the delivery. It is a 6-step processed aimed to those who don’t want to step out amidst the pandemic situation.
TVS – The Indian bike maker has extender their free service and warranty programme yet again. TVS has extended free service and warranty of vehicles due between March and April 2020 till 31st July 2020.
NGT – The National Green Tribunal has refused the plea of a senior citizen seeking modification of its order banning vehicles over 15 years old from plying on Delhi roads. The plea said that NGT directions should be modified in order to permit the use of old vehicles till the virus is under control.
Motor Trivia – Did you know, Ferrari earns as much profit selling 1 car as Ford does selling 908.
Comment of the day – The Dark Knight – “No excuse should be taken from manufacturers . Their last minute rush is unacceptable. They know how and when emission norms will change years before,yet here we are running like cockroaches behind law institutions.”