Tata Motors launch sub-compact SUV Punch at Rs 5.49 lakh
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Tata Motors revealed that the designing of the new SUV Punch was a collaborative effort of  India, UK, and Italy-based Tata Motors Design Studios. The is available both in 'Manual (MT) and Automatic' (AMT) transmission options and built on the proven and modern Agile Light Flexible Advanced (ALFA) Architecture.
Festive Acceleration: Mercedes hopes to drive-in healthy growth
Accordingly, the luxury car maker has already witnessed a 'v-shaped sales recovery' in the June-September period. The luxury automobile manufacturer retailed over 4,100 units during the July-September period, a growth of 99 per cent over 2,060 units off-take during Q3CY20. It has already crossed the entire CY20 sales volumes in January-September 2021 period
Ampere launches new electric 2-wheeler for Rs 68,999
The lithium battery powered scooter price will further go down when one takes into account the state government incentives for buying an electric vehicle. The model comes with a detachable lightweight and portable advanced lithium battery for easy charge in any five amp socket at home, office, coffee shop, or any plug-on-the-wall charge point.
MG Motor India launches mid-size SUV Astor for Rs 9.78L
As per the company, the mid-size SUV comes with India's first 'personal AI assistant and first-in-segment autonomous (Level 2)' technology. "Enriched with features and packed with technologies never seen before in this segment, we believe that Astor will set a new benchmark in the segment," said Rajeev Chaba, President and MD, MG Motor India.
Foldable steering wheel for future vehicles arriving soon
The affiliate of Hyundai Motor Group said it developed a foldable steering system after two years of research. The company said it is currently working to acquire patents for the new system. The system features a steering wheel that can be folded inside the dashboard and move up to 25 centimeters back and forth to create more space for the driver's seat.
Tesla begins rolling out 'full self-driving' software update: Musk
"Beta 10.2 now rolling out to cars with 100/100 safety score over 100 miles," Musk tweeted. "Rollouts will hold for several days after that to see how it goes. If that looks good, beta will gradually begin rolling out to 99 scores & below," Musk has tweeted earlier.
Nitin Gadkari again invites Musk to come and manufacture Tesla in India
Gadkari said: "I have told Tesla that don't sell electric cars manufactured in China, in India. You should manufacture electric cars in our country, and also export cars from India." The government may consider lowering import duty along with offering other sops to Tesla but for that the EV major would have to invest in setting up a manufacturing facility in the country.
Tesla Cyberquad will be the safest all terrain vehicle: Elon Musk
"We are definitely making Cybertruck here and so probably the ATV too. The ATV is an interesting design challenge because ATVs are pretty dangerous and we want to make an ATV that is the least dangerous ATV," Musk said. Musk added some details about how Tesla plans to make that happen.
Ola launches new vehicle commerce platform
Ola Cars will enable consumers to purchase both new and pre-owned vehicles through the Ola App. "Customers are looking for a new way to buy, service and sell their vehicles. They are no longer satisfied with the archaic retail store mode," said Bhavish Aggarwal, Founder and CEO, Ola.
Mercedes-Benz India rolls-out 'Made in India' S-Class
According to Martin Schwenk, Managing Director & CEO, Mercedes-Benz India: "We are in particular overwhelmed with the tremendous response to the 'New Generation S-Class', and to cater to the increased demand, we are now commencing local production ahead of our planning.