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Mercedes-Race-car
Mercedes to bid goodbye to Formula E after 2022
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The announcement comes only three days after Dutch driver Nyck de Vries won the Formula E world championship title after finishing eighth in the season's final race in Berlin. Mercedes also won the teams' title after Belgium's Stoffel Vandoorne finished in third place. Mercedes follows the footsteps of Audi and BMW exiting Formula E at the end of this year.
Renault-SUV
Renault Nissan ordered to pay Rs 70.84 cr as interim relief to workers
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The total outgo for the company as interim relief will be Rs 70.84 crore. As per the order, each of the 3,542 workers of Renault Nissan Automotive will be paid an interim relief of Rs 10,000/month for the period between April 1, 2019 and March 31, 2020 and Rs 5,000/month between April 1, 2020 and July 31, 2021. The company was ordered to pay the wage arrears in three equated monthly instalments to the workers starting October this year.
Honda Amaze 2021 Facelift-Honda
Amaze facelift 2021: Honda launches updated version of its popular sedan
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The second-generation Amaze, which was launched in 2018, has been updated to meet the new level of competition around the sedan car market in India. The facelift consists of several styling and interior changes. However, Honda will continue offering the new facelifted version in three key variants, E, S and VX. Except for the base version all three models will get the CVT automatic option as well.
Tesla-Cars
Tesla Model Y electric SUVs spotted in Europe: Report
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Tesla originally planned to only launch the Model Y in Europe when it locally produced the electric SUV at Gigafactory Berlin in Germany, reports Electrek. However, the automaker changed its plans last month and opened Model Y orders for September deliveries, but those vehicles are going to be produced at Gigafactory Shanghai in China.
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Mahindra-XUV700
Mahindra launches XUV700 starting from Rs 11.99L
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The company also announced prices for its four variants in the five-seater manual transmission category. Besides, the company said that bookings for the new SUV will begin before the festive season. The XUV700 will come in variants that include diesel and gasoline, manual and automatic options with 5 and 7-seater capacity. It will also be available in an optional All-Wheel-Drive (AWD) model.
Tesla
Tesla pushes new Model 3 Standard Range Plus orders
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According to Electrek, Tesla has updated its online configurator to push the delivery timeline for new Model 3 Standard Range Plus orders to January 2022, which was previously November 2021. However, Tesla's online configurator shows that the Model 3 Long Range still has a November 2021 delivery timeline, while the Model 3 Performance can be delivered as fast as four to seven weeks.
Tata-Motors
Tata Motors launches 'XTA+' variants of Harrier, Safari
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These new variants will come with six-speed automatic transmission and a panoramic sunroof', and will be priced at Rs 19.14 lakh for the Harrier XTA+, Rs 19.34 lakh for the Harrier XTA+ #Dark, and Rs 20.08 lakh for the Safari XTA+. At present, the Harrier and Safari are collectively leading the High SUV segment with a 41.2 per cent market share. The company expects the XTA+ variants to further add more dynamism to the entire offering.
Tesla
Tesla confirms Cybertruck electric pickup delayed to 2022: Report
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On the order page, Tesla had updated the footnotes to confirm that the configurator will be available when "production nears in 2022," Electrek reported on Saturday. The note is the same for all three variants of the Cybertruck despite Tesla previously saying that the two higher-end variants, Dual Motor and Tri-Motor, will come first. When Tesla unveiled the Cybertruck back in 2019, it had said that the electric pickup truck would make it to market by the end of 2021.
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KIA-Seltos
Kia becomes fastest carmaker to sell 3L vehicles in India
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The brand crossed the first one lakh milestone in July 2020, the next one lakh in January 2021, and the third one lakh in August 2021. "Notably, Kia India achieved the first one lakh unit sales in one year and clocked the latter two lakhs in the same amount of time, signifying the high adoption rate of Kia cars among Indian customers," the company said in a statement.
OLA-SCOOTER
Ola to launch electric scooters on Aug 15
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"Thanks to all who have reserved our scooter! Planning a launch event for the Ola Scooter on 15th August. Will share full specs and details on product and availability dates. Looking forward to it," Aggarwal tweeted on Tuesday Cagey about the vehicle specifications and the price, the company had said that the pricing will be competitive. The electric scooter will be rolled out of its factory in Krishnagiri district in Tamil Nadu.
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