Daily News Capsule: 2020 Hyundai Tucson | DICV Production Milestone & More

Daily News Capsule: 2020 Hyundai Tucson | DICV Production Milestone & More

Daily News Capsule 2020 Hyundai Tucson DICV Production Milestone Praj industries Toyota Kirloskar Motor BluSmart BMW Motorrad GS
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2020 Hyundai Tucson BS6 Launched through ‘The Next Dimension’ Platform

Hyundai Motor India Ltd (HMIL) has launched the 2020 Tucson with a starting price of Rs 22.3 lakh, ex-showroom. This premium soft-roader will be available in petrol and diesel engine options, with the top-spec diesel available in 4WD hardware. Launched across a virtual showcase, Hyundai showcased the new Tucson and celebrated the success of Verna and Creta in an innovative digital format. READ MORE

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BharatBenz Celebrates Production Milestone Of 1,000 HDTs During Lockdown

 

Daimler India Commercial Vehicles (DICV) announced today the roll-out of its 1,000th BS 6-compliant heavy duty truck, which the company has manufactured in the last few months despite the ongoing lockdown. The truck was a 3523R model, and is one of a total of over 1,500 BS 6-compliant vehicles manufactured during the lockdown. DICV celebrated a further production milestone with the SoP for its updated 4228R model, a truck that has traditionally been one of the company’s high- volume sellers. READ MORE

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Praj Developing Technology To Produce Renewable Chemicals and Materials

 

Praj Industries has announced of its foray into the global Renewable Chemicals and Materials (RCM) industry, as a part of its newly-launched Bio-Prism portfolio. The company’s strategy has been to expand its business horizons leveraging its innovative, technology solutions in Bioeconomy. RCM produced from bio based feedstocks, are sustainable alternatives to products made from fossil resources. READ MORE

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Toyota Halts Production at Bidadi Plant

 

Toyota Kirloskar Motor (TKM has announced a temporary production halt at its plant in Bidadi, Karnataka starting from July 14th (second shift) to July 22nd (first shift). This is in accordance with the directives issued by the Government of Karnataka as well as to support the government in their constant efforts to flatten the curve, of the rising Covid-19 positive cases in the state. Post unlock, TKM has been prudent about the number of employees working at the plant in Bidadi as only 40 to 45% of the production workforce was attending work so as to maintain all norms of social distancing.

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BluSmart launches Blu Wallet to Accelerate Green Mobility Adoption

 

BluSmartIndia has introduced Blu Wallet, a closed in-app wallet that brings increased convenience of in-app payment for its riders and helps in a contactless monetary transaction between the customer and the driver. The Blu Wallet can be recharged using all debit and credit cards, digital wallets, net-banking, and UPI methods. Alongside, the company has also introduced referrals and hourly rentals to serve its customers with variety of options for faster adoption of green mobility solutions.

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BMW Motorrad Celebrates 40 Years Of BMW GS Models

 

The legendary BMW GS motorcycle model is celebrating its 40th anniversary in 2020, since the introduction of the R 80 G/S in the autumn of 1980. The motorcycle’s unique combination of road, touring and off-road capability made the R 80 G/S the conceptual forerunner of the new motorcycle category of touring enduros created by BMW Motorrad. The motorcycle models have offered features including riding dynamics, off-road mastery, comfort and robustness. The main features of the new GS series include BMW ShiftCam Technology, optimised oil supply, twin-jet injection valves and a new exhaust system.