Daily News Capsule: Ola Guardian Safety Feature | BS 6 Scooters Launch & More

Daily News Capsule: Ola Guardian Safety Feature | BS 6 Scooters Launch & More

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Ola To Introduce Guardian AI-Enabled Safety Feature Across India, Australia

Ola today announced it will roll out its AI-enabled safety feature, called ‘Guardian,’ in 17 markets across India and Australia. Ola’s Guardian is going live in 16 Indian cities, as well as Perth, Australia, following successful pilot runs across multiple cities in India and international markets. The Guardian feature uses real-time data from rides to automatically detect irregular trip activity, including prolonged stops and unexpected route deviations. The company said it aims to take Guardian to more cities in the coming quarter. READ MORE

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Piaggio India Launches FI BS 6 Vespa Range, Aprilia SR, Storm

Piaggio India today introduced Fuel Injection technology in its entire Vespa and Aprilia scooter range, in order to comply with BS 6 emission standards. This launch is claimed to be an important milestone towards cleaner technologies for Piaggio India. READ MORE

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Suzuki India To Launch Access 125 FI BS 6 As Its First BS 6 Compliant Product

Suzuki Motorcycle India Pvt Ltd (SMIPL) announced its transition from BS 4 to BS 6 products from January 2020, with Access 125 scooter becoming the first product to be rolled out. The all-new Suzuki Access 125 will come with new key features including Eco Assist illumination, Fuel Injection (FI) engine, external fuel filling lid and LED headlamp. READ MORE

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M&M Leadership Changes In Group Corporate Office, Auto & Farm Sectors

Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd (M&M) today announced additional changes to its Group Corporate Office (GCO), as well as its Auto & Farm sectors. These changes are in addition to the announcements made last week on a number of top management positions over the next 15 months, due to the retirement of key leaders. READ MORE

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ZF to Transform Into Software-Driven Mobility Provider

ZF has teamed up with Microsoft to transform into a software-driven mobility service provider. ZF will be leveraging Azure cloud services and developer tools as well as Microsoft’s experience in agile software development with an aim to scale up its global resources more efficiently and respond better to the evolving customer needs. Microsoft is providing DevOps capabilities and sharing experiences with ZF to help the latter become a software-driven mobility services provider. READ MORE

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Ampere Vehicles Launches Reo Elite e-Scooter Starting at Rs 45,099

Ampere Vehicles Pvt Ltd has launched Reo Elite at starting price of Rs 45,099 (ex-showroom Bengaluru). The electric scooter is equipped with 250 W motor and 48 V-20 Ah lead acid battery to offer a driving range of 55-60km in a single charge. Customers can book their Reo Elite for Rs 1,999 on the company website and through dealerships in Bengaluru.

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Ashok Leyland Partners With HDFC Bank For Finance Options

Ashok Leyland today signed a Memorandum of Understanding with HDFC Bank for a strategic tie-up on vehicle financing, for a period of two years. This MoU will enable both Ashok Leyland and HDFC Bank to offer customised financial solution to customers across India, with a specific focus on semi-urban and rural customers. HDFC will work in close coordination with the authorised dealers of Ashok Leyland to provide financial solutions to the customers.