Here is the list of all the breaking news that made headlines today. Carlo.in provides the latest industry news and exclusive interviews from the automobile industry.
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After the implementation of the BS-VI emission standards in the country, Hyundai Motor India is witnessing higher demand for diesel vehicles. Recently launched 2020 Hyundai Creta to be more specific, are a striking example. The demand for the diesel version of this SUV accounts for 55% which means that for the petrol one is 45%. This is not quite surprising considering the marketing dynamics governing the rise of petrol-powered cars.
The Uttar Pradesh government approved a hike in the prices of petrol and diesel, a state minister said. Briefing reporters after the state cabinet meeting here, Uttar Pradesh Finance Minister Suresh Khanna said, “The UP government has increased the price of petrol by Rs 2 per litre, and that of diesel by Rs 1 per litre.” He added, “Petrol will now cost Rs 73.91 per litre in UP, while diesel will be available at Rs 63.86 per litre. The hiked prices will come into effect from midnight.”
Gearing up for the new normal and keeping customer safety at the core, Maruti Suzuki India Limited has put in place a comprehensive standard operating procedure (SoP) for its dealerships across the country. The process ensures highest level of hygiene and sanitization across all its showrooms for the safety of its customers and employees. After the implementation of these SoPs and based on approvals from State Governments, Maruti Suzuki dealerships have started to open and deliver the cars to waiting customers. (Buy new Maruti Suzuki car)
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