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Day: September 24, 2020

Harley-Davidson wrap up its India business
Motorcycle News

Harley-Davidson wrap up its India business

Harley Davidson announced their official exit from the Indian market. Harley Davidson’s announcement of closing its manufacturing operations in India and reducing the size of its sales office in Gurgaon does not come as a surprise. Over the past few months, Harley-Davidson has been announcing multiple cost-saving measures as part of its new Rewire business strategy. The latest news is the biggest so far and the American company has just reported to the Securities and Exchange Commission of USA that it will be ending its sales and manufacturing business in India.  Harley-Davidson has recently celebrated ten years in India and there is a vibrant Harley-Owners-Group or HOG community in place. While Harley-Davidson is clearly  wrapping up its own business here, there are some signs ...
Mercedes-AMG GLE 53 launched. Priced at INR 1.2 crore
Automobile News

Mercedes-AMG GLE 53 launched. Priced at INR 1.2 crore

Mercedes-AMG GLE 53 4MATIC Coupe has been launched at a price of INR 1.20 crore. The GLE 53 4Matic+ is also the first-ever 53-Series AMG in India, replacing the earlier Mercedes-AMG GLE 43. Also, this is the debut of the coupe-SUV version of the current-gen GLE. Mercedes-AMG GLE 53 4MATIC Coupe is powered by a 3.0 L, in-line, six-cylinder, twin-turbo petrol engine. The powerhouse is paired with a 48 V mild hybrid system. The addition of this electrical architecture allows the GLE 53 to run a small electrical compressor in harmony with a larger turbo, which makes for more linear responses and reduced lag. Outputs are 435PS at 6,100 rpm and 520 Nm at 1,800-5,800 rpm. The EQ Boost starter-alternator makes an additional 22PS and 250 Nm for short durations. The engine is mated with a...