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Jan 30, 2023

On January 30, Hero MotoCorp launched the new scooter – Xoom at an introductory price of INR 68.6 thousand and going to INR 76.7 thousand. The Hero Xoom comes with a 110cc BS-VI compliant engine producing a maximum power output of 8.05 bhp at 7250 rpm and torque of 8.7 nm at 5,750 rpm for a high-performance ride. Xoom has been developed with as many as 25+ patent applications.
The scooter brings a host of technologies to the category including, HiCL-Hero intelligent cornering light, full digital speedometer with Bluetooth Connectivity, Low Fuel Indicator, (RTMI), Side Stand Engine Cut Off, boot light, and mobile charger, etc.

Based on Hero MotoCorp's press release

Jan 30, 2023

On January 28, BMW India launched the 2023 BMW X1 sports activity vehicle (SAV) in both gasoline and diesel variants at a starting price of INR 4.6 million and INR 4.8 million respectively. The BMW X1 sDrive 18d M Sport is powered by a 1,995 cc four-cylinder diesel engine which produces 148 hp and 360 Nm of maximum torque. It offers an average fuel consumption of 20.37 km/liter while the BMW X1 sDrive 18i xLine is powered by a 1,499 cc three-cylinder petrol engine that produces 134 hp and 230 Nm of maximum torque. It offers a mileage of 16.3 km/liter.  The deliveries for the diesel variant will commence from March onwards while the for the gasoline model will commence in June.
The car comes with features like seven-speed Steptronic dual-clutch transmission, BMW ConnectedDrive technology which includes BMW ID, MyBMW App with remote services, etc., efficient dynamics features such as reduced aerodynamic drag, Auto Start-Stop, electronic power steering and my modes in driving experience control and other extensive driver assistance systems with lane departure warning, dynamic cruise control with braking function, automatic emergency braking and pedestrian protection, etc.

Based on BMW India's press release

Jan 30, 2023

On January 28, Geely announced the official opening of the Xingrui Intelligent Computing Center, the first integrated cloud-digitalization-intelligence super cloud computing platform.
Located in Changxing County, Huzhou, Zhejiang and covering an area of around 34,747 square meters, the center is the largest intelligent computing center built by a Chinese OEM, and covers businesses such as intelligent connectivity, intelligent driving, new energy safety, and pilot production experiments, which can improve Geely’s overall R&D efficiency by 20%.
Having access to nearly 100PB of data, the center supports online concurrent computing of 1 million vehicles, with an average data increment of 100TB per day. It is expected that by 2025, the center will be able to meet the concurrent computing needs of 3.5 million online vehicles, and the data storage scale will reach the EB level.
The center has a total cloud computing power of 810 quadrillion times per second. It is expected that by 2025, the computing power scale will be expanded to 1,200 quadrillion times per second, the computing power will reach the EFLOPS level, the intelligent driving R&D efficiency will be improved by more than 200 times, and the R&D and training time for 1,000 intelligent driving models will be shortened from 3 months to 8 hours.

From a Geely official WeChat account press release