Hero MotoCorp, India's largest two-wheeler manufacturer, is gearing up to re-enter the used two-wheeler business in India. The company plans to operate in the used two-wheeler space under the brand name Hero Sure, under which the company was operating in the nineties. The Hero Sure brand was discontinued due to taxation related issues several years ago. However, with the introduction of GST (Goods and Services Tax), the Indian two-wheeler brand has decided to re-enter the space. In its present form, the Hero Sure used two-wheeler programme has been rolled out in hundreds of its outlets in the country including that in Gujarat and Tamil Nadu. Under Hero Sure, prospective buyers can exchange their old motorcycle or scooter while buying a brand new Hero product. "Hero Sure helps the customer get the best price for his vehicle on the basis of a transparent evaluation process. About 5,000 vehicles are currently exchanged on an average every month at the Hero Sure … [Read more...] about Hero MotoCorp re-enters used two-wheeler business with Hero Sure in India
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Chris McCosky The Detroit News Published 2:50 p.m. UTC Jul 29, 2018 Detroit — Useful. What else is there to say about left-hander Blaine Hardy? Whatever role he’s been asked to perform this season, he’s done it admirably and without complaint. "He's got that 'whatever' attitude, that 'whatever you need me to do I'll do' attitude and that plays along with what we've asked him to do here," manager Ron Gardenhire said. "He can go in a lot of different ways and not a lot of pitchers can do that. They're more routine-oriented. "Blaine can do just about anything you need him to do. If we asked him to close he could probably do that tomorrow. You have to have pitchers with that mindset and he has it." Closing tomorrow might be beyond his scope, but Hardy gave the Tigers a strong, five-inning spot start Saturday and helped them on their way to a 2-1 win over the Central Division-leading Indians. It snaps a five-game losing streak against Cleveland. BOX SCORE: … [Read more...] about Hardy, ‘unsung heroes’ help snap slide against Indians
Democracy Dies in Darkness Sections Home Try 1 month for $1 Username Sign In Account Profile Newsletters & Alerts Gift Subscriptions Contact Us Help Desk Subscribe Account Profile Newsletters & Alerts Gift Subscriptions Contact Us Help Desk Accessibility for screenreader Share on Google Plus Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on Google Plus Share via Email Share on LinkedIn Share on Pinterest Share on Tumblr Resize Text Print Article Comments Post Nation by Alex Horton by Alex Horton Email the author May 13 at 4:51 PM Email the author Meeting the young adults of the Parkland incident so much fire and inspiration in their eyes was a great joy pic.twitter.com/DLPJ01K8e2— James Shaw Jr. (@JamesShawJr9) May 12, 2018 United by mass killings, the group sat down for breakfast. It was a change of scenery for James Shaw Jr., who wrestled an AR-15 from a gunman in a … [Read more...] about Waffle House hero James Shaw Jr. met with Parkland students — over breakfast at Denny’s
Establishing its decision to shift focus to the premium and niche segment products firmly, Hero MotoCorp took a step forward when it patented the XF3R for the Indian market in January 2017. Reportedly, the domestic player is working on the production-spec Hero XF3R in an attempt to conquer the 300cc segment which is dominated by the likes of KTM Duke 390 and Mahindra Mojo.Showcased at the 2016 Auto Expo, the XF3R is a street-fighter which comes with a 300cc, liquid-cooled, 4-valve DOHC engine. This 4-stroke motor will come paired to a 6-speed gearbox which hints at its performance-oriented nature and premium positioning with respect to other products in the brand’s portfolio. Pirelli tyres, single-sided swingarm and disc brakes were some key highlights of the concept showcased back then.The XF3R utilises USD forks up front and mono shock unit at rear. According to recent reports, the motorcycle is already under testing phase and audience can expect to see a glimpse of the … [Read more...] about Production-Spec Hero XF3R In The Works, Auto Expo Debut Likely
Hero Xtreme 200 S:Hero MotoCorp had unveiled the Xtreme 200 S at the 2016 Auto Expo and was expected to launch the production version of the concept bike at the 2018 edition. Fast forward to 2018 and Hero has announced that it will launch the new Xtreme 200 S on January 30 and will be showcasing the bike publicly at the Expo. The new Hero offering is expected to be priced around Rs 1 lakh (ex-showroom) and will rival the likes of the TVS Apache RTR 200, Bajaj Pulsar NS 200 and the Yamaha FZ 25.The new Hero motorcycle, with sharper lines and creases, looks like an evolution over the Xtreme Sports. It will be equipped with a semi-digital instrument console. Powering the Xtreme 200 S will be an all-new 200cc, single-cylinder engine. The motor showcased at the 2016 Expo delivers 18.6PS of power at 8,500rpm and maximum torque of 17.2Nm at 6,000 rpm. We hope Hero engineers tune the powerplant for more grunt to take the fight to … [Read more...] about 2018 Auto Expo – What To Expect From Hero?