Motor India announced that it has recorded a total retail sale of 1518 units in
March 2020. This includes 116 units of ZS EV, the country’s first pure electric
internet SUV, and 1402 units of the Hector.
zero stock of BS-IV units of the Hector across its dealerships and its factory,
the carmaker has recently started production of BS-VI variants, however, it
currently has very low BS-VI inventory at its dealerships and its manufacturing
facility in Halol.
Chaba, President & Managing Director, MG Motor India, said, “Both MG Hector
and MG ZS EV have made a mark in the Indian car market. Despite supply chain
disruption globally, MG Motor continues to serve its customers. In February,
our sales were impacted due to the disruption, while the situation improved
during March before the lockdown was announced, resulting in the shutting down
of our manufacturing plant.”
current focus is on the health and well-being of our employees and their
families, as well as the society at large. In this pursuit, we have also
announced Rs 2 crore grant towards procuring gloves, masks, medicines,
ventilators, and beds; and are working closely with the local administration in
Gurugram and Halol (Vadodara) to support their requirements,” Chaba added.
Despite the ongoing situation, the carmaker has assured its employees that
there would be no layoffs and all payments to suppliers and vendors alike would
be completed on time.
carmaker, which initiated the ‘Disinfect and Deliver initiative to sanitise
cars and ensure a near-zero contact with customers, before the lockdown was
imposed, has decided to formalise this as a permanent process across the
company after the lockdown is lifted.