MG Hector Plus review: MG Hector Plus road test review | Auto

Jul 15, 2020, 02:47PM ISTSource: TOI.in Much like the name, Hector Plus draws inspiration and design elements from the Hector SUV. The latest 6-seater in feature-loaded, multiple engine options and decent road manners. Take a look at first drive review of MG Hector Plus: Source link

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mg hector plus: MG Hector Plus vs MG Hector: Key differences explained

NEW DELHI: MG Motor on Monday launched the 6-seater MPV, Hector Plus. The MG Hector Plus has entered the Indian market exactly after a year the MG Hector was introduced. Hector and Hector Plus are essentially developed on the same platform, however, there is a world of difference inside out. Here’s a comparison of key elements that differ Hector from Hector Plus. Dimensions: Hector and Hector Plus are equal in breadth, height, and wheelbase. However, the Hector Plus is longer by 65 mm at 4,720 mm to accommodate the third…

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mg hector plus: MG Hector Plus launched, starts at Rs 13.49 lakh

NEW DELHI: MG Motor on Monday launched its MPV Hector Plus, starting at Rs 13.49 lakh (ex-showroom) in four variants. SAIC-backed car manufacturers had opened the bookings for Hector Plus earlier in July at a token amount of Rs 50,000. MG Motor India marks the first anniversary of Hector SUV. The MG Hector Plus comes in three engine options – petrol, diesel and hybrid petrol. The petrol variant will be powered by a 1.5-litre turbocharged inter-cooled engine. The 1451-cc engine will deliver a maximum power output of 143 PS and…

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Hyundai, MG, Mercedes-Benz seek regulatory support, charging infra for fast EV adoption

NEW DELHI: Regulatory support in terms of policies and incentives and availability of charging infrastructure are some of the major factors that would help in the growth of electric vehicles in the country, senior automobile industry executives said on Tuesday. Participating in an online forum, organised by EESL, the industry experts also expressed optimism regarding the fast growth of the green mobility segment in the post-COVID scenario with people having experienced clean environment due to coronavirus-led lockdown. “Major challenges for electric vehicle adoption in the country is unavailability of charging…

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MG Gloster SUV teased: MG Gloster SUV listed on website, India launch soon

NEW DELHI: MG Motor on Tuesday teased the Gloster SUV on its official website, which is expected to go on sale after Hector Plus. MG teasing the new SUV makes its India launch imminent, yet a confirmed launch date has not been announced. This would MG’s fourth product in the country and is expected to sit at the top of the company’s model line-up. As per the images, Gloster SUV will carry a bold front facia with a big chrome grille and LED headlamps. There has been no official word…

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mg hector plus: MG Hector Plus listed on website, launch in July

NEW DELHI: MG Motor India has listed the upcoming Hector Plus on its official website. The launch is likely to happen in mid-July. Earlier in the month, MG Motor said it has commenced commercial production of its second offering Hector Plus at its Halol-based manufacturing plant. Hector Plus, developed on Hector SUV’s platform, is a 6-seater MPV with middle row captain seats. Hector Plus was showcased at Auto Expo 2020. The vehicle comes with all-new headlamps, front grille, front and rear bumpers, new rear tail light design, and revised skid…

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TOI Auto Weekly: TOI Auto Weekly: Show-stopping launches, SC slams auto bodies, India’s EV goals

NEW DELHI: Auto manufacturers are back to business. So are we, on the roads, heading to work with the utmost protection. In this edition of TOI Auto Weekly, it’s all about the swanky launches and soon to be rolled out products. While job cuts in the automobile industry around the world are becoming common, here’s a Chinese manufacturer all set to make fresh investment in India. Also, we bring you the news round-up from Corona-impacted manufacturing facilities to budding electric mobility plans in India. SC slams FADA for violating order…

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mg hector plus: MG Hector Plus production set to begin, launch in mid-July

NEW DELHI: MG Motor India is gearing up to enter multi-purpose vehicle segment with Hector Plus slated to be launched next month, and plans to hire about 200 associates for its Halol plant to ramp up overall production to pre-COVID level, a top company official said on Monday. With supply chain constraints hampering ramping up of factory output, the company is also “hand-holding” some of its tier II and tier III components suppliers, even providing financial support in order to meet customer demand. “This week, we should start producing Hector…

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Maruti Suzuki, MG Motor only firms to offer 5 pc average fixed dealer margins

NEW DELHI: Maruti Suzuki India and MG Motor are the only two passenger vehicle makers in the mass segment to offer above 5 percent average fixed dealer margins, which is still short of 7 percent of selling price that automotive dealers have demanded from auto makers. According to a recent survey by Federation of Automobile Dealers Associations (FADA), the average fixed dealer margin in India is much lower compared to countries like the US (8-10 per cent); China (9-11 per cent), 13-14 per cent in France, Germany, Italy, Spain, Belgium…

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MG Motor: MG Motor to sanitise 4,000 police vehicles across India

NEW DELHI: MG Motor India on Monday said it plans to sanitise around 4,000 police vehicles across the country. The company is undertaking complete car sanitisation including fumigation, car wash, cabin refresh and sanitisation of high touch points of police vehicles, MG Motor India said in a statement. Under the initiative, the carmaker aims to sanitise up to 4,000 police vehicles across the country at its service stations, free of cost, starting May 4, it added. “We understand the risks undertaken by the police department especially in these tough times,”…

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Chinese Investors Flummoxed by India’s New Foreign Investment Rules

FILE PHOTO: A general view of Mumbai’s central financial district. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui/File Photo The tougher rules were not a surprise, as other countries are also on guard against fire sales of corporate assets during the coronavirus outbreak, but that they apply to investments from countries that share a land border with India raised eyebrows. Reuters New Delhi Last Updated: April 23, 2020, 6:10 PM IST India’s plan to screen foreign direct investments from neighbouring countries has Chinese firms concerned that such scrutiny will affect their projects and delay…

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MG Motor: Hector Plus, Gloster launch plan on track amid Covid-19 crisis

NEW DELHI: MG Motor pavilion at Auto Expo 2020 was a crowd-puller in the rather dull marquee event. The six-seater avatar of Hector and luxury MPV Gloster saw the light of the day and created ripples in the crowd with much fanfare. Two months down the line, with coronavirus making its presence felt, the world is staring at an unprecedented lockdown and threatening economic slump. Industries have shut, workers forced to flee and buyers resorting to staying indoors, the deserted roads present a grim picture. MG Motors India, which is…

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