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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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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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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MG Motor India: In talks with 3 medical device companies to manufacture ventilators: MG Motor India

NEW DELHI: MG Motor India is in talks with three medical device makers, including GE, to produce ventilators at its Halol facility to help meet demand during the coronavirus pandemic, according to a top company official. The company, which has also launched a hunt for a low-cost ventilator design through a challenge, is also developing its own ventilator and hopes to be ready with a prototype within a week as part of its three-pronged approach to get into ventilator manufacturing considering the shortage during this health crisis. “We are talking…

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Auto Expo: In conversation with Rajeev Chaba, MG Motors India, Head | Auto

05 Feb 2020, 11:22PM ISTSource: TOI.in Rajeev Chaba, MG Motors India, Head takes us through the lineup of cars the SIAC-backed company showcased at the Auto Expo and their feasibility to hit the road. Among the notable newcomers, MG Motors India introduced a 6-seater Hector+, premium SUV Gloster and concepts of a MPV and autonomous vehicle – Marvel X. Watch full video: Source link

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Sitharaman levies ‘make-in-India’ duty on made-in-China products

NEW DELHI: The government has clearly signaled that it’s willing to walk the talk about ‘Make in India’. Boosting localisation in consumer categories is a priority from a policy perspective as protecting the domestic industry from low-cost imports, much of it from China, is seen as a positive for local players. It would also help boost employment, an imperative in poor job environment. “Measures have been taken for providing a level-playing field to our domestic manufacturers, particularly the MSME sector … The provisions for checking dumping of goods and imports…

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MG Motors plans to drive in luxury SUV Gloster

NEW DELHI: MG Motors is lining up three new SUVs for the Indian market, including a luxury off roader that will be priced upwards of Rs 40 lakh. MG’s Chinese parent SAIC plans to bring in the Maxus D90 SUV to India and the car — to be pitted against some of the top luxury brands — will be called Gloster. The company is also looking to introduce a petrol version of its just-launched ZS electric SUV, while the third will be a longer version of the Hector. With the…

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MG Motor India eyes increasing production of SUV Hector by up to 30%

NEW DELHI: MG Motor India plans to increase production of its SUV Hector by around 30 per cent after BS-VI emission norms come into effect from April 1, according to a senior company official. The company, which last week launched the ZS EV, is also set to review plans for a sub-Rs 10 lakh electric vehicle (EV) considering the robust response to its pure electric SUV. MG Motors to ramp up ZS EV production from March: Rajeev Chaba “In case of Hector we are planning for another ramp up and…

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mg zs ev: MG Motors to ramp up ZS EV production from March: Rajeev Chaba

NEW DELHI: Morris Garages (India) Motors is planning to ramp up production of ZS EV in order to deliver 500 units a month by the end of March, an official said on the sidelines of the launch of the electric SUV here on Thursday. “Bookings have surpassed our expectations and now we are going to review our supply chain. It will take a while because a lot of things come from abroad. We are expecting to deliver 500 cars by the end of March. We were initially targeting 200 cars…

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