The main carmaker additionally introduced a Rs 2 crore grant in direction of procuring gloves, masks, medicines, ventilators, and beds in view of the coronavirus pandemic.
MG Motor India on Wednesday reported complete retail gross sales of 1,518 items in March 2020, together with 116 ZS EV and 1,402 Hector SUV, the corporate mentioned in an announcement.
“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 gross sales have been impacted as a result of disruption, whereas the state of affairs improved throughout March earlier than the lockdown was introduced, ensuing within the shutting down of our manufacturing plant,” MG Motor India President and Managing Director Rajeev Chaba said.
The company’s current focus is on the health and well-being of its employees and their families, as well as the society at large, Chaba said.
“In this pursuit, now we have additionally introduced Rs 2 crore grant in direction of procuring gloves, masks, medicines, ventilators, and beds; and are working carefully with the native administration in Gurugram and Halol (Vadodara) to help their necessities,” he added.
Despite the continued state of affairs, the carmaker mentioned it has assured its workers that there could be no layoffs and all funds to suppliers and distributors could be accomplished on time.
MG Motor India, which initiated the ‘Disinfect and Deliver’ initiative to sanitise automobiles and guarantee a near-zero contact with prospects, earlier than the lockdown was imposed, additionally mentioned it has determined to formalise this as a everlasting course of throughout the corporate after the lockdown is lifted.
With zero inventory of BS-IV items of Hector throughout its dealerships and manufacturing facility, the corporate has just lately began manufacturing of BS-VI variants. However, it presently has very low BS-VI stock at its dealerships and its manufacturing facility in Halol, MG Motor mentioned.