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MG has offered 1,00,000 SUVs in India | Autocar India

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The Hector and Hector Plus contributed essentially the most to this milestone, promoting over 80,000 models since launch.

Practically three years because it launched its first product in India – the Hector – MG India has crossed the one lakh gross sales milestone mark. The Hector and Hector Plus additionally occur to be the automaker’s bestselling product in India, promoting over 80,000 models since launch.

  • Manufacturing started in Might 2019
  • At the moment has an annual manufacturing capability of 80,000 automobiles
  • New EV hatchback within the works

The automaker launched its first product, the Hector in June 2019, aimed on the midsize SUV phase. Over the past three years, MG India has expanded its SUV portfolio even additional by launching the Hector Plus, ZS EV, Gloster, and the Astor.

Since MG India understands that tech sells properly, it has cleverly focussed on introducing ‘linked automotive’ tech. With the Astor, MG India launched Automobile-as-a-Platform (CaaP) service that enables utilization of streaming purposes, voice in addition to concierge help providers by way of the in-car infotainment system and cell phone purposes. MG India’s sale milestone is commendable, contemplating the pandemic that adopted quickly after and with solely premium SUVs on provide with no hatchbacks. Nonetheless, an fascinating statement could be the actual fact Kia arrived in India across the identical time as MG however rapidly crossed the three lakh gross sales mark in 2021 due to the Seltos and Sonet. 

Commenting on the milestone, Rajeev Chaba, president and managing director, MG Motor India, mentioned “We’re grateful for the love and belief that we now have acquired after establishing a strong basis targeted on workers, sellers, suppliers and clients.” 

MG’s journey in India

In March, MG India had topped the JD Energy 2021 buyer gross sales satisfaction examine in addition to the Buyer Service Index. Earlier this yr, MG India launched the ZS EV facelift and can also be engaged on a brand new reasonably priced EV that’s slated for an early 2023 launch.

In the meantime, MG India has additionally partnered with  Bharat Petroleum Company Restricted (BPCL) to increase its EV infrastructure within the nation. The model has an annual manufacturing capability of 80,000 automobiles and is trying to ramp up manufacturing this yr.

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