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MG Motor India will provide 100 Hector SUVs as transportation vehicles for frontline healthcare professionals battling the COVID-19 pandemic
MG Motor India has announced plans to supply a hundred of its Hector SUVs as a transportation option for frontline healthcare workers battling the COVID-19 crisis in the country. This is keeping in line with the company’s UK counterpart that has provided 100 ZS EVs is to their National Health Service. MG has said the 100 Hector SUVs will be provided to facilitate the needs of doctors, medical staff, police and local government officials.
MG will be also providing these Hectors with fuel and a driver free of cost, and the supplies of these vehicles will be managed by its dealer network spread across the country. MG recently announced it’s 'Disinfectant Deliver’ program to help its customers and will use that process, put in place for this sanitisation delivery process, on all their cars before they hit the road.
MG earlier announced it will donate Rs 2 crore towards the national movement to combat the Covid-19 pandemic. This money will be used to acquire gloves, medicines, ventilators, masks and other essential goods that will aid frontline healthcare workers. MG has also provided Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) kits, sanitisers, food and ration kits over the past several weeks across the country.
At this time of crisis, car companies are pitching in to help fight the pandemic. Other automotive companies have stepped up in their efforts to help fight the COVID-19 Pandemic with the likes of Hyundai and Kia importing test kits and ventilators from South Korea, the German manufactures Like Mercedes-Benz , BMW and Volkswagen have set up isolation wards for people and started production of face shields at their respective plants. Indian companies like Tata have given financial aid and Mahindra has put their engineers to work to build low cost ventilators. The automotive industry is working with all its might to find innovative solutions to tackle the pandemic.