Mayurdhwajsinh Zala, who had booked an MG Hector, an SUV manufactured by MG Hector India, said he did not want a car manufactured by a firm with ties to the 'Chinese state and Chinese communist party'.
We got in touch with Rajeev Chaba, President and MD, MG Motor India to know their plans to resume the operations and the future launches.
The car was launched at an introductory price of Rs 20.88 lakhs (ex-showroom, New Delhi) and has already received 3,000 bookings to date.
MG Motor India forecasted a hit on sales due to 'significant disruption' in the supply chain from European, Chinese and other Asian suppliers due to the coronavirus outbreak.
After the success of the Hector, MG is ready to launch their next car in India in January 2020
The ZS EV can also be booked on their website and in select showrooms across 5 cities - Delhi, Mumbai, Ahmedabad, Bengaluru and Hyderabad.
MG’s partnership with Exicom is aimed at dispelling reservations around the disposal of used EV batteries.
The mobile showroom, a 45-feet trailer, showcases the Hector and offers a similar experience like other MG showrooms across the country.
On this year's World Environment Day, the company teased an image suggesting a near unveil date.
Called India's first Internet Car, MG HECTOR has crossed 38,000 unit bookings till October 2019.
MG has announced that it has already received 8,000 new bookings for the Hector SUV since it reopened bookings on September 29, 2019.
Both the cars left a strikingly contrasting impression on Skoda India's senior executive. He deleted his tweets later.
After receiving close to 28,000 bookings for the Hector MG Motor India has temporarily stopped bookings for the SUV. The date of the re-opening of bookings will be announced soon.
While MG Motor has stopped further bookings of Hector, Kia created a record, registering more than 6000 bookings for the Seltos in one day.
The top 2 variants – Smart & Sharp – have registered the highest demand, with over 50% reservations for the petrol variants.
The much awaited MG Hector SUV will launch in India today and we bring you all the updates from the launch event.
The MG Hector will go against the Tata Harrier and Jeep Compass in the premium 5-seater SUV category and is expected to priced between Rs 15-20 lakh (ex-showroom).
We have already driven the MG Hector and know inside-out what the SUV is offering to the Indian customers.
MG is offering a lot of technology in their first product for India - the Hector SUV. But is the technology enough to attract buyers to a new brand? We find in our MG Hector review.
Morris Garages (MG) Hector SUV is ready to be launched in India as MG unveils their upcoming SUV. Watch it LIVE here.