MG Motor India has announced that it will be providing 100 units of the Hector SUV to personnel involved in delivering essential services across the country “till the end of May 2020.” The carmaker says that the vehicles will be provided free of cost, with fuel and chauffeur-driven facilities to ensure safe travel for people at the frontline of the battle against the pandemic, including doctors, medical staff, police and government officials.
MG will be leveraging its dealer partners across India for supplying the vehicles during the ongoing lockdown, while following government rules and regulations. The automaker will also make concerted efforts to ensure the sanitization of the SUVs prior to delivery.
The recent move is one in a series of measures by the company to supplement nationwide coronavirus relief efforts. As part of its ‘Developer Program’, MG had earlier announced a challenge to develop an affordable ventilator design. The company has already pledged Rs 2 crore to government hospitals and health institutions in Gurugram, Haryana, and Halol in Gujarat, where its headquarters and manufacturing plant are located, respectively.