by Priya Jadhav
New Delhi, March, 2020: MG Motor India today announced that it has recorded a total retail sale of 1376 units in February 2020. This includes 158 units of ZS EV, the carmaker’s latest India product and the country’s first pure electric internet SUV, representing a strong demand for cutting-edge EVs in India. The ZS EV was launched at an introductory price of INR 20.88 lakhs (ex-showroom, New Delhi) and has already received 3,000 bookings till date – outpacing the total number of EV cars sold in India in 2019.
Commenting on the sales performance during the month, Rakesh Sidana, Director – Sales, MG Motor India, said, “The MG ZS EV has received a stupendous response in its debut month, with over 150 units delivered to our customers already. Our customers are delighted with our holistic EV approach, which includes the installation of a home or office charger even before they receive their vehicle. We will continue to focus on furthering the cause of EVs month-on-month and delivering superlative customer delight to our customers.” he added.
“Meanwhile, the unforeseen coronavirus outbreak has severely affected our European and Chinese supply chains, disrupting our production and impacting our sales in February and will continue through March. We are working towards stabilising the situation and are hopeful that reasonable normalcy will be restored by the end of March,” he added.
MG Motor India currently has 206 centers across India and aims to further strengthen its Network to 250 centers by the end of March 2020. MG HECTOR has emerged as the segment leader in the C-SUV segment, with nearly 20,000 units sold in the last 8 months since its India launch. Bookings for the HECTOR, India’s first internet car, have crossed 50,000 units.
About MG Motor India: Founded in the UK in 1924, Morris Garages vehicles were world-famous for their sports cars, roadsters, and cabriolet series. MG vehicles were much sought after by many celebrities, including the British Prime Ministers and even the British Royal Family, for their styling, elegance, and spirited performance. The MG Car Club, set up in 1930 at Abingdon in the UK, has thousands of loyal fans. MG has evolved into a modern, futuristic and innovative brand over the last 95 years. MG Motor India has commenced its manufacturing operations at its car manufacturing plant at Halol in Gujarat.