Mumbai/UNI: Auto major, MG Motor India on Monday reported a rise of 15 per cent in its January 2021 retail sales at 3,602 units during as against 3.130 units sold in the same month last year.
The carmaker conducted its annual maintenance shutdown at its Halol manufacturing facility in Gujarat during the first 11 days of January 2021, which affected production and the supply chain, a company release said.
Commenting on the sales performance, Rakesh Sidana Director – Sales, MG Motor India, said, "We have received a good response for the Hector 2021 including the latest addition to the family – Hector Plus 7-seater. Our supply situation is chasing demand with ramp up continuing post the maintenance shutdown and we expect good sales in February and March 2021."
Currently, the waiting period for the Hector ranges up to 2 months while the waiting period on Gloster is up to 3-4 months depending on the variant. The ZS EV continues to garner demand based on the planned expansion in various cities across India.
Driven by its vision of CASE (Connected, Autonomous, Shared, and Electric) mobility, the cutting-edge automaker has augmented the across-the-board ‘experiences’ within the automobile segment today. It has introduced several industry-firsts in India including India’s first Internet SUV – MG Hector, India’s first Pure Electric Internet SUV – MG ZS EV, and India’s first Autonomous (Level 1) Premium SUV – MG Gloster.