The Chinese carmaker that's in top gear in India
First Published Dec 3, 2020, 11:05 AM IST
Morris Garages, the iconic British brand owned by Chinese automaker SAIC Motors, has taken the Indian four-wheeler sector by storm. The company launched its first SUV model, Hector, in India on June 27, 2019. And then, MG surprised the automotive world by introducing three more models in over a year.
Now, new reports suggest that the company's grip on the streets of the country is tightening. The Financial Express reports that MG Motors has received the all-time high sales in November. The company claims that November saw the highest monthly sales since MG launched in India. According to Auto Car India, the company's sales grew by 28.5 per cent in November last year.
MG Motors has so far launched four models in India: Hector, Hector Plus, ZS Electric and Gloster. In November 2020, a total of 4163 vehicles reached the Indian roads from MG.
The first model, the Hector, released 3463 units, while the recently launched Gloster, which was introduced into the premium SUV range, sold 627 units. Within two months of its launch, Gloster received 2,500 bookings. ZS EV is the first electric internet SUV launched by the company in India. All 110 units of the vehicle hit the Indian roads in November.
The company also recorded a monthly growth of 11% compared to October 2020. MG Motors is the pioneer of many new technologies in the automotive world, including India's first Internet SUV and the first level one autonomous vehicle.