MG Motor India commences commercial production of Hector

MG Motor today announced the rolling out of its first vehicle from its state-of-the-art manufacturing plant at Halol in Gujarat. The MG Hector which will be MG’s first product in India has undergone over one million kilometres of testing in diverse road and climatic conditions across the country. The MG Hector comes equipped with cutting-edge technology and is designed to deliver best-in-class performance and features. Known as India’s first internet car, the Hector SUV comes loaded with revolutionary Over the Air (OTA) technology, allowing customers to update software, features, themes, and infotainment content, whenever they are available.

With extensive localisation, more than 300+ India specific changes have been carried out in the MG Hector to suit the customer preferences and Indian road conditions.

While the MG Hector will be make its global debut on 15th May, the company will commence the despatches to dealers in a few days from now. The company already has a dealership network of 65 showrooms across 50 cities.

Speaking on the occasion, Rajeev Chaba, President & Managing Director, MG Motor India said, “We are proud to be rolling out the first made in India, feature-rich internet car, the MG Hector, from our all-new assembly line in Gujarat. Adopting the highest quality global manufacturing standards, the Hector has been specially customized to suit Indian customer preferences and road conditions. The MG Hector is poised to become a new benchmark in SUVs.” 

MG India has so far invested INR 2,200 crores in its Gujarat manufacturing plant to roll out the much-awaited MG Hector.The company has set up new assembly line, new press shop, new body shop, new parts distribution centre, testing track and a state-of-the-art training facility in the plant, within a short span of 18 months. MG’s Halol plant currently has a production capacity of 80,000 units per annum and has the provision to increase the capacity going forward depending upon the requirement. The plant operates conforming to world-class manufacturing standards following production parameters beyond the current norm, with the vehicles undergoing various stringent quality tests.