The automotive titan has proclaimed that the much-awaited model of its product line- an electric SUV- will soon embark its journey in India by 2020. The company has already confided the details of its first product slated to be launched in the second quarter of 2019.
“MG will launch a globally-competitive pure-electric SUV in India, to make our contribution to India’s energy and environmental strategies. The pure electric SUV will be a breakthrough chapter in the EV space in India, being one of its kind in the market. This is in addition to the first SUV which we plan to launch in the second quarter of next year,” Michael Yang, Executive Director of International Business, SAIC Motor & President of SAIC Motor International Company said.
It is highly likely that the electric SUV will be highly localised, however, details of the electric SUV have still not been revealed. Rajeev Chaba, President & Managing Director, MG Motor India said, “All our products will be designed and engineered in UK and China with the support of Indian engineers. These vehicles will be heavily localized, built at our plant in Halol by our engineers conforming to global quality standards and validated and customized for India to suit the Indian road and driving conditions.”