India is at the cusp of a clean and green mobility revolution, and with air pollution choking our very existence, this is truly a step in the right direction. With environment sustainability as the centrepiece, electric vehicles promise to provide cleaner air, economical modes of transport and eventually, financial security in the long-term.
A recent report by The Climate Group states that India is one of the top three EV100 regions – EV100 is a global corporate initiative to accelerate the transition to electric vehicles. This presents a huge opportunity for automobile giants to be a part of this evolution, which also holds the promise of being an integral part of the global movement that aims to promote a healthy and sustainable environment.
Over the last 95 years, automobile giant MG Motor has become synonymous with credibility and innovation. Earlier this year, the brand launched the MG Hector, a true revolution in digital connectivity features for automobiles. The SUV has received an overwhelming response from the Indian market. Over 38,000 units of Hector have been booked until now, and in the months of July-September, MG Motor sold 6,134 units of the SUV.
Already known as a global forerunner in the field of electromobility, MG Motor is taking yet another revolutionary step, with the launch of the MG ZS EV, an SUV that aims to spark change and promote environmental conservation through the use of electric vehicles. The switch to electric vehicles is the future for the world, including India. In fact, the Indian government has set ambitious targets to accelerate the adoption of electric vehicles. There are incentives being offered to automobile makers to develop new EV models and manufacturing components, like lithium-ion batteries. The Indian government has created momentum through its Faster Adoption and Manufacturing of Hybrid and Electric Vehicles Scheme that encourages the adoption of electric vehicles, with a goal of reaching 30% EV penetration by...