MG Motor India to start exporting Hector to Nepal from Gujarat with the aim of expanding to South Asian countries


New Delhi, first published on December 11, 2021 at 1:40 p.m. IST

MG Motor India has announced that it will start exporting to Nepal from its manufacturing site in Halol, Gujarat. The MG Hector SUV, the company’s best-selling model, was the brand’s first product to be exported from India to Nepal. According to MG Motor India, this is the first step in the company’s goal of selling automobiles to other South Asian countries from India. The sales and maintenance activities of the Hector SUV will be handled by Paramount Motors Pvt. Ltd., MG’s dealer partner based in Nepal.

According to MG Motor India, this is the first step in the company’s goal of selling automobiles to other South Asian countries from India.

Rajeev Chaba, Chairman and CEO of MG Motor India, commented on the start of exports, saying MG Motor India is continually improving its operations, increasing its market reach, stakeholder base and bringing new customers and partners to the MG family. He said the MG plans to expand its reach to other South Asian countries in the future, starting with Nepal. Hector, he said, has been instrumental in demonstrating our capabilities in a dynamic and competitive automotive industry like the Indian automotive market.

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The Hector includes iSmart connected car technology and other luxury amenities that make it a tempting combination. The MG Hector was initially introduced in India in May 2019, and the company has sold more than 72,500 SUV units in the country over the past two years. The Hector was also one of the first fully connected vehicles to be introduced in India, and it is equipped with the company’s iSmart technology. The system includes a variety of connected car capabilities such as vehicle tracking, geolocation, emergency alerts and much more and over the air (OTA) upgrades. LED headlights, LED daytime running lights, LED tail lights, alloy rims, automatic climate control, panoramic sunroof, wireless charging and other amenities are also available.

The same engine options will be available for the MG Hector marketed in Nepal. The SUV is equipped with a 141 horsepower 1.5 liter gasoline engine with 6-speed automated transmission, 7-speed DCT and CVT in India. In addition, the SUV is available with a 2.0-liter diesel engine developing 168 horsepower with a standard 6-speed manual transmission.

Last updated on 11 Dec. 2021, 13:40 IST


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