MG Motor who had been in limelight in recent days through their launch of first Internet car in India now has made big plans of launching Electric Vehicles in India with a launch of upcoming model known as MG EZS. Recently, MG Motor India and Fortum India had made a strategic alliance of creating DC Fast Charging infrastructure (50 Kilo Watt) in India.
MG Motor who recently forayed into the Indian Automobile market with the all-new Hector SUV. The all-new SUV of MG Motor has got a phenomenal response of over 10,000 advance bookings as well. MG Motor will be next launching Electric car in India called as MG EZS.
However it is reported that Iconic car maker has joined hands with Fortum to go ahead of the installation of the country’s first 50 KW DC fast-charging EV stations. Under the strategic alliance, Fortum will install 50 KW CCS/CHAdeMO DC fast Public Charging Stations for Electric Vehicles across MG’s showrooms in 5 cities including Delhi National Capital Region, Mumbai, Bengaluru, Hyderabad and Ahmedabad by September, 2019.
Additionally, one more charging station will be opened in Gurugram. The smart chargers can be accessed by an Electric Vehicle user, having cars compatible with CCS/CHAdeMO charging standards by registering with Fortum Charge & Drive India through its Mobile Application.
Speaking on this new alliance Rajeev Chaba, President & Managing Director, MG Motor India, said, “The upcoming launch of MG eZs is aligned with the government’s long-term objective to have more electric vehicles on the road in the next few years. We are delighted to be partnering with one of the leading EV Charging service provider in the global EV space to set up charging stations at MG dealerships in select cities to begin with. This is in line with our goal to provide accessible EVs to India customers and create an EV ecosystem in India.”
It is also great news that the MG eZS will be manufactured in India at the company’s new factory in Halol, Gujarat. The company has said that its electric vehicles will get over-the-air (OTA) technology and would go over 300 km in a single charge from its lithium-ion battery. However, MG is yet to announce the exact details, features and specifications for the eZS model.