The SAIC-owned brand has reportedly sold out the first lot of ZS earmarked for India, wherein it has accepted 2,800 booking requests
This is the first time MG Motor is participating in the Auto Expo
MG Motor India, has already spent Rs 2,000 crore in the country and commenced manufacturing operations at its plant at Halol in Gujarat, the official said.
Companies like Jaguar, MG Motors, Hyundai, Tata and Audi are preparing the following products for the final month of this year.
The company had temporarily suspended bookings in July after receiving orders for around 21,000 units. It re-opened bookings on September 29 with plans, backed by its plans to ramp up production.
The partnership comes ahead of the company's launch of the its electric SUV, MG ZS EV, in December 2019.
The automaker had reported retail sales of 1,508 units in July 2019.
MG Motor India's current production capacity for Hector at its Halol plant in Gujarat is around 2,000 units a month.
The Hector is the company's first model in India and will be followed by an electric SUV 'EZS' later this year.
The first phase of hiring will span the next six months and will focus on recruiting a total of around 2,000 dealership staff across the automaker's network of 110 sales and service outlets across the country.
The startups finalised by the auto firm are CarIQ, Steradian Semi, Altigreen Propulsion Labs, Exploride and Zuper.
SAIC Motor, Peugeot, Daihatsu and Kia are some of the global car companies who have cemented their India foray over the next 1-3 years with collective investments of at least Rs 10,000 crore.