COVID-19 Pandemic: MG Hector Modified Into Ambulance And Donated To Vadodara Healthcare Authorities

MG Motor India announced the donation of a retrofitted Hector Ambulance to the healthcare authorities in Vadodara. The modified MG Hector ambulance comes with all the equipment, aids, medicines and features, required to provide immediate support to patients on their way to the hospital.

MG Hector Modified Into Ambulance Donated To Vadodara Healthcare Authorities To Support Fight Against COVID-19

MG Motors' engineering team at their plant in Halol partnered with Ahmedabad-based Natraj Body Builders to develop the retrofit model. The MG Hector ambulance was built in just a short span of 10 days and comes equipped with most of the medical equipment seen in conventional ambulances.

MG Hector Modified Into Ambulance Donated To Vadodara Healthcare Authorities To Support Fight Against COVID-19

Some of the features on the MG Hector ambulance include an imported auto-loading stretcher, oxygen system with cylinder, jump seat for the attendant with reusable seat covers, fire extinguishers, medicine cabinet with a 5 parameter monitor, internal lighting and top light bar with siren and amplified, inverter with battery and sockets and other essential medical equipment.

MG Hector Modified Into Ambulance Donated To Vadodara Healthcare Authorities To Support Fight Against COVID-19

The retrofitted MG Hector ambulance is the latest initiative taken by the brand in the country. Ever since the lockdown began, MG Motor has constantly been offering their support towards the fight against COVID-19 in the country.

MG Hector Modified Into Ambulance Donated To Vadodara Healthcare Authorities To Support Fight Against COVID-19

The company has started multiple initiatives, each offering support to the various corona warriors, from essential service providers, doctors and police personnel. The company also donated Rs 2 crore towards the PM CARES relief fund as well.

MG Hector Modified Into Ambulance Donated To Vadodara Healthcare Authorities To Support Fight Against COVID-19

Previously, MG Motor India partnered with MAX ventilators to help them scale up production to meet the demands of the medical equipment in India. The partnership between the two companies will see the production scale up to 300 ventilators per month in Phase I. This will further be increased to 10,000 units of ventilator production in Phase II, depending on the requirement and situation.

MG Hector Modified Into Ambulance Donated To Vadodara Healthcare Authorities To Support Fight Against COVID-19

Thoughts About The Retrofitted MG Hector Ambulance

India has been fighting to contain the spread of the COVID-19 outbreak, which has affected the entire world. The country has been in lockdown since the 24th of March 2020, to control the spread of the deadly virus.

Every major vehicle manufacturer in the country has come forward to offer their support towards India's fight against the novel coronavirus. Companies have taken multiple initiatives to ensure support every step of the way.

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Article Published On: Friday, May 1, 2020, 9:00 [IST]
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