MG India Reduces Over 30,000 Kg of VOCs by Using Water-Based Vehicle Paints

On World Environment Day, MG (Morris Garages) India underscored its commitment to environmental protection with a significant announcement. MG revealed that by using water-based paints for repainting over 1.72 lakh vehicles at its service centers across India, it has prevented over 30,000 kilograms of Volatile Organic Compounds (VOCs) from entering the atmosphere over the past five years.

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This initiative aligns with MG’s dedication to innovative and sustainable practices. Water-based paints emit only 10 grams of VOCs per liter, compared to 400 grams released by traditional solvent-based paints.

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This shift has reduced 390 grams of harmful VOCs for each vehicle repainted. Since starting operations in India in 2019, MG has consistently used water-based paints to minimize environmental impact.


Satinder Singh Bajwa, Chief Commercial Officer at MG India, highlighted the company’s commitment to sustainability, stating, “At MG, we believe and work in a manner that echoes the fact that sustainability is an integral part of our business. We are delighted to have saved 30,000 kg of VOCs through the mindful adoption of water-based paints at all our service centers in the country.”