MG Motor opens bookings for ZS EV across 5 cities

MG (Morris Garages) Motor India today began accepting bookings for its ZS EV, electric internet SUV. The carmaker also announced a very special introductory price for the first 1,000 customers. The ZS EV can be booked for INR 50,000 on mgmotor.co.in and select showrooms across 5 cities – Delhi, Mumbai, Ahmedabad, Bengaluru and Hyderabad.

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MG Motor India is also setting up a 5-step charging ecosystem that is aimed at fulfilling the needs of EV customer. Each ZS EV comes with an on-board cable to charge at any 15amp socket. The car maker will also install an AC fast charger at home/office of the customers. The carmaker is also setting up a DC Super-Fast charging network at select MG showrooms that can be availed 24×7 and plans to create an extended charging network across MG dealerships in select satellite cities along key routes and provide charge-on-the-go with RSA (road side assistance). Through Super-Fast DC chargers (50 kW), the ZS EV will reach 80% battery capacity within 50 minutes while AC fast chargers installed at homes will take around 6 – 8hours for a full charge.

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MG ZS EV also also comes with the “eShield”, which includes a free-of-charge 5-year manufacturer warranty for unlimited kilometers on the car, 8 yrs /150k km warranty on battery and also includes round-the-clock roadside assistance (RSA) for a period of 5 years, for private registered cars. It’s running cost is approx Rs 1 per km. All these elements under “eShield” are aimed at enhancing the customer experience and providing complete peace of mind.

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Not only charging infrastructure, MG Motor India is also working responsibly towards ensuring that the MG ZS EV’s battery is re-used and disposed responsibly. The company has tied up with two different companies – Exicom Tele-Systems for second-life use of the batteries in a wide range of non-automotive applications; and Umicore, global materials technology and recycling group headquartered in Belgium for battery handling, recycling and end-of-lifecycle battery disposal.

Stay tuned to MotorWorldIndia as we drive the MG ZS EV for our detailed road test review that will be up in a few days.

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