Many of the automobile companies were stopped because of the lockdown in the country due to a coronavirus outbreak. Many automakers have stated that they have received zero sales in the month of April.
Now, after more than a month some of the automakers are resuming operations. Here are all the details of it:
Indian Automakers like Mercedes-Benz India, TVS Motors Company and Royal Enfield have announced today April 6, 2020, that they are resuming their work after more than a month of shutting down due to government directives of nationwide lockdown.
The production is started with taking care of all the measures as per the government directives. Depending upon the current situation, companies are planning a gradual ramp-up in the coming weeks.
TVS Motors, the two-wheeler company has started that they are restarting their operations in India across Hosur, Mysuru and Nalagarh.
Royal Enfield, too has announced that they are training their operations near Chennai in Oragadam in a staggered manner. Further, they stated that there will be minimal staff over a single shift.
Royal Enfield told today that
“Operations in the other two facilities that are Tiruvottiyur and Vallam Vadagal will be started in a phased manner. All other manufacturing facilities in Gurugram, Chennai and UK technical centres will remain closed. All the employees in these zones will work from home.”
Bajaj Auto has announced the resumption of operation in Chakan, Pune, Aurangabad, Maharashtra and Rudrapur in Uttarakhand.
Mahindra and Mahindra have also started their work in Rudrapur tractor factory and Ashok Leyland announced the operation with partial production.
Luxury carmaker Mercedes-Benz India started its operations at its manufacturing units in Pune and Chakan. Company has also informed its dealers to open their showrooms.
After this more carmakers will start their manufacturing units all over India with half the number of employees.