To continue lending support in the ongoing COVID-19 crisis in the country, Mahindra and Mahindra launched its BS-VI compliant ambulance Supro van on Tuesday. The ambulance is set to be available in two variants. As per the company’s release, the model comes at a price of Rs. 6.94 lakh.
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Considering the fact that the need for ambulances has increased ever since the coronavirus pandemic shook the world, the company has designed and produced the Supro ambulance van specifically for the Maharashtra government. The company has rolled out the first batch comprising of 12 ambulances, available in LX and ZX variants. According to the company, the model comes with a warranty of two years/60,000 km.
In a statement, Veejay Nakra, CEO, Automotive Division, Mahindra and Mahindra, said, “The launch of Supro ambulance to support medical care-takers to move people safely and in time is one more step by Mahindra to fight the pandemic, in addition to manufacturing of face shields, ventilators and sanitisers.”
As per Nakra, there are many other government organisations, private organisations and corporates that have shown an active interest in procuring the Supro ambulance and the company is escalating its manufacturing process to meet the growing demand.
“This is the most affordable solution fitted with all necessary equipment and complying with all norms,” he added.
The factory-fitted new ambulance has all the essential equipment onboard including a foldable stretcher-cum-trolley, medical kit box, provision for an oxygen cylinder, fire extinguisher, along with internal lighting, flame resistant interiors, and an announcement system.