Production of face shields in manufacturing plants to counter the coronavirus pandemic: Ford India

NEW DELHI: automaker Ford India He said Tuesday that he is manufacturing face shields at his manufacturing plants that would be distributed to doctors, paramedics and emergency personnel.

The model maker like Endeavor and EcoSport He said he has created a team at its manufacturing plants in Sanand and Chennai to produce face shields.

The protective face shield is designed and developed by Ford engineers and will be distributed to frontline workers - doctors, paramedics, sanitary workers and emergency staff, Ford India said in a statement.

Along with his commitment to contribute to the Prime Minister National Aid Fund (PMNRF), the company is following a global COVID-19 Donation Match program to raise $ 1 million in potential aid for groups fighting the pandemic worldwide, he added.

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Through COVID-19 Donation Match, Ford Fund Provides employees, as well as family and friends, the opportunity to donate to nonprofits and other community organizations in their efforts to meet the needs of coronavirus in more than 20 countries around the world.

In India, the initiative will address communities with special capacities during times of crisis, he said.

Health and safety of our workforce, customers and communities is our highest priority. From knowledge to resources, we are deploying everything in our means to help fight this pandemic, ”Ford India executive director Marketing, Sales and Service Vinay Raina said.

The company has also rolled out initiatives for its customers , like price protection for vehicles booked until April 30, warranty extension and extension of service timelines.