Kia Motor India, the South Korean automaker, has extended the free service period of its vehicles given the lockdown situation in the country. DriveSpark reports that Kia has decided to extend the deadline by two months.
Kia has appealed to all to maintain social distance and has also instructed dealerships to strictly follow local decisions and orders. Kia said the company prioritizes the well-being and health of its colleagues and customers. Therefore, dealerships have been asked to strictly adhere to the guidelines announced by the Covid 19 defense. It has also decided to extend the service life of the vehicles by two months in the interest of the users.
Meanwhile, French automaker Renault India has extended the free service period. If the free service is lost or the warranty for the vehicle expires between April 1 and May 31, it will be extended to July 31, Carvalho reports. It is reported that it will be serviced at this time and will provide an opportunity to renew the warranty.
The company said Renault had taken steps to prevent the spread of the virus, in addition to allowing time for service and warranty. Dealers have also been instructed on how to ensure safety. Officials said Renault was operating on the instructions of the government and the health department.
Other automakers in India have also extended the service and extended the warranty in the wake of the covid expansion. Maruti Suzuki, Tata Motors, MG Companies like Motors and Toyota have given time. It is reported that more companies may announce the extension of service in the coming days.