Since the outbreak of the global pandemic with the code-name covid-19, the entire auto industry has been on standstill, with their factories shut from production. For luxury marques like Rolls Royce and Bentley, production of exotic cars will commence as soon as things get back to normal.
According to new report reaching us, some of these factories are already resuming production, especially products needed to combat this coronavirus effectively. It is safe however to say this production is now repurposed mainly for the virus.
Bentley, Rolls Royce and other British luxury marques have given out their cars to hospitals and charities in delivering drugs and food to people who have been tested positive for the covid-19.
From what we gathered, Bentley has deployed its professionally trained drivers from 20th of March to help charity in Cheshire in delivering food to the covid-19 patients, using its ₦64 million (£133,000) Bentley Bentayga SUVs for such purpose. This price doesn’t include shipping fee and clearing cost in Nigeria.
Rolls Royce has been reportedly using fleet of thirty luxurious limousines to deliver medical supplies and groceries free of charge to those vulnerable people around its Greenwood headquarters. The specific models used for this purpose include Cullinan SUV, Dawn, Phantom, Ghost and Wraith.
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From what the company’s spokesman told an observer from Chichester, saying:
“Rolls-Royce is determined to demonstrate its commitment to the people and organizations on its doorstep in the service of the greater good.”
“We have taken the unprecedented decision to place our entire fleet of cars at the disposal of local charities, hospitals and other essential services.”
Rolls-Royce and Bentley are not the only British automakers involved in this humanitarian work. Just recently, Tata-owned Land Rover also gave out 27 newly manufactured Defenders and thirty other cars to British Red Cross in delivering food and drugs to the vulnerable persons across the United Kingdom.
Despite the benevolent gesture from these top automakers, you need to see the kind of cars you should buy in this trying time to avoid covid-19. Watch the video below:
Over 160 vehicles were deployed by Jaguar Land Rover throughout the world in helping to provide support for emergency response organisations amidst this deadly coronavirus crisis.
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