In keeping with our relief efforts to fight the Covid-19 pandemic, Hero MotoCorp has been providing First Responder Vehicles (FRVs) to front-line health personnel in different states to assist patients in rural and remote areas. Designed and developed by the engineers at our R&D facility – the Centre for Innovation and Technology (CIT) in Jaipur - and the New Model Centre (NMC) in Gurgaon, the FRV is fitted with all the necessary medical equipment that offers urgent assistance to patients who require to be transported to the hospital.Till date, Hero MotoCorp has handed over a total of 47 FRVs to the government authorities in various states, including Haryana, Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh, Gujarat, Andhra Pradesh, Maharashtra, Mizoram and Himachal Pradesh.
The Hero Xtreme 200R-based FRVs come equipped with several custom-built accessories so that they can provide the necessary services to patients in rural and remote areas. For example, there is a full stretcher with a foldable hood mounted on the side for a patient to lie down. Similarly, medical equipment such as a detachable first-aid kit, oxygen cylinder, a fire extinguisher is also present. For more Hero MotoCorp news and other two-wheeler updates, keep checking IndianAutosBlog.com.