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Old 6th June 2020, 17:35   #16
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I love how this entire pandemic is now acting as a business opportunity. Especially they managed to get this into the automotive industry. Whenever I scroll through facebook I only see people selling masks, designered masks, gloves, sanitizers, face shield. What's left is a full body suit fixed with an oxygen tank.
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Wow What a sheer boost to the already hyped Covid-19, this disease is now commercialised to a great extent. Simple masks and sanitiser in the car, emphasis on personal hygiene and coughing etiquettes should suffice. World is becoming paranoid to insane levels.
I am sorry, But COVID 19 requires the hype it deserves. Not to start an argument and not trying to steer this thread to some other direction. But my colleague has lost his dad to this infection and his mother is serious and is on life support. He himself is on quarantine and is unable to take care of his mother and couldn't even see his dead father or perform last rites being the only son. This is serious and SHTF scenarios are yet to come with restrictions gleefully opened up to make life resume back to normal. The toll this is going to take on the country in the coming months cant be explained.

So yeah, Good that the companies are commercializing.
Hey, make hay when the sun shines right? Everyone wants a piece of the pie.

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Car cabin protective partition is a good idea. We will see lot of cabs installing these.
its a cheap solution and will be cheaper in local market.

Maruti also has launched for cars which are heavily used as cabs, like old wagonR, ertiga, celerio etc and have not launched for Swift, baleno, ciaz etc which are used as private cars mostly.
Indeed. Got this notification from Ola just now:

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How does the partition protect the passenger. I doubt it will protect the passenger as the same air is recirculated via the AC fan.
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Indeed. Got this notification from Ola just now:
I took a cab today afternoon to a friend's house since there is no parking space near his place.

The Ola cab that turned up was a Dzire and it had that plastic sheet thing on. The sheet is held is place by a velcro strip that catches onto the roof fabric; however it has no fasteners at the bottom and neither does it reach all the way to the bottom.

Delhi today was hot and muggy in the day and needless to say the ac was losing the battle to cool the rear. After sweating for 10 mins, i told the driver to remove the curtain to which he readily complied.

His point was simple: some customers refuse to get into the cab if the curtain is not in place but then they complain it is too hot and blame the car ac for not doing its job! The sheet simply does not let cold air to flow towards the back and hence the driver feels cold and sets the blower to a lower speed. This exacerbates the already dismal cooling situation at the back.

On a separate note, the cabs on both my journeys were cleaner than what i last saw of Ola/Uber in the pre covid days. The drivers on both occasions handed out generous squirts of some chemical that smelled like white spirit before i got in and then we set off.
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I cannot find the face visor listed on the website. At Rs 55 it seems priced well. I bought few at Rs 150 from a local contact of mine. :(

Can someone please point me to some online URLs for disposable gloves, shoe covers, sanitizer sprays and face visors? Thanks
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Wow What a sheer boost to the already hyped Covid-19, this disease is now commercialised to a great extent. Simple masks and sanitiser in the car, emphasis on personal hygiene and coughing etiquettes should suffice. World is becoming paranoid to insane levels.
The extra safety is very much welcomed. Think about airbags in our rides. No one will ever want to use. Having more than two gives assurance of better safety.
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Is it I drive slow and carefully, won’t need the extras!?
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I cannot find the face visor listed on the website. At Rs 55 it seems priced well. I bought few at Rs 150 from a local contact of mine. :(

Can someone please point me to some online URLs for disposable gloves, shoe covers, sanitizer sprays and face visors? Thanks
You can easily get those in MGA section of any Maruti dealer. Slowly they are stocking all of them. Even workshops are stocking them and selling over the counter without any objection.

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