Nissan India Exports 7 Lakhs From The Country, Ranks Highest in its Class when it comes to exports and parts
Nissan India has achieved a milestone today. The company is known for exporting the highest amount of vehicles every month. However, today Nissan has been exported a total of 700,000 “Made in India” Nissan and Datsun cars to the world. This record has been accomplished in a record span of seven years since the company began exports from India. The cars, manufactured at the Renault-Nissan Automotive India Ltd. plant in Chennai, have been exported to 106 countries.
Nissan clearly indicates the recognition of Indian production quality and its appeal to customers on the global stage. Nissan says it is happy to play a part in promoting “Made in India” cars across the world by exporting 700,000 cars to 106 countries in seven years. Nissan, coupled with these exports achievement, in January NIssan was the fastest growing domestic auto company in the country, and also has overall the second fastest growing OEM this fiscal year so far. Nissan’s manufacturing facility and R&D operations in Chennai have worked tirelessly to help us achieve these milestones for domestic and international markets. Nissan plans to take further by launching eight new products for the Indian market by 2021 as announced earlier.
India is not only a key hub for completely built-up units (CBU) for Nissan, but also for parts supply. Nissan India ends up exporting over 2,500 types of manufactured parts to 25 Nissan and Renault plants in 18 countries. All of this helps Nissan in ranking at the top four in volume of parts shipped within Nissan global operations.
Nissan has been exporting vehicles from Kamarajar Port Ltd (formerly known as the Ennore Port Ltd.) in Chennai since 2010 to various regions including Europe, the Middle East, Latin America, Australia, New Zealand, and other destinations in continents such as Asia and Africa. For Nissan, the Micra has been the most-exported model out of India till date. Also, other export models in the product line-up include Nissan Sunny, Datsun GO, Datsun GO+ and the Datsun redi-GO.
Recently, there has been increasing demand for Datsun models from India in international markets. Datsun GO+ found a new market in South Africa with the beginning of exports from July 2016. Datsun redi-GO exports started to Sri Lanka started in August 2016, marking the re-entry of the Datsun brand in the country after 60 years.