Kevin Flynn, the FCA APAC President and Managing Director confirmed to PTI that Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) plans to roll out Jeep brand in India next year.
The company will have separate sales networks established in five major cities in the first phase.
Flynn said, "I think we are on a right track in India. We are bringing Jeep brand into India and we plan to make the country a global hub for the brand."
The company already has plans to invest around USD 280 million in India with its manufacturing joint venture with Tata Motors to support production of Jeep model.
Both the Jeep and the Grand Cherokee models will be sold in India as Completely Built Units (CBU).
The Jeep brand would be showcased during the 2016 Auto Expo, besides establishing dealerships in five major cities.
Ranjangaon in Maharashtra will be the fourth plant outside the US for volume production of Jeep vehicles.