Nissan Micra Becomes The Most Exported Car Brand From India

Nissan Micra becomes the most exported car brand from Inida in the month of September 2016. The hatchback from Nissan outgunned the Ford EcoSport and Chevrolet Beat.

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Nissan Micra becomes the most exported car from India in the month of September, followed by Ford's EcoSport and Chevrolet Beat.

Over the last few years, Nissan and US carmaker Ford were in top spots for month over month and one of the companies would acquire the top two spots.

Nissan has exported 7,412 units of Micra in the month of September whereas 6,837 units of Ford EcoSport and 6,643 units of Chevrolet Beat models were exported from the country.

The Micra hatchback was launched back in 2010 and it was one of the successful models for the Japanese firm both in the domestic market and export markets.

In the period of April to September 2016, Nissan has exported 39,017 units of Micra from India. In September Nissan witnessed a growth of 20 percent in overall exports from India.

Nissan India Operations President, Guillaume Sicard said, "Nissan is proud to contribute to the country's economy and the Make in India program by continuing to be one of the largest automotive exporters from India."

He added, "Our strategy to use our plant in India as an export hub underlines our significant presence here and also demonstrates our long-term plans for growth. The Oragadam plant is the largest and most advanced in the Alliance, and directly and indirectly we have created 40,000 jobs in India, including 6,000 high value engineering jobs at our R&D centre."

Nissan has also announced that it will be exporting Datsun redi-GO to South Africa, Sri Lanka and Nepal including the Datsun Go and Go+.

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Story first published: Wednesday, October 19, 2016, 12:50 [IST]
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