Nissan Resumes Business Operations In India: BS6 Cars Dispatched From Chennai

Nissan has resumed operations In India after the lockdown has been partially lifted across the country. The company had halted its entire operations due to the on-going Covid-19 pandemic and the resulting lockdown in the country.

Nissan Resumes Business Operations In India: BS6 Cars Dispatched From Chennai

Nissan has also started dispatching BS6 cars from its manufacturing facility at Chennai to its dealerships across the country. Renault Nissan Automotive India Pvt. Ltd. (RNAIPL), resumed production as per local guidelines on May 4 and dispatch of vehicles started on May 7.

Nissan Resumes Business Operations In India: BS6 Cars Dispatched From Chennai

The company has also issued guidelines after the restart to ensure the safekeeping of its workforce during the current crisis. The marketing and sales division also opened its office in Gurgaon as per local government guidelines. All staff at dealerships and service centres have been trained with the new standard operating procedure to ensure the health and hygiene of all stakeholders.

Nissan Resumes Business Operations In India: BS6 Cars Dispatched From Chennai

Speaking about the restart Rakesh Srivastava, Managing Director, Nissan Motor India Pvt. Ltd., said, "Health and safety remain our topmost priority and we are cognizant that precaution is the best to cure during this challenging situation. In continuation of our customer-centric approach, adhering to all local Govt. guidelines and following all necessary health and safety parameters, we have commenced operations across India as part of our business continuity plan."

Nissan Resumes Business Operations In India: BS6 Cars Dispatched From Chennai

In related news, Nissan India is gearing up to introduce a couple of new and updated models into the Indian market. The first of many will be the launch of BS6 Nissan Kicks in the Indian market.

Nissan Resumes Business Operations In India: BS6 Cars Dispatched From Chennai

The 2020 Kicks BS6 will be offered in four variants - the XL, the XV, the XV Premium and the XV Premium (O). Powering the BS6 Kicks will be pair of petrol engines: a 1.5 petrol engine that produces 105bhp and 142Nm of torque, and a 1.3-litre turbo-petrol engine producing 154bhp and 254Nm of torque — here are more details about the upcoming Nissan Kicks BS6.

Nissan Resumes Business Operations In India: BS6 Cars Dispatched From Chennai

Apart from the updated Nissan Kicks, the company will also be launching a new compact-SUV, called the Magnite. The all-new compact-SUV will be based on the CMF-A+ platform that currently underpins the Renault Triber seven-seater MPV. However, the upcoming SUV will feature a taller-riding stance with five seats to offer a spacious cabin — here are more details about the Nissan Magnite.

Nissan Resumes Business Operations In India: BS6 Cars Dispatched From Chennai

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Nissan has resumed operations in the country and hopes to recover from the low sales month during April. The company is looking to expand its portfolio in the country and looking to bank on the increasing popularity of the compact-SUVs in India.

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Article Published On: Tuesday, May 12, 2020, 13:34 [IST]
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