India made Chevrolet Beat LHD export to Chile
General Motors India announced today that production of export vehicles is being initiated at its Talegaon Plant in H2 2014. Sales will begin in Chile in 2015 Q1. Its first export line will be the left-hand-drive (LHD) Chevrolet Beat.
‚ÄúThe start of Beat exports underlines GM‚Äôs commitment to India and demonstrates the quality of the country‚Äôs growing supplier base,‚ÄĚ said GM India President and Managing Director Arvind Saxena. ‚ÄúThe exports will create more employment opportunities within GM India and the supplier community while helping improve capacity utilization at the Talegaon Plant.‚ÄĚ
Chevrolet Beat diesel and petrol variants are sold in India, and is hailed the most fuel-efficient hatchback and General Motors India‚Äôs best-selling car. Introduced in India in 2010, Manchester United edition Chevrolet Beat will be launched in India in June 2014 after being shown at the Delhi Auto Expo earlier this year. Chevrolet’s bestselling car in India accounted for 1,828 units sold in May 2014.