Garodia FIAT Calcutta dealership open, Fiat Linea Classic launch nears
Fiat Linea next gen vehicles have been seen testing a number of times these past few months. Keeping in mind the 2013 Fiat Linea T-jet was launched only in June this year, the model year vehicle launch will have to wait until the new year. However, Fiat India is keen on introducing a Fiat Linea Classic variant that will add to buyer choice, and is designed to aid Linea sales in India.
The showroom has a capacity to display upto 8 Fiat cars and was inaugurated at the hands of Mr. Nagesh Basavanhalli, President and Managing Director of FIAT Chrysler India Operations. Garodia FIAT has been associated with Fiat India for the past 145 years and has an all round experience and is well acquainted with market demands.
With the launch of this new dealership in Kolkata, Fiat India now has over 75 exclusive dealerships in the country and is aiming at extending the same to 100+ by end of this year. Garodia FIAT will sell both the Linea and Punto models along with a host of new offering which are expected to be launched in the near future.
FIAT India inaugurates its exclusive dealership in Kolkata
Garodia FIAT joins exclusive FIAT dealership club
Dealership was inaugurated by Mr. Nagesh Basavanhalli, President and Managing Director of FIAT Chrysler India Operations
The facility comprises of a 8000 sq ft showroom and 25,000 sq ft state of the art workshop located at the heart of Kolkata
Kolkata, September 19th , 2013: FIAT Group Automobiles India Pvt. Ltd inaugurated its independent and an exclusive dealership at Kolkata today. Garodia FIAT showroom is located at P40 Kazi Nazrul Islam Avenue, Holdiram Enclave, Unit – 2 Block – 2 & 3 Ground Floor, Kolkata-700157. The showroom facility comprises of 8000 sq ft of space to display 8 cars and a 25,000 sq ft state of the art workshop to ensure commitment to serve the customers beyond expectations.
The dealership was inaugurated by Mr. Nagesh Basavanhalli, President and Managing Director, Fiat Chrysler India Operations
Speaking on this occasion, Mr. Nagesh Basavanahalli said: “FIAT India views Kolkata as a very strategic market and the inauguration of an exclusive dealership is in accordance with our strategy to capitalise on this potential. We are confident that our association with Garodia FIAT will play a crucial role in identifying the customer base and enhancing customer experience in Kolkata. With Garodia FIAT, we are associated with a partner who has over 15 years of experience and market knowledge of the automobile trade”
FIAT India is aggressively focussing on increasing its footprint in India and this launch is in continuation of its rapid expansion strategy. FIAT India has launched 75+ exclusive dealerships and is aiming at inaugurating 100+ by the end of this year. In a series of moves made by FIAT India to offer excellent brand experience to both existing and potential customers it is opening an exclusive showroom and a workshop at Kolkata with Garodia FIAT that are well known for their commitment to service. Garodia FIAT has extensive experience in the automobile retail trade and has successfully managed dealerships for various auto giants.
Mr. Ashish Garodia, Director, Garodia FIAT said, “FIAT cars are prominent all over India for their aesthetic design and their engineering superiority. We are extremely proud to become exclusive dealers of FIAT Group Automobiles India Pvt. Ltd in Kolkata and with an experienced management team and well trained technicians we are confident of replicating world class dealership and after-sales experience to the car buyers here”
FGAIPL is striving towards delivering world class sales and after sales experience along with developing strong consumer connect. With close to 15 years of experience in automobile trade, Garodia FIAT was a natural choice, said Mr. Nagesh Basavanhalli. The dealership exclusively caters to FIAT India and will retail its two existent models: Linea and Punto along with a series of new launches slated to hit the Indian shores in the coming years. The launch of this dealership is the latest episode in FIAT India’s commitment to expanding its network in the country. The developments of digital activities are also running in parallel with the on ground developments at FIAT India with the fan base of the official facebook page crossing the milestone of 2 lakh members.