Silver Nissan Sunny export lucky number 300,000 from Ennore Port, India
Nissan Motor India Pvt. Ltd. has this week achieved a new export milestone with its 300,000th car leaving from Ennore Port Ltd. (EPL). To celebrate the moment Kenichiro Yomura , President – Nissan India, Baskarachar, MD and Chairman, Ennore Port, Chennai, Hideki Maebashi, Head of Exports and Atul Shahane, General Manager, Vehicle Exports, Nissan Motor India Pvt. Ltd were in attendance.
Kenichiro Yomura, President, Nissan India Operations said, “I congratulate our employees at Nissan India on reaching the 300,000 vehicle export milestone. We couldn’t have achieved this milestone in such short period of time without their dedication and commitment. I would also like to thank the Ennore Port authorities for their supporting our export commitment. This milestone underscores our manufacturing capabilities at our world class facility here in Oragadam, near Chennai.”
In 2008, Nissan signed a MoU with Ennore Port Ltd. (EPL) to export vehicles. In July 2013, the agreement was upgraded to include more parking space, and priority handling of vehicle units inside the port. This agreement is valid for the next 10 years. Nissan’s manufacturing plant at Oragadam near Chennai was set up in 2008 with an investment of Rs 45 billion over a period of 7 years. On March 17, 2010, the Renault Nissan Automotive India Pvt. Ltd. Manufacturing plant (RNAIPL) was inaugurated in a record time of 21 months.