Vinay Piparsania, Executive Director, Marketing, Sales and Service, Ford India views the Union Budget as growth oriented, presenting a progressive roadmap to spur investments and infrastructure development.
For June 2014, Nissan India reported sales of 4,362 vehicles over 2,949 units sold in June 2013 equating to 48% sales growth. While Terrano continues to fuel sales, new Sunny sedan launch is scheduled for 3rd July, 2014.
Nissan’s global partnership with Habitat for Humanity sees the automaker work on sustainable communities in Japan, Australia, India, Indonesia, Philippines, Thailand, US, Myanmar and Vietnam.
In terms of FY2013 sales performance, Nissan reported 5.6% growth, enjoying global market share 6.2%. Nissan India fuelled growth beginning all-new Datsun Go hatchback sales in Q1 2014 end (March).
Excise Duty announced back in February 2014 entailed reduction from 12% to 8% on small cars, two wheelers and commercial vehicles. Excise duty reduction on mid & large segment cars went from 24% to 20% and 27% to 24%, respectively, and on SUVs from 30% to 24%. Reduction for Chassis (Truck) went from 13% to 9%, and Chassis (Bus) from 14% to 10%.
Nissan India this week announced GT Academy’s Live Event qualifying rounds coming to an end and thanked participants in Delhi (NCR), Mumbai, Hyderabad, Bengaluru and Chennai. Nissan has the 14 best lap times from these Live Events and congratulates those who enter the National Final, while encouraging those who didn’t top this year, to try harder to get on the final leaderboard next time.
Nissan Group of India sold 5,021 vehicles in May 2014 over 2,080 vehicles sold in May 2013. This equates to growth rate registered at 141%. With the Group, apart from Nissan sales in India, Datsun Go sales account for 1,992 units.
Guillaume Sicard has been appointed as Deputy President, Nissan India Operations, wef July 1st 2014. Sicard reports to Kenichiro Yomura, President Nissan India Operations and is responsible for accelerating strategic decision making and streamlining operational efficiency to help achieve the company’s India objectives.