Wef September 1, 2014, Renault Group is changing its international structure. Phase 2 of its medium-term strategic “Renault Drive the Change” plan, Asia-Pacific region is being split in 2 regions.
What a difference a year makes. Last year this time Renault was posting robust sales overseas, as seen in Russia and India. That isn’t quite so true in regards to sales in India today.
Renault India announced price increase on 1st July 2014 due to higher input cost resulting from higher cost of components. Renault car prices were increased by 1%.
While Renault India Pvt Ltd, had seen outstanding results in the past three months with sales of Renault Duster far overshadowing those of Maruti Suzuki Ertiga and Mahindra and Mahindra’s Scorpio, the introduction of new and highly successful SUVs coupled with the situation in Iran had cast a blanket over sales of Renault.
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%.
Renault Scala Travelogue Edition is the latest offering in India to ‘Drive the Change’. Renault Scala’s newest avatar features enhanced infotainment, connectivity and convenience offerings,…
Renault India “ROUND THE CLOCK” initiative will see its showrooms and service stations remain open for longer than regular hours on 24-25th May 2014. The customer engagement activity is an opportunity for Renault customers to receive assured gifts. LOW EMI offers, additional 2 years warranty and free roadside assistance for 4 years is part of Renault’s “Round the Clock” offer, and is valid for select variants of Duster and Scala on 24th and 25th of May only.
Renault India drives the change, one ‘like’ at a time. French automobile giant, true to its racing heritage, speeds away to 1 million facebook fans, along with other successes in the digital medium.
4 years since launch, combined worldwide production of Renault and Dacia branded Duster has reached the 1 million mark. The millionth Duster was made at Renault Curitiba plant, Brazil and will be delivered in the domestic market.
Renault SAS, France has announced the appointment of Mr. Sumit Sawhney as Country CEO and Managing Director for Renault Group operations in India. Sumit Sawhney takes over from Marc Nassif, who moves to a global assignment within the group.