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.
Renault India has an interesting lineup to put on display at the 2014 Auto Expo slated for February 5-11, 2014. The highlight will be a new concept car which will make it’s global debut. Apart from this, the French company will also have four other products at their stalls which will also include a Duster upgrade.
For 2013, Renault India has sold 64368 cars as compared to 35,157 units sold in 2012. A large part of this success in 2012 and 2013 has to be attributed to their Renault Duster SUV.
Renault Duster Anniversary Edition has been launched to mark the its first anniversary in the Indian market. This special edition in a new Cosmo Blue color is available at all company dealerships in the country.
Seeing Renault India September sales, one wonders if the Duster bubble has burst. Their sales torchbearer while still a leader within the brand, is facing stiff competition in its segment. Not so long ago, it seemed there was no competition whatsoever.
India is now amongst the top 10 market for French car maker, Renault. Their market share has grown by 2% in just 1 year, thanks to their compact SUV, Duster. Over the next few years, Renault plans to launch 7-8 new cars in India, which will also include an entry level small car, which will help them make ‘tons of money’.