Renault, largest European automaker in India by sales, which sells five models in India – Fluence sedan, Koleos SUV, Pulse compact car, Duster SUV and Scala sedan is set to enhance their portfolio with three new models in the next 12 months.
Renault India is all set to make their Duster SUV even more tempting very soon. First launched in July 2012, the Duster is finally going to receive the much awaited 4×4 variant, which will be launched in September, just before the Diwali festive season.
Renault Duster 4×4 gets a festive launch in October 2014. The new Duster 4×4 will be launched in only one variant and will come in with an all wheel drive system similar to that used by Nissan on their SUVs. This model is already on sale in International markets badged as a Dacia.
Known for its off-roading facilities and tough stance, Renault Duster SUV has managed to post a decent performance in the SUV segment since launch. Now, a Renault dealer in India has decided to experiment with the Renault Dusterâ€™s exteriors to add to this SUVâ€™s adventurous looks.
Wef September 1, 2014, Renault Group is changing its international structure. Phase 2 of its medium-term strategic â€śRenault Drive the Changeâ€ť 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 Mahindraâ€™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 CLOCKâ€ť 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 â€śRound the Clockâ€ť offer, and is valid for select variants of Duster and Scala on 24th and 25th of May only.