Fiat India opens Pune Pandit Automotive dealership
FIAT Group Automobiles India Pvt. Ltd inaugurated an exclusive dealership in Pune on the 19th of March 2013. Located in the vicinity of Model Colony, the facility is spread over 35,000 sq ft. There is a 30,000 sq ft workshop area and a 5,000 sq ft showroom area. Mr. Nagesh Basavanahalli director FGAIPL inaugurated this showroom. The dealership will sell FIAT’s Linea and Punto models as also newer models which are expected to enter Indian auto market in the future.
FIAT is looking to expand its footprint in India by rapidly introducing new dealerships to help provide services to its existing and potential customers. The new showroom will be handled by Pandit Automotive which has great experience relating to automobile trade and sales. Pandit Automotive has successfully managed dealerships for TATA-FIAT as also TATA Commercial vehicles. Apart from inaugurating the new dealership, FIAT also launched a new website to help build rapport between existing and prospective customers by making use of a virtual platform.
Nagesh Basavanahalli, Director-Fiat Group, inaugurated the dealership this week. Speaking on this occasion, he said, “FIAT India views Pune as a very strategic market and the inauguration of an exclusive dealership is in accordance with our strategy to capitalise on this potential. We are confident that our association with Future Cars will play a crucial role in identifying the customer base and enhancing customer experience in Pune. With Future Cars, we are associated with a partner who has over 5 years of experience and market knowledge of the automobile trade.”
Vijay Shreekant Gokhale, Managing Director, Pandit Automotive had this to say, “FIAT cars are prominent all over India for their performance and their aesthetic design. We are extremely proud to become exclusive dealers of FIAT Group Automobiles India Pvt. Ltd in Punjab and we are confident of replicating world class dealership experience to the car buyers here”.