General Motors India now has 248 sales points and 270 service outlets. Thriive Chevrolet will be a 3S facility integrating sales, service and spares to cater to the needs of the customers in the region. Arvind Saxena, President and Managing Director, GM India said the new Thriive Chevrolet dealership caters to increasing popularity of Chevrolet vehicles in Hosur. The facility is headed by prominent business leader, Vikgnesh Sekar under whose leadership and guidance, the dealership will thrive.
This month, Minister for Road Transport, Highways and Shipping (MoRTH), Nitin Gadkari visited the Chevrolet Pavilion at SIAM Bus and Special Vehicle Show 2015 to see Chevrolet vehicles on display on 16 January, 2015. The Minister was briefed about all Chevy cars showcased, and impressed with the Chevrolet Enjoy Luxury Edition and enquired about commercial prospects of special version Enjoy MUV. Chevrolet Enjoy and Chevrolet Tavera MUVs too were on display.
Earlier today, BorgWarner’s manufacturing plant in Manesar, India, was presented with a 2014 Supplier Quality Excellence Award from General Motors India. The award goes to top-performing suppliers that meet or exceed GM’s quality criteria for timely delivery, high-quality products, smooth production processes and maintaining quality systems such as ISO/TS16949.
Brady Ericson, President and General Manager, BorgWarner Emissions Systems says the company is driven to improve fuel economy, emissions and performance for vehicles, and congratulated employees for quality excellence. BorgWarner’s Manesar facility makes exhaust gas recirculation coolers for GM Thailand and Brazil.
General Motors India increased vehicle prices by Rs 15,000 – Rs 61,000 wef January 1st in dealing with rising input costs and withdrawal of excise duty concessions. Excise duty on small cars, scooters, motorcycles and commercial vehicles now stands the same as last year this time at 12 per cent. For SUVs, excise is at 30 per cent; for mid-sized carsat 24 per cent; and for large cars at 27 per cent.