Nissan Motors inaugurates new dealership in Kerala

Adding to their list of existing 64 dealers, Nissan Motors India Pvt. Ltd has inaugurated a new dealer for Kannur. Manumatic Nissan will be the company’s new dealer and was inaugurated by Mr. Manoj Kumar, Vice President – Operations of Hover Automotive India. Manumatic Nissan will be entrusted with sales and service and their dealership is located in Thottada in Kannur which is in the heart of the city making it a very well located and ideally suited for Nissan owners in the area.

Opening this dealership, the 64th in the country and 4th in the state of Kerala is part of Nissan policy to reach out to their customers and make sales and service facilities as accessible as possible. Nissan offers vehicles well suited for a cross section of society right from their Nissan Micra and Nissan Sunny to high utility vehicles like the X Trail, Teana and 370z Sports Car. The company is eagerly awaiting launch of their new MPV Evalia which is due later this year.

Nissan Evalia will be through a JV between Nissan and Ashok Leyland. This new MPV will be launched by end 2012 and will be codenamed NV200. It will be powered by a Renault 1.5 liter K9K dCi engine offering 85bhp power and 200 Nm torque The Evalia pre-production model is in final stages and will be a seven seater vehicle likely to compete with Toyota Innova, Mahindra Xylo and Maruti Ertiga once it is launched at a price between Rs.8 to 10 lakhs and suited for every Indian family.

News release: Nissan Inaugurates Fourth Dealership in Kerala
64 dealerships in operation in India till date

Nissan Motor India Pvt Ltd today formally inaugurated its fourth dealership in Kerala – Manumatic Nissan in Kannur. The dealership, which is Nissan’s fourth in the state of Kerala was inaugurated by Mr. Manoj Kumar, Vice President, Operations, Hover Automotive India.

Manumatic Nissan is a 3S (Space, Sales & Service) spacious facility and is conveniently located at a prime location in Thottada in the city.

Inaugurating the dealership, Mr. Manoj Kumar, said “Nissan has been making every attempt to reach out its valued customers as close to their locations as possible, and has successfully opened over 64 dealerships in a span of two years. We hope dealerships like Manumatic will bring more customers to Nissan cars which are known for best quality and safety in the world.”

Hover Automotive India (HAI) is Nissan’s exclusive strategic alliance partner in India to handle sales and marketing, dealer development, customer relationship management and after sales.

Nissan offers a variety of vehicles suited for various segments of the society. Nissan Micra and Nissan Sunny are locally made vehicles which have caught attention of customers across the country, and a new Urban class Utility Vehicle Evalia is slated for launch later this year. Nissan also offers an SUV named Xtrail, premium sedan Teana and sports car 370z.

Nissan’s first appearance at the Delhi Auto Expo early this year has marked a significant milestone in Nissan’s presence in India. At the Expo, Evalia, targeted at the young families and fleet customers, was unveiled.

Nissan has also unveiled its plan recently to bring in price entry vehicles under brand name ‘Datsun.’