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Micra highest-exported car brand in September

The Nissan car was followed by Ford's Ecosport and General Motor's Beat

Last month, Nissan’s Micra was the highest exported car brand from India, followed by Ford’s and General Motor’s Beat.
 
Over recent years, the Japanese automobile major and of the US have been on the top slots, either first or second. Micra exports in September stood at 7,412 units, followed by (6,837 units) and (6,643 units). 
 
In April-September, first six months of this financial year, Nissan exported 30,017 units of the Micra. The September number for this car (launched in 2010) was 20 per cent higher than the same month a year before. It also exports the Datsun (the only other car it makes in this country; together, September saw 11,999 of these being shipped.
 
Guillaume Sicard, president, Nissan India Operations, said: “Our strategy to use our plant (at Oragadam, close to Chennai) as an export hub underlines our significant presence here and our long-term plan for growth. The is the largest and most advanced in the Alliance (with Renault of France). Directly and indirectly, we have created 40,000 jobs in India, including 6,000 high-value engineering jobs at our research and development centre.”
 
Earlier this year, Nissan had announced the start of exports of the Datsun redi-GO to South Africa, Sri Lanka and Nepal, in addition to the and GO+.

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Micra highest-exported car brand in September

The Nissan car was followed by Ford's Ecosport and General Motor's Beat

T E Narasimhan  |  Chennai 

Nissan, ICC

Last month, Nissan’s Micra was the highest exported car brand from India, followed by Ford’s and General Motor’s Beat.
 
Over recent years, the Japanese automobile major and of the US have been on the top slots, either first or second. Micra exports in September stood at 7,412 units, followed by (6,837 units) and (6,643 units). 

 
In April-September, first six months of this financial year, Nissan exported 30,017 units of the Micra. The September number for this car (launched in 2010) was 20 per cent higher than the same month a year before. It also exports the Datsun (the only other car it makes in this country; together, September saw 11,999 of these being shipped.
 
Guillaume Sicard, president, Nissan India Operations, said: “Our strategy to use our plant (at Oragadam, close to Chennai) as an export hub underlines our significant presence here and our long-term plan for growth. The is the largest and most advanced in the Alliance (with Renault of France). Directly and indirectly, we have created 40,000 jobs in India, including 6,000 high-value engineering jobs at our research and development centre.”
 
Earlier this year, Nissan had announced the start of exports of the Datsun redi-GO to South Africa, Sri Lanka and Nepal, in addition to the and GO+.

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Micra highest-exported car brand in September

The Nissan car was followed by Ford's Ecosport and General Motor's Beat

The Nissan car was followed by Ford's Ecosport and General Motor's Beat
Last month, Nissan’s Micra was the highest exported car brand from India, followed by Ford’s and General Motor’s Beat.
 
Over recent years, the Japanese automobile major and of the US have been on the top slots, either first or second. Micra exports in September stood at 7,412 units, followed by (6,837 units) and (6,643 units). 
 
In April-September, first six months of this financial year, Nissan exported 30,017 units of the Micra. The September number for this car (launched in 2010) was 20 per cent higher than the same month a year before. It also exports the Datsun (the only other car it makes in this country; together, September saw 11,999 of these being shipped.
 
Guillaume Sicard, president, Nissan India Operations, said: “Our strategy to use our plant (at Oragadam, close to Chennai) as an export hub underlines our significant presence here and our long-term plan for growth. The is the largest and most advanced in the Alliance (with Renault of France). Directly and indirectly, we have created 40,000 jobs in India, including 6,000 high-value engineering jobs at our research and development centre.”
 
Earlier this year, Nissan had announced the start of exports of the Datsun redi-GO to South Africa, Sri Lanka and Nepal, in addition to the and GO+.
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