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1,00,000th Datsun car rolls out from Chennai facility

Press Trust of India  |  Mumbai 

Datsun, the sister brand of Japanese auto major Nissan Motor, today rolled out its 1,00,000th car, a redi-GO 1.0L, from the manufacturing facility.

The Datsun currently accounts for more than half of the total sales of Nissan Motor in

The Renault Nissan Automotive facility at Oragadam near is a joint venture between French auto maker Renault and Nissan Motor. It has an installed capacity of producing 4.80 lakh units.

The landmark moment was celebrated in the presence of Nissan Motor Pvt Ltd managing director Jerome Saigot and Renault Nissan Automotive Pvt chief executive officer Colin MacDonald.

"The 1,00,000th roll out of Datsun is a strong testimony of customer acceptance and their confidence towards our brand, products and value based offerings.

"On behalf of the Datsun India team, I would like to thank all our customers and dealer partners for the commitment towards our brand," Saigot said.

Since the launch of the Datsun redi-GO in June 2016, Datsun India has offered three refreshed variants -- redi-GO Sport, redi-GO 1.0L and redi-GO 1.0L Gold -- so far.

"We are very confident that the future is bright and exciting for the Datsun brand in India. We are confident that our challenger brand positioning, unique product differentiation and best in class cost of ownership will continue to drive the customers owning and experiencing our products," Saigot added.

Besides Datsun models, the facility also produces Nissan's sedan Sunny, SUV Terrano and B segment hatchback Micra.

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First Published: Thu, November 09 2017. 18:42 IST