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Isuzu Motors India begins phase-II operations in AP plant

Press Trust of India  |  Hyderabad 

: Utility vehicle-manufacturer Isuzu Motors India on Monday said it has commenced phase-II operations of its facility at Sri City in Andhra Pradesh.

The newly inaugurated press shop facility and engine assembly plant have been installed at an investment of Rs 400 crore, a press release from the company said.

The commencement of Phase-II operations marks an important milestone in the journey of Isuzu in India, the release said.

Executive vice-president of Isuzu Motors Limited Toru Nakata Japan said, Today, we stand at a very important juncture to leap forward with our manufacturing capabilities and the phase-II operations will further bolster our growth and widen our potential in the global market."

"On behalf of Isuzu, I would like to express our sincere gratitude to the Andhra Pradesh government for extending their continuous support and we look forward to a mutually beneficial relationship," the release quoted Nakata as saying.

In Phase-I operations, Isuzu set up its manufacturing operations in India at Sri City, Andhra Pradesh, and rolled out pick-ups and SUV on the world-renowned D-MAX platform, the Japanese automaker said.

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First Published: Mon, February 10 2020. 17:10 IST