Renault announces product offensive for India
The Fluence is manufactured at the Chennai plan and will be sold through the first 14 outlets making up Renault’s new Indian network.
It will be followed in October by the Koleos (also assembled at the Chennai plant, in south-east India), with a three further models, including an SUV, due in 2012.
Renault India managing director Marc Nassif commented: 'Launch of Fluence in India is the start of a wide-reaching product offensive on one of the markets considered a pillar of Renault’s international development the "2016 – Drive the Change" plan. With the Chennai plant, along with Renault’s engineering, design and logistics centers, plus a dealer network that will number 100 outlets by the end of 2012, Renault is doing everything to offer Indian customers a range of quality vehicles well matched to local market conditions.'
The firm says the product launches will give it the youngest line-up on the Indian market and added that its 'ambition is naturally to provide its Indian customers with quality products, and the two-year extended warranty brings tangible proof of product and service quality from day one. Special attention has been given to two functions essential to high-performance aftersales service: spare parts logistics, and dealer network technical support staff and future instructors'.For more of the latest industry news, click here.