Renault begins shipping made-in-India Tribers to South Africa

by Autocar Pro News Desk , 24 Dec 2019


Renault India has commenced exports of the Triber seven-seater to South Africa, starting with 600 units in the first tranche of shipments from Chennai Port. The car maker plans to expand Triber exports to other parts of Africa and SAARC countries soon.

According to, Venkatram Mamillapalle, Country CEO and managing director, Renault India Operations, “With the launch of the Renault Triber, Renault forayed in the largest and the fastest growing segment of the Indian automobile market. With more than 20,000 Tribers already sold in India, we are proud to commence the exports of the first batch of 600 Tribers to South Africa. We will continue this growth momentum and expand the exports of Triber to other parts of Africa and the SAARC region.”

The Triber, a compact seven-seater, has sold 18,511 units in the domestic markaet till end-November since its launch in August. In November alone, the Triber clocked sales of 6,071 units. A total of 19,954 Tribers have been produced at the Chennai plant. 

On the export market front, Renault India has in the fiscal year till now shipped a total of 9,497 units comprising different models, which marks a year-on-year growth of 4 percent. 

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