Renault India clocks ten lakh production milestone

The Renault-Nissan alliance has committed a major investment of Rs 5,300 crore to support the development of six products.

Autocar Pro News Desk By Autocar Pro News Desk calendar 14 Jun 2023 Views icon2605 Views Share - Share to Facebook Share to Twitter Share to LinkedIn Share to Whatsapp

Renault India, the domestic arm of the leading European automaker in India, has clocked a production milestone of 10,00,000 vehicles in the country. Renault's state-of-the-art manufacturing plant in Chennai has played a pivotal role in this remarkable accomplishment, the company said in a release.

Renault India's Chennai facility has a production capacity of 480,000 units per annum. The company has made substantial investments in manufacturing, technology, and talent, creating a robust production infrastructure that ensures the highest standards of quality and efficiency. The Renault-Nissan alliance has committed a major investment of Rs 5,300 crore to support the development of six products.

Aligned with the Government of India’s Make-in-India vision, the company has over the years, strengthened its exports. Currently, Renault India offers three passenger vehicle models, including the popular Kwid, Kiger and Triber for its customers in India and exports to 14 countries across SAARC, Asia Pacific, Indian Oceanic Region, South Africa, and East Africa region.

According to Venkatram Mamillapalle, Country CEO and Managing Director, Renault India Operations, achieving the production of 10,00,000 vehicles in India is a significant milestone for Renault. "It demonstrates our unwavering commitment to the Indian market and showcases the trust our customers have placed in us," he said, thanking all the stakeholders for this feat. 

The complete range of Renault Kwid, Kiger and Triber come with innovative and advanced safety features as part of the Human First Programme which is designed to minimise the risk of accidents and improve overall safety for occupants and pedestrians alike.

Under the Human First Programme, Renault India’s product line-up boasts of innovative and safety features such as Electronic Stability Programme (ESP) for enhanced control on curvy roads, catering to both amateur and experienced drivers, Hill Start Assist (HSA) which prevents car roll-back when starting uphill after braking, Traction Control System (TCS) that identifies wheel speed irregularities, automatically reducing spins to maintain a grip on slippery surfaces and prevent accidents and Tyre Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS) which provides real-time alerts for under-inflated or punctured tyres in the vehicle.


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