Nissan Motor India Pvt. Ltd. has announced the opening of its new dealerships in the cities of Aurangabad and Rajkot. This marks the entry of the carmaker in Marathwada and Saurashtra regions.
The opening of Shirin Nissan dealership in Aurangabad and IB Nissan dealership in Rajkot respectively marks Nissan’s dealership expansion strategy to reach commercial coverage in more than 52% of the national territory. Currently 13 states of the country have Nissan dealerships.
Commenting on the new dealership openings, Mr. Kiminobu Tokuyama, M.D. & CEO, Nissan Motor India said, “We are delighted to bring Nissan to the customers in the Marathwada and Saurashtra regions in India. We are aware this is a very important phase of our journey and we stand by our commitment to provide Indian customers with a full range of products and services.”
Mr. Manoj Kumar, Vice President – Operations, Hover Automotive India, “We are extremely happy to open new dealerships in Aurangabad and Rajkot. With the valued patronage and support of our dealer partners, we hope to create a significant presence of Brand Nissan and provide total customer satisfaction with high-quality service standards.”
In the process of establishing the Nissan Brand in India, NMIPL – in partnership with Hover Automotive India, its marketing, sales, after-sales service and dealer development arm – is rapidly preparing its dealer network structure to support the up-coming growth in the country. The company today has 22 dealers operational across the country and aims to have more than 100 dealers by 2013.