13 July 2018, Chennai / SriCity, AP
Isuzu Motors India rolled out the 10,000th vehicle from its factory located in SriCity, Andhra Pradesh. The company rolled-out a ISUZU D-MAX V-Cross from its assembly line marking the milestone and commitment to the Indian market. The plant which went operational from April 2016 has been producing ISUZU D-MAX V-Cross – India’s First Adventure Utility Vehicle, ISUZU mu-X, a 7-seater, full-size family SUV in the personal segment and ISUZU D-MAX S-CAB and Regular Cab models for the commercial segment.
Isuzu Motors India crossed the cumulative sale of 10,000 units in March 2018 which includes the models that were manufactured at Hindustan Motors facility near Chennai till early 2016. The SriCity plant was inaugurated by the Hon’ble Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh, Shri. Nara Chandrababu Naidu in April 2016 and the company rolled out the first V-Cross, marking the commencement of its manufacturing operations in India. The plant is one of the key manufacturing hubs for ISUZU, globally and has already begun exports to neighbouring countries of Nepal and Bhutan. The plant follows the highly regarded ‘Isuzu Manufacturing Management’ philosophy which translates into delivering quality across all products.
Commenting on the milestone, Mr. Naohiro Yamaguchi, Managing Director, Isuzu Motors India, said, “The roll-out of the 10,000th vehicle from SriCity marks an important milestone in the journey of ISUZU in India. It is a testimony to show our commitment to India and the trust Indian customers have built on us and our products. It is just the beginning and we will continue to remain focussed on our core objectives of delivering value and quality through our products.”
Isuzu Motors Limited, Headquartered in Tokyo, Japan is a global manufacturer of light, medium and heavy commercial vehicles, utility vehicles and diesel engines. With operations in 25 countries, selling in more than 100 countries worldwide, the company is a leader in pick-ups and utility vehicles in many markets. The company manufactures and sells over 6 lakh units annually, across the world.
Isuzu Motors India Private Limited (IMI), a subsidiary of Isuzu Motors Limited, Japan, was established in August 2012. Headquartered in Chennai, the company sells the popular ISUZU D-MAX V-Cross – India’s First Adventure Utility Vehicle and the ISUZU mu-X, premium 7-seater SUV in the personal vehicle segment and variants of ISUZU D-MAX pick-ups for the commercial segment. ISUZU vehicles are known for its reliability and performance around the world. Renowned world-over, the vehicles are gaining huge significance in the Indian market as well, thanks to the ‘value proposition’ it offers the customers.
Isuzu Motors India manufactures these products at its new manufacturing plant in Sri City, spread over an area of 107 acres in the state of Andhra Pradesh. The company began its manufacturing operations in April 2016, with strong focus on quality and commitment to Indian market. Isuzu Motors India began its vehicle production with high levels of localisation at Start of Production (SoP) and aims to increase it in future.
The company has dedicated dealer outlets, strategically located in 34 locations across the country. For more information on the company, and its products/services, please visit – www.isuzu.in