Vijayawada, 09, February 2017
Isuzu Motors India Private Limited expanded its footprint in Andhra Pradesh by opening a new dealership outlet – Mahavir ISUZU in Vijayawada today. The company has 3 operating dealerships in Andhra Pradesh at Vishakhapatnam, Rajahmundry and Tirupati and the one in Vijayawada will be the 4th in the state. On the occasion of the new dealership inauguration, Isuzu Motors India also launched the ISUZU D-MAX V-Cross Adventure Utility Vehicle in Vijayawada.
Speaking on the occasion, Mr. Hitoshi Kono, Deputy Managing Director, Isuzu Motors India, said, “We are extremely happy to partner with Mahavir Group as our authorized dealer in Vijayawada. The discerning customers of Vijayawada will find ISUZU vehicles exceeding their expectations on product quality and service. Andhra Pradesh is a key market for us and with our manufacturing operations here, the State is also a key part of our growth strategy. With the 100% motor vehicle tax exemption extended for ISUZU vehicles manufactured and sold in Andhra Pradesh, we will work at making ISUZU the most coveted brand in the region”.
Mr. Yashwant Jhabakh, Chairman – Mahavir Group, said, “We are very proud to represent Isuzu Motors in Vijayawada. We have a long association with ISUZU with dealerships at Hyderabad, Vishakhapatnam, Rajahmundry, and now in Vijayawada. ISUZU brand, especially the V-Cross Adventure Utility Vehicle has received a very positive response in this region since the start of operations. With our new dealership, we intend to meet the growing demand for ISUZU vehicles by adhering to the company’s high standards of sales and service.”
The new dealership facility ‘Mahavir ISUZU’ in Vijayawada will provide access to world-class ISUZU vehicles to customers in the region. The showroom has been designed and built according to stringent ISUZU Dealership Standards and is strategically located so as to provide a convenient access to the visitors and customers. The dealership employees have been trained under the supervision of ISUZU experts and will provide a quality customer experience to the visitors.
The entire range of ISUZU vehicles, including the V-Cross are manufactured at the SriCity plant in Andhra Pradesh with a high level of localization. The plant at SriCity which was inaugurated in April 2016 is a state-of-the-art manufacturing facility of ISUZU. With a capacity of 50,000 units per annum, the plant is slated to become one of the key manufacturing hubs of ISUZU globally. ISUZU vehicles manufactured and sold in the state of Andhra Pradesh enjoy a 100% motor vehicle tax exemption which will continue for the next 5 years. This incentive is as per the AP GO. MS.No. 67 dated 18th Nov 2016. More details of this GO can be accessed at http://goir.ap.gov.in/.
The Isuzu D-Max V-Cross is India’s First Adventure Utility Vehicle, and caters to those SUV buyers who seek adventure and want to stand out among their peers. The V-Cross comes with a highly capable 4WD, loads of modern SUV features and a large practical luggage deck. The Isuzu D-Max V-Cross has been awarded as the Lifestyle Vehicle of the Year at the 09th BBC TopGear Awards 17th CNBC-TV18 Overdrive Awards.
The ISUZU D-MAX V-Cross is attractively priced at Rs.13,25,442 /- (Ex-showroom, Vijayawada).
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 currently sells a range of ISUZU D-MAX pick-ups in both personal & commercial segments. 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 inaugurated its own manufacturing plant in April 2016, spread over an area of 107 acres, at Sri City located in Chittoor District, Andhra Pradesh. The company began its manufacturing operations, with strong focus on quality and commitment to Indian market. Isuzu Motors India began its vehicle production with 70% localisation at Start of Production (SoP) and aims to increase it in future. The initial production capacity of the manufacturing plant is 50,000 units per annum, which can be scaled up to 120,000 units in future.
The company has dedicated dealer outlets, strategically located in 28 locations across the country. Visit www.isuzu.in for more information.