GM India exports 7661 units of Beat in Sept 16
Date: 05 Oct 2016
General Motors India exported
a record number of Chevrolet Beat vehicles in September, with 7661 units
shipped to export markets in Central and South America. Driving this
performance was a record month of exports from GM India to Mexico, 7254 units.
GM India exports the left hand
drive Beat to countries including Mexico, Chile, Peru, Central American and
Caribbean Countries (CAC), Uruguay and Argentina. GM India has so far exported
70,072 units of Chevrolet Beat and became the sixth most exported passenger
vehicle out of India during financial year 2015-16.
GM India began vehicle exports
from India to Chile in September 2014.The Beat, badged the Spark outside India,
is available in more than 70 markets worldwide and has sold over 1 million
units. Among other global manufacturing locations, the Beat is produced at GM
India’s manufacturing facility at Talegaon, Maharashtra.
Exports will continue to be
important for GM India. In 2015, 21,000 Chevrolet vehicles were exported to 40
countries, including Chile and Mexico. This year there will be a significant
growth in exports with an additional 50,000 units, reinforcing the importance
of the market and the strong local supplier base.