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Nissan commences exports of automatic trims of Datsun GO, GO+ to South Africa

Munish Shekhawat

New Delhi, Nov 8 (PTI) Auto maker Nissan India on Friday said it has commenced exports of automatic trims of Datsun GO and GO+ to South Africa from its plant in Chennai.

Since beginning operations in India in 2010, Nissan has exported over 8,80,000 units from its Oragadam-based manufacturing arm -- Renault Nissan Alliance India Pvt Ltd (RNAIPL).

'Our recently introduced Datsun GO & GO+ equipped with CVT (Continuously Variable Transmission) have been receiving positive response from customers in India. Now, we are proud to export these versions to South Africa,' RNAIPL Managing Director & CEO Biju Balendran said in a statement.

Exports form a key strategic pillar of company's India operations helping it to grow the local economy and is a firm affirmation of Nissan’s commitment towards building India as one of its key manufacturing hubs globally, he added.

Nissan exports the Datsun GO & GO+ models to South Africa, Sub Saharan countries and Nepal. PTI MSS SHWSHW