Renault India consolidated its position in the Indian automotive market with cumulative sales of 6,790 units for the month of October, 2012. This is the highest sales recorded by the company since it started operations in May 2011 with the launch of the premium sedan – the Fluence.
Renault India clocked 6790 units with the Duster accounting for 5406 units, the Scala 737 units, Pulse 483 units, Fluence 107 units and the Koleos 57 units. In October last year, Renault had two products in the market and had sold 173 units with Fluence selling 114 units and the Koleos 59 units.
Renault India, in the last 17 months, has introduced five models across the range and developed a network of 75 dealership outlets, making it the company with the fastest ramp up of facilities and products in the Indian automotive market.
The dealership network is expected to grow to 100 facilities by the end of 2012. Commenting on the highest sales in October 2012, Marc Nassif, MD Renault India Pvt. Ltd said, “We are highly pleased with our sales figures and we are glad to see that the Indian customer has accepted Renault products very well, especially the Renault Duster. We at Renault are very positive towards our entire product range and our growing dealer network has also added to our growth in sales and reaching the customers on a pan-India level”.
“Although the market sentiments are not as buoyant as in the previous year during the festive season, we still believe that we will be able to achieve our targets and continue on our growth trajectory in the coming months”.