Renault India has officially confirmed the launch of Captur crossover SUV in the country in the festive season this year. In addition, the company has crossed the milestone of 300 dealership outlets in the Indiaa market, which makes it one of the fastest network ramp-ups in the automotive industry. Renault Captur has been spotted several times as test mule near the French automaker's factory in Chennai. Renault has an aggressive plan to successfully launch the Captur SUV in India, with several innovative initiatives planned over the next few months.
Commenting on these two developments, Mr. Sumit Sawhney, Country CEO and Managing Director, Renault India Operations, said, “India is an important market for Renault’s global growth plans and we have a thorough business strategy to grow our presence across the country. This is reflected by our strong product strategy, our rapid network expansion and fervent efforts to ensure customer delight. We have expanded our product portfolio to best suit the Indian customer and focusing on new and emerging segments to drive volumes. The SUV segment, which is amongst the fastest growing segments in the Indian automobile industry, has witnessed increasing customer attention to styling and design elements which are playing an important role in the purchase decision.”
“We are delighted to announce that we will launch our premium feature loaded Renault CAPTUR in India this year, which has delivered global success and is widely acclaimed for its stunning expressive design. CAPTUR has sold over a million cars worldwide and will enhance our product portfolio as we aim to grow our presence in the SUV segment in India. Like all our offerings in India, there will high levels of innovation and customisation in the Renault CAPTUR that will be launched in India, to best suite the Indian customers." The current network of 300 dealership outlets across the country has been designed according to the RENAULTSTORE concept. Renault has a clear vision of taking the brand to newer markets, aspiring to be amongst the top 5 automotive brands in the country by 2020.