Renault Kwid, produced at the Renault-Nissan facility in Chennai and company’s one of the best selling product on slot, is the main highlights of Renault stall at the ongoing Make in India Week. Moreover, honorable Prime Minster of India Shri Narendra Modi along with the Prime Ministers of Sweden and Finland made a special appearance where Sumit Sawhney, Country CEO and Managing Director of Renault India Operations presented Mr Modi with an exclusively designed hand-made scale model of Renault Kwid.
Speaking on the occasion, Sumit Sawhney, Country CEO and Managing Director Renault India Operations, shared, “It was a proud moment for Renault in India, as the Honorable Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi visited the Renault arena to witness ‘Renault KWID’ a successful testament to the Government’s thrust to ‘Make in India’. We shared our strategy and efforts of launching a world-class product by also leveraging Indian talent along with Global. If the country’s economy has to grow, the manufacturing sector has to grow and the automobile industry is one of the major drivers of this sector. We have great confidence that the industry is going to bounce back stronger, and that the ‘Make in India’ campaign will play a key role in growing the economy.”
Renault is one of the leading participants at the ‘Make in India’ conclave and is showcasing its clear vision and business strategy of leveraging the design, engineering and manufacturing strength of India, which is led by Renault KWID, Renault’s global car for conquest. As the company produces around 6,000 units of Kwid every month, which is not enough to meet the growing demand. But now, Renault India will be increasing production of Kwid to 10,000 units starting next month.
Renault KWID is manufactured with over 98% localization and epitomises the ‘Make in India’ ideology. Renault will also soon commence on its export strategy for Renault KWID, putting the expertise of Indian manufacturing on the global map. In a short span of time, Renault has become the number one European automobile brand in India and will continue to keep the ‘Make in India’ philosophy as a key part of its business expansion strategy.