Riding high on the success of the popular Chevrolet brand, General Motors India has registered a record growth of 65% in sales in November 2009, compared to the corresponding period last year. It sold 7,118 units in November against 4,307 units in November last year, making this the highest-ever sales figure achieved in the November month by GM India since its inception. The November 2009 sales comprise of 4,202 units of the Chevrolet Spark, 1,264 units of the Chevrolet Tavera, 524 units of Aveo U-Va, 412 Units of Aveo, 518 units of Chevrolet Cruze, 114 Units of Chevrolet Optra and 84 units of the Chevrolet Captiva.
Commenting on this impressive performance, Mr. P. Balendran, Vice President, GM India said “achieving these levels of growth month after month clearly reflects the customers’ confidence in our products. We are pleased to see such robust growth for all our car lines and we believe these world class products will further propel the Chevrolet brand in the market. As like other car lines, the response to the recently launched Chevrolet Cruze has also been found overwhelming.
Gearing up for a major drive to further consolidate its position in the automobile Market, General Motors India is now appointing more dealers and authorized service outlets in urban, semi-urban and other cities to widen its network and reach out to its valued customers across the nation. GM India’s rapidly growing network of Chevrolet dealerships and service centres includes 195 authorized sales points and 198 service outlets. More are in the pipeline to support the increasing demand for GM products. It has also entered into financing arrangements with some of the public and private sectors banks to offer low EMI schemes to its valued customers.
General Motors India, a wholly-owned subsidiary of General Motors Company, USA, has completed over 12 years of operation in India. GM India started its journey in 1996 and now offers products under the Chevrolet brand, which was introduced in India in 2003. Chevrolet had already emerged as one of the fastest growing automotive nameplates in India. GM India produces the Chevrolet Captiva, Chevrole Cruze, Chevrolet Optra, Chevrolet Aveo, Chevrolet SR-V, Chevrolet Aveo U-VA, Chevrolet Spark and Chevrolet Tavera for sale in India and operates state-of-the-art manufacturing facilities in Halol, Gujarat and in Talegaon, Maharashtra.