GM India rolls out first Beat for Argentina market

Mumbai, May 9 (IANS) General Motors India on Monday rolled-out the first left-hand drive Chevrolet Beat for export to Argentina.

According to General Motors India, Argentina is slated to become its sixth major export market.

“In keeping with our commitment to the Make in India program, we are proud to celebrate the roll-out of the first vehicle for Argentina,” said Kaher Kazem, president and managing director, GM India.

“In 2016, we plan to export over 50,000 vehicles, compared with 21,000 vehicles last calendar year, reinforcing our commitment to the Indian market and our strong local supplier base. This is part of GM’s strategy to make India an export hub for global markets and will help increase capacity utilization at our Talegaon plant.”

The automobile manufacturer said that it already exports the left-hand drive Beat to countries including Mexico, Chile, Peru, Central American and Caribbean Countries (CAC), and Uruguay.



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