Citroën appoints AkzoNobel as a recommended supplier of vehicle re-finish products and services for their after-sales repair network in India. AkzoNobel meets the specifications of paintwork repair on Citroën cars in India. "At AkzoNobel, we are committed to sustainability, innovation and uncompromising performance. Besides supplying high-quality paints, our focus is to provide business development programs, value-added services and hands-on technical training that will help Citroën India collision repair network become more efficient and profitable," says Prasanth Chandrasekharan, Business Head of AkzoNobel's India Vehicle Refinish and Automotive business.
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"India has seen an increase in demand for green coatings as more auto repair shops seek to gain efficiency and environmental benefits. The partnership with Citroën India has given us the opportunity to introduce our high-performance coatings and share our colour and technical expertise with Citroën dealers and body-shops," adds Prasanth.
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The C5 Aircross is Citroën's first product in the country, which will be sold through the brand's La Maison dealerships. Currently, Citroën has set up a total of 10 dealerships across India at Ahmedabad, Bengaluru, Chennai, Gurgaon, Hyderabad, Kochi, Kolkata, Mumbai, New Delhi and Pune. Introductory prices for the 2021 Citroën C5 Aircross start at ₹ 29.90 lakh for the Feel mono-tone variant. The Feel bi-tone variant costs ₹ 30.40 lakh while the Shine (Mono-tone or dual-tone) variants are priced at ₹ 31.90 lakh. All prices are ex-showroom, Delhi.