Five years since the start of exports from India, Nissan, today, achieved a new milestone of exporting 5 lakh cars to over 106 countries. Nissan is currently the second largest exporter of passenger cars in India, after Hyundai. In 2014, Nissan over took Maruti-Suzuki in exports.
Nissan Micra constitutes 73 per cent of the companies export from India. It was also the most exported car in FY 2014-15 as the company shipped 76,120 units; out selling even the likes of the Hyundai Santro (63,585 units) and Volkswagen Vento (56,064 units).
Apart from exporting the Micra as a CBU, the company also supplies 1800 types of manufacturing parts to 34 plants across 24 countries. Nissan India stands in the 2nd position in volume of shipping parts within the Nissan world.
Nissan along with its alliance partner has invested ₹ 45 billion in its manufacturing plant in Oragadum, near Chennai. The company has been exporting its cars to various regions including Europe, Middle East, Latin America, Australia, New Zealand, Asia and Africa.