The export model of the Nissan Micra, built on a new versatile V-platform, is produced to comply with different safety regulations and environmental rules as applicable in different developed markets.
Nissan Micra was designed and tested in Japan and fine-tuned to meet the differing tastes and needs of customers worldwide.
“It is a defining moment for all of us at Nissan in India as we begin a new chapter of business through the start of Exports today. This milestone completes our vision of making the Chennai plant a strategic hub for both the domestic market as well as for exports. Exporting of the Micra to various countries would also mean showcasing the high-quality of Indian engineering which matches international standards and will now be on the Global map for everyone to witness,” stated Kiminobu Tokuyama, Managing Director & CEO, NMIPL.
The Nissan Micra is expected to be exported to over 100 countries in Europe, Middle East and Africa. The company aims to export over 110,000 units in the fiscal year 2010-2011.