Citroen receives over 1000 pre-bookings for C5 Aircross SUV, Auto Information, Automobilnews
“These 10 cities cowl 90% of the C-segment SUV market,” mentioned Roland Bouchara, Senior Vice President, Gross sales & Advertising, Citroën India.
The corporate will launch one mannequin a 12 months for the subsequent 4-5 years. Whereas the C5 Aircross will probably be assembled in India from imported kits, the next fashions can have over 90% native content material and the platforms will even be exported from India. That is a part of the corporate’s C-Dice technique.The corporate mentioned that its first product is supposed to be a flagship to introduce the model to the nation. It has been priced between premium and luxurious segments. Subsequent fashions will probably be extra affordably priced.
Citroen has arrange a plant with an annual manufacturing capability of 100,000 items close to Chennai. The corporate additionally has a plant at Hosur that manufactures 300,000 powertrains a 12 months. These are already being exported to Europe. The corporate’s complete funding in India up to now has been to the tune of Rs 2,000 crore which incorporates plant, equipment, land and product improvement prices.