Kia Motors studies highest ever retail gross sales in September with Sonet, Auto Information, Automobilnews
The corporate’s first product for India, the Seltos, additionally continued its robust efficiency with 9,079 unit gross sales final month, the automaker stated.
“The Indian auto market is recovering at a better-than-expected tempo and we’re progressing as per our outlined plan. Our third product and the primary compact SUV in India, the Kia Sonet, has fully reworked its phase,” Kia Motors India Managing Director and CEO Kookhyun Shim stated. The Sonet embodies Kia’s philosophy of ‘The Energy to Shock’ and that has proven resonance within the market, as seen within the overwhelming response it has acquired from Indian prospects, he added.
The gross sales of our different merchandise like Seltos and Carnival are additionally encouraging, and with this robust product portfolio, the corporate is assured of continuous the optimistic ahead momentum, Shim famous.
He added that the corporate has been continually elevating its manufacturing capability to satisfy the pre-COVID stage of operations, and until now, have been profitable in doing this too.
“This not solely permits us to contribute to the revival of the Indian auto trade but in addition helps us carry notable development for our enterprise and convey down the ready interval of our automobiles,” Shim added. With a aggressive product line-up, Kia Motors is assured of assembly rising demand from prospects, with the festive season across the nook, he famous.
“Bookings for the Sonet proceed to rise every day which stands over 35,000 until now whereas there’s a robust, constant demand for the Seltos as effectively,” Shim stated. Aside from home gross sales, Kia can be aggressive in direction of making India as an export hub with over 70 recognized export markets, aiming to commerce 50,000 models of Sonet abroad inside the subsequent twelve months, he added.
The keen acceptance of the Sonet, in addition to the strong gross sales of the Seltos and Carnival, signifies restoration of demand within the home market, much more so in anticipation of the festive season, the corporate stated.
With two dynamic merchandise like Seltos and Sonet, Kia’s dominance within the utility car class continues to develop, it added.