India has announced that Fiat India Automobiles Private Limited (FIAPL), its
world class manufacturing joint venture in Ranjangaon, near Pune, has won the
Platinum Trophy in the ‘Large Enterprise’ category at the EEPC India - QCI
Quality Awards 2019.
is India’s highest award for Quality Excellence and was bestowed by the
Ministry of Commerce and Industry, Government of India at the recently
concluded 50th EEPC Indian National Awards.
Platinum Trophy was presented by Hardeep Singh Puri, Minister of State –
Commerce and Industry to HK Dwivedi, Senior Vice President, Corporate Quality,
Fiat India Automobiles Pvt. Ltd. EEPC India is an ISO 9001 : 2015 organisation
run by the Ministry of Commerce and Industry, Government of India.
awarded-winning Jeep Compass is produced at FIAPL with 80% of the vehicle
comprising of locally-sourced components. The JV facility is also the global
manufacturing base for all Jeep Compass SUVs that are exported to right-hand
drive(RHD) markets all over the world. Currently, the Compass is being exported
to 13 International RHD markets including mature ones like Japan, Australia,
the UK, South Africa and so forth.
Gogia, President, FIAPL said, “It is a great honour for us to be recognised and
rewarded for Quality Excellence by EEPC India and the Ministry of Commerce and
Industry, Government of India. Our Ranjangaon joint venture facility is
equipped with state-of-the-art manufacturing technologies that are ensuring top
notch quality of the Made in India Jeep Compass and also powertrains. This
accreditation will encourage us to keep improving our efficiency and overall
launched the Jeep Compass in India in August 2017,setting a high benchmark in
product quality. Earlier this year, FIAPL crossed the 50,000 production
milestone for the Jeep Compass.