Motors India has announced that it has commenced vehicle exports to Chile and
the first 140 left-hand-drive Chevrolet Beat cars were shipped from the Mumbai
Port Trust of Maharashtra on September 25, 2014 which are expected to reach
Chile in the next few weeks.
Saxena, President and Managing Director of General Motors India commented that
this initial shipment of Chevrolet Beat cars demonstrates the company’s
commitment to make their India-built products available in global markets and
will continue to ship models to Chile on a monthly basis. He also mentioned
that GM India is also looking to identify new markets to export as the company
goes forward to help its capacity utilisation of their plant in Talegaon.
manufactures the Beat at their facility in Talegaon, Maharashtra. ?Available with gasoline and diesel engines, since its introduction in
2010, the Beat is the most fuel-efficient hatchback available in India and GM India’s best-selling model. The Beat is also built and
sold in many other markets around the world under the name Chevrolet Spark in
As part of GM
CEO Mary Barra’s recent trip to India, she participated in the rollout of the
first Beat for export on September 10 at the Talegaon manufacturing facility
which has an annual production capacity of 160,000 engines and 170,000 vehicles.
Picture of Beat vehicles ready for export at the port
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