Chevrolet Beat achieved a new export milestone in September. GM India exported 7,661 units of the hatchback to markets in Central and South America, including 7,254 units to Mexico. The sixth most exported passenger vehicle from India during financial year 2015-16, 70,072 units of the Chevrolet Beat have been exported so far. GM India currently exports the left hand drive Beat to Mexico, Chile, Peru, Central American and Caribbean Countries (CAC), Uruguay and Argentina among others.
The Beat, known as the Spark outside India, is sold in over 70 markets across the globe and has sold more than 1 million units. Among other international manufacturing locations, the Chevy Beat is produced at the company's facility at Talegaon, Maharashtra.
Srini Rajagopalan, Vice President - Planning & Exports, GM India, said, "We are proud of our hardworking and professional employees, who can celebrate this milestone for the highest number of exports for Beat. This milestone is a testament to our commitment to provide the highest quality standards to global customers from our state-of-the-art Talegaon plant. Whether it's in India or anywhere else in the world, General Motors follows the highest quality standards in its manufacturing processes providing same high-quality vehicles that customers in India and around the world expect and deserve."
In 2015, GM India exported 21,000 Chevrolet vehicles to 40 countries, including Chile and Mexico. The company adds this year its exports from India will grow significantly with an additional 50,000 units, thus emphasizing the importance of the market and its strong local supplier base.