Nissan Motors inks MoU with Ennore Port to export its vehicles

Nissan Motor India Private LimitedNissan Motor India Private Limited (NMIPL), the Indian affiliate of Nissan Motor Co., Ltd., announced that it has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Ennore Port Ltd (EPL) to export its vehicles through Ennore Port in Tamil Nadu.

With the signing of the agreement, NMIPL will become the first automaker to utilize this eastern gateway port of India as an export base.

According to company officials, exports will include models, such as the next generation of Micra, which will be built on Nissan’s new A-platform.

NMIPL will begin exporting vehicles, primarily to Europe, commencing the second half of 2010. Initially, the company would export about 1,10,000 units of automobiles including LCVs, cars primarily to European countries, which it hopes to increase to 1,80,000 units in future.

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