Auto manufacturer Nissan has rolled out its Evalia in the multi-utility segment for the Indian market on September 26, 2012. With the launch of the new Evalia, the company aims to double its sales in the country this year.

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Takayuki Ishida, the Chief executive and Managing director of Nissan Motor India said, “We plan to double our sales this year and also aims to achieve the 1-lakh-unit sales by next year”.

Last year Nisan sold 33,000 units out of its profile consisting five vehicles.

The vehicles include the locally made Micra, sedan Sunny with imported XTrail, Teana and the 370Z. The company has claimed that the new Evalia is 50 percent more fuel-efficient – as compared to its rivals – at 19.5 kms per litre.

The new Evalia has become the sixth model of the company in the country and the third one to be made locally. According to Ishida, Nissan plans on  targeting 2,000 – 2,500 units per month with the launch of Evalia. The new vehicle has been launched in four diesel variants and comes with a price tag of around Rs. 8.40 lakh and Rs 9.99 lakh,ex-showroom price Mumbai.

On September 25, 2012, Nissan  said that it aims to introduce 51 new models by the year 2015-16, including the Datsun brand.


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