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Nissan starts dispatching BSVI vehicles in Orange and Green zones in the country

Team OD  | Updated: May 12, 2020, 01:21 PM IST

Nissan India has announced that it will begin the dispatch of BSVI vehicles that are being manufactured at the company's facility in Chennai. These vehicles will be delivered only to the green and the orange zones in the country. The company has also resumed work at its marketing and sales organisation in Gurgaon, by adhering to the guidelines mentioned by the local government authorities. The Renault-Nissan alliance manufacturing facility in Oragadam, Chennai, resumed production as per local guidelines on May 4.

The workforce at the dealership and service centres have been educated about the new guidelines along with the updated standard operating procedure to ensure their safety and hygiene along with the various stakeholders required in functioning of the brand's retail business.

"Health and safety remain our topmost priority and we are cognisant that precaution is best cure during this challenging situation. In continuation to our customer-centric approach, adhering to all local government guidelines and following all necessary health and safety parameters, we have commenced operations across India as part of our business continuity plan," said Rakesh Srivastava, managing director, Nissan Motor India Pvt Ltd.

Nissan is gearing up to launch the Kicks BSVI SUV in India, which is expected to be priced below Rs 10 lakh for the base model, while the turbo-CVT could be available at around Rs 11.5 lakh, ex-showroom. Nissan had earlier revealed that the Nissan Kicks SUV will get the new turbo-petrol motor that effectively serves as a replacement for the 1.5-litre K9K diesel engine. This HR13 DDT 1.3-litre 4-cylinder unit makes 156PS and 254 Nm, and is a derivative of the engine that was showcased with the BSVI compliant Duster turbo-petrol at the Auto Expo 2020.

Price (Ex-Delhi)
Starts Rs 9.5 Lakhs
Displacement
1330cc
Transmission
CVT
Max Power(ps)
106
Max Torque(Nm)
254
Mileage
14.23 Kmpl
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