Renault India has commenced exports of the Duster to United Kingdom and Ireland from its manufacturing plant the capital city of the Indian state of Tamil Nadu.
Approximately 350 vehicle units of Duster, fabricated at the Renault-Nissan combined plant are ready for United Kingdom and Ireland.
The production plant at Oragadam, in close proximity to Chennai, is the only plant internationally to fabricate the right-hand drive Duster.
Marc Nassif, Managing Director, Renault India, the completely-owned arm of Renault, state that the said plant will be the major center for right-hand drive markets.
In the United Kingdom market, the said vehicle will be marketed as Dacia Duster, marking the foray of the Dacia in the United Kingdom.
Dacia is a Romanian brand that the company bought in the year 1999.
Marc Nassif said, “Some tweaks have been prepared in the colors, interiors and fabrics to go well with the flavor of the United Kingdom. There are also other transformations to follow European security and emissions rules.”
The Duster was rolled out in the Indian market in the month of July.
“This is far above our first proposal. A novel section is opening in the market and the vehicle is adding scores of enthusiasm. Expectantly, it will do the same for the UK market,” added up Nassif.
Renault India is also evaluating other right-hand drive zone comprising the Malaysian, Indonesian and South African market.