General Motors India today rolled out the first unit of its hatchback Beat, meant for export to Argentina, making the Latin American nation sixth major export market for the model.
The first shipment will leave for Argentina next month. The company aims to export a total of 50,000 units of the model this year, over two-fold increase from last year. “In keeping with our commitment to the Make in India programme, we are proud to celebrate the roll-out of the first vehicle for Argentina,” GM India President and Managing Director Kaher Kazem said in a statement. The new export market is a testimony to the company’s commitment to providing the highest quality standards to global customers from the Talegaon plant, he added. “Whether it is 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,” Kazem said.