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Nissan's Micra is most exported car brand from India in June


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  Nissan’s Micra is the most exported passenger car brand from the country in June. Nissan exported 6,807 units from India. The model is manufactured at the Oragadam facility, near here.

Since beginning operations in India in 2010, Nissan had exported  6,20,000 units.

The total contribution to the economy in foreign exchange was more than Rs 30,000 crore ($4.35 billion), said the company.

The model is exported to about 100 countries.

The European countries of the United Kingdom, Germany, Switzerland and Italy are the biggest customers of the car.

Nissan India President Guillaume Sicard said, “Nissan is proud our Made in India Nissan Micra was the most exported car in June, and proud of our contribution to the country’s economy. Our strategy has been to use exports to build a significant presence in India with our plant, the largest and most advanced in the Alliance, and our research & development centre which employs five thousand engineers.”