Renault India has revealed that it has expanded its sales and service network in the country with the opening of 34 new sales and service outlets across the country in the past two months. This the company says marks a total of more than 90 new sales and service touchpoints that Renault has opened across India in less than a year. With this, the company says it now has over 415 sales and 475 service touchpoints, including 200-plus, Workshop on Wheels, locations in the country.
- Network expansion part of company’s business focus to expand reach
- Total sales and service touchpoints now more than 415 and 475, respectively
- Carmaker increases market share in 2020
Renault says the aggressive network expansion is part of its strategic business focus to grow the brand across existing and emerging markets. The new dealership facilities are located in Madhya Pradesh, Tamil Nadu, Uttar Pradesh, Karnataka, Gujarat, Haryana, Punjab, Telangana, Uttarakhand, Rajasthan, Maharashtra, Himachal Pradesh and West Bengal.
Renault’s sales figures
The company says the dealership expansion is to help strengthen its position in India. The OEM achieved sales of 8,805 units in September, its highest sales volume in 2020. At present, Renault has a market share of 3.2 percent in 2020, which is a growth of 0.7 percentage points over last year, wherein Renault’s market share was 2.5 percent. The growth is driven largely by the good response to the Triber and also in part to new variants in the Kwid range.
Renault’s plans for India
Renault has looked to consolidate its product range in 2020 with the launch of the new Duster turbo-petrol, Triber AMT and BS6 upgrades for its line-up. Come 2021, the carmaker will launch its much awaited Kiger compact SUV along with a turbo-petrol version of the Triber.