Tata looks at Indonesia as biggest export market

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Tata productionIndia’s car maker Tata Motors drives into Indonesia and will introduce 6 new models in September 2013, aiming at making the 240-million people country it biggest export market worldwide within 4 years.

The company, India’s largest auto manufacturer, is the world’s eighteenth-largest motor vehicle manufacturing company, fourth-largest truck manufacturer and second-largest bus manufacturer by volume with plants in India, Argentina, South Africa, Thailand and the UK.

Its brand lineup comprises its home brand Tata, as well as Jaguar and Land Rover and Daewoo Commercial Trucks. It also has a cooperation with Fiat and builds the Tata Nano, marketed as the world’s cheapest passenger car at around $2,500 in its basic version and before tax.

In Indonesia, Tata Motors now has six dealers and around 30 to 40 workshops across Java and Bali. It expects to add 10 dealers to its operations by the end of 2013 and have 35 dealerships within five years. It considers the country a potential pivot that could one day supply vehicles to its neighbours, after a total of more than 1 million car sales in 2012 and over 6 per cent in annual economic growth since 2010.

The company also said it would not rule out to set up a manufacturing plant in Indonesia with 40 per cent local content in the supply chain.

 

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India’s car maker Tata Motors drives into Indonesia and will introduce 6 new models in September 2013, aiming at making the 240-million people country it biggest export market worldwide within 4 years.

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Tata productionIndia’s car maker Tata Motors drives into Indonesia and will introduce 6 new models in September 2013, aiming at making the 240-million people country it biggest export market worldwide within 4 years.

The company, India’s largest auto manufacturer, is the world’s eighteenth-largest motor vehicle manufacturing company, fourth-largest truck manufacturer and second-largest bus manufacturer by volume with plants in India, Argentina, South Africa, Thailand and the UK.

Its brand lineup comprises its home brand Tata, as well as Jaguar and Land Rover and Daewoo Commercial Trucks. It also has a cooperation with Fiat and builds the Tata Nano, marketed as the world’s cheapest passenger car at around $2,500 in its basic version and before tax.

In Indonesia, Tata Motors now has six dealers and around 30 to 40 workshops across Java and Bali. It expects to add 10 dealers to its operations by the end of 2013 and have 35 dealerships within five years. It considers the country a potential pivot that could one day supply vehicles to its neighbours, after a total of more than 1 million car sales in 2012 and over 6 per cent in annual economic growth since 2010.

The company also said it would not rule out to set up a manufacturing plant in Indonesia with 40 per cent local content in the supply chain.

 

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