Nissan’s small car might get a new plant

     Nissan’s small car which will be price at around Rs 2.5 lakh might get a new plant outside Chennai. Currently Nissan is manufacturing ‘Micra’ at its Orgadam plant in Chennai which will be launched in June this year.

     Nissan along with its partner Renault is in JV with 3 companies in India namely Bajaj, Mahindra and Ashok Leyland. Nissan is looking forward to one more JV for the small car which will be in between ULC car ( Ultra Low Cost car manufactured in association with Bajaj Auto) and Micra. The possible companies for the small car JV are under consideration.

     Nissan’s Chennai plant has a capacity to reach 4 million vechicles by 2014. The Chennai plant will be utilized to manufacture Micra, a new sedan to be launched in 2011 and an all new multi purpose vehicle.

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