Renault Nissan Alliance announced today the signing of an agreement with Kamarajar Port Ltd (KPL) for the export of their Chennai-made cars to regional and global destinations.
In a press release, the automaker said Renault Nissan Alliance was the first automaker in the region to start car exports through the port of Kamarajar, and the alliance had shipped over 1.15 million cars to some 108 global destinations in over 13 years shipped.
“The agreement builds on the existing partnership between Renault Nissan Alliance and Kamarajar Port Ltd and will facilitate further exports of cars through KPL,” she added.
The agreement was signed by Frank Torres, President, Nissan Motor India, and Sunil Paliwal, CMD, Kamarajar Port Ltd, in the presence of Venkatram Mamillapalle, Country CEO and Managing Director, Renault India Operations, and Keerthi Prakash, Managing Director, RNAIPL.
Frank Torres, President, Nissan Motor India and Divisional Vice President Business Transformation AMIEO, said: “Chennai is an important export hub for us. We continue to add new export destinations to the vehicles manufactured at our Oragadam plant, building on our milestone of 1 million cars exported in 2022.”
Sunil Paliwal, CMD, Kamarajar Port said that the partnership with Allianz is an exciting opportunity for Kamarajar Port to further contribute to India’s growth story through positive impact of automotive exports.
Commenting on the agreement, Keerthi Prakash, Managing Director of RNAIPL, said Kamarajar Port is a valuable partner in strengthening the company’s export capabilities and helping it serve global customers more efficiently.