Go Back   Team-BHP > BHP India > The Indian Car Scene

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Old 17th February 2009, 10:50   #46
Join Date: Jul 2007
Location: Delhi
Posts: 443
Thanked: 93 Times
Infractions: 0/1 (5)

IMHO perhaps the bigger picture is, if Renault pulls out the Utltra low Cost Car project will surely wipe out as, Nissan won't be taking this along just by themselves.
amitpunjani is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 21st February 2009, 09:15   #47
abhi1309's Avatar
Join Date: Jun 2007
Location: Pune
Posts: 441
Thanked: 25 Times

They are pulling out of the plant construction etc. They are not pulling out of India. Probably the plant will be postponed because of the worsening economy or worse still postponed indefinitely. This certainly does not mean they are driving out of India. Renault already has its R&D offices in India. Carlos Ghosn is a smart CEO and I doubt he can do something like that.

No car company or any other will drive out of India or China in these times, no matter what the situation is. We will be the third largest economy in 2050, why will anyone drive out. Even if they do, they need a really solid reason to justify going away from India/China which will be a foolish decision when Asia is booming.
abhi1309 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 21st February 2009, 09:25   #48
Senior - BHPian
frankmehta's Avatar
Join Date: Mar 2006
Location: Mumbai
Posts: 3,759
Thanked: 1,910 Times

i doubt they'd pull out of india after so much hullabaloo over the 'logan' as the third world automobile that they call it.
so much cost cutting is visible on the car. why not transfer the privilege on to the consumer for a change? besides, the logan is not a looker, nor is it a powerful machine. its just an average vehicle with a lot of space, and costing a lot of money for what you get, but then the Ambassador has been doing the same thing since 40 years, better and for a cheaper price. I'm not making a direct comparison, but just saying that they must make the logan more exciting, or else they might have to actually leave india. anyways they have a not-so-good reputation.
frankmehta is online now   Reply With Quote
Old 22nd February 2009, 04:02   #49
Senior - BHPian
ashutoshb's Avatar
Join Date: Jul 2006
Location: NOIDA
Posts: 1,015
Thanked: 236 Times

Please don't make this another logan bashing thread. let this be purely on the speculation around renault's presence in india.
ashutoshb is offline   Reply With Quote

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
M&M may pull out of their JV with Renault-Nissan: CNBC ashutoshb The Indian Car Scene 26 29th December 2008 18:52
TATA Motors may pull out of Singur-Ratan Tata. Update: Pull out announced! nickatnite The Indian Car Scene 651 6th October 2008 14:44
Kenny G live in Mumbai Sunday 11th May. Anyone going? EDIT: In Bangalore on 12th May Dippy Shifting gears 10 8th May 2008 16:48
M&M may pull out of their JV with Renault-Nissan tushky The Indian Car Scene 2 5th January 2008 05:40
[NCR] Mini Meet @ AL-KAUSER TONIGHT !?? Sunday May 20th & Saturday May 26th aZa The Team-BHP Meet Section 138 7th June 2007 02:52

All times are GMT +5.5. The time now is 16:16.

Copyright 2000 - 2016, Team-BHP.com
Proudly powered by E2E Networks