Renault has started selling Duster in Indonesia

Article by Anita Panait, on September 23, 2013

Renault, in cooperation with local partner Indomobil Group, has commenced selling its Duster sports utility vehicle in Indonesia. According to Renault, the Dusters are being assembled from semi-knockdown kits shipped from India. The Duster is sold as a Dacia in Europe and Africa but is offered as a Renault elsewhere.

Renault has likewise commenced selling in Indonesia its Renault Koleos SUV, which will be imported from South Korea, and its Megane RS, which will be shipped from Spain. A Renault spokeswoman said that the French carmaker also has plans to produce starting in 2015 other models in Indonesia (which have yet to be announced).

Indonesia is considered as one of the thriving economies in Southeast Asia. With a population of 250 million and vehicle ownership ratio of just 36 vehicles per 1,000 residents, Indonesia is a good market for sales opportunities form Renault, which is trying to post more sales outside its home market of Europe. 

Jerome Stoll, Renault's chief performance officer, said in a statement that Indonesia is becoming a key country for the development of Renault in the Asia-Pacific region.

He said that the high growth rate of the auto market in the country will “fuel Renault's acceleration” as the carmaker introduces more models to cater to the demand of Indonesian customers. Renault will sell the vehicles through showrooms operated by Indomobil, which is planning to have up to 45 showrooms for the French carmaker by 2016.

If you liked the article, share on:

Topics: renault, indonesia

Comments

Recommended

Lamborghini had been expected to refresh its entry-level model – the Lamborghini Huracan – in late 2018 or early 2019. But here is some good news for fans of the...
by - November 20, 2017
The Chevrolet Corvette will be turning 65 years old in 2018, and as part of the celebrations, the brand is introducing a special edition C7 – the Chevrolet Corvette Carbon...
by - November 19, 2017
Tesla revealed that with its new Semi, truck drivers can expect better experience especially with heightened safety and the lower cost of transporting cargo. Indeed, the cabin of the new...
by - November 19, 2017
November 17 is considered a very special day for Tesla, as this is the day that they revealed the highly anticipated Tesla Semi. But Elon Musk did not think the...
by - November 17, 2017
More details have emerged about the new sixth generation of the BMW M3 just as the German premium practically announced the end of the current-gen 3 Series with the unveiling...
by - November 17, 2017
Facebook

Youtube Channel

Tip Us
Do you have a tip for us?
Did you film an important event?
Contact us
Newsletter
Subscribe to our newsletter!
Subscribe
Galleries