Isuzu Motors India concludes its second five-day training programme for ITI trainers on automobile engineering and technology best-practices.
Online PR News – 13-February-2015 – Tirupati, Andha Pradesh – Isuzu Motors India concludes its second five-day training programme for ITI trainers on automobile engineering and technology best-practices.
The 2014 session was conducted in ITI - Tirupati where Isuzu Motors India assisted trainers in vehicle engineering and technology. Isuzu Motors India’s manufacturing facility is coming up at SriCity in Chittoor district, Andhra Pradesh. Last year, the company donated a chassis model, and an engine and transmission setup for training at ITI Tirupati. Isuzu Motors India acquired 107 acres of land there in 2013. Initial production capacity is slated at 50,000 units a year. Increase in production capacity will take it up to 120,000 units a year. At an investment of Rs. 3,000 crore, Isuzu is expected to generate 2000 – 3000 jobs.
For 2015, Isuzu will conduct three training sessions. The first will be held in Chennai and the other two in Tirupati. Trainers who attended the recent session were selected by the regional director of Chittoor district to impart knowledge and create employment for the deserving.
Mashide Izawa, Vice President, After-Sales, Isuzu Motors India, said as the in keeping with the growth of advanced technologies in the automobile industry, the need for skilled manpower is high. Training can enhance skills of technical personnel. Isuzu is proud to impart training on automobile industry best practices, and strengthens its commitment to India with more such activities. Isuzu Motors India plans to achieve 100% localisation within three years of commencing production in 2016. The company also plans to open 60 dealership outlets across India by 2016, and 160 showrooms by 2020.
Isuzu Motors India was established in August 2012 in Chennai. Isuzu currently has a contract manufacturing agreement with Hindustan Motors Limited (HML). HML assembles CKD kits of Isuzu’s MU-7 SUV and D-Max pickup truck at its Thiruvallur, Chennai, plant.