Toyota to ramp up Fortuner’s capacity; booked 6,500 orders
Fortuner will see more numbers in the days to come as already 6500 orders have been booked. Now the assembling capacity is to be increased to 1000 units a month, according to Toyota-Kirloskar sources. Costing Rs18.9lakh, the car will ready for deliver by August this year.
The assembling capacity in Bangalore is being increased substantially from 500 units a month to 750 units and 800 with the current 950. Sensing the demand the company had suspended the bookings earlier but now it has revived the bookings. The JV has already sold 3154 units of Fortuner in India since last August. For them India is an important market compared to other markets like Japan, US and Europe.