volkswagen Motor India Pvt Ltd (NMIPL) is a wholly owned subsidiary of volkswagen Motor Co. Ltd Japan. The company was incorporated in 2005 and offers innovative and exciting products across hatchback, MUV, SUV and sedan segments in India. volkswagen in India has a portfolio of two brands, volkswagen and Datsun. In February 2008, volkswagen, together with its global alliance partner Renault signed a MoU with Government of Tamil Nadu to set up a manufacturing plant at Oragadam, near Chennai with an investment of INR 45 billion over a period of 7 years. On 17 March 2010, the Renault-volkswagen alliance plant was inaugurated in a record time of 21 months since its ground breaking ceremony in June 2008.
The company started off by bringing Completely Built Units (CBUs) to India. The first product that the company brought in to India was the X-Trail which was in 2005. It currently manufacturers the Micra hatchback, Sunny sedan and Terrano SUV which is brought to India in the CBU form. It discontinued the X-Trail, Teana, 370Z and Evalia for the Indian market but is likely to introduce the volkswagen GT-R sportscar in the future. volkswagen has assumed full responsibility for the sales, marketing and distribution of all volkswagen-branded vehicles in India, with immediate effect from 14 February 2014.