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Honda selects APM Pipavav port to export Honda Elevate to Japan

This is the first time a Honda model has been exported from India to Japan.

Honda selects APM Pipavav port for exporting Honda Elevate to Japan

Credit: APM Terminals Pipavav

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APM Terminals Pipavav announced that Honda selected it for exporting to Japan the new made-in-India mid-size SUV Honda Elevate, which was launched in the Japanese market under the brand name WR-V in March 2024.

“This is the first time that a Honda model has been exported from India to Japan, representing not only a significant leap for India’s automotive industry but also highlighting the country’s growing manufacturing prowess and global competitiveness,” reads the release.

APM Terminals Pipavav partnered with NYK line and Auto Logistics to load the initial shipment of cars in December 2023.

A celebration was held, witnessed by Takuya Tsumura – president & CEO of Honda Cars India, Nobuaki Sumida – chairman of NYK line & Auto Logistics, Phiroz Dubhash – MD of DCB Sons Gujarat, Capt. P K Mishra – COO and Amit Bhardwaj - CCO of APM Terminals Pipavav and others from Honda cars, NYL lines & logistics, DBC & colleagues from APM Terminals Pipavav.

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