21 April, 2014
Tata Motors’ Passenger Vehicles Division today shared details for its association with the Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) team as the official car partner. Captained by the super performer, Virat Kohli, the RCB team will see ace players like Yuvraj Singh, Chris Gayle & AB De Villiers, play this season.
To expand the mutually beneficial contours of this partnership, both partners will shortly launch a series of joint initiatives to engage with their customers and RCB enthusiasts across India.
Mr. Russell Adams, Vice President, Commercial Operations & Cricket Academy Royal Challengers Bangalore said, "We are delighted to partner with Tata Motors Passenger Vehicles and look forward to embarking on some interesting and engaging outreach programs soon".
Mr. Virat Kohli, Captain of the Royal Challengers Bangalore said, "It is extremely encouraging to see more and more marquee brands and leading corporates come on board as team partners and the team looks forward to an exciting season ahead."
Speaking about the partnership, Mr. Ankush Arora, Senior Vice President – Sales & Marketing Passenger Vehicles, Tata Motors, said "We are happy to associate with a strong team like RCB. Through this association, Tata Motors Passenger Vehicles Division and RCB have brought their superstars together to offer a unique platform with an objective of engaging with customers and the youth of today around one of the biggest and passionate cricket tournaments, the IPL."
The current range of Tata Motors’ cars will be used to transport the team players. The BOLT logo features on the leading arm of the jersey as a partner of the team. The BOLT brand will also have significant brand exposure at RCB’s home ground, the Chinnaswamy Stadium, along with in-stadium promotional rights. The RCB team has established themselves as a stylish and cool team and have performed consistently last season. This partnership offers a perfect synergy for the values and attributes both partner brands have in common.
Recently unveiled at the Auto Expo 2014, the BOLT is a sporty hatch engineered for global markets, through global teams across India, UK and Korea, It signifies enthusiasm for life, exudes sense of excitement, anticipation, and sportiness. It will set new standards in the hatch segment and is a true representation of the Horizonext philosophy, with best-in-class offerings. The BOLT showcases the Next in Design, Performance and Infotainment, from Tata Motors.
About Tata Motors:
Tata Motors is India’s largest automobile company, with consolidated revenues of Rs. 1, 88,818 crores ($ 34.7 billion) in 2012-13. Through subsidiaries and associate companies, Tata Motors has operations in the UK, South Korea, Thailand, South Africa and Indonesia. Among them is Jaguar Land Rover, the business comprising the two iconic British brands. It also has an industrial joint venture with Fiat in India. With over 8 million Tata vehicles plying in India, Tata Motors is the country’s market leader in commercial vehicles and among the top in passenger vehicles. It is also the world’s fifth largest truck manufacturer and fourth largest bus manufacturer. Tata cars, buses and trucks are being marketed in several countries in Europe, Africa, the Middle East, South Asia, South East Asia, South America, CIS and Russia.