Toyota Boshoku is to open an office in Gurgaon City in the Indian State of Haryana for sales and development.

"We will enhance sales activities of our compact car business in India and other emerging nations by proposing seats and interior components while cooperating with automobile manufacturers from the development stage of vehicles," said a Toyota Boshoku statement.

"For the last 20 years, Toyota Boshoku group has produced vehicle seats with Toyota Boshoku Automotive India, which is located in southern India. Now, we will open a new office in northern India with the aim of further expanding our business.

"By taking advantage of our strength in technological development capability and high-quality manufacturing, we will promote sales to Japanese and other automobile manufacturers.

"Our proposal will include the seat frames, functionality, and seat covers to match the physique of users, safety standards and such other regional characteristics in emerging nations. Additionally, we are going to focus our efforts on market surveys and acquisition of new suppliers for further strengthening of our competitiveness in seats and interior components."

In Japan, Toyota Boshoku has established sales offices near automotive manufacturers in cities such as Osaka, Hiroshima and Hamamatsu.

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