Google IO 2015 Coverage

Motorola joins the “Make in India” fray


The government of India has launched a policy called “Make in India” which attempts to entice manufacturers to open plants in the country for goods that will ultimately be sold there. Initially the policy is drawing a lot of attention, especially from smartphone manufacturers who see India as a prime market given its status as the fastest growing market on the globe at the present time. We have already seen companies like Xiaomi, Sony, and HTC comment that they are not only working on a sales strategy for the country, but that they are looking at opening manufacturing facilities in India as well. Marcus Frost, Motorola Mobility’s global senior marketing director for Europe, the Middle East, Africa and Asia Pacific says the company is exploring “the possibilities of India manufacturing, considering we are significantly growing sales in India and the smartphone market here holds enormous potential.” Read more