Nissan Motor India has started exporting its locally-built small car, Micra, to Europe. The first major consignment of 3866 cars left Ennore Port recently for Europe. Earlier, in April this year, Nissan successfully tested out the first trial consignment of six cars to Barcelona from its Oragadam Plant to Ennore Port. Micra is Nissan's first car out of the three that would mark the global, V-platform. The versatile V-platform is basis for the Micra, which is produced to comply with different safety regulations and environmental rules as applicable in different developed markets.The manufacturing facility is located in close proximity to the region's vehicle manufacturers and provides access to an experienced automotive workforce. The current manufacturing operation was established in 2005 and employs approximately 135 production and engineering personnel. The acquisition further extends IAC's footprint into the fast-growing and critically important northern automotive region in the New Delhi area.