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Skoda Auto Volkswagen records best H1 sales ever

Skoda Auto Volkswagen records best H1 sales ever

Skoda Auto Volkswagen India (SAVWIPL) recorded its highest-ever H1 sales in India with 52,698 units sold in the period from January to June 2022. During this period, SAVWIPL sales increased 200 percent year-on-year. The Group launched 10 models during this period and plans to further expand its product portfolio in the coming year, the company said.

SAVWIPL manages the Indian activities of the five brands of the Volkswagen Group: Škoda, Volkswagen, Audi, Porsche and Lamborghin.

Piyush Arora, Managing Director of SAVWIPL, said: “Our strong portfolio of brands is performing exceptionally well in all market segments, with our India 2.0 cars driving significant volumes for the Group. We achieved 100 percent growth in production and 35 percent growth in production over this period. While we are confident in maintaining this momentum, we continue to grapple with challenges posed by geopolitical instability and ongoing semiconductor shortages.”

Christian Cahn von Seelen, Executive Director, Sales & Marketing, SAVWIPL said: “Over the past six months, we have successfully launched 10 models for our brands, covering a spectrum of segments. From the Slavia to the VW Virtus that has succeeded reinvigorating the segment of mid-sized sedans, up to the Skoda Kodiaq and Kushaq Monte Carlo, our products attract new customers to the Group.Our high-end offerings, such as the new Audi Q7, Lamborghini Aventador Ultimae Roadster and Huracan Evo Fluo Capsule, Porsche Cayenne Platinum Edition, 718 GTS 4.0 and 718 Cayman GT4 RS, have seasoned our luxury car portfolio.The growing demand for Audi, Porsche and Lamborghini models has helped us capture a significant portion of the Indian luxury and performance car market to keep.”

Skoda recorded its highest-ever sales in India in June with more than 6,000 units sold. Volkswagen recently delivered 150 Virtus sedans in one day, earning them a place in the India Book of Records. The company plans to ramp up its customer contact points across the country to more than 450 by the end of this year, the company added.

SAVWIPL also started exporting the Volkswagen T-Cross in February this year, the first of the range of vehicles built on the MQB-A0-IN platform. In March 2022, the Group crossed the 15 lacquer mark in production from its factories in Chakan, Pune and Shendra, Aurangabad, India.

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Skoda Auto Volkswagen records best H1 sales ever
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