In the first seven months of the year, the SKODA brand has delivered 523,200 vehicles worldwide (January – July 2010: 437,300 vehicles). Thus, the Czech automobile manufacturer was able to increase its sales 19.7 percent in comparison to the previous year and for the first time ever delivered more than 500,000 vehicles by July. At the same time, SKODA achieved a new record for the month of July with 68,500 sold units (last year: 58,500). Continue reading ‘SKODA increases worldwide deliveries by July to more than 500,000 vehicles’
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Volkswagen is basking in the glory of record sales and profits, but it’s not all good news. The group’s Bentley, Seat and Lamborghini brands still continue to record poor performances.
At its annual investors conference today, VW said 2010 was ” the most successful year” in its history with 7.2 million unit sales and an operating profit of 7.1 billion euros. Continue reading ‘Bentley, Lamborghini and SEAT are a drag on Volkswagen Group’
Audi has started assembly of the Q5 model in Aurangabad, in the Indian state of Maharashtra. In the future, up to 1,500 units of the Q5 will run off the assembly line there each year for the Indian market. The sporty SUV is the third Audi model after the A4 and A6 to be produced in India, increasing the production volume of the company with the four rings in India this year to more than 2,400 units, compared with 732 vehicles in the preceding year. Altogether Audi has produced around 2,000 cars in India since the start of production in September 2007. By 2015 up to 6,000 units will be rolling off the line each year. (continue reading…)
Volkswagen India started the celebration week for the 1st anniversary of its Chakan Plant by sharing their joy with the city of Pune at Ishanya Mall over the weekend. Volkswagen shared their happiness with more than 5,000 people each day on March 27 and 28, 2010. (continue reading…)
The first season of the Volkswagen Polo Cup India will start on 19 June 2010 in the country that is home to Volkswagen India: A city street race in Pune will be the inaugural event of the new one-make cup. A total of six races on three different race tracks are on the calendar. (continue reading…)
German President Köhler is guest at production anniversary in Pune
On his state visit to India, Prof. Dr. Horst Köhler, President of the Federal Republic of Germany, today visited the Volkswagen plant in Pune. The German President joined Prof. Dr. Jochem Heizmann, Member of the Board of Management of Volkswagen AG with responsibility for ‘Group Production’, and Jörg Müller, President and Managing Director of Volkswagen Group India, at the celebrations to mark the roll-out of the 11,111,111th Polo ever produced. (continue reading…)
Volkswagen India today starts the pre-series production of its most anticipated mid-segment model, the new Polo at its Pune plant. The new Minister for Economics, Labour and Transportation of the German Federal State of Lower Saxony, Dr. Philipp Rösler, visited the plant at Chakan to give the go ahead for the first welded body of the car.