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Volkswagen India crosses 4 lakh sales milestone

Volkswagen India crosses 4 lakh sales milestone

Snapshot: The 4,00,000th lakh car to be rolled out from Pune plant was the VW Polo Highline.

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Within five years of doing business in India, German automaker Volkswagen’s Pune plant in Maharashtra has crossed the 4 lakh sales milestone. The 4,00,000th car to be rolled out of the facility was a Volkswagen Polo Highline meant for the domestic market, equipped with the newly introduced 1.5-litre TDI engine.

The company plant in Pune, which became operational in March 2009 manufactures cars for the Indian as well as for over 32 export markets across three continents. The cars being manufactured at the Pune plant includes, Volkswagen Polo hatchback and the Vento sedan in both left, and right hand drive version and the Skoda Rapid. 

Commenting on the sales milestone, Mahesh Kodumudi, president and managing director of Volkswagen India remarked, “We will continue to focus on productivity and further localisation to cater to the demand from our markets.”

The Volkswagen Group manages five brands in India - Audi, Lamborghini, Porsche, Skoda and Volkswagen. The Group has been present in India for the last 13 years and commenced its career in the country with the Skoda brand in 2001.

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