Swedish luxury car manufacturer Volvo Auto India opens its first and biggest dealership in Vijayawada, further strengthening its foothold in the country. The facility was inaugurated today in the presence of Mr Jari Kohonen, Volvo Cars Group VP, Asia- Pacific and Mr Tom von Bonsdorff, Managing Director, Volvo Auto India. The Showroom is located opposite Chaitanya College with a spread over an area of 26,000 sq-ft, across 3 floors.
Inaugurating the showroom, Mr. Jari Kohonen, Volvo cars Group VP, Asia- Pacific said “India is an important growth market for Volvo Cars globally. With an expanding dealer network and an exciting range of car launches planned ahead in the year, we have a very promising year to look forward to ”
Announcing the opening of the flagship facility in the city, Tom von Bonsdorff, Managing Director, Volvo Auto India said, “Thanks to the great performance of SRK Cars, Volvo Cars’ share of the luxury car market in Andhra Pradesh is among the highest in India. Opening a new dealership at Vijayawada is an obvious step towards amplifying our position further in the state. The city, also known as the ‘Business Capital of Andhra Pradesh’ is one of the major trading and business centers of Andhra Pradesh. With the launch of Vijayawada dealership, Volvo Cars is happy to be strongly present at two major cities in the state, with the other being Visakhapatnam.”
Adding to this, he said, “India is a big growth market and we are continuously expanding our dealer networks with additional cities coming up later this year. This visibility not only enhances customer’s confidence but also helps us fully capitalize the opportunities available here for our brand. Volvo cars will continue to strengthen its national footprint across the country and create more value for its customers by providing unparalleled Swedish luxury, modern Scandinavian design, class-leading safety and services to our customers.”
With a ‘Cool on the outside’ and ‘Warm on the inside’ feel, it shows its true Scandinavian ambience catering to all the needs of customers from sales to after-sales. Under the name of SRK Cars, the dealership is owned by Mr. Manoj Krishna, who also owns a Volvo Cars dealership at Vishakhapatnam. It is a very modern and contemporary showroom having an inviting interior design.