Volkswagen Group Sales India

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Volkswagen Group India
Type Subsidiary
Industry Automotive
Founded 2001[1]
Headquarters Mumbai, Maharashtra[2]
Number of locations 2 (Aurangabad, Chakan)[3][4][5][6]
Area served India
Key people Thierry Lespiaucq,
[Managing Director
Products Automobiles
Production output Increase115,237 units (2012)[7]
Parent Volkswagen Group
Divisions
Website Audi.in
Porsche.in
Volkswagen.co.in
Škoda-Auto.co.in

Volkswagen Group Sales India Private Limited is the wholly owned subsidiary of Volkswagen Group in India. Its operations are spearheaded by four of Group division companies:

They focus on manufacture and sales of Audi, Porsche, Volkswagen and Škoda vehicles in India. Volkswagen subsidiaries such as Bentley, Lamborghini, and Bugatti also sell their cars in India through them.[8]

Production Facilities[edit]

Volkswagen Group Sales India Private Limited operates a manufacturing plant at Chakan, near Pune, Maharashtra with an annual capacity of 200,000 vehicles for production of Volkswagen branded vehicles. The Chakan Plant is also used by SAIPL to manufacture the Škoda Fabia. It also shares a manufacturing/assembly plant in Aurangabad, Maharashtra which is operated by Škoda Auto India Private Limited for production of Audi branded vehicles.

Audi[edit]

[9]

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Imported[edit]

Porsche[edit]

[10]

Imported[edit]

Volkswagen[edit]

[11]

Manufactured locally[edit]

Imported[edit]

Škoda Auto[edit]

Manufactured locally[edit]

Sales and Service Network[edit]

Volkswagen India showroom at Anna Salai, Chennai

VGSIPL's vehicle brands have a combined dealership network of more than 153 dealerships in more than 56 cities all over India.Skoda and Audi alone having in total around 120 dealerships across the country today.

Sales Performance[edit]

In the year 2010-11, VGSIPL recorded combined sales of 53,341 vehicles.In 2011-2012 the Volkswagen Group India clocked an impressive growth of 109.3%. The three brands – Audi, ŠKODA and Volkswagen together delivered a total of 111,623 vehicles to customers in 2011-2012.The Volkswagen Polo is the highest selling model of this group with a sales of 37,153 in 2011. From January to December 2012 Volkswagen Group India sold 115,237 cars with a growth of 3.2 percent. Audi, Lamborghini and ŠKODA achieved impressive sales figures while the sales figures of Volkswagen and Bentley remained with a slight decrease.[12][7]

Year Volkswagen Audi Skoda Bentley Lamborghini Porsche Total
Jan-Dec 2010 30,319 3,003 20,019 NA NA NA 53,341
Jan-Dec 2011[7] 76,107 5,511 30,005 52 14 0 111,623
Jan-Dec 2012[7] 70,535 9,003 34,265 39 17 225 115,237

Awards[edit]

Volkswagen Group India has won several awards and it was in the spotlight for bagging four prestigious awards at CNBC-Overdrive Awards 2011.[13] Here is the list of Awards won by Volkswagen Group India in the year 2011 in which volkswagen passenger cars alone won 18 Awards which includes Best advertising, Best quality and Most Sporty Awards.[14]

Year Name Awards Ceremony Category
2011
Audi A4 CNBC Overdrive Auto Awards Performance Car of the Year
Audi Q7 Car and Bike India Awards Variant of the year
Volkswagen Polo CNBC Overdrive Auto Awards Premium Hatchback of the year
BS Motoring Awards Car of the Year
NDTV Car and Bike Awards Premium Hatchback of the year
Car of the Year
Car and Bike India Awards Small Car of the Year
ET Zigwheels car and bike Awards Most Fun to Drive Vehicle Trophy
Volkswagen Vento BBC TopGear India Saloon Car of the Year
NDTV Car and Bike Awards Compact Sedan of the Year
Design of the Year
Car and Bike India Awards Midsize Car of the Year
Automobile of the Year
ET Zigwheels car and bike Awards Premium Compact Sedan of the Year
Škoda Yeti CNBC Overdrive Auto Awards SUV of the Year
BBC TopGear India Car of the Year
NDTV Car and Bike Awards Compact SUV of the Year
Integrated Campaign of the Year
Car and Bike India Awards Crossover MUV of the Year
ET Zigwheels Car and Bike Awards SUV of the Year
Design of the Year
Bloomberg UTV Autocar Awards 4x4 of the Year

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