is increasingly becoming an export hub with almost all car majors including
Maruti Suzuki, Nissan India, Hyundai Motor India, Renault India and Volkswagen
India exporting their vehicles to countries abroad.
car major Volkswagen India has rolled out its 50,000th car, a left hand Vento,
off its assembly line in Chakan, Maharashtra for export to North America.
Approximately 5,000 units of the Vento are shipped every month from Chakan and
the German carmaker states that one in every three cars produced from its Pune
plant is headed for Mexico in the coming year
the inception of its export business, Volkswagen India has been able to ramp up
the export volumes and in just two and half years, 50,000 cars have been
shipped to various countries. Starting with South Africa as the first, single
export market, Volkswagen India now exports to 32 countries across three
Kodumudi said, “The rising demand from Mexico mirrors the positive customer
feedback of the Vento. Not only does this success help us in tackling the
volatilities in the domestic market, but it also strengthens our export leg of
the business in a sustainable way. With the success of our highest quality cars
in this key market, we can further increase our scope of export to more
countries in the near future.”
entered India with a long term strategy and a strong focus on the domestic
market. The Volkswagen Vento was the first Volkswagen model that was completely
custom designed for the Indian consumer. However, with its timeless design,
robust build quality, highest safety and comfort and adequate space, the Vento
became a testimony for German engineering made in India worldwide. Besides the
Vento, even the Volkswagen Polo, made in Chakan is being exported to various
to the completely built units, the parts and components of Volkswagen Vento and
the Volkswagen Polo cars manufactured at the Pune Plant are also being shipped
to Malaysia since April 2013. These parts and components are assembled in
Malaysia for their local market.
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