Auto Volkswagen India Private Limited (SAVWIPL) has marked another important
milestone in its INDIA 2.0 journey with the commencement of the export of the
Made in India Volkswagen T-Cross. The Volkswagen T-Cross is the first of the
range of vehicles built on the MQB-A0-IN platform which will be exported from
first batch of 1,232 Volkswagen T-Cross units is being shipped to Mexico from
the port of Mumbai. Commenting on the occasion, Christian Cahn von Seelen,
Chairman, SAVWIPL said, “The export of the Volkswagen T-Cross is a momentous
event in the Group’s endeavour to Engineer cars in India to be Driven by the
World! Developing India as an export hub for the VW Group globally, is an
integral part of our India strategy. The cars manufactured at our facilities in
India embody the same quality standards we adhere to globally. The Volkswagen
T-Cross built for the world on the MQB A0-IN platform exemplifies the
excellence we pursue in all aspects of production, from technology and quality
to design and performance. In addition to scripting our growth story in the
domestic market, the flexible MQB-A0-IN platform will play a crucial role in
expanding our global export footprint. With this export milestone, we further
strengthen our commitment to offering next generation vehicles to and from
started its export program in 2011 with 6,256 units of the India-built
Volkswagen Vento for the South African market. Since then, the company’s export
market has continued to grow incrementally to build the Group’s ‘Made in India’
presence in 61 countries across South America, Central America, Africa, the
Indian Subcontinent, Southeast Asia, the GCC countries, and the Caribbean
region. The Group has exported over 545,653 cars until December 2021. Mexico is
the largest export market for SAVWIPL followed by South Africa and Central
American countries (Columbia, Ecuador, Argentina) and ASEAN countries.
in Pune, Skoda Auto Volkswagen India Private Limited (SAVWIPL) is the new
company that represents the passenger vehicle brands of Volkswagen Group in
India. SAVWIPL was formed following the
merger of Volkswagen India Private Limited (VWIPL), Skoda Auto India Private
Limited (SAIPL), and Volkswagen Group Sales India Private Limited (NSC).
combined entity oversees the Indian operations of five brands – Skoda Auto,
Volkswagen, Audi, Porsche and Lamborghini. SAVWIPL operates two manufacturing
facilities - at Chakan, Pune and Shendra, Aurangabad.
division, Skoda Auto DigiLab India is one of the 4 agile business innovation
hubs for Skoda Auto globally joining those based in Prague, Tel Aviv and
Beijing. The division functions as a start-up collaborator in the IT industry,
allowing SAVWIPL to sustainably strengthen its expertise in both innovation and
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