Refreshed in design, upgraded in performance and sporting a host of safety options is the 2015 Volkswagen Jetta as it gears up for debut at the upcoming New York Motor Show and sales in the US later this year.
Volkswagen offers Indian customers a special edition of the Vento in an attempt to push their product in a spotlight. Volkswagen Vento competes in a segment which features the likes of Hyundai Verna. But, after the launch of new Honda City early this year, sales of Volkswagen Vento have further declined. In the first two months of this year, sales of Volkswagen Vento stood below 2,500 units, while that of Verna and City were at 7,100 and 14,300 respectively.
The past 30 months has seen Volkswagen India increase export volumes,with the 50,000th export, a left-hand drive Vento to be shipped to Mexico being celebrated at the Pune plant this week. Volkswagen India began exports from its Pune Plant in 2011 to South Africa, its single export market, and now exports to 32 countries across 3 continents.
Volkswagen in Mexico further expands its long-standing commitment to nature conservation and biodiversity here, and has announced its “Think Blue. Nature.” programme at its Puebla plant today. Called “Eco Chavos” (young people for the environment), the new project encourages participation of 10,000 young people over 3 years.
Volkswagen’s state-of-the-art manufacturing facility in Chakan, Pune celebrated its fifth anniversary on 31st March 2014. The plant which has been a fine example of “German Engineering Made in India” is also Volkswagen Group India headquarters.
Mumbai/Pune, April 2, 2014: Mr. Michael Mayer has been appointed as Director, Volkswagen Passenger Cars India. He will take over responsibility as the new Brand Head for Volkswagen Passenger Cars in India with effect from 1st June 2014.
Volkswagen Group India has sold 5140 cars in February 2014. For February 2014, Volkswagen India reported 3100 units sold as compared to 5200 cars sold in February 2013. This equates to 40% sales decline.