Sales of Skoda Fabia accounts for 202,000 units last year when compared to 240,500 units sold in 2012. While sales were volatile, Fabia remains a popular car in its class. The modern 3rd gen Fabia will wear an overhauled design, fuel efficient engines, and an advanced infotainment system.
Czech car-makers, Skoda Auto, have announced successful implementation of company’s growth strategy despite challenges in the auto industry and difficult market situation all across Europe.
Skoda India sold 1,300 vehicles in February 2014. When compared to 1,800 cars sold in 2013, this equates to 28.2% sales decline.
Skoda India today introduced ‘Rapid Ultima’ special edition within, which is available in 2 variants and is being offered at a price of Rs 8.3 lakhs (ex-showroom New Delhi).
While 2014 Auto Expo has done its best to infuse a positive sentiment and generate interest in the car market, when it comes to sales, there’s a lot to be attained yet. The start of 2014 certainly gives Volkswagen Group India something to think about.
Globally, Skoda begins the year on a thumping note with 16.5% sales increase in January 2014. With 80,900 vehicles to customers as compared to 69,500 vehicles in January 2013, it’s Skoda’s best January ever. Growth has been strong in Europe and China with double-digit growth in Europe with 48,200 vehicles sold.
Skoda Rapid Ultima Edition is making its way to the 2014 Auto Expo where it will be seen with a host of external and internal updates. Skoda India will be launching this special edition Rapid in India and the limited edition gets a stripe across its roof and bonnet while other body decals and graphics were also spotted on the model on test.
Skoda India has entered into an alliance with Gurgaon Rapid Metro wherein for the first time the entire train on the Gurgaon Metro line will wear a Rapid sedan wrap.
Earlier in the year it was confirmed Skoda Fabia will no longer be sold in India for an indefinite period of time as sales of the premium hatchback has been low and doesn’t warrant further production at this time.