Volkswagen is looking at increasing its presence in Indian market by introducing new products in two increasingly popular segments. Compact SUV and Compact Sedan spaces are fiercely attracting buyers; Volkswagen to enter in 2 to 3 years.
In joining Open Automotive Alliance, Volvo Car Group (Volvo Cars) ensures drivers can use Google’s Android smartphone platform through its new centre console touch screen display user interface.
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 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.
Volkswagen Group aims to meet challenges faced by the automotive industry as was announced by Chairman of the Board of Management of Volkswagen Aktiengesellschaft, Prof. Dr. Martin Winterkorn, just before the opening of the Geneva Motor Show: “With our ?Future Tracks? initiative, we intend to break new ground and to reorient our thinking and our action. For this purpose, the best developers, production experts and strategists will all work together.”
An undisguised prototype of the 2014 Volkswagen Polo facelift was recently caught on test in China. While modifications are aplenty, it would take a keen eye to note the design differences on Polo facelift as compared to the current Polo in circulation.
Volkswagen has revealed that their global employee strength today, stands at about 573,000. This is up from 325,000 back in 2007, adding about over 100 employees everyday during the period.