Volvo Cars India dealerships in Kolkata, West Delhi, Surat and Chandigarh
Volvo Auto India is opening 4 showrooms across West Delhi, Surat, Chandigarh and Kolkata within the next month to expand its market potential here. Tomas Ernberg, Managing Director, Volvo Auto India said, “Taking our philosophy of ‘Designed Around You’ a step further, we are happy to bring the all new Volvo Retail Experience at 4 new locations. With the new dealers, VAI is confident of expanding its market share and creating more patrons for its brand. We will continue to grow as we start sales with 15 functional dealerships across key cities, generating a strong brand eminence”.
West Delhi and Surat dealership is owned by existing dealers Mr. Jaipal in Gurgaon by the name Swede Auto and by Mr. Dhaval Thakkar in Ahmedabad by the name Autobots , respectively. Chandigarh Dealership is owned by Mr. Sumit Passi from Krishna Group, which has been in the automobile business since 1967 and operate Tata Motors Commercial Vehicle, JCB Earth Moving Equipment, Honda 2-wheelers, Skoda Auto Passenger Cars, BMW Passenger Cars and other premium passenger cars dealerships.
OSL Scandinavian, part of Orissa Stevedores Limited (OSL) came into being in 1978, under the leadership of Mr. Mahimananda Mishraand currently is a leading Indian shipping company, handling over 35 Million Tons of cargo per Annum in East Coast of India. One of the biggest Automobile dealership business houses in East, they can leverage thie existing database in East from markets in Orissa, Bihar, Jharkhand and Northeast.
Increasing Volvo presence in India will help the automaker improve its sales volume, which stood at 913 in 2013 as compared to 821 in 2012. While that is a double digit sales growth, India’s luxury auto market has been growing consistently, and Volvo is looking at local assembly at the earliest to help reduce car prices which are sky high because of its CBU approach as compared with CKD.