VW India provides Porsche, Audi, Skoda and Volkswagen cars during Indo German Urban Mela in Delhi
Renewing its continued support for the Indo-German Urban Mela taking place in New Delhi, Volkswagen provided shuttle services for delegates taking part in this event…
The innovation theme will include features like future mobility, zero emission, alternative fuels and alternative modes of transport. Sustainability will include recycling concepts, different forms of energy and renewable forms of energy as also eco compatible technologies and ‘Think Blue. Factory’.
Individual and sustainable mobility options will be showcased under the Responsibility theme. Mircocity is concept including intelligent traffic systems which make usage of transportation systems much easier for the common man. Showcasing minimalistic mobility, the NILS concept is a single seater electric car model. For more information, scroll down.
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Volkswagen Group India Partners with Indo-German Urban Mela as a “City Partner” in New Delhi
– Showcases concept car NILS
– Presents MicroCity – an intelligent traffic system concept
– A fleet of over 60 cars for shuttle service for Indo-German Urban Mela
Volkswagen Group India continues its association with Indo-German Urban Mela (IGUM) as a ‘City Partner’ in New Delhi. Volkswagen Group India initiated this partnership by providing shuttle services for delegates participating in the Urban Mela in Bangalore and Chennai. IGUM, Delhi will see a fleet of over 60 cars and buses from the Volkswagen, Audi, Skoda and Porsche brands. These cars will give an experience of the Volkswagen brand to the delegates travelling to the Mela. In the Volkswagen Group India Exhibition Pavilion two major concepts, MicroCity and NILS, based on the theme of Innovation, Sustainability and Responsibility are showcased.
Under Innovation, displayed content will be on future mobility, emission-free mobility, hybrid and electric mobility and alternative fuels. Sustainability theme will cover topics like ‘Think Blue. Factory’, eco-compatible technologies, recycling concepts, forms of energy and renewable sources of energy. The theme Responsibility will include various steps taken by Volkswagen Group to ensure individual and sustainable mobility.
MicroCity, a concept of intelligent traffic systems, is the mobility centre which makes using passenger vehicles in cities easier and more appealing for customers. With the MicroCity, Volkswagen is able to position itself with customers and cities as a partner for an intelligent form of urban mobility. The MicroCity offers car and trip sharing included with intelligent parking management, charging of electric cars, short term rent of cars and electric two wheelers along with other future mobility solutions.
The design model of NILS is a single-seat electric concept vehicle that offers a glimpse of a new form of minimalist mobility. The NILS project is supported by the German Federal Ministry of Transport, Building and Urban Development, and is designed to be both technically realistic and economically feasible. The Pavilion also showcases vehicle production within a closed energetic circle by reusing all resources and the CSR projects undertaken by the Volkswagen Group across the globe.
About Volkswagen Group India:
With its headquarters in Pune, Maharashtra, the Volkswagen Group is represented by three brands in India: Volkswagen, Audi and SKODA. The Volkswagen Group completed 10 years of its India journey in 2011 which began with the entry of the SKODA brand in 2001, Audi brand and Volkswagen brand in 2007. Each brand has its own character and operates as an independent entity in the market. With 22 models in India and 230 dealerships, Volkswagen Group India is all set to capture the Indian market with a production capacity of 1,30,000 cars annually and an investment of Rs. 3,800 crore (580 million Euros) at the Pune Plant. Audi offers the A4, A6, A7 Sportback, A8L, Q3, Q5, Q7, RS5 Coupé, TT Coupe, R8 Coupe and R8 Spyder. SKODA offers the Fabia, Rapid, Laura, Yeti and Superb. Volkswagen has the Polo, Vento, New Beetle, New Jetta, New Passat, Touareg and the Phaeton. Volkswagen Group India is a part of Volkswagen AG, which is globally represented by 12 brands – Audi, Bentley, Bugatti, Ducati, Lamborghini, Porsche, Scania, SEAT, SKODA, Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles (Volkswagen Nutzfahrzeuge), MAN and Volkswagen Passenger Cars.