Varun Motors was adjudged best Maruti Suzuki dealer for 2016 from as many as 415 dealers across the country. This is the second time that Varun Motors has received this award. The announcement was made at the All India Maruti Suzuki Dealers Conference held in Singapore recently.
The first time was in 2014 and while it lost this position in 2015, it gained it back once again in 2016. This outstanding success is due to the collective achievements of each of the dealership’s 4,800 employees.
On receiving this award, Varun Motors announced that they are aiming to sell over 30,000 passenger vehicles in the current fiscal, an increase of 15% as compared to sales in 2015-16 when a total of 27,000 units were sold. Of these 27,000 units, 25,000 units were sold through showrooms while the balance 2,000 units were via their NEXA outlets.
Speaking of overall sales in Hyderabad, Varun Motors accounts for 44% of vehicles sold by the company while on a national level, the dealerships contributes 2.2% to company sales. Set to explore newer markets and extend their reach beyond Andhra Pradesh and Telangana, Varun Motors has also set up dealerships in Karnataka with a new showroom in Bengaluru. Varun Motors also plans new outlets this financial year with an investment of INR 60 crores.
As on date, Varun Group operates 12 showrooms, 9 rural outlets, 15 used car showrooms and 29 workshops. The Group has also set up 13 driving schools both in Andhra Pradesh and Telangana and is also into hospitality, sales of Bharat Benz vehicles and construction.
Speaking about the award for most sales, it went to Indus Motors of Kerela. Indus won the No 1 in sales award for 10th consecutive year. They sold 35,282 cars during 2015/16.