ŠKODA AUTO India bets on 2022 to be the ‘Biggest Year’ in its India operations
News Desk, News Nation 360 : The year 2022 is slated to be the biggest year for ŠKODA AUTO India ever since its entry into the Indian market in 2001. With a focused market strategy built around its consistent product launch campaigns, focus on enhancing the after-sales and customer satisfaction drivers and increasing its network presence across the country, ŠKODA AUTO India plans to triple its annual sales volumes in 2022 and further build on the positive momentum created last year. From 10,387 cars sold in 2020, ŠKODA AUTO India achieved a triple-digit growth of 130% with 23,858 units sold in 2021. For 2022, ŠKODA AUTO India aims to triple the 2021 sales volumes, keeping the mid-term target of 1,00,000 units set for 2025. The growth in 2021 and the projection for 2022 is based on the successful implementation of the first leg of the India 2.0 project. A project that involved the development of the MQB A0 IN platform made specifically for India, that formed the base for the launch of the KUSHAQ. With the start of the new year, ŠKODA AUTO India will be launching the new KODIAQ on January 10, the first of the 6 product actions planned for 2022. Continuing the charge will be the all-new SLAVIA sedan. Built on the same MQB A0 IN platform as the KUSHAQ, the SLAVIA will be the torchbearer of ŠKODA AUTO India’s 2022 calendar, alongside KUSHAQ. Providing further impetus to the product blitz will be enhancements across the product line-up, which include updates to the KUSHAQ, OCTAVIA and SUPERB. Zac Hollis, Brand Director, ŠKODA AUTO India stated that he is very happy to share that 2021 has been a Year of Growth for ŠKODA Auto India. The growth is due to the team’s commitment and approach towards building a strong customer-centric brand. Despite the challenges of the pandemic and a global chip shortage, ŠKODA AUTO India stuck to its outlook and recorded a 130% growth in 2021. They will build on this strong momentum and focus on a diverse range of products, with constant product actions. At the same time, they look to set new standards of customer satisfaction and further enhance the after-sales experience, continue with their network expansion and treble their sales volume. He is confident that these actions will establish ŠKODA AUTO India as a player of reckoning in 2022. At the onset of the new year, they are on track to achieve the goals they have set for themselves, which positively reflects their commitment to India.
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Report : Anustup Kundu