Skoda Auto India bought extra vehicles in six months of this 12 months than it did in the entire of final 12 months, helped by new launches such because the Kushaq and Slavia.
The corporate bought 28,899 items within the January to June interval, as towards the 2021 tally of 23,858 items. With gross sales of a bit over 6,000 items, June was the all-time month for the corporate.
This 12 months’s tally for Skoda is split equally between sports activities utility automobiles (SUV) and sedans, bending the broader market development, the place sedans have been worn out by excessive demand for SUVs. Skoda sells three sedans, Octavia, Excellent and Slavia and three SUVs, Kushaq, Kushaq Monte Carlo and Kodiaq.
A senior government added that the corporate is heading in the right direction to promote 60,000 items in 2022, which shall be greater than double the gross sales it clocked in 2021. With the graduation of the third shift at its Pune manufacturing facility, the model is focusing on double-digit progress in gross sales for 2023.
Zac Hollis, Model Director, Skoda Auto India, mentioned, “We’re historically a really sturdy sedan participant in India. It reveals the power of the model as a sedan participant available in the market. We’ve got a manageable ready interval of three months and a very good order financial institution. We can have a full 12 months subsequent 12 months of the Slavia and I don’t see why we can’t develop gross sales in double digits.”
On the distribution entrance, final month Skoda hit 205+ buyer touchpoints from 175 in December 2021. The corporate has now reset its projections to 250 buyer touchpoints for 2022, over the beforehand set 225 touchpoints.
July 01, 2022