Volkswagen has contributed about € 825 million (₨ 5720 crore) at its Chakan plant, which has accomplished a localisation level of around 82 percent, without engines and transmissions. The facility has a workforce of 4000 employees and it has been operating in three shifts since March 2016.
Volkswagen India sends out its 2,50,000th car to Mexico
Volkswagen India has sent out around 2.10 lakh Vento cars to Mexico till date getting to be noticeably a standout amongst the most exported autos from the nation. By and large the Indian arm of the German auto maker has exported more than 2.50 lakh made-in-India autos to Mexico that incorporates different variations of left-hand drive Polo hatchback and the Vento. Volkswagen likewise asserts that the Vento has now turned into the third most selling passenger car in Mexico. Generation of Volkswagen Vento began in 2009 and the organization started its fares to Mexico following four years with the Vento in 2013.The India-made VW Vento replaced the Jetta Classico in the Mexican market and since then the demand for the car has increased drastically due to its Unique design, Strong build quality, safety standards and measures, comfort as well as space. Volkswagen India exports its vehicle to more than 35 nations crosswise over North America, South America, Africa and Asia. Till date, the organization has exported globally more than 3.10 lakh cars. The most recent shipment to Mexico will be conveyed by Höegh Trigger, the biggest vessel of Höegh Autoliners, which is additionally the world’s biggest pure car and truck carrier.
Amid FY 2016-17 the organization sent out a sum of 86,852 autos enlisting a development of 14.3% making it the fifth biggest auto exporter from India. Volkswagen India had sent out 75,989 units in FY 2015-16.
Dr. Andreas Lauermann, President and Managing Director, Volkswagen India Private Limited, stated, “The developing prominence of India-made Volkswagen cars in business sectors like Mexico and others lays demonstration of our solid concentrate on quality items over all our assembling ventures around the world – in accordance with our think global, build local philosophy! India on its part, has offered Volkswagen a strong local market opportunity combined with manufacturing prowess that causes us serve the world with cars that are German in their spirit and nearby in their flavor.” He went ahead to include, “We keep on investing in this open door and anticipate more victories from India in the years to come.”