Today, the Group upholds its mantle of superior engineering, with plants in Pune and Aurangabad working seamlessly to manufacture the world's most loved cars.
This will be steered by a new head, who brings deep understanding of the Indian market and the ability to bring out the best of European and Indian strengths.
With development and localization of sedan and SUV, if the group feels there is a business case for hatchbacks, it may well reconsider it aroundhe said. And the sundry rejigs have punctured it further. The repositioning of brands sent confusing signals to teams and dealers, feels Jagdish Khattar, former managing director of Maruti Suzuki.
The film helped cement the car's popular image as lovable automobile. The six years during saw three group representatives, four VW brand directors, four marketing heads and two sales heads. Volkswagen Beetle's second and third-gen units have collectively been produced in 23 different exterior colours, 32 interior trims, 13 varying engine configurations and 19 special editions, including Dune, Denim, Coast and Pink and sold in both coupe and convertible variants.
Under the previous 6 product plans, an estimated investment of over 1 billion Euros was required, however under 4 product plan — the tune of investment may be lower. Today, Volkswagen Group India has about 5, employees working at its various locations in India.
Dubbed the "People's Car," the original Beetle was designed by Adolf Hitler and Ferdinand Porsche to be cheap and simple, and continued production right through to The same year saw the launch of much-awaited Volkswagen Polo.
No doubt, VW is smoothening its Indian roads in its vision for India 2.