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Volkswagen Beats Toyota and General Motors in the First Half of 2015

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Volkswagen Beats Toyota and General Motors in the First Half of 2015
First half of the current year goes to German automaker Volkswagen. The company has 5.04 million vehicles worldwide, beating its closest rivals Toyota and General Motors. While Toyota registered worldwide sales of 5.02 million vehicles in the first half of this year, the figure was 4.86 million for General Motors for the same period. While these sales figures may seem staggering, all the three companies have actually experienced a slump in these figures compared to last year. The slump figure for Volkswagen is 0.5 percent, while it is 1.5 and 1.2 percent for Toyota and General Motors. What has worked for Volkswagen is the increased demand for cars in Europe. But condition of the carmaker in [...]

2015 VW Vento Facelift India Launch On June 23

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2015 VW Vento Facelift India Launch On June 23
How a carmaker can do without a sub 4-metre sedan and a compact SUV in India, but Volkswagen had proven it so far with a saying, nothing can replace the passion for making automobiles. The last facelift to Vento in current year had provided a slight forward skid to the car, but for a major one it needs another facelift, which it said to launch on June 23, 2015 across India. The new facelift of VW Vento is reportedly unveiled in international markets, where the same may turn to India as well. The changes are on exteriors as well as on interiors. The equipment list also gets elongated. On outer, the fresh set of headlamps, alloy wheels and new grille makes up at the first sight, replicating a clear [...]

Volkswagen Sales Up 57% In May 2015

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Volkswagen Sales Up 57% In May 2015
It took an uphill task for Volkswagen India to reach this spot and post an outcome which its masters in Europe were waiting for. Finally, during the month of May VW India reported an increase of 57% in sales with 4,167 cars sold. Clocking this wide gap in sales against the past year, it came surprising for everyone to take a note of that, VW has backed this success due to the launch of new Jetta, and the performance Polo – GT TSI. Yesteryear, the same month recorded sales of 2,657 cars, which posts a clear picture the new car in lineup had finally added oomph to the brand to surge ahead in the market. Sharing his insights about the achievement, Michael Mayer, Director, Volkswagen Passenger [...]

Volkswagen Opens New Showroom In Mumbai

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Volkswagen Opens New Showroom In Mumbai
Germans very sceptical for their approach of venturing into a new arena, VW too as a German in nature had finally zeroed on opening a new showroom in Mumbai. Thankfully, the maker didn’t take too long to do that, and finally inaugurated a one at the New Link Road, Andheri, during last week. It marked the 118th showroom across 100 cites of India. But it is noteworthy VW pays preference to the residents of this city, as it had got 6 showrooms in the Greater Mumbai itself. Tagged as Mumbai West, this new outlet of VW belongs to the Landmark Group, a one of the nation’s largest automotive dealership chain which also looks after the sales-service across Mumbai, Delhi, Madhya Pradesh, West Bengal [...]

Volkswagen’s Pune Manufacturing Facility Rolls Out 5 Lakh Cars

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Volkswagen’s Pune Manufacturing Facility Rolls Out 5 Lakh Cars
Always glorious to call everyone for a celebration. Volkswagen India celebrated the roll-out of 500,000 lakh from its Pune facility in India. The car with 500,000 number is painted red and is a Polo GT TSI (high-performance variant) fuelled by a petrol engine with a 7-speed DSG gearbox, manufactured for the domestic market. The journey of Volkswagen India at its Pune manufacturing facility dates back to March 2009. And since then without stopping the maker had attained this height of business. Working on the statistics, Volkswagen India has sold more than 400,000 cars in the domestic and 32-export markets around the world since the factory turned operational. Vento & Polo in both left and [...]
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