Volvo India today announced that golfer Jeev Milkha Singh will now be its Brand ambassador in India.
The Golfer will be getting a brand new XC90 as a part of this association with Volvo. Speaking on the same, he said that he feels so excited to be a part of the Volvo family and feels proud to represent Volvo cars as its new Brand Ambassador. On the occasion, Managing Director of Volvo Auto India, Tomas Ernberg said that company will soon be opening their dealerships across the country with new one recently coming up at Ahmedabad and Bangalore in few months. Gurgaon is also on the priority list of the company and will soon be receiving its own Volvo dealership followed by Kolkata.
The company also revealed its sale data for the last quarter of the fiscal year ending on March 2013 with a growth of about 114 percent with a total sale of about 212 units. Ernberg also said that the Volvo cars remained unaffected by the change in the duties on the imported cars as these duties are applicable to the petrol trims with over 3000cc capacity and diesel trims with over 2500cc. he also added that Volvo will continue to focus on the CBUs with the V40 Cross Country, that will be joining the Volvo line-up soon. The V40 is scheduled of a launch in June this year. It will be priced so as to compete with the likes of the Audi Q3 and BMW X1. The vehicle will be a tough challenge for the segment leader BMW X1.