Skoda Auto Volkswagen India Reports Milestones In Vehicle & Engine Production

Abhijeet Singh
27 May 2024
03:46 PM
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SAVWIPL has also crossed the 300,000-unit production milestone for the INDIA 2.0 car range, which includes the VW Taigun and Virtus, and the Skoda Kushaq and Slavia.

Skoda Auto Volkswagen India Reports Milestones mobility outlook

Skoda Auto Volkswagen India Private Limited (SAVWIPL) is celebrating a series of achievements at its state-of-the-art vehicle and engine manufacturing facility in Chakan India. SAVWIPL has produced over 1.5 million vehicles at this plant since the first Skoda Fabia rolled out in 2009. This milestone also includes models from the Volkswagen Group such as the VW Vento, Polo, Skoda Fabia, and Rapid, along with the latest models based on the MQB-A0-IN platform, including the VW Taigun and Virtus, and the Skoda Kushaq and Slavia.

The Engine Shop at the Chakan facility is celebrating its 10th anniversary having produced over 380,000 locally-made engines. The 1.0L TSI engines rely heavily on components manufactured within India, aligning with the nation's push towards domestic sourcing and manufacturing.

In addition to domestic success, the company exports over 30% of its production to nearly 40 markets worldwide, showcasing Indian manufacturing capabilities on an international stage. SAVWIPL ranks among the top four exporters of India-made cars.

Andreas Dick, Skoda Auto a.s. Board Member for Production and Logistics, stated 'India emerges as a vital contributor to Skoda Auto's production prowess. The milestones achieved by Skoda Auto Volkswagen India reflect our commitment to excellence and innovation on a global scale.'

Piyush Arora, Managing Director & CEO, Skoda Auto Volkswagen India Private Limited, further added 'The significant output of 1.5 million vehicles at our Chakan Plant, coupled with the production milestone of four successful MQB models and the 10-year journey of our Engine Shop, stand testament to our dedication to India's automotive industry. We remain steadfast in our mission to ‘Innovate Locally, Impact Globally’.'

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