August Auto Sales: Skoda India Posts Nearly Four-Fold Jump At 3,829 Units


Czech carmaker Skoda on Thursday mentioned it has named its upcoming new sedan for the Indian market as ‘Slavia’. The second manufacturing mannequin after the Kushaq from the INDIA 2.0 challenge spearheaded by Skodawill be referred to as the Slavia, the automaker mentioned in a press release.

The new sedan will likely be introduced later this 12 months and would complement the Octavia and Superb sedans in India, it added. 

The new premium mid-size sedan for the A0 section has been named maintaining in thoughts the early days of Skoda Auto.

Starting in 1896, one 12 months after the founding of the corporate, Vaclav Laurin and Vaclav Klement efficiently marketed their first, collectively developed bicycles below the Slavia identify.

The upcoming Skoda Slavia will as soon as once more got down to outline a brand new period within the Indian market, the corporate said.

“Skoda has a rich global legacy spanning more than 125 years. The Slavia name represents the beginning of a success story that has seen the automaker become one of the most renowned carmakers. Rich in tradition, the SLAVIA name will now once again mark the start of a new era for the Skoda brand, in the Indian market,” Skoda India Auto India Brand Director Zac Hollis famous.

The new mid-sized sedan would deliver forth impeccable construct high quality, reliability, and driving expertise, he added.

“We look forward to substantially growing our volumes in India and Slavia will play a key role in delivering this objective,” Hollis mentioned.

After the Kushaq introduction earlier this 12 months, the Slavia is the Czech producer’s second new mannequin developed particularly for the Indian market.

As a part of the INDIA 2.0 challenge, Volkswagen Group has invested one billion euros within the improvement of 4 new autos (two Skoda and two Volkswagen fashions).

Despite the COVID-19 pandemic, the Kushaq has had a profitable begin, with over 10,000 bookings acquired since its launch in July.

Together, the Kushaq and the brand new Slavia are anticipated to spice up the corporate’s gross sales in India significantly, the automaker said.

The nation performs a key function within the Czech automobile maker’s international development plans, it added.  

(PTI)




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