Audi India scores a 75.98 percent steep rise in sales in June 2012
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While the major automakers in the country have witnessed low to marginal sales growth in the month of June this year, the Germany based premium automaker Audi India has announced to have attained a whopping sales growth of 75.98 percent with a sale of 718 units as compared to the sale of 408 units scored in June 2011.
Mr. Michael Perschke, Head of Audi India commented that despite of major economic constraints such as inflation, rising fuel costs, reduction in retail loans and the latest entrant to the list came in the form of value depreciation of rupee, it was the rising brand popularity among Indian buyers that enabled the company in achieving such a considerably high sales volume.
He further said about the company’s overall perspective on the current year’s performance, saying, : "2012 is emerging as the most successful year in the history of the brand, worldwide. Given our outstanding performance in the first six months of the year, we are right on track to achieve the sales target of 8000 cars by year end and consolidating our position in the market again as the fastest growing luxury brand."
Audi India confirmed in a statement released that the bestselling model in the month of June was Audi Q3, which clocked 500 bookings within five days of launch out of which 200 Q3s have been delivered. Currently, India is being seen as one of the major markets for SUVs and the design and performance aesthetics have positioned the Audi Q3 as an iconic model for the affluent youth of the nation.
At present, Audi India aims to expand its dealer distribution network on a vast scale to 25 outlets by the end of the current year.
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