Audi to Mark Highest Sales Growth in India

Thursday 07 August 2008, 00:00 AM by Rishi

Audi is set to achieve the highest sales growth in India. The German car manufacturer may achieve top sales figures for in 2008 as it has marked an increase of sales growth of 163 percent in first seven months of the current calendar year. It has sold 595 cars from Jan 2008 till July 2008. July has been one of the most successful months where it marked a growth of 525 percent by selling 125 units against 25 units in the same month last year.

"True to our philosophy of 'Vorsprung durch Technik', the latest sales figures show that we have made an impressive progress in order to achieve our ambitious goal," commented Audi India Managing Director Benoit Tiers. " We will continue to focus on the customer-orientated products for the Indian market. In coming months, the customers can expect new sophisticated and sporty luxury models.“ The Audi model range is available in India at present in seven dealerships across the country: in Delhi, Gurgaon, Chandigarh, Mumbai, Pune, Bangalore and Hyderabad. New facilities are being built in Ahmadabad, Ludhiana, Chennai and Cochin."

Audi currently has a broad product range in the Indian car market with its models, Audi A4, Audi A6, Audi A8, Audi Q7 and Audi TT. The new sedan Audi A4 launched in July also contributed to significant sales growth in the past month.

Audi AG marks a strong presence in the Indian car market with its strong product portfolio. It manufactures its A6 at the Aurangabad plant in India and shares facility with its group company, Skoda.