Skoda India posts a sales jump of 135% in December 2010

Wednesday 05 January 2011, 00:00 AM by Vikas Yogi

The Indian unit of Czech car maker Skoda Auto has registered a growth of over 38% to 20,166 units in the calendar year 2010. This is the highest-ever year-on-year sales jump registered by the company since the starting of its operations in the Indian market. The launch of new Skoda Fabia and Skoda Yeti in the Indian market during this year worked as a sales booster for the company.

Further, the company has posted massive growth of 135% in the last month of 2010 compared to December 2009 by selling 2617 units during the month. Skoda Auto has also achieved a milestone of rolling out the 100001st car from its Aurangabad plant, this year.

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Commenting on the company’s performance during the month, Mr. Thomas Kuehl, Director & Board Member, Sales and Marketing, Skoda Auto India said “I am extremely delighted with Skoda Auto’s growth as we gear up for the exciting year ahead. The efforts and hard work put by Škoda India in year 2010 has reaped satisfying results. The calendar year 2010 was a favorable one for the Indian Economy and we were able to make the most of it through new product introductions and high impact and innovative marketing initiatives. We intend to take our success to new level in the year 2011 and continue our endeavour to offer only the best to the Indian consumer.”