Skoda India celebrated its 10th Anniversary in India. Skoda has been operating in India since November 2001 as a subsidiary of ŠkodaAuto a. s. Czech Republic (Volkswagen Group).
Skoda entered into the Indian market with the launch of the Octavia sedan. It soon started its assembly operation in a state-of-the-art manufacturing facility in Shendra near Aurangabad, Maharashtra. The facility is spread across 300,000 sq. Mt.
The Octavia Combi followed the Octavia and then the company launched the flagship Superb in 2004.
Skoda also introduced the Laura in 2005 and Fabia in 2008.
Official Press release
Mumbai, 3rd June 2011: Škoda Auto India, a fully owned subsidiary of Škoda Auto a.s., Czech Republic and one of the most promising automobile companies in India completes a milestone of 10 years of its presence in India. On the occasion of its 10th anniversary Škoda launches ‘Škoda Celebration’ campaign with special offers across all of Škoda’s carlines.
A market leader in its category and known for its elegant designs and superior technology, Škoda has witnessed a good response across all its products; the all new Fabia, Laura, Yeti and Superb. Recently, Škoda achieved a 100% sales growth in the month of May 2011 over the same period last year.
Mr. Thomas Kuehl, Board Member, Sales and Marketing, ŠkodaAuto India said,” Our journey in India has been very promising, we have had a steady increase in sales for every product for the past 10 years and we are looking forward to have good growth graphs in future too. ŠkodaAuto’s Celebration is one such initiative through which we would encourage people to come and be a part of the Škoda family.”
ŠkodaAuto is committed towards India and has one of the largest authorized dealer networks spread across 81 dealerships (73 dealership+8 boutique showroom). Škoda has established a good presence and is looking to extend its reach across India.
About ŠkodaAutoIndia: Škoda has been operating in India since November 2001 as a subsidiary of ŠkodaAuto a. s. Czech Republic (Volkswagen Group), one of the fastest growing car manufacturers in Europe. It has set up a state-of-the-art manufacturing facility in Shendra near Aurangabad, Maharashtra. The facility is spread across 300,000 sq. mt. ŠkodaAutoIndia has 4 models on sale in India – Škoda Superb, Škoda Laura, Škoda Fabia and the recently launched Škoda Yeti. Škoda Auto India has a network of 73 Dealerships and 8 Boutique showrooms across the country and has sold over 114281 units since November 2001.