Volkswagen with its Czech partner, Skoda will remodel the modular MQB platform to produce India-specific products including VW T-Cross compact SUV
Volkswagen India has completed a decade in India and while the company is still struggling to give leading car giants, Maruti Suzuki India and Hyundai a tough fight, the German conglomerate is planning to introduce new products in the thriving market that is projected to become world’s third largest by 2020. If reports in media are taken into consideration, Volkswagen will modify the current Polo platform to spin off new models. Also Read – Volkswagen T-Cross Breeze – All You Need To Know
The company together with its Czech subsidiary, Skoda will remodel the modular MQB underpinnings for the Indian market. It is expected that Volkswagen could roll out a Creta rival based on the modified MQB underpinnings. While the company has ruled out possibilities to roll out a Maruti Vitara Brezza rival for now, sources in the know indicate VW could bring in T-Cross to India which was revealed in concept form lately. On the other hand, rumours are abuzz that VW could also develop an India specific product, details on which are yet obscure.
Aside from a Creta rival, the German conglomerate could also develop a hatchback on the modified MQB underpinnings. The company is additionally also looking at enhancing its sales and service network in India. This will help VW India improve its rapport with the customers. While VW is planning to launch new products in India, it is focused on changing its image among mass-market customers. Currently, it offers Ameo subcompact sedan in its line-up and plans to add more models to the volume segment to help it achieve its aim of selling 1 lakh units annually by 2022.