Skoda Auto India plans to finish 2020 with 100 touchpoints throughout India, and it’ll add one other 30 retailers to its community by finish of June 2021. Right now, the corporate has about 94 touchpoints throughout India.
Skoda India plan to has 100 retailers by finish of 2020, and add 30 extra within the subsequent 6 months
Skoda Auto India is gearing up for its India 2.0 Project, which is able to see the model usher in a spread of latest fashions. As a part of the preparation, the corporate can be engaged on increasing its community in India and it plans so as to add over 30 new touchpoints within the subsequent six months alone. Speaking to carandbike, Zac Hollis, Brand Director, Skoda Auto India mentioned, “We started the year with 65 customer touchpoints in India. That will go to 100 by the end of this year. That’s the target the guys have, and we are almost there now. I think we are at 94, at the moment, so we are almost at 100, and then by the end of June, we’ll go to 130.”
But that will not be it. Earlier this 12 months, on the launch of the Skoda Karoq, Hollis had mentioned that by 2025, the corporate can have over 200 touchpoints, in 150 cities, throughout India. Back then, the Czech carmaker additionally introduced that it plans to attain an annual sale of 1 lakh automobiles by the top of 2025.
Talking about getting the correct seller companions for its enlargement plan Hollis added, “But it’s not only the expansion, of the dealer network that’s important, it’s also making sure we have got the right partners going forward, ready for India 2.0. So, we are recruiting financially strong partners with the right focus on customer satisfaction and customer-centricity. Not only that, we are also making sure that our existing partners also have that right focus on customer-centricity and customer satisfaction. And I’ll go as far as to say, we have parted company with some of our long-term partners this year because of a high level of customer complaints. We have to make sure we have the right partners with the right attitude, going into India 2.0.”
Skoda at the moment has 4 fashions in its line-up – Rapid, Octavia RS 245, Karoq, and Superb facelift. Come 2021, and we’ll see a spread of different fashions are available in like – the BS6 Kodiaq, the next-generation Octavia sedan, and naturally, the long-anticipated production-spec model of the Vision-IN Concept, which might be primarily based on the corporate’s new MQB A0-IN platform. These, after all, are a part of Skoda Auto Volkswagen India product offensive for the Indian market, which was completely revealed on carandbike, final 12 months.