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Volkswagen Taigun To Launch Prior to Diwali This Yr

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Volkswagen India has significant hopes from the Taigun, and the producer expects this impending SUV to be its volume grosser in India

Volkswagen is now building a new SUV for the Indian industry. Christened ‘Taigun’, this impending SUV is scheduled to launch before Diwali year this year. Diwali is regarded as to be the most auspicious time in India, and product sales of autos usually see a enormous improve around that time. As this kind of, several carmakers align their essential launches with the festival.

Past calendar year, Volkswagen experienced launched two new vehicles in India, T-Roc and Tiguan Allspace, each of which have been CBU imports. With the popularity of SUVs steadily expanding in the Indian marketplace, it is not shocking to see VW target entirely on SUVs. The Taigun, having said that, will be a locally manufactured car or truck, designed on the India-unique ‘MQB A0 IN’ system.

VW’s sister company Skoda will also introduce a new created-in-India SUV before long, named ‘Kushaq’, which will be built on the identical platform as the impending Taigun. The global debut of Skoda Kushaq is slated to materialize up coming month (March 2021), and it is anticipated to be introduced in India in the 2nd quarter of 2021.

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VW Taigun will probably get the same motor and transmission selections as the Skoda Kushaq. The maker, even so, is not aiming for superior income volumes in the Indian market, instead it will target on sustainable income quantity with excellent revenue margins. The manufacturer has accomplished 83-92 per cent localisation with the Taigun, and is aiming for 95 for each cent localisation. Road screening of the Tiguan has also started, and a examination product was spied recently.

Ashish Gupta, Brand name Director of Volkswagen Passenger Cars and trucks India, was quoted stating: “In a industry exactly where the top-two players on your own command virtually a few-fourths of the sector, far too considerably concentrate on quantity does not make sense. Hence, we are not seeking at volume but sustainable existence, with profitability.

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He also said that Volkswagen is preparing to start an additional product in our market, though it is not confident if this will be the Arteon. VW Arteon is certainly in thought for India, whilst it is not confident if the sedan will launch this calendar year or following year.

Volkswagen at the moment has 145 touchpoints in India, out of which 103 are dealerships and the relaxation are service centres only. The firm is organizing to include 15 extra touchpoints this yr. These new additions will primarily be new services centres, and the maker will be focussing additional on small cities.

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Top 10 Most Sold Two-Wheelers In FY2021 – Splendor, Active, Pulsar, Jupiter

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Hero Splendor finished on top of the sales charts in FY2021 as 24,60,248 units were sold with 7 per cent negative sales growth

In the last FY, Hero MotoCorp’s Splendor reigned as the most sold two-wheeler in the domestic market with a cumulative domestic tally of 24,60,248 units as against 26,32,800 during the same period the previous fiscal with a Year-on-Year negative volume growth of 7 per cent as it comfortably led Honda Activa, HF Deluxe and others.

Between April 2020 and March 2021, the Honda Activa recorded 19,39,640 units as against 25,91,059 units during the same period in FY2020 with 25 per cent YoY sales de-growth. Barring Honda CB Shine and Bajaj Pulsar, all other models featured in the top ten registered negative growth due to the difficult scenario that persisted mainly in the opening half of the financial year.

The Activa’s numbers were 5.2 lakh units lesser than that of Splendor in comparison. The HF Deluxe finished in the third position with 16,61,272 units as against 20,50,974 units during the corresponding period the previous FY with 19 per cent YoY de-growth. The CB Shine ended up as the fourth most sold two-wheeler in the country with 9,88,201 units.

Top 10 Two-Wheelers (YoY)FY2021  SalesFY2020 Sales
1. Hero Splendor (-7%)24,60,24826,32,800
2. Honda Activa (-25%)19,39,64025,91,059
3. Hero HF Deluxe (-19%)16,61,27220,50,974
4. Honda CB Shine (4%)9,88,2019,48,384
5. Bajaj Pulsar (11%)9,45,9788,56,026
6. TVS XL100 (-3%)6,17,2476,36,812
7. TVS Jupiter (-9%)5,40,4665,95,467
8. Hero Passion (-3%)4,87,4555,02,264
9. Hero Glamour (-23%)4,62,9126,02,623
10. Bajaj Platina (-23%)4,51,6855,78,237

This when compared to the same period in FY2020 with 9,48,384 units, a Year-on-Year sales growth of 4 per cent was recorded. Bajaj Auto’s highly popular Pulsar posted 9,45,978 units in the period between April 2020 and March 2021, and compared to the twelve-month period in FY2020 with 8,56,026 units, a YoY growth of 11 per cent was seen.

In the second half of the table, the TVS XL100 continued to rumble on due to the positive buying sentiments in the rural and urban areas across the country as 6,17,247 units were sold against 6,36,812 units during the same period in FY2020 with a de-growth of 3 per cent. Its sibling, the Jupiter, finished in the seventh position with 9 per cent decline.

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The scooter registered 5,40,466 units last FY as against 5,95,467 units. The other Hero motorcycles in the top ten were Passion and Glamour, and they recorded negative 3 per cent and 23 per cent sales growth. The Platina rounded out the top ten with 22 per cent drop in volumes.

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