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Date: 26th August 2019

  • For prospective customers, the Volkswagen Goa showroom is located at Porvorim whereas the service workshop is located at Verna Industrial Estate
  • The new 2S facility will assist customers with Sales and After-sales services. However, the showroom and service workshop are located at two different areas
  • The newly inaugurated facility comprises of 4-car display, which will further strengthen the brand’s presence in Goa

Goa: Broadening the spectrum of premium mobility in India, Volkswagen, Europe’s leading car manufacturer, today inaugurated a new dealership facility in Goa. Situated at Porvorim and Verna Industrial Estate respectively, Volkswagen Goa comprises of a 2S (Sales and Service) split facility along with Das WeltAuto. that caters to the pre-owned car buyers.

Under the adept leadership of Mr. Parth Modi, Managing Director, Mody Group, the state-of-the-art facility comprises of 5,619 sq. m split between the showroom at Porvorim and the service workshop at Verna Industrial Estate. The team of highly dedicated and trained sales consultants can assist customers with a suitable carline from a range of Volkswagen cars starting with the Polo, Ameo, Vento, Tiguan and Passat. Additionally, the 7-bay service workshop can undertake any preventive maintenance and accidental repair work. 

Speaking on the occasion, Mr. Steffen Knapp, Director, Volkswagen Passenger Cars said, “With increased market penetration in Goa, our customers are increasingly looking for premium aspirational mobility. This provides us immense opportunity to further connect with our customers in this region. Through this new facility, we aim to increase accessibility and offer our customers true German engineering coupled with safety, highest build quality and a fun-to-drive experience.”

Commenting on the Volkswagen India partnership in Goa, Mr. Parth Modi, Director, Mody Group said, “With the inauguration of this new facility, we are pleased to strengthen our relationship with Volkswagen and enhance the accessibility of premium German cars in this region. Through our new touchpoint in this city, we are confident that we will continue to provide Volkswagen’s world renowned standards of customer care and service.”

The inauguration of the Volkswagen Goa dealership will cover a total network of 132 showrooms, 113 workshop, 105 DasWelt.Auto outlets in 102 cities across India.

Address: 
 
Showroom
38/13, Old National Highway No. 17, Porvorim, Bardez, Goa
Workshop
Plot no L-26-A, Verna industrial estate, Verna Industrial Estate, Verna, Goa 403722
Effective 1st January 2019 all Volkswagen carlines comes standard with warranty, RSA as below:
 
 
4EVER CARE From 01.01.2019
Standard Vehicle Warranty
4 year/ 100,000 km
Free Road Side Assistance (RSA)
4 year
Free service
3 Free services (In 1 year or up to 15,000 km)

Date: 23rd August 2019

  • Situated at Adalat Road, the new 3S facility will assist customers with Sales, Service and Spares
  • Further, strengthening its presence in Aurangabad with the inauguration this new facility, which comprises of 4-car displays along with 10-service bays 

Mumbai: With a focus towards increasing accessibility of premium cars in India, Volkswagen, Europe’s leading car manufacturer today inaugurated its new facility in Aurangabad, Maharashtra. Situated besides the District Court, Adalat road, Volkswagen Aurangabad comprises of a 3S (Sales, Service and Spares) facility. 

Under the adept leadership of Mr. Manish Dhoot, Managing Director, Dhoot Motors, the state-of-the-art facility spreads across a total area of 20,000 sq. ft. comprising of 4-car displays along with 10-service bays. The workshop can undertake preventive maintenance, general and accidental repair work and encompasses a paint booth.

Speaking on this new facility inauguration, Mr. Steffen Knapp, Director, Volkswagen Passenger Cars said, “At Volkswagen, we strongly believe that we’re offering our customers a promise of being an accessible brand with every product we sell. Through this new facility, we aim to further enhance our reach and offer our customers a range of premium mobility solutions. Furthermore, the facility will provide a comprehensive suite of sales and after-sales services along with globally renowned standards of safety, build quality and a fun-to-drive experience.”

Commenting on the partnership with Volkswagen India, Mr. Manish Dhoot, Managing Director, Volkswagen Aurangabad said, “We are extremely delighted to be associated with a global brand like Volkswagen India. Through this partnership, it gives us immense opportunity to connect with customers looking for premium mobility with a value-for-money proposition. We enthusiastically look forward towards welcoming all our customers at Volkswagen Aurangabad for a premium and hassle free experience.” 

With the inauguration of Volkswagen Aurangabad, the brand will cover a total network of 132 showrooms, 113 workshops, 105 DasWelt.Auto outlets in 102 cities across India.

Address: 
 
Showroom & Workshop
Volkswagen Aurangabad, Besides District court, Adalat Road, Aurangabad-431005
Effective 1st January 2019 all Volkswagen carlines comes standard with warranty, RSA as below:
 
 
4EVER CARE From 01.01.2019
Standard Vehicle Warranty
4 year/ 100,000 km
Free Road Side Assistance (RSA)
4 year
Free service
3 Free services (In 1 year or up to 15,000 km)

Date: 14th August 2019

Mumbai: Fun-to-drive. Power. Performance. Are the words that come to mind when you drive along in a Volkswagen Polo. The brands’ hottest and best-selling hatch completes a decade long presence in India this year. This dynamic carline has redefined age with its timeless design attribute, looking as fresh and new as his younger brother. A premium hatchback that quickly stepped up to be the most safest carline with a 4-star global NCAP rating for adult occupant protection. 

Winning many hearts over the decade, the first generation Polo in India started production in 2009. Since then the Indian market has seen various iterations of the most loved carline and had democratized the industry with class-leading safety features. For the longest time, the Polo was the only premium hatchback to have dual airbags and ABS as standard within its segment.

Over the years, the Polo has been launched in various petrol and diesel engine options starting with the 1.6L MPI and 1.2L TDI followed by the GT TSI, GT TDI and the powerful, performance oriented 1.8L TSI Polo GTI version. In the last 10 years, this fun-to-drive hatch has witnessed eight engine options. Thus, allowing customers a wide range of engine options to choose from. 

Currently, Volkswagen, Europe’s leading car manufacturer offers the Polo in four engine options:
Polo
Polo
GT TSI
GT TDI
1.0L MPI | 5- speed MT
1.5L TDI | 5- speed MT
1.2L | 7-speed DSG
1.5L TDI | 5- speed MT

Speaking on this milestone celebration, Mr. Steffen Knapp, Director, Volkswagen Passenger Cars said, “Today, marks a milestone in our India journey with the Volkswagen Polo completing a decade long presence in this region. World over, the Polo has been the most loved carline with over 14 million units being sold. We’re glad Polo in India is significantly contributing and has quickly become the best-selling carline in our portfolio. Till date, the Polo receives 45 percent of first time buyers with a strong preference towards the GT TSI variant, which comes with our globally renowned DSG gearbox. 

Further, it gives me immense pleasure to inform that nearly 31 percent of women prefer buying a Volkswagen Polo over the others in this segment. Owing to its durability, build quality, safety and fun-to-drive experience.”

The Volkswagen Polo over the last decade has received several accolades across segments by automotive magazines in India and globally. The most noteworthy recognition continues to be by J.D. Power with the topmost rank awarded to the Polo over the last three consecutive years in the premium compact car segment. Followed by the Indian Blue Books award for the highest in residual value in the year 2018.

Notes on display cars:

1. Polo Mk II

The second generation Polo called home to two manufacturing facilities present in Wolfsburg, Germany and Pamplona, Spain. The carline was manufactured between 1981 and 1994 in three different body styles which includes a 3-door hatchback, 2-door sedan called the Polo classic and a new 3-door hatchback with a near vertical rear window (Coupé). The Polo Mk II was powered by a range of engines from 1.1L and 1.3L diesel versions to a 1.3L and 1.4L gasoline variant. Over the period the Mk II sold 2.7 million units including supercharged GT40

2. Polo GT TSI

Designed to be a head turner, the Polo GT is known for its legendary performance and impeccable fuel efficiency. The carline holds a lot more respect with its GT badge making the look and feel a cut above the rest. With a revolutionary 1.2L TSI engine under its body, it strikes a fine balance between power and efficiency along with a 7-speed DSG transmission. The car boasts of a 105PS of horse power and 175 Nm torque. It delivers a fuel consumption of 24.49km/l 

3. Cross Polo

Launched in 2013, the Cross Polo is a crossover version of the Polo hatchback. The carline depicted a bold, sporty design flair, which appealed to customers with active lifestyles and a taste for adventure. The Cross Polo was available in three variants – 1.2L diesel and petrol engine options mated to a 5-speed manual transmission followed by a 1.5L TDI along with a 5-speed manual gearbox. 

4. Polo GTI

In 2016, Volkswagen launched a carline for the true blue enthusiasts. Introducing the GTI philosophy to the Indian market with the brands’ hottest hatchback Polo GTI. The powerful carline comes equipped with a 1.8L TSI coupled with Volkswagen’s globally renowned DSG transmission producing a blistering 141kW (192 PS) of raw power. The Polo GTI ticks all the boxes when it comes to providing a complete performance package and sets the driver apart from his peer group. It effortlessly combines power & beauty with technical enhancements and distinctive design additions like independent bumpers, red GTI insignia, distinctive side sills and GTI specific rear spoiler. 

Date: 12th August 2019

  • Volkswagen will offer specialized benefits and free roadside assistance to affected customers across the three states
  • Flood affected customers in Kerala, Karnataka and Maharashtra can avail roadside assistance by dialing 1800 102 1155 or 1800 419 1155

Mumbai: Volkswagen, Europe’s leading car manufacturer, has announced comprehensive service support for flood affected vehicles in parts of Kerala, Karnataka and the Kolhapur & Sangli districts of Maharashtra. Owing to the widespread destruction caused by torrential rainfall leading to excessive flooding, Volkswagen India has announced special initiatives and free roadside assistance to customers affected in these regions.

Customers in both the states can avail the free roadside assistance by dialing 1800 102 1155 or 1800 419 1155 respectively. Under roadside assist, affected cars would be transported free of cost to the nearest Volkswagen dealer. To ensure customer support at this crucial time, Volkswagen has issued necessary repair guidelines across dealerships for a standardized repair approach and has geared up technical support staff and parts supply chain in the region. All affected customer vehicles will also be supported with benefits on the service repair invoice by Volkswagen dealer partners in the respective locations.

Speaking on this customer support initiative, Mr. Steffen Knapp, Director, Volkswagen Passenger Cars said, “At Volkswagen, customers are at the centre of our operations. Due to torrential rains and subsequent floods in certain parts of the country, we at Volkswagen are taking special measures to support customers residing in the flood affected regions. Our team of exceptionally qualified technicians present across the three states are taking extensive initiatives towards providing timely and seamless services to our customers. We hope, through this collaborative initiative, we’re able to minimize the distress caused to our customers in this situation.”

The Volkswagen team is closely monitoring the status of all vehicles under repair to ensure quality repair and necessary actions.

Date: 6th August 2019

  • Volkswagen will offer free road-side assistance and discounts on repairs to affected customer vehicles

Mumbai/Ahmedabad: Volkswagen, Europe’s leading car manufacturer has announced comprehensive support services for flood affected vehicles in Vadodara. Owing to the widespread destruction caused by the tropical storm, Volkswagen India has announced free roadside assistance and special initiatives in support of affected customers in the region.

Customers in Vadodara can avail the free roadside assistance by dialing 1800 102 1155 or 1800 419 1155 respectively. Under roadside assist, affected cars would be transported free of cost to the nearest Volkswagen dealer. To ensure customer support at this crucial time, Volkswagen has issued necessary repair guidelines across dealerships for a standardized repair approach and has geared-up technical support staff and parts supply chain in the region. All affected customer vehicles will also be supported with benefits on the service repair invoice by Volkswagen dealer partners in the respective cities.

Speaking on this initiative, Mr. Steffen Knapp, Director, Volkswagen Passenger Cars said, “Owing to severe floods in Vadodara, we, at Volkswagen are taking special measures to address the ongoing inconvenience faced by our esteemed customers. Our team of highly experienced service technicians present across Gujarat, are working dedicatedly towards providing timely and seamless services to our customers in order to bring the situation back to normal.”

The Volkswagen team is closely monitoring the status of all vehicles under repair to ensure quality repair and necessary actions.