Date: 27th November 2017
Mumbai: In a bid to further strengthen its core team, Volkswagen, Europe’s leading car manufacturer, today announced the appointment of 2 key personnel at its Passenger Car division in India.
Mr. Ashish Gupta currently Head of After Sales will now be responsible for Sales operations while Mr. P. Ravichandran currently responsible for Field operations will be taking the new responsibility as Head of After Sales operations at the Volkswagen Passenger Cars division in India.
Commenting on the appointment, Mr. Steffen Knapp, Director, Volkswagen Passenger Cars, Volkswagen Group Sales India Pvt. Ltd. said, “We at Volkswagen believe in nurturing the in-house talent and that is true to the philosophy of the Volkswagen Group and one that offers a diverse platform for enhancing and building a robust leadership team. We are confident that both the gentlemen will continue to excel in their new roles and responsibilities.”
Mr. Ashish Gupta and Mr. P. Ravichandran will be reporting to Mr. Steffen Knapp, Director, Volkswagen Passenger Cars India.
Both the appointments will be effective 1st December 2017.
Date: 20th November 2017
Mumbai: Volkswagen, Europe’s leading car manufacturer, today announced the launch of its all-new refreshed India website www.volkswagen.co.in which provides an enhanced user interface and an exceptional digital brand experience. The new India website is an advanced version of its existing corporate website with clean uncluttered designs, improved functionality and rich content layered with a generous use of its carline images and services. The website also has a superior user interface and is completely responsive while adapting to different screen sizes across various devices like desktops, tablets and mobile phones.
Speaking on the occasion, Mr. Steffen Knapp, Director, Volkswagen Passenger Cars, Volkswagen Group Sales India Pvt. Ltd. said, “The website of a brand is the first point of contact with the customer and is also an important step in developing and delivering that first strongest connection in terms of the Brand promise. It gives us immense pride to introduce our new website that offers a more intuitive and enhanced user experience. The design of the new website is innovative and emotional with a modern look, new color and typeface, thus providing our customers with a purely immersive experience of the brand.”
Users can now get in-depth information about parts, services, accessories and product specifications thereby facilitating enhanced user experience and helping customers choose the best from Volkswagen.
Volkswagen Website: www.volkswagen.co.in
Date: 3rd November 2017
Pune: Volkswagen, Europe’s leading car manufacturer, today inaugurated its 4th showroom in Pune, Maharashtra. The new facility, Volkswagen Pimpri Chinchwad, located at Wakad, on the Mumbai Bangalore Highway is a 3S (Sales, Service and Spares) set-up equipped with 08 car display areas, 54 service bays, a paint and body shop and with adequate spares stock. The facility will also provide customers the convenience to avail express services, aimed at meeting requirements for periodic maintenance. The state-of-the-art facility is equipped with solar panels sourcing its 70% of the power requirement. The showroom will be operational under the able leadership of Mr. Shailesh J. Bhandari, Director, B.U. Bhandari Auto Pvt. Ltd., who has received the ‘Volkswagen Diamond Pin’ from the Volkswagen Board for his outstanding contribution to the brand in the country.
Speaking on the occasion, Mr. Steffen Knapp, Director, Volkswagen Passenger Cars, Volkswagen Group Sales India Pvt. Ltd. said, “Working in alignment with our expansion plans, the inauguration of the new showroom is a step towards providing convenience and comfort for our customers in the region. Our association with customers goes beyond the realm of sales. Therefore it is our constant endeavor to provide them with a holistic car buying and after-sales experience. The new facility located on the outskirts of Pune is built to accommodate our growing customer requirements with an aim to build a strong network, thereby facilitating seamless service delivery in the city.”
The sales and service personnel at Volkswagen Pimpri Chinchwad are professionally trained to assist customers with buying and servicing Volkswagen vehicles, which also includes the newly launched Passat, Tiguan, GTI and the Ameo.
On this special occasion, the 13,101th car from the BU Bhandari Auto Pvt. Ltd., was also delivered to its first customer. Mr. Steffen Knapp along with dealer principal Mr. Shailesh Bhandari also planted saplings and pledged their commitment towards conservation and improvement of the environment.
The inauguration of Volkswagen Pimpri Chinchwad, Pune will cover a total network of 126 showrooms in 106 cities across India.
Volkswagen Pimpri Chinchwad, B.U Bhandari Auto Pvt. Ltd.
Survey No.142, Wakad, Mumbai Bangalore Highway, Opp. Sayaji Hotel, Pune 411057