VW India makes record number of cars

VW India makes record  number of cars
Registering a 17% growth over last year, Volkswagen India’s Pune Plant recorded its highest ever annual production since 2009. The state-of-the-art facility in Pune has surpassed many milestones since the start of operations, from starting production for export in 2010, producing left-hand drive cars in 2012 to producing the first Make for India product — Volkswagen Ameo in 2016.

The Volkswagen Pune Plant is the only German car manufacturing plant that covers the entire production process from press shop to Assembly and manufactures a range of vehicles including Volkswagen Polo, Ameo, Vento and Skoda Rapid.

In the 2016 calendar year, the plant has produced over 36,700 Polo cars, 15,400 Ameo cars (since the production started in May 2016), 83,300 Vento cars and 9,600 Rapid cars catering to the growing demand from the domestic as well as export market in addition to assembling the 1.5-litre TDI engine. The domestic production for the year 2016 was recorded at over 60,500 units from the Pune plant. This notes almost 12% rise from last year.
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