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Aug 20, 2008

Skoda plans to introduce eight new models in India

Skoda, which made a first appearance in India with D segment car Skoda Octavia, is planning to introduce eight new models in the car market in the next 5 years. Currently, the automaker has placed the Fabia, Octavia, Laura, and Superb in the Indian markets.

The Fabia is popular in the small car segment. Among other plans, it intends to bring in one model every year. It also aims to introduce a small car below the Fabia’s price of Rs. 3 -5 lakh.

The new Superb, which is a successful model in Europe, may also be launched here in India. Currently, Skoda has 56 dealers all over India and it plans to increase this figure to 75 by the end of 2009.

It has already doubled its capacity at its Aurangabad plant, and plans up to use local resources of up to 50% in the next three years. The company will look forward to resource local partners for the same.


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