Made-in-India Volkswagen Taigun Exports Start

The Made-in-India Volkswagen Taigun will be called the 'T-Cross' in global markets
  • Published On: 10/02/22
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  • The Made-in-India Taigun will be exported to 61 countries
  • The first batch of 1232 units was exported to Mexico
  • It is manufactured at the Group’s Chakan facility in Maharashtra

Skoda Auto Volkswagen India Private Limited (SAVIPL) has commenced the exports of the Made-in-India Volkswagen Taigun. Being the first vehicle built on the MQB-A0-IN platform and exported worldwide from India, it is called the 'T-Cross' in global markets. Engineered in India and manufactured at the Group’s Chakan facility in Maharashtra, Volkswagen T-Cross will be exported to 61 countries across South America, Central America, Africa, Indian Sub Continent, Southeast Asia, Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries & the Caribbean region.

The first batch of exports comprised of 1232 units of Volkswagen T-Cross which were shipped from port of Mumbai to Mexico. Commenting on the occasion, Mr. Christian Cahn von Seelen, Chairman, SAVWIPL said, “The export of the Volkswagen T-Cross is a momentous event in the Group’s endeavour to Engineer cars in India to be Driven by the World! Developing India as an export hub for the VW Group globally, is an integral part of our India strategy. The cars manufactured at our facilities in India embody the same quality standards we adhere to globally. The Volkswagen T-Cross built for the world on the MQB A0-IN platform exemplifies the excellence we pursue in all aspects of production, from technology and quality to design and performance."

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The company had begun its export program in 2011 with 6,256 units of the India-built Volkswagen Vento for the South African market. Since then, the brand’s export market has continued to grow incrementally to build the Group’s ‘Made in India’ presence in 61 countries. The Group has exported over 545,653 cars until December 2021. Mexico is the largest export market for SAVWIPL followed by South Africa and Central American countries (Columbia, Ecuador, Argentina) and ASEAN countries. "In addition to scripting our growth story in the domestic market, the flexible MQB-A0-IN platform will play a crucial role in expanding our global export footprint. With this export milestone, we further strengthen our commitment to offering next generation vehicles to and from India,” added Christian Cahn von Seelen.

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