Skoda Auto Volkswagen export 1,232 Volkswagen T-Cross to Mexico
Skoda Auto Volkswagen India Private Limited (SAVWIPL) announced on Thursday that the country's Volkswagen T-Cross exports had begun. The Volkswagen T-Cross is the first car to be exported from India, based on the MQB-A0-IN platform.
From the port of Mumbai, the first batch of 1,232 Volkswagen T-Cross vehicles is being sent to Mexico.
SAVWIPL began its export programme in 2011 with 6,256 Volkswagen Ventos made in India for the South African market. Since then, the company's export market has steadily expanded, resulting in a Made in India presence in 61 nations spanning South America, Central America, Africa, the Indian Subcontinent, Southeast Asia, the Gulf Cooperation Council countries and the Caribbean area.
Until December 2021, the Group has shipped a total of 5,45,653 vehicles. SAVWIPL's main export markets include Mexico, South Africa, Central American nations (Columbia, Ecuador, Argentina), and ASEAN countries.
Commenting on the occasion, 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. 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."
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