Around 280 suppliers from India and abroad participated in a two day Suppliers Conference hosted by the Volkswagen Group. This, the company’s second international such conference, aimed to lay the foundation for a co-operative partnership in India and provide an understanding of the automotive division of the Volkswagen brand as well as the manufacturing plant in Chakan that is to be commissioned soon. Volkswagen is already in touch with about 400 registered suppliers.

“The conference is a platform to know each other better and establish Volkswagen as a local manufacturer and a long-term business partner in India. He added that the objective is to motivate and train the suppliers about the Volkswagen’s standards, processes and systems required for the suppliers daily dealings,” said Mr Joerg Mueller, President and Managing Director, Volkswagen Group India and Volkswagen Brand India.