Volkswagen India rolled out the 50,000th car from its manufacturing plant in Chakan, Pune. With less than even two years having passed from the start of production at the Volkswagen plant in Chakan, the company currently produces three models, the Volkswagen Polo, the Volkswagen Vento and the Skoda Fabia. The 50,000th car rolled out of the plant was a Volkswagen Vento. The Pune plant is one of the most modern in the Volkswagen Group which globally has 61 plants. With a total financial commitment amounting to Rs. 3,800 crores the Volkswagen plant in Pune is the largest investment to date by a German company in India.
“It is a moment of great pride and satisfaction for all of us at Volkswagen on achieving this milestone in such a short span of time. Volkswagen has focused on introducing new products based on understanding of customer needs. The outstanding acceptance of all our products is a testimony to the success of that approach. The continuous support from our employees has made this possible today. I would like to thank the team at Chakan for their undying spirit and motivation and congratulate them for demonstrating how much can be achieved in a very short period of time,” Dr. John Chacko said.