Audi India gross sales drop by 18 % in 2018, Auto Information, Automobilnews
Aside from this, it additionally confronted provide constraints of chosen fashions owing to European market shift to WLTP cycles and resultant section in – section out of fashions, which additionally impacted deliveries.
“The yr 2018 has been certainly a difficult one for the automotive business in India, particularly within the second half of the yr. The luxurious section was beneath strain owing to monetary market growth, the altering buyer sentiment and different causes akin to adjustments in insurance policies with regard to taxes. We at Audi India confronted some unexpected enterprise challenges in the course of the yr, which led to diminished deliveries for the yr 2018. Nonetheless, even in a tough yr, we managed to consolidate our place available in the market whereas incomes a worthwhile progress for our vendor companions,” stated Rahil Ansari, Head Audi India.
The luxurious automotive producer will likely be launching A8 and R8 within the Indian market in 2019 together with different thrilling fashions. The corporate can be planning to launch e-tron which just lately launched.The main target of 2019 will clearly be on persevering with to create a sustainable enterprise from a long-term perspective for the model Audi in India. Profitability is the important thing for everybody within the enterprise and we’d clearly wish to develop on this path along with our vendor companions,” added Ansari.
In 2018, the corporate launched Q5 TDI, RS5 Coupe, Q5 TFSI, Q3 Design Version and Q7 Design Version.