Volkswagen Tiguan to be Launched in India in 2016

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Volkswagen Plans to Launch SUV Tiguan in India;News

German Auto Giant, Volkswagen will be launching its Sports Utility Vehicle, Tiguan next year in India. Tiguan would be Volkswagenโ€™s first SUV in this segment in India, New Tiguan was unveiled in Frankfort Motor Show.

Volkswagen New Tiguan unveiled at Frankfort Motor Show

SUV Tiguan
Volkswagen Tiguan Unveiled

German Automaker has unveiled the latest version of its Sports utility Vehicle, Tiguan at Frankfort Motor Show. The first Model of Tiguan was launched in 2007 and Volkswagen has sold about 2.6 million units of Tiguan since its first launch which also marks Volkswagenโ€™s third successful model after Golf and Polo.

Volkswagen CEO, Herbert Diess termed Tiguan as,โ€ proof of the strength of Volkswagen brandโ€ he also said that Tiguan will be affordable and eco friendly machine as it would be available in plug in hybrid option.

As per company official, Volkswagen will launch SUV next year in India where SUV Market is at its peak. Volkswagen is also planning to make India a low cost manufacturing hub whereas its Firm, Audi is planning to assemble engines in India.

The company is looking to invest 1,500 Crore for localisation and production of affordable products in India as per Prime Minister, Narendra Modiโ€™s โ€˜Make in Indiaโ€™ initiative.

Volkswagen may also expand the capacity of their plants at Aurangabad and Chakan to 200,000 units by 2018.

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