VW Ameo production in India begins
Volkswagen announced the production start of the new Ameo sedan at the Indian plant in Chakan, near Pune.
The car is expected to compete in the Asian market with models such as Maruti Suzuki Swift DZire, Hyundai Xcent, Ford Figo Aspire, Honda Amaze and Tata Zest.
At the special ceremony organized for the release of the first unit of the Ameo attended also Volkswagen India Managing Director, Andreas Lauermann, who explained that, given the excellent results in term of orders, the Chakan factory will travel on three assembly shifts instead the two traditional.
Thanks to Ameo (equipped with petrol and diesel engines), Volkswagen aims to increase its Indian production by 15%.