Volkswagen India will participate in the upcoming ‘Make-in-India Week’ in Mumbai. To be held at the MMRDA Grounds in Bandra Kurla Complex from February 13 to February 18. The German automaker will showcase its made in India cars and dual mechatronics apprenticeship programme at its pavilion.
On display, at the stall, will be its recently unveiled Ameo compact sedan and Vento sedan in LHD form that is exported to markets in South America, Middle East and the Africa. The Ameo sedan will be launched for the Indian market later this year but will eventually be exported to the same markets where the Vento is offered.
Volkswagen India will also showcase its efforts undertaken through the Volkswagen Academy at the Pune Plant towards skill development. With the Dual Mechatronics Apprenticeship Programme, Volkswagen is graduating young and talented workforce who are ready to take on the challenges of tomorrow’s modern manufacturing industry.
Commenting on the occasions, Andreas Lauermann, president and managing director, Volkswagen India said, “Volkswagen has a long term commitment towards India. We have established ourselves in the country with a full-fledged state-of-the-art manufacturing facility and are catering to domestic as well as export markets from here. India offers a great potential in terms of manufacturing capabilities and this is why we support ‘Make In India’. This initiative will help in making India one of the largest automotive markets in the world.”