- German luxurious automobile producer Audi has reported a 49% development in gross sales for Jan-June interval this yr, in contrast with final yr.
- The worldwide COVID 19 pandemic reversed development in luxurious automobile gross sales by nearly seven years in India. Nevertheless, there was a pattern restoration in vehicle gross sales.
- Audi is now gearing as much as launch its flagship sedan – the Audi A8 L, in India on July 12.
Luxurious carmaker Audi is gearing as much as launch its flagship sedan – the Audi A8 L, in India on July 12. This transfer comes after its gross sales for the primary six months of the yr grew at a wholesome 49% over final yr, because of new product launches, and demand for its Audi e-tron vary, Audi Q5, Audi Q7, Audi A4, Audi A6 and S/RS fashions.
This development has taken some sting off the dismal gross sales seen in luxurious vehicles for the final couple of years. Luxurious automobile gross sales had peaked in 2015 promoting 31,000 models in India, however has been on a downtrend since then.
In the course of the peak of the COVID 19 pandemic in 2020, Audi’s India chief had
mentioned that the posh auto gross sales would take two to a few years to achieve the degrees it witnessed in 2014-2015.
Whereas it’s a great distance there, there was a pattern restoration in vehicle gross sales typically during the last one yr — rubbing off on luxurious automobile gross sales too.
The German auto main Audi on Friday mentioned that it has retailed 1,765 models within the January – June 2022 interval, buoyed by electrical autos.
“We proceed to guide the cost with our electrical autos – the Audi e-tron 50 and 55, the Audi e-tron Sportback and Audi e-tron GT vary. Our petrol-powered portfolio together with the Audi Q5, Audi Q7, Audi A4 and Audi A6 are doing good numbers and our S/RS fashions proceed to shine with a powerful order financial institution for 2022,” mentioned Balbir Singh Dhillon, head of Audi India.
The corporate plans to launch its flagship sedan, the Audi A8 L in India on July 12, 2022.
The German vehicle producer can also be specializing in increasing its pre-owned automobile enterprise in India. At the moment working with 16 ‘Audi Authorized: plus showrooms’ throughout all main hubs within the nation, Audi India is aiming to launch 4 new pre-owned automobile services by the tip of 2022.