Skoda & VW ramp up production; start 3rd shift at Chakan plant
The company plans to accelerate deliveries of the Skoda Slavia and is gearing up for the launch of the VW Virtus.
Skoda Auto Volkswagen India has ramped up production at its plant at Chakan, near Pune. The factory now operates in three shifts.
According to the company, the demand for models like the Skoda Kushaq and Volkswagen Taigun has been strong. It plans to accelerate deliveries of the Slavia and is also gearing up for the launch of the Volkswagen Virtus in Q2 2022.
Volkswagen recently began exports of the T-Cross to Mexico and plans to start exports of the other India 2.0 models in the coming months. Therefore, with demand expected to grow both on the domestic and export front, the company has decided to start the third shift.
The Skoda Auto VW India plant at Chakan is spread over 540 acres. It houses everything from the body and paint shop to the engine shop and final assembly.
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