Volkawagen India, one of the most elegant car manufacturing units has entered in the venture of exporting the all-new Volkswagen Polo 1.6 Highline to the North American country of Mexico. The new Polo, which is being manufactured at the Volkswagen plant in Pune, is the second model, after the Volkswagen Vento that is being exported to Mexico from India.
Mr. Mahesh Kodumudi, the President and the Managing Director of Volkswagen Pune Plant and the Chief Representative of Volkswagen Group India pointed out the fact, “With successful entry in Mexico last year with our Vento, we set an example of world class quality being manufactured in India. With further expansion into the Polo segment, we have reiterated the fact that we are able to manufacture top products through our Indian operations.”
Volkswagen India has been exporting cars from its Pune Plant since 2011 with the first export market being South Africa. Since then, the export operations of Volkswagen India have augmented to over 32 countries across three continents of Asia, Africa and North America.
The range of cars being exported includes left-hand drive as well as right-hand drive cars. Additionally, Volkswagen India also exports parts and components of its cars to Malaysia which are assembled there for the Malaysian domestic market. Volkswagen Pune Plant has produced over 89,000 cars for export so far.