Audi sales grows 43pc
Mumbai, July 3 : Audi, the German luxury car manufacturer, on Tuesday said it maintained its growth in the Indian luxury car market during the first half of the year, amassing sales of 4000 cars during January to June, marking up a 43 percent growth in comparison to the corresponding period last year, when it sold 2802 cars.
Audi India's sale in June 2012 stood at 718 cars, a growth of 76 percent. (June 2011: 408 cars).
"With the help of our robust consumer propositions, we are also confident of further boosting our sales despite the economic challenges like high fuel prices, inflation, reduction in retail loans and rupee devaluation," said Michael Perschke, Head, Audi India.
After clinching the No. 2 spot in March 2012 Audi India is now implementing it's strategy to achieve their goal of becoming the No.1 luxury brand in India latest by 2015.
The brand with the four rings continues to be the market leader in the luxury SUV segment in India with Audi Q3, Audi Q5 and Audi Q7 and in the sports car segment with Audi R8, Audi RS5 and the new Audi TT Coupe.
Audi India plans to expand its network to 25 dealerships by the end of 2012 from its existing 19 centres.
The Audi model range in India includes the new Audi A4, Audi S4, Audi A6, Audi A7 Sportback, Audi A8L, Audi Q3, Audi Q5, Audi Q7, Audi RS5 Coupe, Audi TT, the super sports car Audi R8 and the Audi R8 Spyder available across the country: in Ahmedabad, Bengaluru, Chandigarh, Chennai, Coimbatore, Delhi South, Delhi West, Gurgaon, Hyderabad, Indore, Bhopal, Jaipur, Kochi, Kolkata, Ludhiana, Mumbai West, Nagpur, Pune and Surat.