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Audi India sales up by 100 pc in Aug

 

PTI | Mumbai, September 6, 2011 19:37
Tags : audi india | august | german company | luxury car | auto majors |
 

The luxury carmaker Audi India on Tuesday reported a 100-plus percent jump in its sales in August at 510 units, as against 250 units in the month-ago period.

 

During January–August period, the German company's jumped a full 95 percent to 3,655 units from 18,76 units in the year-ago period, Audi India said in a statement.

 

"Having recorded 95 per cent growth for the January-August period, India is well ahead of other growth markets for us globally, and we are confident that we are on track with our vision of being the No 1 luxury car manufacturer here by 2015," Audi India Head Michael Perschke said.

 

This comes at a time when the domestic auto majors have been witenessing a sharp decline in sales since last month, when overall sales slumped 16.7 percent-- a 30-month low, forcing the industry body Siam revise downwards its annual sales target to 16-18 percent.

 

"The recent launch of the all new Audi A6 will play a very important role in strengthening our position in the luxury limousine segment and the new business edition Audi Q5 will further consolidate our leadership position in the luxury SUV segment here", he said.

 

The company sells Audi A4, Audi A6, Audi A7 Sportback, Audi A8L, Audi Q5, Audi Q7, Audi RS5, the super sports car Audi R8 and Audi R8 Spyder in the domestic market.

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