Winterkorn: “Volkswagen staying on march with qualitative growth”

Posted on 13. Jan, 2014 by in Volkswagen Canada

“The Volkswagen Group is staying on march with qualitative growth.” This was validated on Sunday in Detroit on a eve of a North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) by a CEO of Volkswagen Aktiengesellschaft, Prof. Dr. Martin Winterkorn, who announced a multi-billion dollar investment module in North America over a subsequent 5 years. Furthermore, Winterkorn suggested that “Volkswagen’s midsize SUV for America is on a way!” The CEO also validated a idea to sell one million vehicles from a Volkswagen and Audi brands per year in a US by 2018.

Winterkorn emphasized that a Volkswagen Passenger Cars code was currently improved positioned in a US than ever before, adding that a prolongation start of a new Golf “made in North America” would give a Volkswagen code a serve boost. He underscored that a Golf had never been so innovative or so efficient: “The new Golf facilities a latest era of a TSI and Clean Diesel engines as good as electric expostulate and plug-in hybrid technology.” Production for a North American marketplace of one of a many successful Volkswagen models starts this Tuesday, Jan 14, during a plant in Puebla, Mexico, with a marketplace launch scheduled for a summer.

That is only one building retard in a multi-billion dollar investment module a association is initiating for a region. According to Winterkorn: “As a Group we will be investing over 7 billion dollars in North America over a subsequent 5 years.” Another component in a expansion plan is an appealing mint indication designed privately for North America. In a participation of 350 guest in Detroit, Winterkorn announced: “I’m gay to endorse what so many have been watchful so prolonged to hear: Volkswagen’s midsize SUV for America is on a way.” He settled that growth work on a seven-seater had already begun and that a US marketplace launch was scheduled for 2016.

In light of this, a CEO done it really transparent a Group’s skeleton remained unchanged: “We have set a goal: Volkswagen Group of America aims to sell one million Volkswagen and Audi cars per year in a US by 2018. We are holding adult a plea – with confidence, sum joining and a required staying power.”

Winterkorn pronounced a Volkswagen Group was now also a force to be reckoned with on a pivotal US market, and cited a Group’s success as justification of this: “The Group has roughly doubled section sales in a US given 2008, environment a new record of over 600,000 deliveries in 2013.”

He went on to contend that in a reward shred in particular, there was already no removing past a Volkswagen Group in North America: “Audi, Porsche, Bentley, Bugatti and Lamborghini – 5 of a strongest reward brands ever.” Winterkorn commented that Audi had left from record to record in a past 36 months and was now relocating adult another rigging with models such as a Q3 and a A3 Sedan to be launched in a US this year as good as a possess prolongation plant in San José de Chiapa, Mexico. “And a Porsche fable in a US has never been stronger. Sales reached an all-time high of over 40,000 vehicles in 2013”, Winterkorn said, adding that Porsche would be rising a earnest new indication with a new Porsche Macan.

“We wish many some-more American drivers to feel during home with a Group brands and are operative to grasp that with one hundred percent joining and copiousness of passion”, Winterkorn pronounced on a eve of North America’s many prestigious automobile show.

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