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Live Updates: Skoda Volkswagen Group - A preview of India 2.0 strategy and upcoming cars

Aditya Jadhav  /
Updated: February 05, 2020, 01:40 PM IST

Skoda Auto Volkswagen India has scheduled its first 'Group Night' in Delhi just days before the Auto Expo 2020. The company will also launch the Audi A8L at the same event and will also unveil its India 2.0 strategy. One of the highlights of the event is most likely to be the first look of the Vision IN that was teased recently.

Following are the live updates from the Skoda Volkswagen Group Night -

  • Feb 03, 06:47 PM (IST)

    The cabin of the concept features sustainable materials, four bucket seats, Virtual Cockpit digital instrumentation and textured dashboard inlays inspired by the Indian art of Block Printing.

    <p>The cabin of the concept features sustainable materials, four bucket seats, Virtual Cockpit digital instrumentation and textured dashboard inlays inspired by the Indian art of Block Printing.</p>
  • Feb 03, 06:47 PM (IST)

    Skoda Vision IN Concept - Skoda’s version of the compact SUV based on the A0 IN platform.

    <p>Skoda Vision IN Concept - Skoda&rsquo;s version of the compact SUV based on the A0 IN platform.</p>
  • Feb 03, 06:16 PM (IST)

    The Volkswagen A0 IN SUV - compact, looks production ready, and very stylish. To be called Taigun.

    <p>The Volkswagen A0 IN SUV - compact, looks production ready, and very stylish. To be called Taigun.</p>
  • Feb 03, 06:14 PM (IST)

    ‘SUVW’ strategy for India - 4 new SUVs.

    <p>&lsquo;SUVW&rsquo; strategy for India - 4 new SUVs.</p>
  • Feb 03, 06:11 PM (IST)

    The Audi A8 L starts at ₹1.56 crore In India.

    <p>The Audi A8 L starts at ₹1.56 crore In India.</p>
  • Feb 03, 06:10 PM (IST)

    Check out the amount of options to choose from!

    <p>Check out the amount of options to choose from!</p>
  • Feb 03, 06:09 PM (IST)

    8 airbags standard, 10 airbag system is optional.

    <p>8 airbags standard, 10 airbag system is optional.</p>
  • Feb 03, 06:09 PM (IST)

    The cabin of the A8 L features 5 touchscreens, massaging, in car entertainment, ambient lighting and fragrancing, video calling using the in-built entertainment screens etc.

    <p>The cabin of the A8 L features 5 touchscreens, massaging, in car entertainment, ambient lighting and fragrancing, video calling using the in-built entertainment screens etc.</p>
  • Feb 03, 06:08 PM (IST)

    The 3.0l petrol in the India-spec A8 L is BSVI complaint and features mild-hybrid tech.

    <p>The 3.0l petrol in the India-spec A8 L is BSVI complaint and features mild-hybrid tech.</p>
  • Feb 03, 06:07 PM (IST)

    The new A8 L in a glance.

    <p>The new A8 L in a glance.</p>
  • Feb 03, 06:07 PM (IST)

    Audi’s strategy for India from now until 2025 is centred around these four pillars.

    <p>Audi&rsquo;s strategy for India from now until 2025 is centred around these four pillars.</p>
  • Feb 03, 06:06 PM (IST)

    Audi is next, with the much awaited A8 L!

    <p>Audi is next, with the much awaited A8 L!</p>
  • Feb 03, 06:04 PM (IST)

    Pawan Shetty confirms Taycan’s India launch for end of 2020.

    <p>Pawan Shetty confirms Taycan&rsquo;s India launch for end of 2020.</p>
  • Feb 03, 06:03 PM (IST)

    Specs of the Porsche 911 cabriolet.

    <p>Specs of the Porsche 911 cabriolet.</p>
  • Feb 03, 06:02 PM (IST)

    SAVWIPL will also kick off their EV program in India soon, starting off with a top down approach, with the luxury brands leading the charge. This could mean Porsche will come down with the #Taycan to India as the groups first EV.

    <p>SAVWIPL will also kick off their EV program in India soon, starting off with a top down approach, with the luxury brands leading the charge. This could mean Porsche will come down with the #Taycan to India as the groups first EV.</p>
  • Feb 03, 06:00 PM (IST)

    The four key aspects of Porsche’s endeavours.

    <p>The four key aspects of Porsche&rsquo;s endeavours.</p>
  • Feb 03, 05:53 PM (IST)

    The second reveal of the evening is the 2020 Porsche 911 Cabriolet.

    <p>The second reveal of the evening is the 2020 Porsche 911 Cabriolet.</p>
  • Feb 03, 05:53 PM (IST)

    Lamborghini also delivered one of these!

    <p>Lamborghini also delivered one of these!</p>
  • Feb 03, 05:52 PM (IST)

    It’s biggest success so far is the Urus. 

    <p>It&rsquo;s biggest success so far is the Urus.&nbsp;</p>
  • Feb 03, 05:50 PM (IST)

    Lamborghini is showing constant growth in India.

    <p>Lamborghini is showing constant growth in India.</p>
  • Feb 03, 05:47 PM (IST)

    The first reveal of the night is the recently launched Lamborghini Hurcan Evo RWD.

    <p>The first reveal of the night is the recently launched Lamborghini Hurcan Evo RWD.</p>
  • Feb 03, 05:46 PM (IST)

    The plants in Pune and Aurangabad are already gearing up towards cleaner processes and tech.

    <p>The plants in Pune and Aurangabad are already gearing up towards cleaner processes and tech.</p>
  • Feb 03, 05:46 PM (IST)

    Top down approach will be taken for EVs, with the luxury brands like Audi and Porsche taking charge.

    <p>Top down approach will be taken for EVs, with the luxury brands like Audi and Porsche taking charge.</p>
  • Feb 03, 05:45 PM (IST)

    The India 2.0 Project will also open up up to 5,000 new jobs.

    <p>The India 2.0 Project will also open up up to 5,000 new jobs.</p>
  • Feb 03, 05:45 PM (IST)

    The India 2.0 Project will also open up up to 5,000 new jobs.

    <p>The India 2.0 Project will also open up up to 5,000 new jobs.</p>
  • Feb 03, 05:44 PM (IST)

    By 2021, the Group aims to reach 90 per cent localisation for Skoda and VW products based on the A0 IN platform.

  • Feb 03, 05:44 PM (IST)

    Key highlights of the India 2.0 Strategy.

    <p>Key highlights of the India 2.0 Strategy.</p>
  • Feb 03, 05:42 PM (IST)

    The Group will launch 30 new models under India 2.0, of which at least 10 models will be electrified.

  • Feb 03, 05:42 PM (IST)

    The Group will invest ₹7,900 crore in the India 2.0 project.
     

    <p>The Group will invest ₹7,900 crore in the India 2.0 project.<br />
&nbsp;</p>
  • Feb 03, 05:41 PM (IST)

    The attributes of the India 2.0 strategy from Skoda-VW.

    <p>The attributes of the India 2.0 strategy from Skoda-VW.</p>
  • Feb 03, 05:40 PM (IST)

    Like this guy already, Bernhard Maier. Anyone can ho begins the night poking fun at their name, Skoda Auto Volkswagen India Pvt Ltd, here in India is aces in my book.


    Then goes on to regale a drive that took place decades ago! Must have been an epic road trip. 

    <p>Like this guy already, Bernhard Maier. Anyone can ho begins the night poking fun at their name, Skoda Auto Volkswagen India Pvt Ltd, here in India is aces in my book.</p>

<p><br />
Then goes on to regale a drive that took place decades ago! Must have been an epic road trip.&nbsp;</p>
  • Feb 03, 05:39 PM (IST)

    India remains a competitive and lucrative market despite the current slowdown. The India 2.0 strategy from the Group is centered around this prospect.

    <p>India remains a competitive and lucrative market despite the current slowdown. The India 2.0 strategy from the Group is centered around this prospect.</p>
  • Feb 03, 05:35 PM (IST)

    The presentation begins with a mention of Zbislav “Mik” Peters, who led an expedition of four Škoda cars from Prague to Calcutta in 1934.

    <p>The presentation begins with a mention of Zbislav &ldquo;Mik&rdquo; Peters, who led an expedition of four &Scaron;koda cars from Prague to Calcutta in 1934.</p>
  • Feb 03, 05:34 PM (IST)

    As you are aware, Škoda Auto will now assume the driver’s seat for VW Group’s Indian operations, under a strategy called ‘India 2.0’.

    <p>As you are aware, &Scaron;koda Auto will now assume the driver&rsquo;s seat for VW Group&rsquo;s Indian operations, under a strategy called &lsquo;India 2.0&rsquo;.</p>
  • Feb 03, 05:33 PM (IST)

    The VAG’s Indian arm, which is now called Škoda Auto Volkswagen India Pvt. Ltd., is replicating it’s global ‘Group Night’ format ahead of the #AutoExpo2020 to reveal new cars from Skoda, VW, Audi, Porsche and Lamborghini.

    <p>The VAG&rsquo;s Indian arm, which is now called &Scaron;koda Auto Volkswagen India Pvt. Ltd., is replicating it&rsquo;s global &lsquo;Group Night&rsquo; format ahead of the #AutoExpo2020 to reveal new cars from Skoda, VW, Audi, Porsche and Lamborghini.</p>
  • Feb 03, 05:32 PM (IST)

    The stage is set for the reveal of the concept cars that will provide an insight on the first compact SUVs to come from Škoda and VW on the made-for-India A0 IN Platform.

    <p>The stage is set for the reveal of the concept cars that will provide an insight on the first compact SUVs to come from &Scaron;koda and VW on the made-for-India A0 IN Platform.</p>
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