Day: November 19, 2021

Skoda to tap volume vehicle segments after Slavia, targets monthly sales of up to 3,000 units for the sedan, Auto News, ET Auto

Skoda Slavia

New Delhi:

In the domestic passenger vehicle market ruled by SUVs, Skoda has unveiled a midsize sedan called Slavia. It will be launched during the first half of next year, and will compete with the likes of Honda City, Hyundai Verna, and Maruti Suzuki Ciaz.

Skoda’s ambition is to lead the segment, with monthly sales of 2,500 to 3,000 units in the “long term”. However, that may not be enough to give the Czech carmaker and its German parent Volkswagen the critical volumes. Therefore, a volume segment entry for Skoda is imminent.

“If you look at where the volume is, it is clearly below Slavia in terms of positioning. Yes, we’ll look at where the volume is, where the potential is, and what’s the next best body style to bring to the market,” Zac Hollis, brand director, Skoda Auto India, told ETAuto. The model/s will be based on

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