Skoda clocks 28.5 percent sales growth in 2008

January 2nd, 2009 - 3:32 pm ICT by IANS  

New Delhi, Jan 2 (IANS) Auto manufacturer Skoda India sold 16,188 vehicles in the 2008 calendar year as compared to 12,596 units in 2007, clocking a 28.5 percent growth. Skoda’s latest offering, the Skoda Fabia that was launched last January, sold 6,634 units during the period. The Fabia is Skoda’s maiden hatchback in India.

“Though the year 2008 was a challenging year for the auto industry, SkodaAuto India succeeded in growing by putting the customers demand on the forefront, particularly with the launch of the Super Hatch Fabia,” Thomas Kuehl of Skoda’s sales and marketing division said.

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