Skoda expands retail network in Karnataka with new outlet in Bangalore

by Autocar Pro News Desk , 11 Feb 2021

New PPS Motors dealership has a 6-car display; 23-bay workshop facility can service 800-1,000 cars a month. Skoda Kushaq SUV to have global unveil in March.

Skoda Auto India has opened a second PPS Motors facility in Bangalore, in line with its aim to further strengthen its footprint in Karnataka and establish a strong foothold in the southern markets of India. The new state-of-the-art dealership facility sports the new corporate Identity and design as a part of Skoda’s global redesigning process.

The Czech auto manufacturer, under the purview of the ‘India 2.0’ project, will have at least twice as many sales and service touchpoints, as it does today, by 2022.With the presence of 39 facilities in South India, Skoda Auto India plans to have a total of 7 dealership facilities in Bangalore under the ‘India 2.0’ project. The carmaker, which recently unveiled its Kushaq SUV ahead of the world premiere in March, is clearly moving speedily to expand its dealer and service network in India. On February 1, it opened two new service workshops in Mumbai.

The new PPS Motors dealership facility is strategically located in a prime location at Sy No 1 A, Block 20, Jakkur Plantation Village,Yelahanka Hobli, New Airport Road,Bengaluru North. The showroom, which covers 5,000 square feet, can display 6 cars while the new workshop facility, located at Sy No 44, Geddahalli Village, Hennur Road, Bengaluru East, can service between 800 -1,000 cars per month. The facility, spread across 30,000 square feet, is equipped with 23 bays, latest infrastructure  and equipment.

Commenting on the inauguration of the new facility, Zac Hollis, Brand Director, Skoda Auto India said, “To ensure preparedness for India 2.0 launches, we at Skoda Auto India are continually striving to expand our network reach, across the nation, so that more and more customers can experience our productsand also enjoy easy access to our customer centric aftersales solutions. Bengaluru is a key market for us in South India, and we are confident that our partnership with PPS Motors will be pivotal for the brand and will further strengthen our foothold in Karnataka.”

Rajiv Sanghvi, Dealer Principal, PPS Motors said, “We are delighted to strengthen our partnership with Skoda Auto India and introduce a new dealership facility in Bengaluru, Karnataka. With the global best practices and processes of Skoda Auto, coupled with our understanding of the customer preferences and adapting to them, we endeavour to provide best-in-class customer experience.."