'We will locally manufacture EVs in India for the domestic market': Klaus Zellmer, Global CEO, Skoda Auto

Skoda Auto, which is leading the Volkswagen Group's future strategy in India, has unveiled its global EV portfolio with a range of six upcoming models. The company, which anticipates electrification to intensify in India in the latter half of the decade, aims to locally manufacture EVs for the domestic market.

Ketan Thakkar By Ketan Thakkar calendar 29 Apr 2023 Views icon4600 Views Share - Share to Facebook Share to Twitter Share to LinkedIn Share to Whatsapp

Czech carmaker Skoda Auto has revealed its global electric vehicle (EV) gameplan with all of six new models ranging from 4.2 metres to 4.9 metres in length being readied for sequential market introduction in the coming years. The company is accelerating its product offerings in the BEV (battery electric vehicle) domain and widening its portfolio for consumers around the world.

However, Klaus Zellmer, CEO, Skoda Auto tells Autocar Professional that the transition of the Indian passenger vehicle market towards electrification is going to be more prominent around the second half of the current decade when the European automaker anticipates around 25-30 percent EV penetration in the Indian market. Skoda Auto says it would aim to locally manufacture EVs in India for the domestic market.

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