Volvo Car India to expand dealership network; to launch 6 new cars in India
To tap the growing automobile market of the country, Volvo Car India is expanding its dealership network with plans to open 7-9 dealerships during the current year.
The company currently markets its products through 3 dealerships, one each in Delhi, Mumbai and Chandigarh.
The company is looking at setting up dealerships in 8 cities - Ahmedabad, Bangalore, Chennai, Jaipur, Hyderabad, Kochi, Kolkata and Jaipur.
Apart from these, the company is also in the process of launching six new models in the Indian market in phases.
The new models are V50 and V70 (station wagon), C30 (3-door coupe), C70 (2-door coupe convertible), XC60 and XC70 (both crossovers). The company expects to sell 500 cars in the current year.
The company also plans to launch its sports utility vehicle XC60 in India next year.
Volvo Car India, a division of Ford Motor Company, launched two of its flagship models -Volvo S80 and Volvo XC90 in the country in September 2007.