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Skoda India has announced that Pavel Richter has been appointed the Production Technical Director of the Volkswagen Group’s Skoda-led India 2.0 project starting November 1, 2018. The 46-year-old will be responsible for the production of all the models that roll out of VW’s plant in Pune.
The company says re-organising the responsibilities at the management level is an important step in implementing the ‘India 2.0’ project.
Commenting on Richter’s appointment, Dr Andreas Lauermann, managing director and president of Volkswagen India, said: “I am delighted to welcome Pavel Richter to our team in Pune. With his experience, he will play a crucial role in achieving our common goal of further strengthening the Volkswagen Group’s position in the strategically important Indian market.”
Gurpratap Boparai, managing director of Skoda Auto India and head of the ‘India 2.0’ project, said: “Pavel Richter has known the company for many years and has considerable expertise in the international automotive industry. With his capabilities, he will play a key role in making the ‘India 2.0’ project successful.”
Pavel Richter has been working at Skoda Auto since 2000 and has performed various managerial roles in the many international markets. In 2011, he became head of the Skoda’s production facility in Kvasiny, Czech Republic. From 2014, Richter was responsible for the production of the Octavia, Rapid and Karoq models at the company’s headquarters in Mladá Boleslav.
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German carmaker Volkswagen has launched the Digital Workplace application in all 121 dealerships across 104 cities in India. Dealerships will be equipped with tablet computers along with a pre-installed Digital Workplace application in order to digitise and simplify the buying experience.
The Digital Workplace app is mean to aid VW consultants in lead capturing, provide 360-degree views and vehicle presentations, videos, competition comparison, financing solutions, register test-drives and more. The app also allows the technicians to showcase and explain the repair work required on their vehicles to customers. A six-step procedure will send timely notifications to customers via SMS about their vehicles right from the time it enters the workshop, until completion of the work. At the end, the customer can choose to either pick up their vehicle or ask the dealership to drop it at their doorstep.
Furthermore, the app will enable dealers to create a customised product brochure for customers with their preferred vehicle and choice of features.
Speaking about this initiative, Steffen Knapp, Director, Volkswagen Passenger Cars said, “People are at the centre of Volkswagen’s business and with the Digital Workplace initiative, we aim to enhance the sales and after-sales processes as well as digitalize the customer buying experience. As the country moves a step forward with the Digitalize India campaign, this is yet another enterprise to fully integrate our dealerships and provide a premium user experience. It is our endeavour to offer our customers, all of Volkswagen’s services at the comfort and convenience of their homes.” [...]
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