Volkswagen Group in India
With an aim to be closer to strategic markets in the South East-Asia Pacific region, Volkswagen Group established Skoda Auto India Private Limited (SAIPL) in the year 1999 for the assembly and sales of Skoda vehicles in India. To further strengthen its market share in Asia, The Group set up two new entities in the year 2007: Volkswagen Group Sales India Private Limited (VWGSIPL) and Volkswagen India Private Limited (VWIPL). In 2008, Volkswagen Finance Private Limited (VWFPL) was formed as the 4th Volkswagen Group company in India. The VWGSIPL is fully responsible for the brands Volkswagen Passenger Cars, Audi, Porsche and Lamborghini in the areas of Sales, Marketing, After Sales, Dealer Network and Public Relations. VWFPL is the Finance entity which acts as an intermediary in arranging finance and insurance for Group cars.