ŠKODA AUTO’s state of the art facility with KUN Motors in Puducherry boasts of a 3,000 sq. ft. modern showroom and 11,000 sq. ft. of premium service space with 20 plustechnicians and staff members The new facility is the first outlet of the Czech marque, in Puducherry, and aims to enhance the overall purchase and ownership experience for ŠKODA AUTO customers in the region Under the ‘INDIA 2.0’ project, ŠKODA AUTO India will double its network penetration, and expand to 50 new cities over the next three years
Puducherry, 03 March 2021: With the inauguration of KUN Motors in Puducherry, ŠKODA AUTO India aims to strengthen its position and push forward its campaign of establishing 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 ŠKODA AUTO’s global redesigning process. The Czech auto manufacturer, under the purview of the ‘INDIA 2.0’ project, will have twice as many sales and service touchpoints, as it does today, by 2022.
The new KUN Motors dealership facility is strategically located in a prime location at RS.No.57/5A, Plot no 3, Puducherry to Cuddalore NH /ECR Road, Junction of Manavely Road, Ariyankuppam, Puducherry – 605007 and offers utmost ease and convenience across the region. The Showroom boasts of the latest CI & design language of ŠKODA AUTO and can display 4 cars in an overall area of 3000 Sq. feet. Also, the new workshop facility is located at No 148/50, ECR Road, Kottupalayam, Next to Amuthasurabi Petrol Bunk, Lawspet, Puducherry. 605008. The workshop is spread across 11,000 Sq Feet with a capacity to service approximately 800 cars per month. The State-of-the-art facility is equipped with 06 bays, latest infrastructure & equipment as per ŠKODA Standards for serving the customers. Both the Showroom and Workshop facilities are well located to serve customers of Puducherry.
Commenting on the inauguration of the new facility, Mr. Zac Hollis, Brand Director, ŠKODA AUTO India said, “To ensure preparedness for INDIA 2.0 launches, we at ŠKODA AUTO India are continually striving to expand our network reach, across the nation, so that more and more customers can experience our products and also enjoy easy access to our customer centric aftersales solutions. South India is one of the key markets for us and we are excited about the launch of our first dealership in Puducherry. We are confident that our partnership with KUN Motors will be pivotal for our growth in the region.”
Mr. Arun Uppuswamy, Dealer Principal, KUN Motor Enterprises Private Limited said, “We are delighted to strengthen our partnership with ŠKODA AUTO India and introduce the first dealership facility in Puducherry. With the global best practices and processes of ŠKODA AUTO coupled with our understanding of the customer preferences, we endeavour to provide best-in-class customer experience.”
ŠKODA AUTO India currently has two models in India, namely RAPID and SUPERB. The company will soon be launching its mid-size SUV Kushaq based on the MBQ – A0 IN platform , which will be the first ŠKODA SUV to be manufactured in India.
MODERN DEALERSHIP FACILITIES WITH STREAMLINED BUSINESS PROCESSES
In line with the ‘INDIA 2.0’ project, the corporate architecture, functional interiors, and rationalized business processes, aim to enhance the overall customer experience. The new architectural concept of the dealership design reflects ŠKODA AUTO’s philosophy expressed in the slogan: “Simply Clever with a Human Touch”. The new architecture of the dealership facility is characterized by clear and simple shapes, a harmonious colour concept, modular design features, and a modern lighting concept. The new exteriors of the ŠKODA AUTO dealerships will be the brand’s powerful statement during both day and night – clear, transparent, modern, and open.
In addition to sustaining ŠKODA AUTO’s proven strengths, the company is placing an increasing emphasis on enhancing the emotional appeal of the brand. It is conveyed by the sophisticated and logical arrangement of all the key elements, business areas, customer zones, and the use of cutting-edge technology. The high-quality materials, new design features, effective lighting solutions, architectural graphic elements, and warm wooden tones create an inviting atmosphere. Fresh hues, clarity, openness, and transparency are the highlights of the new interiors of ŠKODA AUTO showrooms.