German car maker Volkswagen, said in a newsletter, that its second regional Part Distribution Centre (PDC) at Bangalore will be functional by the second quarter of 2015. The company aims at further expanding its after-sales and spare parts infrastructure in the country through this center.
The new PDC is a part of three depot network strategy under the ‘depot network development project’ and will strengthen the after-sales network in the southern region of India. One such centre is already functional in Gurgaon.
The Bangalore centre will help to improve timely delivery of genuine parts to authorised service stations of Volkswagen Group India brands, said the press release that the company released. The Volkswagen Group is present in the country through five brands: Audi, Lamborghini, Porsche, Skoda and Volkswagen.
Expressing his views on the new PDC, Volkswagen Group Sales India Director for group Service Berndt A Buchmann said, “With its strategic location, the PDC in Bangalore will significantly contribute towards reduction of the current lead time needed to provide genuine parts to dealers and service centres.”
“With delivery of genuine parts within 24 hours to Volkswagen Group India brands’ dealer network in the southern region, the company aim to focus on driving higher customer satisfaction,” he added.
The upcoming facility in Bangalore will distribute to the dealers network for all available models sold by the five brands, the release said.
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Source: PTI via ET Auto