Compact SUVs to gain traction in Covid-era: Zac Hollis, Skoda Auto India

Publish July 1, 2020

Zac Hollis, Director of Sales, Service & Marketing, Skoda Auto India talks to ETAuto in an exclusive chat, where he talks about how the automaker has adopted learnings from the global operations to implement in business in COVID-era. He also said that in June 2020 Skoda Auto India's servicing business has recovered to 70% compared to June 2019.

Hollis also discusses the automaker's petrol focussed strategy for the Indian market. As he said, Petrol cars will become much more efficient. Also, he said that customer demands will drive towards compact SUVs.

Speaking about the future product strategy, Hollis said that a Skoda hatchback based on the MQB platform for the Indian market is not out of question. Talking about electric cars, he said that EVs are still not the business case in India, but statements from brands.


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