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Friday, December 16, 2011

By Manoj Kumawat

Skoda Rapid: Family Car of the Year 2011

A leading auto magazine in the country has honored the Skoda Rapid with the award of “Family Car of the Year”. The compact sedan Skoda Rapid has strengthened or a better word would be unsettled the C segment of auto sector in India, with its pricing and features that offer true value for money.

Since the Skoda’s commencement of its operations in India in 2001, the company has claimed fame for producing class leading sedans like Skoda Octavia, Skoda Laura and Skoda Superb. With the launch of Rapid compact sedan it continues to follow the reputation of the Czech Republic based company.

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The Chairman of the Skoda India Board, Prof. Dr. H C Winfried Vahland said that the company is overwhelmed to receive this title for the car within a very short period of its launch in India. The company aims to grow more speedily on the global platform and Indian auto sector will play a vital role in the accomplishment of Skoda’s vision.

The award was given to Skoda Rapid considering the facts that it carried sizable space, eye-catching exterior appearance and adequate safety equipments along with the use of present day technology in the sedan.


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He was confident that the C segment car, Rapid, which is the company’s only presence in the crowded segment, is sure to bring in volumes and provide more competitiveness in the auto market. The award of “Family Car of the Year” to compact sedan indicates that the company is following the most appropriate direction, he added.

The sedan is rolled out from the company’s Chakan manufacturing unit in Pune and is developed in the country with the motto of ‘Made in India-Made for India’. This constructive attitude of Skoda reflects the dedication of the company towards the automotive sector in the country.

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