New Delhi - On 6 September Volvo Cars presented the first two Volvo car models that will be for sale in India.
Volvo Car India is opening its sales programme with the Volvo S80 luxury sedan and the Volvo XC90 Sports Utility Vehicle. Both models will be offered with three different engine alternatives: the 4.4 litre petrol V8, the 3.2 litre petrol in-line six-cylinder and the 2.4 litre turbocharged diesel in-line five-cylinder, the D5.
"Volvo Cars is now starting up operations in India, a country with huge potential. We are proud to be able to offer two of our top car models to our Indian customers," said Paul de Voijs, MD for Volvo Car India.
The cars will be sold through three dealerships in the cities of New Delhi, Mumbai and Chandigarh. The dealerships will be opened in autumn 2007.
Volvo Car India's recently inaugurated headquarters is situated in New Delhi. On 2 September, the office was opened in line with Indian tradition. The opening ceremony was headed by the Minister of Transport of the Haryana Government, Mr. Rao Dan Singh, the Ambassador of Sweden in India, Mr. Lars-Olof Lindgren and Mr. Fredrik Fexe, Swedish Trade Commissioner.
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