Volkswagen has been in the news across the world ever since the news that nearly 11 million cars worldwide may be affected due to diesel scandal is mired in another controversy in India which it coined as “Technical” problem for suspension of sales of its bread and butter model. The Polo car with immediate effect. In a sudden move, the world’s largest carmaker’s Indian arm, Volkswagen India. Today said it was putting on a “Temporary Hold”. The sales of its Polo hatchback, but claimed that the hold was not as a result of the ongoing EA 189 diesel engine cheating charges across the world.
Further Notice Volkswagen India Holds Deliveries Of Polo Diesel Until:-
A spokesperson from Volkswagen Passenger Cars India confirmed the move. Volkswagen India has confirmed a temporary hold on deliveries of its Carline Polo due to a technical reason which is currently under evaluation. This concerns a limited number of cars out of a specific production period. Volkswagen further confirms that deliveries for the non-impacted Polo range continues as per schedule, the spokesperson said. Volkswagen would like to clarify that the temporary hold on deliveries is not related to the ongoing EA 189 diesel engine topic, the spokesperson added.
The company also sells its Vento sedan in eight variants in petrol and diesel version priced in the Rs 7 lakh to Rs 12 lakh range. Volkswagen India produced 20,030 units of Polo in the April-August period this year. It had sold 13,827 units in the domestic market and exported 6,052 units.
Both the petrol and diesel engine variants have been taken off the dealerships. “We request not to physically deliver any Polo vehicle (all variants) with immediate effect till further notice from Volkswagen”, said a communication sent to dealers by the company today.