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VW Chakan plant completes five years of production

autos Updated: Apr 03, 2014 14:17 IST


In a major milestone for the company, VW's Chakan plant finished five years of operation on March 31, 2014.

Since inauguration, over 3.5 lakh cars have rolled out of the facility and it also serves as VW Group's headquarters in India. Inaugurated in 2009, this plant was built in 17 months, a record across all VW facilities across the country. The plant employs 3,400 people and apart from the domestic market, also caters to VW's export interests.

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