In order to increase its reach in the nation, Swedish automaker Volvo has inaugurated a new dealership network in Kozhikode, Kerela. The new 3S facility in Kozhikode is the second dealership by the manufacturer in the southern state of India. The first Volvo dealership in Kerela was opened in Kochi in 2009.
Inaugurating the dealership in the city Charles Frump - Managing Director, Volvo Car India said, “Kozhikode is home to a lot of affluent families and has become a strong luxury car market. We want to reach out to this market by providing a unique Compact Dealership experience. Opening a dealership in this city is a step closer to achieving our medium term goal of doubling the segment share by 2020. Kerala Volvo is doing a great job of garnering the Kerala market from Kochi and this facility will further enhance their reach in the state.”
The Kozhikode facility in North Kerala is set-up on a 9,000 sq. ft. plot with 2000 sq. ft. of showroom and dedicated service space. The new fully operational state-of-the-art facility will address the growing demand for high-end luxury cars in North Kerala.
Also, speaking at the occasion, Umesh Mohanan – Dealer principal, Kerala Volvo said, “Our association with Volvo Cars is long-established. We opened our first Volvo dealership in Kochi. Today, we are delighted to announce the launch of this state-of-the-art Compact 3S facility in Kozhikode. We are determined to replicate our success in Kochi for the Kozhikode facility by providing best-in-class customer experience. The entire range of Volvo cars will be retailed and serviced from our new facility.”
This is Volvo’s 23rd dealership in India with other dealership present across cities such as Delhi, Mumbai, Bangalore, Chennai, Kolkata, Pune, Ahmedabad, Chandigarh, Chennai, Gurgaon, Hyderabad, Jaipur, Cochin, Lucknow and Kochi. Currently, Volvo offers 8 new car models in India. The product range of Volvo in India includes vehicles such as two versions of the XC60 SUV, XC40 SUV, XC90 Excellence plug-in hybrid, V90 Cross-Country premium hatchback, V40 premium hatchback, V40 Cross-Country premium hatchback, SC60 sedan, SC60 Cross-Country sedan and the all-new SC90 sedan. Stay tuned to V3cars.com for further updates.