“We’re additionally challenged sometimes by numerous components. Very lately due to the Purple Sea scenario there’s a provide chain constraint that we’re going through within the quarter considered one of 2024. It’s difficult for us within the first quarter however we anticipate to recuperate within the coming months,” he stated.
Dhillon was responding to a question on outlook and challenges in 2024.
Deliveries to prospects for sure fashions at current have been delayed by a number of weeks, he famous.
Container vessels have been going through assaults within the Purple Sea, one of the vital vital commerce routes on this planet, since November final yr following Israel’s battle towards Hamas.
When requested concerning the traction of electrical autos in India, Dhillon stated,”As of now, it’s at a really nascent stage however this is sort of a marathon, we now have to run for an extended time frame.” Penetration of EVs within the luxurious house is about 6-7 per cent, he stated, including “our penetration is 3 per cent however most of our merchandise within the luxurious house in electrical automobiles is over Rs 1.2 crore immediately.” Going ahead, Audi globally goes to launch many new merchandise and a few of them will even make it to India, Dhillon added.
On plans for regionally assembling EVs, he stated,”We’re additionally evaluating sooner or later in time we have to assemble these automobiles additionally in India. It isn’t determined but when and the way however I feel extra data will come sooner or later however we’re shifting in the direction of that plan. We’re very clear that the longer term for us is petrol and electrical…”
At current, Audi’s EV portfolio includes the Q8 50 e-tron, Q8 55 e-tron, Q8 Sportback 50 e-tron, Q8 Sportback 55 e-tron, e-tron GT, and RS e-tron GT.
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