Indian high-end auto sales to triple by 2033: Audi’s Andre Konsbruck

The international sales head of Audi AG, Andre Konsbruck, believes the Indian luxury auto market will certainly triple in the next one decade and is readied to go across the 1 lakh unit sales mark by 2030. Speaking with Autocar post the 2023 yearly earnings meeting, Konsbruck claimed that the economic signs of India are getting quickly and the industry is growing extremely quickly.

” India has gone up to third place in the global sales and that is why India has full attention from Audi. The growth possibility is ultimately obtaining materialised. Unlike the past, when the marketplace assured a lot yet did not provide, currently, the marketplace is ticking all (the right) boxes,” clarified Konsbruck.

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In the calendar year 2023, the Indian deluxe automobile market is approximated to have marketed over 45,000 to 47,000 systems, signing up a solid double-digit development. Audi India grew by 89 percent in 2023 registering a sale of 7,931 systems. The tripling of quantities by 2033 would suggest the market dimension might cross 1.25 lakh units per annum in ten years.

Lauding the Federal government of India’s newest electric car policy, Konsbruck states that the Indian government is devoted to electrification and local production. “It is an initial market which has actually seen a specific treatment from the federal government in the direction of the costs vehicles and that will help in increasing the localisation of costs cars which will automatically drive demand. All these sort of policies along with GST advantage– all tiny steps accumulate and will certainly assist in driving need.”

Audi has actually internationally introduced the launch of 20 new models in the coming years and the head of sales claimed he is keen on bringing each and every single automobile to India mainly. “We are open and happy to homologate every feasible car. In principle, the whole portfolio is readily available to India, however we pick the market launch with Balbir (Audi India head). The huge advantage that Audi has is that we are restoring our portfolio in the next two years. We will have an entirely new ICE portfolio and we will certainly have a new expanded variety of EVs,” claimed Konsbruck.

The revamped profile will certainly aid Audi readjust internationally as well as in India, if the market shift in the direction of EVs were to face headwinds. Around the world, Audi has actually dedicated to relocate to 100 percent electrical by 2033, however in India, it expects the share of EVs to be 50 percent by 2028.

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