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Volvo to boost costs of choose automobile fashions in India from January 1

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Swedish luxurious carmaker Volvo on Thursday mentioned it’ll improve costs of choose fashions in India ranging between Rs 1 lakh and Rs 3 lakh from January 1 to offset rising enter prices.

Below the revised costs, Volvo Automobile India mentioned its SUV XC40 T4 R Design variant will price Rs 2 lakh extra at Rs 43.25 lakh, whereas XC60 B5 Inscription SUV might be priced at Rs 63.5 lakh, a rise of Rs 1.6 lakh.

Equally, the corporate’s sedan S90 might be costlier by Rs 3 lakh at Rs 64.9 lakh, whereas the top-end SUV XC90 will price Rs 1 lakh extra at Rs 90.9 lakh from the start of the following month.

Explaining the explanation behind the value hike, the corporate mentioned, “Over the previous few years, a unstable foreign exchange (international alternate) scenario, disruption of world provide chains, owing to pandemic induced restrictions and inflationary developments, have led to elevated prices of inputs.”

As with the remainder of the Indian auto trade, Volvo Automobile has additionally been impacted by rising enter prices, Volvo Automobile India Managing Director Jyoti Malhotra mentioned.

“A lot as we might have wished to keep up costs, the scenario has left us with no different choice however to share among the enter prices will increase with clients,” he added.

Malhotra mentioned whereas there is no such thing as a change within the value of our luxurious sedan S60 and Plug-in hybrid XC90 T8, the corporate has been “compelled to announce a value improve in all our different vehicles and SUVs starting from one to a few lakhs. This could be efficient January 1, 2022”.

Just lately, Volvo Automobile India transitioned to an all-petrol portfolio, with all diesel fashions being phased out.

Firms like Maruti Suzuki, Tata Motors, Mercedes-Benz, Audi, Citroen and Tata Motors have already introduced plans for value hikes from January.


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