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Volkswagen to reconsider India amid China geopolitical uncertainty

The carmaker's earlier efforts to boost its presence in India have often been bruising experiences

Volkswagen CEO Arno Antlitz (Photo: Bloomberg)
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Volkswagen CEO Arno Antlitz (Photo: Bloomberg)

Monica Raymunt | Bloomberg
Europe’s largest carmaker is taking a closer look at India — again.
 
Volkswagen AG wants to remain a strong player in Europe and China, but in the face of growing geopolitical tensions and an increasingly complex regulatory environment, the German carmaker is looking beyond the US for markets with growth potential, Chief Executive Officer Arno Antlitz said.

“We’re turning our attention to India to be more robustly positioned in this new world,” Antlitz said in an interview with Porsche Consulting Magazin. “India has enormous growth potential in my view.”

The effort will mark yet another attempt by the company to

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First Published: Feb 23 2023 | 12:21 PM IST

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