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Staying the course: Meet Gurpratap S Boparai, MD, Skoda Auto VW India

As he steers his company through a tricky market and works for road safety, Boparai shares his life's journey with Pavan Lall

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Skoda Auto

Pavan Lall 



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Illustration: Binay Sinha

“Now, that’s not a fair que­s­tion,” grins Gur­pratap S Boparai, the mana­g­ing director of Volks­wagen India, the firm that drives the global auto giant’s port­folio of cars in the subcontinent. I’m push­ing the soft-spoken auto veteran to pick favourites. “If you’re truly a car lover, then you can’t just love one car,” he says with a slow drawl. I agree, and accept the non-answer.

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First Published: Sat, November 27 2021. 00:08 IST

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