On January 19, 2019, ŠKODA AUTO and Volkswagen Group India opened a new Technology Centre in Pune, India. The ŠKODA brand will be responsible for the planned model offensive of the Volkswagen Group on the
Indian market. In the new Technology Centre, 250 specialists will be developing vehicles tailored for the requirements of Indian customers. Localisation will reach 95%. The project includes a EUR 250m investment in research and development. The first model of the Technology Centre will be a medium-sized SUV in the A0 segment to be unveiled in 2020.