The Volkswagen Group announced an investment of 560 million euros to produce in Argentina and vehicles based on the modular platform MQB-A0.
Las sales of new cars in Argentina are going through an excellent period of time and the hand of a increased sales and some changes in the political and economic, there are several marks that begin to announce your roadmap for the coming years.
Among them is the Volkswagen Group, which has just announced a plan of investment of 560 million euros to match your plant in Pacheco in Argentina, to accommodate the production of vehicles based on the Modular platform MQB-A0, which initially will be destined to the production of a off-road compact.
the same architecture used by the new Volkswagen Polo, SEAT Ibiza and SEAT Arona, among other models of the German group, which will bring to life the third member in the family of crossovers for the compact segment, currently represented by the Škoda Karoq and SEAT Arona, although in this opportunity, it is a model that adopt the identity Volkswagen.
By the time there is no official confirmation about what will be your name, although early data suggest that this new model will adopt the name Volkswagen Tharu. By the time we know that this new model will arrive to the market in 2020, for which it would not be strange that the German firm decides to take it to the Auto show in Buenos Aires that will be held in 2019.
But this will not be the only new vehicle that the German group plans to manufacture in the plant in argentina Pacheco, as there are plans to add later a second model that will also be based on the platform MQB-A0, although for the moment has not transcended which will be, nor if it will adopt the identity of any of the other brands of the Volkswagen Group.
Volkswagen drives in this way, your strategy for Latin america, with this new model, which from 2020 will reach throughout the region. This strong investment will mean in addition to lto the creation of 2,500 new jobs.