MUMBAI – Contrary to expectations, Volkswagen AG once again has put on hold its India plans. Feasibility has been established, models have been identified and production sites have been selected. But tough times in Europe and the U.S. and good times in China proved decisive in postponing the Indian initiative. (See related story: Volkswagen Studies India Manufacturing Project) Segment shifts in the Indian market and the positioning of the Skoda brand here have dissuaded the VW board of ...

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