Volkswagen achieves 8% increase in monthly sales for January 2016

February 2 2016,  13.53 PM IST || Pocket News Alert

Mumbai : Volkswagen, Europe’s leading carmaker has clocked a growth of 8% in monthly sales, for January 2016, selling 4018 units in January 2016 as compared to 3734 units sold in the corresponding month of the previous year.

Mr. Michael Mayer, Director, Volkswagen Passenger Cars, Volkswagen Group Sales India Pvt. Ltd. said, “Starting this year on a positive note, we are very happy to announce an increase in monthly sales for Volkswagen Passenger Cars for January 2016. We attribute this success to a consistent overall performance of our highly popular carlines, the Polo, Vento and Jetta, supported by an encouraging response to the recently launched 21st Century Beetle. With a pipeline filled with highly anticipated, performance-driven products, we look forward to a successful year ahead.”

Shimply launches its first mobile app with patented pending technology of Virtual Trial Room

New Delhi :, one of India’s fastest growing, multi­category online bazaar for Indian products has launched its mobile app. The app features a patent pending technology of Virtual Trial Room which gives you the freedom to see in advance how the products of your choice look on you, before you decide on one. These products have been sourced from different states of India and Shimply guarantees dual benefit of unmatched selection of products and value for money.
The virtual trial room by addresses the common problem that every woman faces while shopping online – trying on the product. With this feature, will make online shopping experience as close to physical shopping. This technology makes use of the camera on the customer’s phone to click their picture and then place a product on it to see how it will look. With the app, customers can try on multiple products, virtually; the product can be dragged to any part on top of the picture with hand gestures and touch features. The product and base picture (of customer) can be resized to generate a parallax and 3D effect that allows the customer to see the product in a way as if customer is actually wearing it.

Another amazing quality of this technology is that the customers can actually try home decors (like paintings/furniture, etc.) virtually to see how it looks on their wall/room. This ground breaking technology can also be used in shopping malls to let customers try on various dresses, without actually going to a trial room.

The patent pending technology aids the users to click their picture and try the products on the app without saving the picture on the phone. Also, it saves the customers from the peeping tom problem.