Mercedes Benz celebrates 20 successful years in India

Monday 01 December 2014, 17:30 PM by
Mercedes Benz has been a local favorite for quite a while now. The brand indeed stands out as the most preferred choice in the luxury car segment among Indians. Setting its first shop in India way back in 1994 with the iconic W124, Mercedes Benz as part of its first lot in the country brought-in E-class way back in 1995, followed by the S-class in 2000 and the C-class sometime in July 2001.

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Mercedes Benz celebrates 20 successful years in India

In India, Mercedes Benz has faced strong competition against it rivals namely the BMW and Audi that made its moves way back in 2006-07 in India. Amongst the current offering by the German carmaker in India, is the A-Class that is indeed one of the most affordable luxury cars available. By records, Mercedes Benz India has already exceeded the 9000 units mark this year. The group brought its first AMG trim in India way back in 2009 and since then has launched GL 63 AMG, ML 63 AMG, CLA 45 AMG and GLA 45 AMG this year. In 2012, the company had inaugurated state-of-the-art paint shop in Pune that reportedly provided Eco-friendly, water-based painting solution.

Moreover, with twenty years of success, Mercedes Benz has also achieved an important milestone with the 50,000th car being roll-out from the Chakan plant. The company also claims to have about over 3,000 compact cars from the A-class and B-class on Indian roads till date. Mercedes Benz offers more than 17 products in India that is well supported by quality service centers and steadily growing brand network in India.

Source: ACP

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