Thursday, January 9, 2014

Mercedes to Bring Together S-class in Pune from April Expected to Get Double Capacity

German premium carmaker Mercedes Benz will begin collecting its S-Class autos at its Pune plant in April, a top official of its Indian unit has said. The organization likewise plans to present new models in the nearby market in the not so distant future as a feature of system to recapture top position in its extravagance auto section.

Mercedes-Benz India, which sold 9,003 units in 2013, a 32% development from a year back, is the No. 2 extravagance carmaker in India after Audi, an alternate German organization that sold a thousand more units. In the second 50% of 2013, Mercedes had taken the top opening and is currently planning to outpace the business pioneer again on the once more of its new starts.

Mercedes to assemble S-class in Pune

The new S-Class, started in India on Wednesday with a Rs 1.57-crore (ex-showroom Delhi) sticker, is at present transported in into the nation. Something like 70% of the Mercedes Benz autos sold in India are by regional standards amassed.

"We have made huge investment in India for a local assembly and production plant. With a body and paint shop, we are able to churn out a substantial production from our Pune plant," Mercedes-Benz India CEO and MD, Eberhard Kern, said. "The annual capacity has also been doubled to 20,000 units to meet our sales targets of the future."

Mercedes, which had presented eight new models in India a year ago, is planning to improve its nearby gathering operations to decimate rivalry and fill the SUV shortfall in its portfolio. In India, it gathers four cars models include C-Class, E-Class, ML-Class and the GL-Class. Meanwhile, the company is planning to present its universally great GLA SUV and the CLA sports vehicle in India to tap its developing well-off class.

"We are contemplating to get some new product in 2014 and backed by a strong product in 2014 and backed by a strong production infrastructure in place some pleasant product surprises should be expected soon," Kern said. "We managed to outsell our competitors on most of the segment we operate, and that to despite not having a full range of SUVs in our portfolio."

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