The expansion comes regardless of the worldwide provide chain challenges and rising working price for the corporate, the German carmaker mentioned.
New Delhi: Luxurious carmaker Mercedes-Benz India on Friday reported 26% progress in gross sales to 4,022 models throughout January-March 2022 (Q1 2022), supported by the newly-launched merchandise, ‘direct to buyer’ gross sales mannequin ROTF, versatile financing programmes and optimistic buyer sentiments. The corporate retailed 3,193 models in the identical interval in 2021. The expansion comes regardless of the worldwide provide chain challenges and rising working price for the corporate, the German carmaker mentioned. Mercedes-Benz additionally mentioned that it ended Q1 2022 with a highest-ever order financial institution of over 4,000 models because it strives to provide extra automobiles and cut back the present ready listing for them.The ready listing for its fashions vary from 2-3 months for A-CLass Limousine, 4-5 months for S-Class Maybach S 580 and as much as 8-11 months for GLS SUV. Martin Schwenk, managing director & CEO, Mercedes-Benz India, mentioned, “We’re excited with our gross sales efficiency achieved in Q1 2022, laying a robust basis for a long-term gross sales restoration. We’ll proceed exiting the market with the introduction of most fascinating merchandise and superior luxurious expertise in retail, in Q2.”Throughout Q1 2022, the corporate’s E-Class LWB sedan remained its highest promoting mannequin. Amongst SUVs, GLC was the best promoting, intently adopted by GLA and GLE luxurious SUVs.
The AMG and Tremendous Luxurious Automotive portfolio grew by 35% in January-March 2022, Mercedes-Benz India mentioned.
Mercedes Benz, which has seen robust demand for the primary electrical car EQC launched right here in 2020, plans to herald a second electrical mannequin towards the tip of this 12 months. The corporate will assemble electrical saloon EQS beginning this 12 months.