Mercedes-Benz India posts 32 pc growth in 2013

Tags: Cars
German luxury car maker Mercedes- Benz today reported 31.62 per cent increase in its sales in 2013 at 9,003 units.

The company's Indian arm Mercedes-Benz India had posted a total sales of 6,840 units in 2012.

Commenting on the performance, Mercedes-Benz India Managing Director and CEO Eberhard Kern said: "We are very satisfied with our performance in 2013 which we called it as an 'Year of Offensive'. We are happy that our New A-Class, New E-Class & the SUV portfolio saw a robust demand amidst challenging market conditions."

Stating that consumers have "appreciated our initiatives", he said: "We enter 2014 with a clear promise of delivering excellence."

In 2013, the company had launched eight new products across categories and added 9 new touch points in cities, including New Delhi, Baroda, Coimbatore, Noida, Gurgaon, Rajkot, New Mumbai, Lucknow and Pune.

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