Mercedes accelerates manufacturing in India and set to unveil thrilling new launches

Mercedes-Benz India, the auto producer that had briefly halted new product launches attributable to provide limitations, has now obtained automobile allocations from its German headquarters to cater to the rising demand of consumers, reported Financial Instances. With improved provides, the corporate has additionally elevated its manufacturing capability.

Santosh Iyer, the CEO of Mercedes-Benz India, advised the Financial Instances, the corporate has carried out a second shift at its manufacturing facility to scale back the ready time for purchasers. This determination has been made in response to the elevated demand for in style fashions such because the Mercedes Benz C-Class and E-Class, which are actually available. Moreover, as a result of excessive demand for SUVs, Mercedes-Benz India has obtained an unique allocation from its headquarters particularly for the G-Class mannequin.

Iyer said that the ready length for sure CKD (utterly knocked down) fashions, that are assembled domestically, has decreased from 4-5 months to only two months.

“The ready interval for the CBUs (utterly built-up items), nevertheless, proceed starting from eight months for a GLS Maybach to 24 months for an AMG G63 SUV,” mentioned Iyer.

Iyer advised the publication that the extra mid-year allocation supplied to India highlighted the importance of the Indian marketplace for the automaker. “We have now been in a position to obtain increased allocations from HQ for our top-end automobiles above 2.5 crore just like the GLS Maybach, S-Class Maybach 680. Nevertheless, since these automobiles are extraordinarily scarce and have a major world demand, there’ll all the time be a ready interval, regardless of increased allocations, says,” the CEO of Mercedes-Benz India.  

The report additional provides that Mercedes-Benz has primarily launched high-end automobiles within the Indian market, such because the AMG E53 Cabriolet, AMG GT63 E-Efficiency, AMG A45, A-Class, and G-Class 400d. Within the second half of the yr, the mainstream luxurious phase will see the launch of the SUV GLC. The corporate has deliberate to launch a complete of 10 fashions in 2023.

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Up to date: 13 Jun 2023, 11:49 AM IST