Mercedes Benz to make 12500 cars per annumMercedes Benz to make 12500 cars at Chakan
Apnaloan.com Research Bureau
11 Apr 2008
Mercedes-Benz India Private Limited is looking at a total capacity of 12,500 units per annum, including passenger and commercial vehicles at its upcoming manufacturing plant in Chakan.
As reported by Financial Express, Piyush Arora, director technical, member of board of management, Mercedes-Benz India Private Limited said, that the capacity could be further expanded depending upon the demand.
The company has sold 1,094 cars within the first three months of 2008, as against 690 cars sold during the same period last year. In 2007, Mercedes-Benz had sold a total of 2,491 cars.
Mercedes-Benz has 12 car dealers in the country with a strong network of sales and service spread across 28 cities in the country. The company will have separate service partners for its commercial vehicles. By the end of this year, the company plans to have 11 such service partners near to the mining areas for commercial vehicles.