Mercedes-Benz India gross sales rises 1.4% to 15,538 models in 2018, Auto Information, Automobilnews
Mercedes-Benz India Managing Director and CEO Martin Schwenk mentioned, “We’re glad with our gross sales efficiency in 2018 regardless of going through sturdy macro-economic headwinds in H2, leading to low shopper sentiment that posed vital gross sales challenges.”
Nevertheless, “we made a powerful comeback within the This autumn interval and had been capable of obtain a year-on-year development,” he added.
Additionally learn: Mercedes claims luxurious automobile crown as analysts eye challenger TeslaThe firm’s rival BMW India had posted 13 per cent enhance in automobile gross sales to 11,105 models in 2018, in contrast with 9,800 models within the earlier yr, whereas Tata Motors-owned Jaguar Land Rover reported 16.23 per cent enhance in its 2018 gross sales at 4,596 models as towards 3,954 models in 2017.
Volvo Auto India posted 30 per cent enhance in its gross sales at 2,638 models in 2018 as towards 2,029 models within the earlier yr. One other main participant within the section, Audi, is but to declare its 2018 gross sales.
On the outlook for the brand new yr, Schwenk mentioned, “2019 goes to be an necessary yr for Mercedes-Benz India, as we attain the milestone of ’25 years of Mercedes-Benz in India’. The yr might be marked with a few of the most vital product introductions which is able to redefine luxurious motoring and chart new avenues for future mobility.”
The corporate will introduce in over ten new merchandise, together with an array of merchandise from the efficiency model AMG, this yr.