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Mercedes-Benz rolls-out 100,000 cars from Chakan

Luxury car group reiterates commitment to India

German pride Mercedes-Benz has reaffirmed its commitment to the Indian market as it rolled out 100,000th unit of the luxury car from Chakan assembly line near Pune.

“This achievement also reiterates Mercedes-Benz’s India commitment and we strongly believe in the India story and it’s potential,” underlined Roland Folger, Managing Director and CEO, Mercedes-Benz India.

“We will further deepen our strong connect with the Indian customers and keep continuing to fascinate them with our products and customer service.

“The roll out of the 100,000th Mercedes-Benz vehicle in India is a strong testimony of the impeccable customer trust and the unsurpassable brand equity Mercedes-Benz enjoys in this dynamic country,” he stressed while celebrating a historic milestone of rolling-out of the 100,000th Mercedes-Benz for the Indian market on 28 May 2018.

Mercedes-Benz brought its luxury car to India in 1994.

Mercedes-Benz India opened its Indian headquarters and assembly plant at Chakan 24 February, 15 years after it initially started assembling cars at a nearby facility leased from Tata Motors at Pimpri, also near Pune.

It has invested Euro50 million euros (Rs 300 crore) on the 100-acre plant which manufactures 5,000 cars and 1,200 trucks and buses a year.

Future expansion is possible at the facility.

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