Mercedes-Benz India has had a strong begin to 2018. The organization posted its best ever numbers for the time of January 2018 - March 2018 with 4,556 units sold, posting a development of 24.8 for each penny. In a similar time period, a year ago, Mercedes-Benz sold 3,650 models. The organization likewise had the best-ever deals appearing amid FY2017-18 with 16,236 units sold, enlisting a development of 22.5 for every penny. Amid the last monetary (FY2016-17), the organization sold 13,259 units. It says that the main driver for SUV deals was the GLC, which enlisted development in twofold digits, while the E-Class long wheelbase was popular among the Mercedes-Benz cars.
In the year finishing March 2018, Mercedes-Benz India sold 16,236 units, up 22.5 percent year-on-year, and in the main quarter of the timetable year 2018 (January-March), it sold 4,556 units, up 25 percent.
Deals were driven by the long-wheelbase E-class and in addition the brand's SUV portfolio. The GLC was the best offering SUV for the brand in the main quarter.
The German carmaker is carefully idealistic about expanding the development this year as it trusts deals could be influenced by the administration's choice to climb traditions obligation in Budget 2018. It may be a test to support this force in the coming quarters Roland Folger, Managing Director and CEO, Mercedes-Benz India stated, including that the spike in Q1 deals was because of the progression of offers in front of the traditions obligation instigated value climb.
For engine vehicles conveyed to India through the CKD (totally thumped down) course, the traditions obligation on imported motor segments was climbed from 7.5/10 percent to 15 percent and obligation on the vehicle parts that are a component of the CKD packs was raised from 10 percent to 15 percent. For autos conveyed to India as full imports, the rate on one area of traditions obligation has been climbed from 20 percent to 25 percent.
The organization additionally said that it is focused on propelling 10 new models in 2018, of which three have just been propelled which are the Mercedes-Benz S-Class Facelift, the Mercedes-Maybach S650 and the S560 (we consider them one) and the as of late propelled Mercedes-Benz GLS Grand Edition. Along these lines, there are seven all the more new dispatches in transit from Mercedes-Benz before 2018 finds some conclusion