Mercedes-Benz India recently completed its Silver Jubilee in the Indian Auto sector. Mercedes-Benz India was originally established in 1994, the German brand entered the Indian auto sector via a JV with Telco (now Tata Motors). At first, the carmaker locally assembled its first model, the W124 E220, at Telco’s facility in the same year.
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Not only that Mercedes-Benz India is also celebrating 25 years of domestic production. Additionally, the German carmaker is also celebrating the 10 years of operation of its plant in Chakan – it began operations at its Chakan plant in 2009.
Beginning with just one model it locally assembled back in 1994, the company’s current locally assembled portfolio includes the CLA, C-class, E-class, S-class and Maybach S-class, GLA, GLC and the GLE.
Jörg Burzer, Member of the Board of Management of Mercedes-Benz AG, Production and Supply Chain Management said “25 years –that’s how long we have been assembling locally in India. To produce, maximum of flexibility, state-of-the-art digital technology and passionate people. As the country’s largest luxury carmaker, both anniversaries celebrated this year are significant landmarks for us, the region of Pune and an important sign for the local luxury car market in India,
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Speaking on the achievement Managing directer Martin Schwenk, Managing Director & CEO of Mercedes-Benz India said, “The Completion of 25 years for Mercedes-Benz is a significant milestone and is a tribute to our people have been appreciating our products and services and the unparalleled luxury brand experience associated with Mercedes-Benz. The success is also a result of the relentless contribution of all the employees behind the brand, which includes our employees, dealer partners, their teams and our suppliers. We have one of the best teams working for the Three-Pointed Star who are highly involved and eager to create a new benchmark in their areas of work.”