India bound 2015 Mercedes Benz GLA compact SUV has received a price tag in the US, and guess what, it has been priced at a starting price lesser than that of Audi Q3.
To cater to the demands of car buyers in China, and with their affinity towards rear seat space and long wheelbase, Mercedes Benz has commenced production of Mercedes C Class LBW in China. Dubbed C Class L, this new model is slated for official launch in the country from September 2015.
Mid way through 2014, Mercedes-Benz India reports healthy Q1 and Q2 sales, totaling 25% growth for the year thus far. For sustainable growth, manufacturing capacity and number of dealerships is being increased.
Mercedes-Benz India sales through Jan-June 2014 stand at 4717 units sold, equating to 25% YOY sales growth for H1 2014 over 3758 units sold in Jan-June 2013. On the back of 7 launches in H1 2014, Mercedes-Benz is geared up for more launches through 2014.
Mercedes Benz India will launch the new GLA compact SUV in India by Diwali 2014 (October). To come in with a choice of petrol and diesel engine options, the Audi Q3 and BMW X1 rival now has been nominated for the coveted award of World Car of the Year, 2015.
There is no doubt that Audi and Mercedes Benz are competing for top spot in India. While sales figures of Q1 2014 placed Audi on top, industry is still awaiting Q2 sales figures as neither of them have revealed numbers yet.
Mercedes-Benz today opened its new Shanghai Training Center, its largest to date. The passenger car training facility can handle 140,000 Participant Training Days per year and is in tandem with retail excellence that’s key to Mercedes-Benz’ quick growing network and sustainable development in China.
German automakers, Mercedes Benz will be launching their CLA 45 AMG today at the prestigious Buddh International Circuit. Pegged at being the most affordable AMG from Mercedes Benz, CLA 45 AMG a compact performance sedan it si now available at a price of Rs 68.5 lakhs.