Mercedes-Benz is India’s largest luxury car maker that celebrate unforgettable milestone of rolling-out of the 100,000th Made in India E-Class. The final car rolled-out from assembly line of Mercedes-Benz’s worldclass manufacturing facility at Chakan.
Speaking on this historic occasion, Roland Folger said, “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. The journey that began 24 years ago, as we pioneered the luxury car segment in the country, has only gotten more fruitful and today we remain the most preferred luxury brand in the country. The milestone of rolling-out 100,000 cars is also the result of the absolute dedication of all past and present employees of Mercedes-Benz India, who remain our best brand ambassadors. This achievement also reiterates MercedesBenz’s India commitment and we strongly believe in the India story and it’s potential. We will further deepen our strong connect with the Indian customers and keep continuing to fascinate them with our products and customer service.”
Mercedes-Benz moved the facility to Chakan near Pune with an investment of ₹1000+ crores, the facility is spread over 100 acres & is part of Mercedes-Benz’s Global Production Network. Also, India plays an major role in the CKD/MVP production network in Brazil, Indonesia, Malaysia, Thailand & Vietnam. All these locations, Mercedes-Benz produces vehicles in various extension levels for domestic markets. Since June 2015, Mercedes-Benz India also commenced production from its new expanded production facility located in the same premises. Giving a competitive edge in the dynamic market, Mercedes-Benz also boasts of the largest spare parts warehouse by luxury car manufacturer in India which can stock up to 44,000 parts.
Mercedes-Benz of milestones achieved: 1995: First locally made E-Class rolls-out of assembly line 2008: Mercedes-Benz rolls-out its 20,000 cars in India, 2010: Roll-out of 30,000 cars from the Chakan manufacturing facility, 2014: 50,000th Mercedes-Benz rolls out of the assembly lines in Chakan & 2018: 100,000th Mercedes-Benz rolls-out of the assembly line in Chakan.