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201604 Oct


Roland Folger, Managing Director & CEO, Mercedes-Benz India and Piyush Arora, Executive Director, Operations, Mercedes-Benz India at Chakan, Pune 


German luxury carmaker Mercedes-Benz has added the ninth product to its local production portfolio in India by rolling out the GLC SUV from its assembly line. With this Mercedes-Benz India has becomes the only luxury car manufacturer boasting of the largest locally manufactured product portfolio in India. The GLC was rolled-out of its assembly line by Roland Folger, Managing Director & CEO, Mercedes-Benz India and Piyush Arora, Executive Director, Operations, Mercedes-Benz India.


The locally produced GLC is launched in three variants GLC 220 d 4MATIC Style, GLC 220 d 4MATIC Sport and GLC 300 4MATIC Sport. Pertaining to the increasing demand of the GLC, Mercedes-Benz started the local production within just four months of its India debut in June, 2016. With the introduction of the ‘Made in India’ GLC, Mercedes-Benz bolstered its local production portfolio significantly with nine products rolling-out from its facility in Chakan, Pune.


Roland Folger, Managing Director & CEO, Mercedes-Benz India said, “The GLC with its dynamic design, best-in class technological innovations and luxurious appointments has already established itself as a winning product in our portfolio. We are enthused by the customer response to this dynamic SUV, which has altogether redefined the segment and given the customers a refreshing choice. The GLC has already become one of Mercedes-Benz’s highest selling products, and we are very confident that it will replicate the global success in India as well. With the localization and availability in petrol and diesel, we are confident that the GLC will become an attractive proposition for our discerning buyers with enhanced value propositions and increased availability.”


Piyush Arora, Executive Director, Operations, Mercedes-Benz India stated: “We are extremely satisfied with our localization strategy, which is pivotal to our long-term success in this dynamic market. The rolling-out of the ‘Made in India’ GLC underscores our positive outlook for the Indian market, as we look forward to introducing more locally produced vehicles depending on future market growth.


A vast majority of our current volume products are now locally made in India, which has been driving immense value to our discerning customers. The highest level of refinement and implementation of advanced technology and flexible processes ensure our production quality conforms to the most stringent global standards, and creates new benchmark in manufacturing for the luxury car industry in India. We are glad to offer the locally made GLC within four months of its India debut and are confident that it will help catering to its overwhelming demand and shorten the waiting period.”


Ex-showroom Delhi Prices:
GLC 220 d 4MATIC Style - Rs 47.90 Lakhs
GLC 220 d 4MATIC Sport - Rs 51.50 Lakhs
GLC 300 4MATIC Sport - Rs 51.90 Lakhs
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