Mercedes-Benz India Plans on Advancing EV Sales
Luxury automotive marque Mercedes-Benz aims to advance the sales of electric vehicles (EVs) in India, with plans to locally assemble its all-electric sedan EQS this year. The company intends on bringing to the market the EQS to add to the all-electric SUV EQC - introduced as a fully imported unit of price Rs 1.07Cr in 2020.
The CEO and managing director of the Indian branch - Martin Schwenk, said they have taken a step-by-step method to develop the EV approach in the country. The EQC was first available in 6 markets in India and significantly expanded. At present, the EQC is made available in 50 cities, and the following approach is the expansion of profile with a car with solid volume appeal and locally assembled.
The EQS will be introduced this year and assembled at Mercedes's plant in Maharashtra. He mentioned that the car is an entirely different sedan having a unique customer base and a broader interest base. Mercedes has a robust foundation of products in its global EV profile. The firm is in a position to judge which car is the best for launching in India, either as an imported or locally built vehicle.
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