Great products, team and dealers make us a success in India: Mercedes-Benz

Mercedes-Benz has been ruling the Indian luxury car market for three consecutive years (40 per cent share) in spite of challenging conditions. Britta Seeger, member of the board of management at Daimler AG (overseeing marketing and sales), tells Ajay Modi that products and dealers have been behind this feat. Talking about the uncertainties in the Indian market, Seeger says companies need to acclimatise to the […]

Auto Makers Say Hike In Cess On Luxury Cars To Impact Growth

New Delhi: Automobile firms, including Mercedes-Benz, Audi and JLR, on Wednesday said the proposed hike in cess on luxury cars and SUVs (sport utility vehicles) will adversely impact growth momentum of the segment. They also criticised the government’s “hurry to implement the hike in cess” saying a review could have been taken after six months when impact […]