Mercedes reported deliveries of four,022 vehicles within the first quarter of 2022 and with over 4,000 orders nonetheless pending.
The Mercedes E-class remained the corporate’s absolute best dealer.
Mercedes-Benz introduced its retail gross sales efficiency for the primary quarter of 2022 recording a 26 % enlargement 12 months on 12 months. Mercedes mentioned it delivered 4,022 gadgets within the three-month duration as towards 3,193 gadgets the 12 months prior to. The carmaker additionally mentioned that it ended the primary quarter with its highest-ever order financial institution of over 4,000 gadgets. The corporate mentioned that it was once in a position to succeed in those figures regardless of the backdrop of the worldwide semiconductor scarcity and emerging enter prices. The carmaker additionally reported a 35 % enlargement in its AMG and Tremendous Luxurious Automotive portfolio within the first quarter of 2022.
Talking at the corporate’s gross sales efficiency Martin Schwenk, Managing Director & CEO, Mercedes-Benz India commented, “We’re excited with our gross sales efficiency completed in Q1 2022, laying a powerful basis for a long-term gross sales restoration. This success turns into essential in context of persisted intense headwinds like semi-conductor scarcity, international provide chain disruptions and emerging enter prices. The Q1 efficiency firmly reiterates shoppers’ transparent desire for luxurious revel in presented through Mercedes-Benz and the logo’s management place within the Indian luxurious marketplace.”
The Mercedes E-class remained Mercedes’ hottest automotive within the nation whilst the GLC outsold the brand new GLA and GLC to stay the number one spot within the corporate’s SUV line-up. The carmaker additionally reported sturdy call for for the A-class Limousine and the brand new S-class.
The carmaker additionally published that consumers recently may just be expecting wait instances of as much as 11 months for his or her regionally manufactured Mercedes. The GLC has the shortest wait time of between 1-2 months whilst the GLS may just take any place between 8-11 months. The S-class and Maybach S 580 has ready instances between 3-4 and 4-5 months respectively whilst the A-class Limousine has a ready duration of as much as 3 months. The GLA and GLE has reasonable wait instances between 4-5 months.
Schwenk was once additionally positive of the logo’s efficiency at the subsequent quarter along side pronouncing that the corporate would glance to enhance manufacturing to cut back wait instances.
“With the very best order financial institution in our historical past, we’re assured of continuous this enlargement momentum within the coming months. On the other hand, we sincerely remorseful about the delays within the deliveries to our shoppers, because of the continued demanding situations within the international provide chain. Our best precedence stays to ship our shoppers their beloved Mercedes-Benz on the earliest and try to cut back the ready duration considerably.” added Schwenk.
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