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Mercedes-Benz India Pvt. Ltd.
Type Subsidiary
Founded 1994
Headquarters Pune, Maharashtra, India
Key people Peter T. Honegg
Industry Automotive
Products Luxury Vehicles
Commercial Vehicles
Employees 800 (2007)
Parent Daimler AG

Mercedes-Benz India is a subsidiary of Daimler AG based in India.


Daimler entered the Indian market and set up Mercedes-Benz India Ltd in 1994. The company was later renamed DaimlerChrysler India Private Ltd after the merger of parent company Daimler with Chrysler. After DaimlerChrysler sold off most of its equity interests in Chrysler in 2007, it changed its name to Daimler AG. As a result, DaimlerChrysler India was renamed Mercedes-Benz India once again.

Mercedes-Benz India is a 100%-owned subsidiary of Daimler AG. The company is based in Pune. Mercedes-Benz reached the top 100 most trusted brands of India published by The Brand Trust Report and also won the Best Brand Award by Auto India Best Brand Awards 2011.

Manufacturing facilities

Daimler has a commercial vehicle plant outside of Chennai which it is currently upgrading with an investment of 700 million Euros. The passenger cars manufacturing plant is located in Pune.[1]


The C-Class and E-Class are assembled locally while others are fully imported from Germany[2].


Manufactured/assembled locally

  • Mercedes-Benz C-Class (Sedan only)
  • Mercedes-Benz E-Class (Sedan, Coupe, and Cabrio)


Commercial vehicles

Sales performance

Mercedes-Benz India recorded sales of 5819 vehicles in 2010 compared to 3250 vehicles sold in 2009 with a sales growth of over 80%[3].


  1. You must specify title = and url = when using {{cite web}}."". Economic Times. Economic Times. Retrieved on 28 May 2011.
  2. "Mercedes-Benz India - New Car Models - Mercedes-Benz Model Overview". Retrieved on 2011-04-18.
  3. "Mercedes-Benz India Record 94% Sales Growth - CarWale News". (2010-07-07). Retrieved on 2011-04-18.

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