PUNE (TIP):With an intent to shorten the waiting period and continue with its strategy of making high-demand cars in India, Mercedes Benz rolled out the Made in India GLC SUV from the assembly line in Pune on Thursday.
With the introduction of the ‘Made in India’ GLC, Mercedes-Benz said its local production portfolio now comprises nine products rolling-out from its world-class facility in Chakan, Pune.
The company manufactured the locally produced GLC is launched in three variants GLC 220 d 4MATIC Style, GLC 220 d 4MATIC Sport and GLC 300 4MATIC Sport.
“The GLC has already become one of Mercedes-Benz’s highest selling products (worldwide)…. 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,” said Roland Folger, managing director and CEO, Mercedes Benz India.
The company said that the production uses technologically advanced synchronized conveyor systems, use of latest generation PLC control units for all equipment which provide adaptability with different models on common production lines, thus increasing the flexibility of the production.