Mercedes-Benz opens dealership in Rajkot
Mercedes-Benz India has inaugurated its 58th dealership, ‘Benchmark Cars Rajkot’ in the city of Rajkot, Gujarat. The move has been backed by positive demand from the city and specific surrounding areas in the Saurashtra region.
The Mercedes-Benz facility in Rajkot is a 3S facility that is spread over 21,000 sq. ft. and carries an investment of Rs 7 crore. Eberhard Kern, Managing Director and CEO, Mercedes-Benz India who was present at the inauguration of the new facility stated, “2013 has been a very good year for Mercedes-Benz India as we have aggressively launched new products, expanded to new markets and we are confident of maintaining our strong performance for the remaining year. We aim to do sustainable profitable business in India and are here in this market as part of our long-term strategy for India. It is emerging markets like Rajkot that strengthens our belief in the India growth story even more.”
The Benchmark cars Rajkot facility was setup in a span of 14 months and is capable of displaying nine cars in the showroom while the service centre is spread over 12,000 sq ft and has six service bays with a capacity of servicing close to six cars a day. The workshop can undertake general repairs and maintenance work with availability of Mercedes-Benz spares and accessories.