Mr. Martin Schulz, Vice President of Sales & Marketing, Mercedes-Benz (Thailand) Limited, reveals: “Sales of Mercedes-Benz Thailand for the first 5 months continues to grow with a total of 2,316 units sold or 13.5 percent, which is conform to the recovery of automotive industry. Beyond that satisfiable result, May turned out to be an impressive month with record sales of 706 units, which doubles the sales number of the same period last year and makes it the second best month since our establishment in Thailand.”
“A key ingredient of our success in May was the right mix of product offerings to ensure well-met demand of the market and well-served lifestyle needs of the customers, with the ASEAN premier of The new M-Class and The new B-Class as well as other vehicles including C-Class, E-Class and S-Class, which are our key strengths in responding to demand of every group of customers, especially the C 200 BlueEFFICIENCY. A shift in consumer behaviour towards buying from authorized dealers was also witnessed. Customers can foresee the advantages of buying from the authorized dealers, especially in terms of better cost of ownership and better resell value in comparison with parallel imported vehicles. In addition, they are confident in reliability of after-sales service and privileges provided by our authorized dealer network. This includes 3-year warranty with unlimited mileage, exclusive 24-hour Star Assist roadside assistance program, peace of mind from genuine parts imported directly from Mercedes-Benz in Germany, and a nationwide network of 30 authorized service centers. ,” continues Mr. Schulz.