Kolkata: Mercedes-Benz India ended 2011 with a strong growth of approximately 30 percent year-on-year against the backdrop of slowdown in the industry.

The company sold 7,430 units last year, as against 5,819 units in 2010, Mercedes-Benz India's Director (Sales and Marketing) Debashis Mitra said here on Monday.

Mitra said that there had been 10-15 per cent growth in India during January-April.

He said the company finished 2011 on a successful note and started the New Year with a range of initiatives to capture the robust growth in luxury segment.

Mercedes-Benz India has dealership in 31 cities through 70 outlets.

Relationship of Mercedes-Benz with India dates back to the 1950s when it introduced trucks with local collaboration.

The company established a world class production facility spread over 100 acre at Chakan, Pune, in 2009.

(Agencies)

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