Beijing, The Gulf Observer: In a recent press release, German carmaker Mercedes-Benz announced the delivery of approximately 765,000 vehicles to customers in China last year. Notably, the annual deliveries of pure electric models witnessed a remarkable doubling. The company’s high-end luxury products, Mercedes-Maybach and the G-class, experienced impressive annual growth rates of 21 percent and 22 percent, respectively.
To further enhance the electric mobility experience for Chinese consumers, Mercedes-Benz has successfully launched supercharging stations in several cities, including Chengdu, Foshan, Qingdao, Chongqing, Kunming, Wuhan, Suzhou, and Changzhou. The company’s public charging service now spans nearly 590,000 charging piles across more than 340 cities in China.
Oliver Britz, Executive Vice President of Sales for Beijing Mercedes-Benz Sales Services Co., Ltd., shared insights into the company’s plans for the Chinese market. Mercedes-Benz is set to introduce over 15 new models this year, encompassing various driving modes and product matrices. The company’s commitment to local research and development is evident, with a robust network covering Beijing and Shanghai, boasting a team of 2,000 individuals dedicated to R&D efforts.