Mercedes-Benz forays into Indian luxurybus segment

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Hi guys..........Mercedes-Benz forays into Bus business in India with launch of Mercedes-Benz Intercity Luxury Coach. smiley1.gif

  • Mercedes-Benz invented the first Bus in the world in 1895. Daimler continues to be the largest bus manufacturer in the world today.

  • Mercedes-Benz Buses in India will be built on chassis O 500 R / RF 1830. Body will be built by Sutlej Motors as per technical specifications from Mercedes-Benz.

  • M/S Sharma Transports in Bangalore, Neeta Tours and Travels in Mumbai, Konduskar Travels in Kolhapur were the first customers of the Mercedes-Benz buses in India and were handed keys of their vehicles during the launch.

  • Initial offering launched on specific routes for Western and Southern India with adequate service and after-sales support; footprint to be increased with time.
Mercedes-Benz today announced its foray in the luxury bus segment in India with the launch of its Intercity Coach. The coach sports the versatile O 500 R / RF chassis from the Mercedes-Benz stable while the bus body will be built by Jalandhar based Sutlej Motors. Mr. Harald Landman, Head of Daimler Buses and Dr. Wilfried Aulbur, CEO of Mercedes-Benz India presented the key to the first customers: Mr.Suresh and Mr.Sunil Sharma from Sharma Transports in Bangalore, Mr.Anil and Mr. Sunil Sawla from Neeta Tours and Travels in Mumbai and Mr. Prabhakar Konduskar from Konduskar Travels in Kolhapur.smiley17.gif

Mr. Harald Landman, Head of Daimler Buses commented:

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ya....they are common....yes am also happy to see that now there is a competition for VOLVO!!! me lookwise this above merc is looking good in comparision to B7R..! smiley1.gifvibhor2008-09-03 12:31:18

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