Mercedes-Benz reports strong growth in NEV sales in China in 2023-Xinhua

Mercedes-Benz reports strong growth in NEV sales in China in 2023

Source: Xinhua

Editor: huaxia

2024-01-13 21:20:45

BEIJING, Jan. 13 (Xinhua) -- German carmaker Mercedes-Benz delivered about 765,000 vehicles to customers in China last year, with the annual deliveries of pure electric models more than doubling, the company said in a press release on Thursday.

The company's high-end luxury product matrix sustained rapid growth, with the Mercedes-Maybach and the G-class achieving annual growth of 21 percent and 22 percent, respectively.

To enhance the e-mobility experience of Chinese consumers, Mercedes-Benz supercharging stations have been put into operation in the cities of Chengdu, Foshan, Qingdao, Chongqing, Kunming, Wuhan, Suzhou and Changzhou. Its public charging service now covers nearly 590,000 public charging piles in more than 340 cities across China.

According to Oliver Britz, executive vice president of sales for Beijing Mercedes-Benz Sales Services Co., Ltd., Mercedes-Benz will bring more than 15 new models to Chinese customers this year, covering multiple driving modes and multiple product matrices.

The company's local R&D network now covers Beijing and Shanghai, with 2,000 people in the R&D team.