Asia Bizz: Te popular luxury car maker Mercedes Benz India reported a 2.82 percent rise in the sales of the month of December 2011 with 730 units. The report was revealed on on January 2, 2012.

Debashish Mitra, the director of Marketing and sales of Mercedes Benz in India, said that the company sold 710 units during the same month last year. Even during the entire year, the company sales increased by 27.69 percent from 5,819 units to 7,430 units last year.

Mitra added that this is a very good number and they are very happy with it . To achieve this growth, all the segments had equally contributed.

Some of the C Class and the E Class sedans and also the premium sport utility vehicle models were responsible for the sales. While talking about the company’s target in the year 2012, Mitra said that they are looking for a strong double digit growth during this year. The managing director added that the overall performance will depend upon the market situation and the growth may also come during the later part of the year. Mercedes Benz is now preparing for the upcoming Auto Expo which is beginning this year.