Mercedes-Benz asks Supreme Court to lift diesel ban

Is ready to pay one per cent environment cess

Overdrive August 08, 2016 16:31:55 IST
Mercedes-Benz asks Supreme Court to lift diesel ban

Mercedes-Benz India has placed a petition in the Supreme Court of India, seeking a lift on the diesel ban. The German luxury car maker says that it is ready to pay one per cent Environment Cess. It will deposit the amount in Court. The hearing is scheduled for Friday, 12/8/2016.

We spoke to a representative from Mercedes-Benz India who said that it's too early to say if the amount would be borne by the company or passed on to the customers.

The company’s sales took a big hit after cars and SUVs with diesel engine’s over 2,000cc...

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