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Benz comes out fighting against parallel imports
ACCC’s stance on private import businesses ‘nonsense’ says Mercedes-Benz
2 May 2016
- PROPOSED regulatory changes allowing parallel new-car imports in Australia would have a detrimental effect on customer safety, brand reputation and dealer businesses, according to Mercedes-Benz Australia/Pacific chief executive Horst von Sanden.
- Late last month, Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) commissioner Roger Featherston weighed in on the controversial proposal, suggesting consumers looking to privately import a car under the proposed laws might be better protected if they did so through a private importing business.
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