El Salvador: Distribution issues continue to rankle at Mercedes Benz

The distribution of vehicles of the German manufacturer Mercedes Benz is causing so much discord that it has landed in court without the prospect of a quick solution.

Friday, June 6, 2008

During the last few weeks, paid advertisements have appeared in the national media, some of them paid for by Grupo Daimler AG, which claim that the distribution in the country was granted to Group Q of San Salvador, and others by Grupo Omi, who does not accept that its contract has been rescinded.

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Omni dispute continues over Mercedes Benz

June 2008

Vehicles made by Daimler AG can only be distributed and marketed in Guatemala by Comercial Omni, officials from this company say.

At a press conference, Omni warned the people of Guatemala to avoid buying these vehicles from Grupo Automotriz Q, because they would risk losing their vehicles, depending on judicial prohibitions.

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