BANGKOK – Mercedes-Benz believes it is winning the fight against Thailand’s gray-market vehicle deluge. Unlike some other auto makers, Mercedes last year bit the bullet and took a tough line, announcing its aftersales dealer network would no longer honor warranties of parallel imports (PI). At the time, Mercedes-Benz President and CEO Alexander Paufler described the decision as a “measure to prevent risk associated with these vehicles, which have not been ...

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