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Mercedes-Benz Gets Strong Sales in Canada Last Month

Today, Mercedes-Benz Canada released its sales report for the month of May. So far, it showed a strong performance of the brand in the country. According to Canada Newswire, a grand total of 3,300 Mercedes-Benz, Sprinter and Smart cars were sold last month in Canada. This year marks a total of 14,028 units sold via the MB Canadian retail network alone. There was a recorded figure of 2,820 units retailed for the passenger cars luxury light trucks sold in the country. The breakdown is as follows: 1,618 passenger car units were sold while the luxury light truck’s side accounted for the remaining 1,202. On a year-on-year comparison, the numbers indicate… Continue Reading »

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Epic Arctic Trip Comes to a Conclusion

Mercedes-Benz Canada just announced the conclusion of its Sprinter Arctic Drive. The big press release came on January 30, 2013 which was also the time when the big event was completed. The journey started in Edmonton, Alberta on January 22, 2013. Then, the expedition went through northern British Columbia, the Yukon and all the way to Alaska way past the Arctic Circle which exposed the participants into one of the worlds most dangerous weather conditions. The trip came to a finish in Anchorage, Alaska after an eight-day drive. The epic journey was participated by various automotive journalists from the US and Canada. They were allowed to drive their own Sprinter… Continue Reading »

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Mercedes-Benz Inaugurates World’s First Dedicated Fuel Cell Facility

Mercedes-Benz has just opened the first facility in the world that’s dedicated to the development and production of fuel cell stacks. That’s what Mercedes-Benz Canada recently celebrated, as they inaugurated the new 3,300-square meter facility in the British Columbia city of Burnaby. This is in line with the efforts of Daimler and Mercedes-Benz to continue its leadership in the development of fuel cell technology as well as in making the technology viable for commercial applications, a pivotal part of making the automotive industry more environment-friendly. “Fuel cells will one day power cars around the world, and B.C.’s world-class innovators are going to work with Mercedes-Benz to achieve that vision,” said… Continue Reading »

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Mercedes-Benz Canada Posts Record April Sales

It’s not just in the US where Mercedes-Benz was able to post record sales for the month of April—Mercedes-Benz Canada also reported that the 3,249 vehicles it delivered last month accounted for a 13.7% gain on the year-on-year comparative figures and helped it reach a record figure for the month. To be more specific, the record monthly sales for April were in the passenger and luxury light truck segments, with a grand total of 3,029 units delivered. That’s a 19.7% growth over April 2011, and contributes largely to the year-to-date gain of 1,371 units, accounting for 15.8%. There were 1,814 passenger car units sold in April, while the total luxury… Continue Reading »

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Mercedes-Benz Canada Starting on Future Downtown Vancouver Dealership

Mercedes-Benz Canada just finished breaking ground on its upcoming flagship dealership at Vancouver’s Terminal Avenue, which is set to replace the Mercedes-Benz Vancouver store on West Broadway since 1976. The Terminal Avenue dealership will be much closer to the core market in downtown Vancouver, and it will also help expand the brand and identity of Mercedes-Benz in that burgeoning part of British Columbia. The new facility will adapt the Autohaus concept in place in the entire Canadian Mercedes-Benz network. There will be more parking, plus 19 service bays and a showroom for up to 26 pre-owned vehicles. The facility will also house an electric charging station, a green screen planting… Continue Reading »

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Merc Overtakes BMW in Canadian Luxury Market

BMW Group Canada has been the leader in Canada’s luxury car market in recent years, but 2010 ended with a different top dog as Mercedes-Benz Canada shot up to the top spot backed largely by a 15.6 percent sales growth. Mercedes-Benz Canada sold 28,065 vehicles in 2010—a record—to finally edge out its German rival, which has claimed the top spot for a big chunk of this last decade. In contrast, BMW sales still improved by 10 percent, but the company managed to sell 27,202 luxury units over the year. According to Marcus Breitschwerdt, President and CEO of Mercedes-Benz Canada, the growth in sales can be attributed to the new strategy… Continue Reading »

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