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Mercedes-Benz with double digit growth in February – 10.3%

In February, Mercedes-Benz continued the positive trend of the past several months, with sales rising by 10%. This was the 16th month in a row that sales grew at a double-digit rate. In total, 79,500 customers worldwide (February 2010: 72,100) purchased a passenger car from Mercedes-Benz. Since the beginning of the year, deliveries have therefore risen by 17 percent to 162,200 units (January-February 2010: 139,100). Dr. Joachim Schmidt, Executive Vice President Sales and Marketing Mercedes-Benz Cars: “After a strong start into the new year, our sales continued to develop positively in February. We were once again able to grow in many markets — particularly in Asia, but also in the… Continue Reading »


Mercedes-Benz USA Reports Significant Gains In Sales Figures

In news that must have brought broad smiles to the people of Mercedes-Benz USA, the company has reported significant upticks for sales figures for the month of February. MBUSA sold 16,167 units for the past month, which is a combined figure for all Mercedes-Benz and Maybach vehicles sold in the U.S. These figures include the Sprinter commercial van and Mercedes’ Certified Pre-Owned Program. Currently, MBUSA has 12 model lines for the U.S., ranging from the sporty C-Class, the luxury S-Class sedans and the SLS AMG supercar. Statistically, the figures show a 5.1% rise for February and a 9.5% rise in year-to-date sales. It was the C- and E-Class model lines… Continue Reading »


Mercedes Aims For Top Spot In India By Yearend

Acknowledging that it does not control the top spot in terms of cars sales in India, Mercedes-Benz has declared that it may again do so by the end of the year. Stating that overall car sales went up over 30 per cent last year, Dieter Zetsche Mercedes Benz chairman added that “I’m proud to say that our sales force in India performed even better in 2010 and increased our sales here by as much as 80 per cent.” BMW has been the acknowledged leader for the past years in India but Mercedes’ optimism is grounded in fact. Current market conditions are predicting upticks in sales and in January of this… Continue Reading »


Mercedes-Benz USA Posts 14% Growth for January 2011

Momentum is an incredible thing, and right now Mercedes-Benz is still riding strong 2010 figures, as evidenced by a 14-percent year-on-year sales increase in the US market for the month of January. The company sold 17,273 units for the month, compared to January 2010 figures of 15,158 units. The growth is largely attributed to the big demand for passenger vehicles and SUVs. These figures include a 136-percent increase on the sales of diesel models. The clear leader in terms of sales was the 9th-gen Mercedes-Benz E-Class, of which 4,759 units were sold—a good 24.5 percent more. The C-Class is a close second at 4,172 units sold, which is a 3.6… Continue Reading »


Mercedes-Benz USA Launches Gallons Per Tweets Superbowl Race

Mercedes-Benz USA has launched their Tweet Race to the Superbowl via their Facebook page. It is basically a race to gather the most tweets. The winning team gets Mercedes-Benz cars as their prize. Aside from traditional advertisements, Mercedes-Benz is jumping into the Web marketing game with its Super Bowl ad campaign, something the company’s marketing vice president Stephen Cannon calls a “strategic leap of faith.” Mercedes-Benz, through “The World’s First Twitter-Fueled Race,” is giving away two cars to two-person teams who garner the most Mercedes-Benz-related Tweets and Facebook “likes” between now and the Super Bowl. First step is to like their page here. Then, follow the directions on that page… Continue Reading »


Daimler Reports Year-to-Date Sales Increase of Almost 20%

Daimler AG today reported U.S. sales of 19,248 Mercedes-Benz and smart vehicles, an improvement of 13.3 Percent compared to November 2009. Mercedes-Benz USA (MBUSA) today reported its highest November sales volume since 2007 with sales of 19,037, an increase of 13.3% for the month. 18,208 passenger cars, light truck vehicles and 829 Sprinter vans are included in this total. Sales of 203,468 vehicles on a year-to-date basis reflects a sales increase of 19.4%. Shown for the first time at the LA Auto Show with an all-new interior, the smart fortwo recorded 211 sales in November 2010. Both Mercedes-Benz passenger car and light-truck categories reflected impressive gains, with the strongest performer… Continue Reading »


Chinese and German markets showing strong growth in October

Mercedes-Benz China is leading Daimler AG’s premium car brand in terms of sales growth, followed closely by their market share in Germany. Figures for October are up by 13.6 percent as compared to last year of the same month. The company said they delivered as many as 100,500 units for the month of October alone. The breakdown of this figure includes 13,500 units sold in China, doubling their October 2009 output, while dealerships in Germany were able to grow their sales output by 14 percent to 27,000 vehicles. Mercedes-Benz USA, on the other hand, was also able to grow, albeit by a single percent from October last year, to 18,400… Continue Reading »


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