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Mercedes-Benz USA Gets Record Sales in February

Mercedes-Benz USA managed to sell a total of 24,051 vehicles in February 2013, which translates to a considerable 22.2% increase over February 2012 numbers. That figure is good enough to be the best sales volume for the month for MB USA. The year-to-date figures are 48,110 units sold so far in 2013, which represents a 16.2 increase over the same period last year (41,398 units). According to MB USA CEO Steve Cannon, the company counts on continuing the momentum started in January this year in order to reach record Q1 figures. “The auto industry’s on the up and we’re ideally positioned to take advantage of the strengthening market,” Cannon said. C-Class,… Continue Reading »


Mercedes-Benz Gets Record October Sales Figures

Numbers don’t lie, and Mercedes-Benz’s numbers are simply astounding. The German automaker carried the momentum of its record-setting first three quarters of the year into October, delivering a total of 109,632 units for the month. That represents a 6-percent improvement over October 2011 figures. In addition, the company’s year-to-date sales are now at 1,074,558 vehicles, which is a 5.1-percent improvement over the same ten-month period last year. “With our sales record in October we have started successfully into the fourth quarter,” said Mercedes-Benz Cars Executive Vice President for Sales and Marketing Dr. Joachim Schmidt. “Our new models, spearheaded by the new A-Class and B-Class, are giving us significant tailwind. We… Continue Reading »


Mercedes-Benz September Sales Jump 7% in the US, Pads Lead on BMW

Thanks to strong September sales figures that jumped 7 percent compared to the same month last year, Mercedes-Benz was able to pad its lead over German rival BMW. So far, Mercedes-Benz leads by 5,221 vehicles in its bid to claim the title of number 1 luxury car brand in the United States. According to a statement by the automaker, the strong sales can be attributed to the updates on the GLK compact SUV and the C-Class compact sedan. This helped the company reach 23,156 total units delivered in the US last month, compared to the 21,761 units BMW sold over the same period. In addition, Lexus—the luxury car marque of… Continue Reading »


Mercedes-Benz Posts Record August Sales Figures

August 2012 was good to Mercedes-Benz, with all-time high sales figures for the month. We’ve already reported the figures from MB USA, and now here comes the global tally. The 91,316 units delivered this past month indicated a 4.5-percent increase over the same period lasy year, while year-to-date figures were up 5.4 percent after total sales so far in 2012 added up to 841,567 units. Aside from the US sales, Mercedes-Benz was also strong in China and Hong Kong. In those two countries, the manufacturer got a record 14,205 units for the month. Sales in Japan and in Russia have also grown by more than 20 percent, while of course… Continue Reading »


Mercedes-Benz USA August Sales Improve by 11.3%

Strong August sales have allowed Mercedes-Benz USA to improve its tally compared to last year, with 20,557 passenger vehicles sold last month as opposed to 18,477 sold in August 2011, marking an 11.3 percent improvement. In addition, the monthly totals drive the manufacturer’s year-to-date figures to 168,462, which is up 13.5 percent from last year’s year-to-date number. It was the C-Class that once again bannered the monthly sales for the automaker, with 6,519 units sold last month—when stacked against August 2011, it’s a 37.9 percent improvement. E-Class sales came in second with 4,515 units sold, while the GLK-Class had 2,775 units sold. When the passenger unit sales combined with sales… Continue Reading »


Mercedes-Benz USA Posts Record Monthly Sales in June

Mercedes-Benz USA enjoyed a very bountiful June 2012, as Mercedes-Benz, smart, and Sprinter all garnered all-time monthly sales figures. The total units sold for the three marques amounted to 25,388, which is 12.5 percent higher compared to the same month in 2011 and puts the year-to-date totals at 142,619, which is 20.8 percent higher than the same period last year (118,021). “This marks a historic milestone for Mercedes-Benz in the U.S. market,” said a delighted Mercedes-Benz USA President and CEO Steve Cannon. “Not only did we post all-time record sales across all three business units in June, we achieved our highest half-year sales in our 47-year history.” Bannering the charge… Continue Reading »


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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