Latest Mercedes-Benz News

Mercedes-Benz Addresses Claims That It’s Prioritizing Cheaper Cars To Increase Sales

Mercedes-Benz just responded to reports suggesting its shift toward more affordable gasoline cars just to drive more sales. The luxury automaker stated that its long-term vision involves a transition to electric vehicles (EVs), dependent on market conditions. However, it also plans to balance this strategy by leveraging its high-end vehicle portfolio while introducing new products, including electric and hybrid models, to cater to both short-term growth opportunities and local market demands. Official Response “Our long-term strategy is to go all electric in the future where market conditions allow,” a Mercedes-Benz spokesperson told Motor1. “In the short/near term, we will leverage the strength of our top-end vehicle portfolio (TEV); and balance… Continue Reading »


Mercedes-Benz Sold Nearly 2.5 Million Cars And Vans In 2023

Mercedes-Benz Group just unveiled its sales figures over 2023, showing nearly 2.5 million vehicles sold. Among them were around 2 million coming from its luxury lineup. Crunching Down the Mercedes-Benz Sales Figures According to the three-pointed star marque’s 2023 Q4 report, it delivered a total of 2,491,600 cars and vans within that period, which displayed a 1.5% increase compared to the previous year. However, the Mercedes-Benz Cars division was only able to sell 2,043,800 units. A significant increase in demand was witnessed in the Maybach branding of the company, signifying a 19% increase in sales. This was followed by the G-Class range at 11% and Mercedes-AMG high-performance variants at 4%…. Continue Reading »


Mercedes-Benz Reports Impressive Sales Growth, Driven By EV Success And Top-End Segment

Mercedes-Benz has once again witnessed strong sales growth in the second quarter of 2023. This was propelled by the surge in demand for electric vehicles (EVs) and its top-end segment offerings worldwide. Mercedes-Benz BEV Sales are Up Mercedes-Benz witnessed a remarkable 123% increase in battery electric vehicle (BEV) sales, with 56,300 units sold in Q2 alone based on its record books. The success can be attributed to the growing demand for models like EQA, EQB, and EQE Sedan, with fully electric vehicles now accounting for 11% of the brand’s total sales year-to-date. Counting the plug-in hybrids, Mercedes-Benz sold 187,600 electrified vehicles, representing an 18% xEV-share globally. Top-End Segment Continues to… Continue Reading »


Daimler, Parent Company of Mercedes, Warns About Profit Drops in 2019

Daimler AG, the parent company of Mercedes-Benz, posted a warning about a likely slump in its profits for 2019. The company blamed the numerous recalls, legal issues and low consumer demand for new cars as the reason for the drop. According to CNN, Daimler projects €1.6 billion ($1.8 billion) profit for the second quarter. The figures are a significant dive from the same period last year, which saw the company’s earnings at €2.6 billion ($2.9 billion). With that, the automaker is estimated to rake up less than the €11.1 billion ($12.5 billion) profit it recorded in 2018. Among the mentioned factors for the low returns were the Takata airbag recall,… Continue Reading »


Mercedes-Benz Keeps Lead in Luxury Car Segment of the Market

Mercedes-Benz wrapped the middle of 2019 with 1,134,729 luxury vehicles delivered to customers all around the world. The brand’s sales may have slipped down by 4.6% compared to the figures in the first half of 2018 but it remains as the leader in the luxury car segment of the market. Daimler attributed the slide in sales to Mercedes’ ongoing model changes in its sport utility range. SUVs are considered as the brand’s segment with the largest volume in the market. Meanwhile, Mercedes sold a total of 196,230 premium vehicles in June. Again, the numbers decreased by 3.7% compared to the same month of last year. Except for China, which saw… Continue Reading »


Mercedes-Benz Remains as the Best-Selling Luxury Car Brand in the U.S.

For the third consecutive year, Mercedes-Benz emerged as the best-selling luxury car brand in the U.S. The competition this time was too close between Mercedes and BMW with the former beating the latter by only over 4,000 units. Based on the sales figures of the automakers, Mercedes capped 2018 with 315,959 units sold in the U.S. Meanwhile, BMW was not far behind at 311,014 units. Lexus took the third place with 298,310 units sold while Audi lagged from its German rivals at the fourth position in the market with 223,323 units. Mercedes-Benz USA credits their top-selling models, the GLC, C-Class, and E-Class, for their success in 2018. On the other… Continue Reading »


What Happened To The Family Sedan?

One of the most remarkable trends to hit the automotive world over the past decade has been the steady drop in sales for the vehicle that once dominated the road: the family sedan. Mercedes-Benz has also noted in its sales reports over the years that there has been a continuous decline in the preference of customers for the family sedan in favor of SUVs. Where sedans were once the default vehicle for families and single commuters alike, their share of the market continues to sink further with each year that passes. This trend was brought sharply into focus earlier this year, when Ford announced that it would be discontinuing all… Continue Reading »


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