Mercedes-Benz sales increase by 16.5% in February

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Mercedes-Benz sold 104,968 units in February, thus achieving a growth of 16.5%. Since the beginning of the year 215,753 cars have been delivered to customers (+16.6%). “We are keeping up the high momentum of the previous months – with a double-digit sales increase and growth in all regions”, said Ola Källenius, Member of the Divisional Board Mercedes-Benz Cars responsible for Marketing & Sales. “Our E-Class and S-Class are posting particularly strong growth rates. And, as the incoming orders for the GLA and the C-Classindicate: We have the right products at the right time.

Mercedes-Benz sold 43,160 vehicles on the European market in February (+6.7%). Sales of the brand continued their robust development in particular in the UK (+9.9%). Sales on the German domestic market rose to 16,539 cars (+7.9%).  Despite the strong snow storms in many parts of North America a few weeks ago, deliveries reached new highs: In the United States, 22,609 customers opted for a vehicle with the star in February (+2.6%). In its biggest market Mercedes-Benz again was the number one premium brand in February. In Canada, the brand posted a 14.7% increase since the start of the year.

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The company achieved the greatest growth in the Asia-Pacific region. In Australia, February saw more vehicles going to customers than ever before (+14.5%). With February sales of 5,059 units (+53.3%),  Mercedes-Benz is still the most frequently registered premium brand in Japan. In China (incl. Hong Kong), 42,128 vehicles were handed over to customers since the start of the year (+57.0%).

Overview of sales by Mercedes-Benz Cars

 February 2014*

Change in %

Per February 2014*

Change
in %

Mercedes-Benz

104,968

+16.5

215,753

+16.6

smart

7,366

-6.0

13,877

-8.2

Mercedes-Benz Cars

112,334

+13.2

229,630

+13.3

 

 

 

 

 

Mercedes-Benz Sales in the Markets

 

 

 

 

Europe

43,160

+6.7

84,802

+7.3

– thereof Germany

16,539

+7.9

30,458

+9.3

NAFTA

25,159

+2.6

50,360

+2.2

– thereof USA

22,609

+2.6

45,213

+1.5

Asia/Pacific

32,873

+54.1

72,626

+49.5

– thereof Japan

5,059

+53.3

9,117

+62.4

– thereof China

17,596

+73.6

42,128

+57.0

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