Published on December 12th, 2016 | by Daniel Sherman Fernandez0
Mercedes Benz on target for Global No.1 luxury car brand
Mercedes-Benz increased its unit sales in November by 12.7% to 182,602 vehicles, thus achieving its 45th consecutive record month. Sales were especially strong of the new E-Class Saloon and Estate last month; those models attained growth of around 40% to a new best-ever figure. With more than 1,893,000 vehicles delivered since the beginning of the year, Mercedes-Benz already surpassed its unit sales of full-year 2015 in the first eleven months of this year.
Mercedes-Benz is maintaining its strong pace shortly before year-end, achieving double-digit growth in unit sales once again in November. 182,602 automobiles with the three-pointed star were delivered to customers worldwide (+12.7%). In the period of January to November, sales increased by 11.8% to 1,893,619 units, meaning that Mercedes-Benz already sold more vehicles in the first eleven months of this year than in the whole of 2015. Last month, Mercedes-Benz was the premium brand with the most new-car registrations in Germany, France, Switzerland, Austria, Japan, Taiwan, the USA, Canada and Mexico.
“With double-digit growth since the beginning of the year, we surpassed last year’s total unit sales by the Mercedes-Benz brand already in November. This makes 2016 a new record year for Mercedes-Benz,” stated Ola Källenius, Member of the Board of Management of Daimler AG responsible for Mercedes-Benz Cars Marketing & Sales.