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Christopher Bruce0000-00-00 00:00:00

Mercedes-Benz Post Best July Sales Ever with 116,790 Cars Sold

Double-Digit Sales Increases in Every Market

Mercedes' compact models have doubled sales in the last year

Mercedes-Benz GroupMercedes-BenzMercedes-BenzGermany, 1924 > present197 models
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posted its best July sales ever with 116,790 cars sold worldwide, up 20%, and every major regional market posted double-digit sales increases, including Europe. From January to July 2013, Mercedes-Benz has sold 811,227 cars, an 8.1% increase.

Mercedes-Benz Group sold 54,096 cars in Europe, up 15.5%, 26,857 cars in North America, up 21.6%, and 31,146 cars in Asia, up 26.9%. It is the number one luxury automaker in Germany and the United States. It is adding 75 new dealers in China this year, and 36 of those are in cities in which Mercedes currently has no presence.

"The new E-ClassE-Class Gen.5Mercedes-Benz E-Class Gen.5Germany, 2009 > present488 versions
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has proved a resounding success, our compact models are more popular than ever and, since mid-July, we have also been delivering our new S-Class to customers in Europe. This young model mix will enable us to generate further growth in the second half of this year,” said Dr. Joachim Schmidt, head of sales and marketing at Mercedes.

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sales are struggling, but the company has currently shutdown production while its factory is updated to build the new generation Smart FortwoFortwo Gen.2smart Fortwo Gen.2Germany, 2007 > 2013102 versions
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. It sold 7,679 cars in July, down 5.5%, and has sold 59,546 cars from January to July, down 6.5%. 

Mercedes-Benz Cars sold 124,469 cars worldwide in July, up 18%, and has sold 870,773 cars from January to July, up 7.0%. 

Mercedes' latest range of compact cars, which includes the A-ClassA-Class Gen.3 [W 176]Mercedes-Benz A-Class Gen.3 [W 176]Germany, 2012 > present41 versions
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, B-ClassB-Class Gen.2 [W246]Mercedes-Benz B-Class Gen.2 [W246]Germany, 2012 > present60 versions
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and CLA-ClassCLA-Class Gen.1Mercedes-Benz CLA-Class Gen.1Germany, 2013 > present75 versions
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, are proving incredibly popular. It sold 28,787 of them worldwide in July, double their combined sales from the previous July.

The new E-Class is also proving quite popular with 21,051 sedans and wagons sold, up 25.5% over last July. Sales are expected to increase even more in August, when the car is introduced to China.

In the first two weeks of sales, Mercedes received 20,000 orders for the new S-ClassS-Class 6Mercedes-Benz S-Class 6Germany, 2014 > present47 versions
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Mercedes' goal is to sell 1.4 million cars this year. It is searching for new sales by moving into urban areas. It has opened 20 sales centers worldwide in cities like Berlin, Paris, Milan, New York, Beijing and Tokyo are exposing the brand to shoppers and browsers.





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