Daimler Trucks on track to achieve 2013 sales target

Article by Anita Panait, on January 1, 2014

Daimler Trucks expects to achieve its sales target for 2013 and post its highest delivery figure since 2006. Daimler Trucks took advantage of its global presence and of its technologically leading product range that is suited for each region where it is competing. Based on initial data for December, Daimler Trucks expects to end the year with a good sales growth.

The commercial vehicle manufacturer's global full year sales figures will be revealed at Daimler’s annual press conference on February 6, 2014. Wolfgang Bernhard, member of the board of management of Daimler AG and head of Daimler Trucks, remarked that they plan to "share in the moderate growth" that the global truck market is expected to attain next year.

He, however, said that it is still too early to make predictions, since key regions like Europe are still facing uncertainties. He said that in Europe, it remains unclear how the new emission standard Euro VI will affect sales in the first half of 2014. Bernhard said that Daimler Trucks have made major progress in 2013 toward reaching a goal of selling over 500,000 trucks in 2015.

“Our investments in the Mercedes-Benz truck family are paying off. Customers appreciate the fact that we provide them with top-quality technology and the lowest total cost of ownership in the sector,” says Bernhard. [source: Daimler]

Topics: daimler, truck, sales

If you liked the article, share on:


Login or Create new account to add a comment!


Mitsubishi is now officially part of the Renault-Nissan alliance after Nissan took over the Japanese car company recently. We know a lot has been happening in the car industry, but...
by - October 24, 2016
Driving the newest 2017 BMW 5-Series (G30), Clive Owen (Closer, Children of Men) returns to his role as “The Driver”. In this latest installment, what initially starts as a simple...
by - October 24, 2016
Many had wished that a Lamborghini Huracán Superleggera would somehow make a surprise debut at the recently held Paris Motor Show. Sadly, not a single Lamborghini appeared anywhere in sight....
by - October 24, 2016
Aston Martin and Red Bull Racing teamed up for the first time in creating what looks like one of the most ferocious beasts in history. The British car manufacturer has...
by - October 24, 2016
German premium carmaker Audi is reportedly planning to buy back around 25,000 Audi Q7 SUVs powered by its 3.0-liter V6 TDI engine in the United States. The buyback should compensate...
by - October 24, 2016