Audi and Mercedes-Benz posted impressive sales in China during August

Article by Christian A., on September 6, 2010

For the month of August, Audi and Mercedes-Benz posted incredible sales in China, the world’s most populous nation. Audi’s sales in China rose by two-thirds to 22,350 units. Its sales for the last eight months totals to nearly 152,800, a 63% increase year-to-date.

These figures place China on track to beat Germany as Audi's single largest market. According to official data, there were 144,365 domestic new vehicle registrations.

Audi has a larger piece of the market than Mercedes-Benz. Daimler revealed that Mercedes sales in China more than doubled in August to 13,400 units, bringing the year-to-date total to 88,500, a 129% increase.

Mercedes divulged that its global volume growth indicates that sales were heavily skewed towards profitable models such as the E-class station wagon and S-Class flagship executive sedan. This points to another profitable quarter as these models have a higher contribution to earnings.

In a statement, Mercedes sales chief Joachim Schmidt said that he expects sales to “continue to develop favorably in the coming months too.” He said that the company wants worldwide sales at Mercedes-Benz to increase “at a double-digit rate in full-year 2010." 

"We expect sales to continue to develop favorably in the coming months as well. Worldwide, we want sales at Mercedes-Benz to grow at a double-digit rate in full-year 2010," said Mercedes sales chief Joachim Schmidt. [via autonews - sub. required]

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