October sales at Mercedes-Benz brand climb 15% to 126,421 cars

Article by Anita Panait, on November 7, 2013

Sales at Daimler’s Mercedes-Benz brand surged 15 percent in October to a record 126,421 cars, thanks to the strong demand for the new E class. Daimler said in a statement that the luxury brand’s sales rose in every region. Deliveries in the United States, which is Mercedes-Benz’s largest single market, climbed 25 percent to 30,069.

Ola Kaellenius, marketing and sales chief at Mercedes-Benz Cars, remarked that the brand’s record sales in October have provided them with a strong start to the fourth quarter of 2013, adding that they managed to increase its market share. Mercedes-Benz managed to increase its sales in Europe, including Germany, by 7 percent to 55,235 units.

The luxury brand, however, posted a 9-percent drop in sales in Germany to 22,758. It logged a 9-percent rise in deliveries in China to 17,348 vehicles.

Daimler said that its Smart brand dropped 4 percent to 8,667 in October. In the first 10 months of 2013, the carmaker posted a 6-percent drop in sales to 82,449 vehicles.  Mercedes-Benz Cars’ sales in October 2013, including that of the Smart brand, surged 14 percent to 135,088.  

In the first 10 months of 2013, Mercedes-Benz Cars’ sales climbed 9 percent to 1.27 million units. As for the Mercedes brand, its sales in the first 10 months of the year surged by 11 percent to 1.18 million vehicles.

If you liked the article, share on:

Topics: mercedes-benz, sales

Comments

Recommended

It has been nearly eight years since Toyota entered a new era of sports cars when it officially unveiled the production version of the Toyota 86 – also known as...
by - February 27, 2019
The new Audi TT RS – yes, the top version of the German carmaker’s facelifted TT model series – is now officially here. If you could remember, the range-topping TT...
by - February 18, 2019
Nearly half a year ago when McLaren Automotive unveiled the McLaren 600LT Coupe, the British carmaker is now introducing a version that lets its passengers enjoy the thrill of an...
by - January 25, 2019
German carmaker Volkswagen is now making the latest evolution of the new Volkswagen Golf GTI -- the new Golf GTI TCR. First unveiled as a concept at the annual GTI...
by - January 24, 2019
It has been three and a half years since BMW unveiled the sixth generation of the BMW 7 Series. Thus, it is really about to give the 7 Series a...
by - January 17, 2019