Mercedes-Benz continues double-digit sales growth course in May


Mercedes-Benz has continued the trend in recent months by achieving yet another sales record in May. A total of 134,031 vehicles were sold to customers around the world (+10.4%). That makes 641,384 vehicles sold since the start of the year (+14.0%), also more than ever before during this period.

Mercedes-Benz continues to be market leader in Germany, Japan and many other markets. Especially the C-Class and the GLA are proving popular with customers.

”We have set another sales record by achieving double-digit growth in May. End of May we celebrated the international debut of the C-Class estate in Bremen – a vehicle that will particularly appeal to customers in Europe”, said Ola Källenius, Member of the Divisional Board Mercedes-Benz Cars responsible for Marketing & Sales.

Overview of sales by Mercedes-Benz Cars
May 2014
Change in %
Per May 2014
Change in %
Mercedes-Benz
134,031
+10.4
641,384
+14.0
smart
7,657
-11.8
39,481
-8.3
Mercedes-Benz Cars
141,688
+9.0
680,865
+12.4
Mercedes-Benz Sales in the Markets
Europe
60,529
+4.8
279,556
+5.5
– thereof Germany
21,785
-2.7
102,217
+2.9
NAFTA
30,303
+6.8
141,519
+6.1
– thereof USA
26,617
+7.7
125,118
+6.5
Asia/Pacific
37,071
+20.7
190,459
+33.9
– thereof Japan
3,059
-22.4
23,179
+25.1
– thereof China
23,011
+30.1
112,507
+41.8
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