Mercedes-Benz has reported its official sales figures for February. The German car maker sold 104,968 units last month, up 16.5 per cent in comparison to February 2013. This year, until now, they have delivered 215,753 cars, again a 16.6 per cent growth over the same period a year ago.
Ola Källenius, Member of the Divisional Board Mercedes-Benz Cars responsible for marketing and sales said, “We are keeping up the high momentum of the previous months – with a double-digit sales increase and growth in all regions; Our E-Class and S-Class are posting particularly strong growth rates. And, as the incoming orders for the GLA and the C-Class indicate: We have the right products at the right time.”
The highest growth was seen in the Asia-Pacific region, where sales went up by 54 per cent. The Chinese market showed immense demand for Merc cars, where sales rose 74 per cent. This was followed by the sales in the USA, which is still the biggest market for Mercedes cars where it grew by 2.6 per cent, and in Europe it rose to 6.7 per cent.
Mercedes has planned to launch more than 10 vehicles this year, this will further augment their market share and help strengthen their world ranking.