More than 237,000 passenger cars with the star were sold by Mercedes-Benz in March, making it a record month and helping the company hit its best sales quarter in the company’s history: 594,304 units. The figures reached this past March surpassed those of the prior year month by 3.9%. Thus March became the strongest-selling month that the company ever had, while the first three months of 2018 turned into the most successful quarteer of all time. Mercedes-Benz was the premium market leader with most registrations last month in countries such as Great Britain, Germany, France, Italy, Russia, Switzerland, Sweden, Portugal, Japan, South Korea, Australia, Canada and Brazil. 109,252 cars were sold in Europe last month, setting a new sales record, with 238,131 units sold in the first quarter. Germany accounted for 5.2% increase, up to 74,262 units. Brand-new records were also set, for the first quarter, in France, Spain, Belgium, Switzerland, Sweden, Poland and Portugal. The … [Read more...] about Best sales month of all time helps Mercedes-Benz hit a record quarter
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Tweet TweetThe currently ending month of August went really well for the guys at Chevrolet. What’s really amazing, is that a record in sales comes from none other than the Volt. We’re talking about an all time high sales record for the Chevrolet Volt. Sure, it might not be the most impressive seller in terms of numbers, but it’s a welcome sight. None of us have forgotten what happened to the original Volt once the fire issue kicked into the public eye. Thankfully, that went away and it’s now a safe car. The facelift of the car obviously had a few things to do with it, as well as the prompt action with the fire hazard recall on behalf of Chevrolet. Michelle Malcho, spokesperson for General Motors, has spoken to the press about the details of this burst in sales and, as you’d image the company kept track of everything. It seems that the sales growth came from California, Michigan, Illinois and Florida. Naturally, the company wants to build on the success … [Read more...] about Chevrolet Volt sales to hit an all-time high
We’ve seen the 2017 sales figures for both Mercedes-Benz and BMW in Malaysia. BMW sold more as a group (12,680 units of BMWs, MINIs and motorcycles), but its namesake brand was behind Mercedes – 10,618 vs 12,045 units. The guys from Munich saw much higher growth though – 18% for the BMW brand vs Merc’s 2.3%. Just like in Malaysia, the two German premium giants have been looking over their shoulders globally. It was a tight race, so tight that the press release headlines were rather confusing. Mercedes had “Number 1” in its PR headline while BMW had “Number One”. Audi wasn’t close enough to claim victory, but had “record-breaking sales” in 2017. Here’s what they proclaimed.“Mercedes-Benz achieved its most successful year of all time in 2017. As a result of its success in all three core regions – Europe, Asia-Pacific and NAFTA – Mercedes-Benz was the best-selling premium brand in the automobile … [Read more...] about 2017 premium brand car sales – all-time records for Mercedes-Benz, BMW, Audi; but who came out tops?
It’s another record year for BMW Group Malaysia, which sold a total of 12,680 units of BMW, MINI and BMW Motorrad vehicles in 2017. This is the premium carmaker’s seventh consecutive all-time high performance in Malaysia, achieved via segment leading growth of 16% compared to 2016 (10,906 units).The BMW brand grew by 18% last year, delivering a total of 10,618 units from 9,000 in 2016. The growth was predominantly driven by the 3 Series with 3,564 units delivered – 2,408 of which were the 330e (Sport and M Sport). Fellow plug-in hybrid X5 xDrive40e was also a key contributor, with over 3,000 units sold last year. Over 400 units of the flagship 740Le xDrive were delivered.The launch of the G30 5 Series in the first half of 2017 also accelerated the brand’s sales with over 1,600 units of the business sedan delivered. The G30 range will be further boosted by the impending launch of the 530e plug-in hybrid. The MINI brand had its best year ever in 2017 with 1,010 … [Read more...] about BMW Group Malaysia sold a record 12,680 units in 2017 – 16% growth, seventh straight all-time high
Mercedes-Benz has tallied its 2017 global sales numbers, and announced its “most successful year of all time.” The German brand delivered 2,289,344 vehicles worldwide, a 9.9 percent increase over 2016. Europe remains the brand’s biggest sales region with over 955,000 sales, almost one-third of which were in Germany alone. The manufacturer says it is the segment leader in Great Britain, France, Turkey, Switzerland, Poland, Portugal, Denmark and the Czech Republic. The Chinese market showed growth of over 25 percent, contributing the most to Asia-Pacific numbers, which totalled 875,250 sales. December saw a new sales record achieved, with 193,534 units sold, and also made the last quarter of the calendar year the best ever for Mercedes-Benz. The C-Class was the biggest earner for the marque, selling over 415,000 units. E-Class also fared well, selling some 40 percent more year-on-year, with China alone doubling model sales. These numbers represent the … [Read more...] about Mercedes-Benz posts ‘most successful year of all time’