Growth in the bus industry kept pace with global economic recovery last year, as the increase in worldwide bus sales exceeded expectations. The bus market grew by 17 percent last year compared to 2009. This resulted in a total volume of approximately 305,000 units. The growth forecast issued last year for 2010 was around four [...]
Sales of Mercedes-Benz passenger cars developed positively throughout 2010, with double-digit increases recorded every month. As a result, the brand had already surpassed its 2009 sales volume by the end of November.
The fourth quarter has been the best quarter in the company’s history, with deliveries of 313.700 units, an increase of 14 percent. [...]
2010 draws to a successful close for the Mercedes-Benz Museum: 650,000 visitors came through the doors this year. Since its inauguration in May 2006, well over 3.4 million people have experienced 125 years of the automobile in the Mercedes-Benz Museum. Not only has the total number of visitors increased in 2010, but foreign visitors accounted [...]
Worldwide demand for Mercedes-Benz passenger cars continues to increase, with 100,500 units sold in October (October 2009: 88,400). Deliveries once again showed double-digit growth, with a gain of 14 percent.
This means that Mercedes-Benz also recorded strong growth last month compared to the prior year, even though sales had grown again in October 2009 for [...]
Daimler AG reports a 3 percent increase for Mercedes-Benz and smart Vehicles in the U.S. for October 2010Mittwoch, 3.November 2010
Daimler AG today reported U.S. sales of 19,443 Mercedes-Benz and smart vehicles, an improvement of 3.1 Percent compared to October 2009. All sales figures in this release are on an unadjusted basis unless otherwise noted.
Mercedes-Benz USA (MBUSA) today reported October sales of 19,076 vehicles, an increase of 4.9% for the month and up 20.1% on [...]
In the third quarter of 2010, Daimler AG (stock-exchange symbol DAI) continued its excellent performance of the first half of the year. The automotive group achieved EBIT of €2,418 million for the reporting period (Q3 2009: €470 million). This repeated positive result was aided by the worldwide recovery of automobile markets, an attractive product range [...]
Mercedes-Benz increases sales worldwide by 22 percent in August, posting double-digit growth for the tenth month in a rowFreitag, 3.September 2010
Sales of Mercedes-Benz vehicles continue to increase. In August, the brand posted double-digit growth for the tenth month in a row. Sales were up by 22 percent, and deliveries to customers around the world amounted to 81,000 units last month (August 2009: 66,200). Since the beginning of the year, Mercedes-Benz has now sold 735,400 passenger [...]
Daimler AG Reports a 7.4 Percent Increase for Mercedes-Benz and smart Vehicles in the U.S. for August 2010Donnerstag, 2.September 2010
Daimler AG reported U.S. sales of 20,122 Mercedes-Benz and smart vehicles, an improvement of 7.4 Percent compared to August 2009. All sales figures in this release are on an unadjusted basis unless otherwise noted.
Mercedes-Benz USA (MBUSA) today reported August sales of 19,674 vehicles, an increase of 15% for the month, with a 22.2% increase on [...]
News Nr. 14 – September 2010
Need a model to impress your friends? In that case, may I recommend the latest in tackiness? Yes, you can buy yourself a 1:18 scale Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG made by Maisto, studded with no less than 7800 Swarovsky crystals.
And, at CAN $ 1500, (or US$ 1450), it is a [...]
News Nr. 13 – August 2010
Lothar Jacques – Feb 12, 1946 – July 20, 2010
Lothar was a true “Rheinländer”; he enjoyed life for all it was worth. In recent years, his health declined, until finally his asthma took him away from us.
He was very active in the MBMC, a great colleague, and a [...]
smart fortwo 2010: The new generation smart fortwo – exciting style, comfort and environmental friendlinessDienstag, 6.Juli 2010
The new generation smart fortwo will be launched in the autumn of 2010 with a fresh interior look, an upgraded exterior and even more environmentally friendly engines.
The range of colours available for the exterior now includes a trendy matt finish. Furthermore, the tridion safety cell is optionally available in white and the new [...]
Mercedes-Benz USA (MBUSA) today reported June sales of 18,997 vehicles, an increase of 25.4% with a 25.7% increase on a year-to-date basis.
Impressive gains were made in both the Mercedes-Benz passenger car and light-truck categories. The strongest performer for the month was the popular C-Class – the gateway to the Mercedes-Benz brand for younger as well [...]
Gullwing model wins in “super sports” category: SLS AMG wins readers’ poll “The sportiest cars of 2010”Montag, 21.Juni 2010
Victory for the Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG over some strong competition. In the “Sportiest cars of 2010” readers’ poll organised by the renowned car magazine sport auto, the gullwing model took the title in the “super sports” section.
With no less than 17.2 percent of the votes cast, the SLS AMG left all the other super sports [...]
In May, Mercedes-Benz continued the dynamic sales growth of the prior months, increasing sales by 18 percent to 101,400 vehicles (May 2009: 86,300).
“Mercedes-Benz was able to grow faster than the overall market in May,” says Dr. Joachim Schmidt, Executive Vice President Sales and Marketing, Mercedes-Benz Cars. “This excellent sales result keeps us on course [...]
1000 miles through Italy: David Coulthard and Mika Häkinnen drive the legendary Mercedes-Benz 300 SL at the Mille Miglia 2010.
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Daimler AG (stock exchange abbreviation DAI) today reported U.S. sales of 18,908 Mercedes-Benz and smart vehicles. All sales figures in this release are on an unadjusted basis unless otherwise noted.
Mercedes-Benz USA (MBUSA) today reported April sales of18,228 vehicles, an increase of 25.1%, beginning the second quarter with a 25.5% increase on a year-to-date basis. 17,628 [...]« Previous