Mercedes-Benz Best Ever July Unit Sales

Mercedes-Benz July Unit Sales At the beginning of the second half of the year, Mercedes-Benz sold 163,770 vehicles to customers worldwide in July (+9.4%), a new all-time high. In all three core regions – Europe, Asia-Pacific and NAFTA – Mercedes-Benz increased its unit sales compared with the prior-year month. Contributions also came from the new […]

DYNAMIC Select News for the B-Class CLA GLA

AMGmarket.com News from Stuttgart/Press Release:  MB 160 (W 242) 2015ercedes-Benz unveiled the face-lifted A-Class, new features such as DYNAMIC SELECT and the suspension with adaptive damping adjustment are now also available for the B-Class, CLA and GLA. At the same time the model range of these model series has also been extended. New on the scene are entry-level versions and output-enhanced top models. The new compact models can be ordered with immediate effect, and deliveries will start in September.
 
The success of the compact car family from Mercedes-Benz continues to go from strength to strength: in June a total of 54,379 customers opted for a model in the A- and B-Class, the CLA, CLA Shooting Brake and GLA (+29.8%). In the first half of this year the brand with the star sold around a quarter more compact cars than in the first six months of the previous year (269,527 units, +25.2%). With similarly strong growth the CLA achieved a sales record (+25.5%). The CLA Shooting Brake enjoyed enormous popularity in the first months following its market launch.

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Mercedes-Benz Posts Strongest Sales in September 2014

AMG Market, Mercedes-Benz SalesMercedes-Benz posted the strongest sales month in the company’s history to date in September and the first month with customer deliveries of more than 160,000 vehicles (162,746 units, +13.8%). Moreover, with sales from July to September, the company has had the strongest quarter in its history to date (412,018 units, +11.9%). Mercedes-Benz has posted double-digit growth since the start of the year (+12.5%) and thus a new record with sales of 1,195,156 cars.

“We have never sold as many Mercedes-Benz vehicles as in September and at the same time achieved the strongest quarter in the company’s history. We will now start into the last quarter of 2014 with double-digit growth”, said Ola Källenius, Member of the D
ivisional Board of Management of Mercedes-Benz Cars responsible for Marketing & Sales. “The growth drivers were our compact cars and the S-Class. With the new S 500 PLUG-IN HYBRID, available since the end of September, we are offering our customers an ultra-modern hybrid drive concept with the innovations and superior features of the S-Class. Until 2017, we will introduce nine more PLUG-IN HYBRID models on the market, which will stimulate further sales.” Read more about Mercedes-Benz Posts Strongest Sales in September 2014

Mercedes-Benz Reports Strong January 2014 Sales

Stuttgart, Feb 05, 2014/News/Daimler Press Release/amgmarket.com: Mercedes-Benz started into the new year with an increase in sales by 15.4%. Worldwide the company delivered 109,477 vehicles to customers, more than in any January before.“After the record year in 2013 we are starting into another year of growth with strong products. Especially the E- and S-Class, which are very well received by our customers, will ensure that we continue on our growth course”, said Ola Källenius, Member of the Divisional Board Mercedes-Benz Cars responsible for Marketing & Sales. “The new generation of the C-Class will have its market launch in spring. And the GLA will win new customers for the brand as the first compact SUV from Mercedes-Benz.” Read more about Mercedes-Benz Reports Strong January 2014 Sales

Mercedes-Benz Sales – Scottsdale

This is from the January 2014, “Mercedes-Benz Classic Center News” (email newsletter). The news includes a brief article on the Scottsdale auto auction results for the Mercedes-Benz brand. One barn find, a 1956 300 SL sold for $1,897,500. 1956 300 SL barn find

If you followed the Scottsdale auctions this past weekend, especially the Mercedes-Benz sales, the results afforded little surprise. The top 5 selling classic Mercedes-Benz vehicles alone sold for a total of $7,920,000. Arguably the most spectacular, yet not the most expensive result was a Read more about Mercedes-Benz Sales – Scottsdale

2013-14 Mercedes-Benz Driving Events

AMGmarket.com News: Mercedes-Benz recently released the 2013-2014 Driving Events Program information. Here’s the full press release for those interested (Source: Daimler): The new Driving Events from Mercedes-Benz for the 2013/2014 season offer participants thrills galore and the height of driving enjoyment while honing their driving skills. The comprehensive program spans the range from driving safety […]

Gold Diesel Ring Award – Life Dedicated to Vehicle Safety

You don’t realize how important safety is until you are in an accident. Thanks goes out to those dedicated to keeping us safe in our Mercedes-Benz; clearly a leader in this category.

The following is from Daimler global (full press release below):

Prof. Dr. Ing. Rodolfo Schöneburg, Head of Passive Safety and Vehicle Functions at Mercedes-Benz Cars, will be awarded the “Gold Diesel Ring” of the German Association of Motor Journalists (VdM) on 26 April 2013 in recognition of his long-standing commitment to improving vehicle safety.
“Our declared aim at Mercedes-Benz is to maintain and consolidate our trend-setting role in the field of vehicle safety, thereby furthering the cause of road safety as a whole,” observes Prof. Schöneberg in the course of the award ceremony at the VdM event “Modern Mobility” in Düsseldorf.
The accident research team at Mercedes-Benz has been systematically analysing real-life traffic accidents for over 40 years now, in pursuit of two objectives: identifying the causes of accidents and reducing the severity of crashes. “On the basis of these findings, we evolve new protection systems and new assistance systems in keeping with our ‘Real Life Safety’ philosophy,” explains Prof. Schöneburg. Read more about Gold Diesel Ring Award – Life Dedicated to Vehicle Safety

Guinness Record Set with SLS AMG Roadster and Golf Ball

Ok, this is unusual but worth a post:   The golf ball catch was captured on film and released on YouTube, http://www.youtube.com/mercedesbenzuk. The SLS AMG Roadster landed the record of ‘farthest golf shot to be caught in a moving car, ever’. Professional golfer Jake Shepherd hit a golf ball at 178mph into the Mercedes-Benz supercar, […]

The New Mercedes-Benz A-Class Highlight Film

AMGmarket.com News | The new Mercedes-Benz A-Class is a premium compact car with innovative assistance systems and numerous personalization options. Mercedes-Benz safety is still a priority even in the new compact segment – the standard specification includes, amongst other things, the radar-based COLLISION PREVENTION ASSIST system. Auto Week reports that Mercedes-Benz has confirmed limited details […]