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Mercedes January sales rise 20% on 52% China sales jump

Friday, February 5, 2016 - 16:20
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Daimler's Mercedes-Benz division increased deliveries of its luxury branded vehicles by 20 per cent in January to 150,814, buoyed by a 63 per cent rise in sales of sports utility vehicles and a 52 per cent jump in deliveries in China.

[FRANKFURT] Daimler's Mercedes-Benz division increased deliveries of its luxury branded vehicles by 20 per cent in January to 150,814, buoyed by a 63 per cent rise in sales of sports utility vehicles and a 52 per cent jump in deliveries in China.

For Mercedes it amounts to the 35th consecutive month of increased sales with sales up 15.2 per cent in Europe, 37.1 per cent in Asia-Pacific, and almost flat growth in the United States, the company said.

REUTERS