The FINANCIAL -- Stuttgart –Mercedes-Benz sold more vehicles around the world last month than ever before in a May: A total of 198,187 cars with the three-pointed star were handed over to customers (+2.3%). The premium brand thus achieved best-ever unit sales for the 63rd month in succession.
According to Daimler, in the first five months of this year, 985,063 units were sold, which is 5.4% more than in the prior-year period. Mercedes-Benz was the premium brand with the most new registrations in May in countries including Germany, France, Belgium, Portugal, Greece, USA, Canada, Brazil, South Korea, Japan and Australia.
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Mercedes-Benz sold 198,187 vehicles worldwide, setting a new record in May (+2.3%).
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Mercedes-Benz unit sales by region and market
In Europe, sales of 393,977 Mercedes-Benz cars in the period of January to May were around the very high prior-year level (+0.1%). This means that Mercedes-Benz posted the highest unit sales ever in Europe in the first five months of a year. The brand delivered 81,011 vehicles to customers this May (-4.1%). In Germany, the domestic market, 125,817 cars with the three-pointed star were sold since the beginning of the year (+2.6%). In the markets France, Spain, Sweden, Poland and Denmark, the brand posted its highest ever unit sales in the first five months and also in May – as well as in Hungary, where furthermore a significant double-digit growth was achieved, according to Daimler.