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Mercedes takes global premium car sales crown for the second month running

Published: Fri, 11th Sep 2015 14:49:10 GMT
 

Worldwide premium brand pasenger car sales by month

For the second month running, Mercedes has taken pole position in the world’s now closely watched premium car sales league. This August, as well as July, Mercedes outsold both BMW and Audi on the global premium car stage

This August, with a sales gain of 17.6 per cent to a chart-topping 139,802 units, Mercedes outsold its compatriot BMW and Audi rivals for the second month running. 

Equally comforting to Mercedes’ bigwigs in Stuttgart, this August the still high-flying Mercedes car brand also stands out as the world’s fastest gaining major premium brand. 

Signs that to date Mercedes’ bandwagon has lost next to no momentum, its global eight months luxury car sales are up 15.1 per cent. 

That compares to cumulative gains of 5.5 per cent from BMW and 3.4 per cent from Audi. 

China

If one observation could sum up Mercedes’ current state of health, it would be the fact that its August car sales in China rocketed ahead by 53.1 per cent and 27.7 per cent during the eight months to August. 

Its major rivals, for yet another month, measured their success in terms of who lost the least sales in China
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WORLD PRESTIGE CAR SALES:
 
By manufacturer and marque AUGUST 2015 v AUGUST 2014
By manufacturer and marque 8-months 2015 v 8-months 2014

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CHINA PRESTIGE CAR SALES:  
By manufacturer and marque AUGUST 2015 v AUGUST 2014
By manufacturer and marque 8-months 2015 v 8-months 2014

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USA PRESTIGE CAR SALES:  
By manufacturer and marque AUGUST 2015 v AUGUST 2014
By manufacturer and marque 8-months 2015 v 8-months 2014

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WESTERN EUROPE PRESTIGE CAR SALES:  
By manufacturer and marque AUGUST 2015 v AUGUST 2014
By manufacturer and marque 8-months 2015 v 8-months 2014

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