Mercedes-Benz starts fourth quarter with double-digit growth

Following the best-selling quarter in its history so far, Mercedes-Benz achieved record unit sales once again in October. The brand with the three-pointed star started the fourth quarter with worldwide sales of 155,189 vehicles and growth of 10.1% in October. In the first ten months of the year, 1,531,541 vehicles were delivered to customers, surpassing the record set in the prior-year period by 14.6%.

Daimler continues along successful path: record unit sales and revenue in third quarter

Daimler AG (ticker symbol DAI) continued with the successful implementation of its strategy and once again set new records for unit sales and revenue in the third quarter. With sales of 720,000 cars and commercial vehicles, the company sold 13% more vehicles between July and September than in the prior-year period. With sales of 508,400 units, Mercedes-Benz Cars had its strongest quarter to date. Group revenue of €37.3 billion in the third quarter was 13% higher than in the same period of last year. Adjusted for exchange-rate effects, revenue rose by 7%.

Mercedes-Benz to equip first vehicle models with CO2 air conditioning systems

In order to comply with the legal provisions going into effect in 2017, Mercedes-Benz will equip its vehicles with air conditioning systems that meet all the relevant performance and safety requirements. The Stuttgart-based automobile manufacturer will exceed the EU’s climate protection requirements. From 2017, it will offer in Europe the S- and E-Class as the first production passenger cars equipped with CO2 air conditioning systems.

Daimler AG releases Board of Management Member for Integrity and Legal Affairs for Volkswagen AG

The Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Volkswagen AG, Hans Dieter Pötsch, has asked the Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Daimler AG, Dr. Manfred Bischoff, to release the Member of the Board of Management for Integrity and Legal Affairs of Daimler AG, Dr. Christine Hohmann-Dennhardt, from her current contract, which is scheduled to run until February 28, 2017. She is to move to the Volkswagen Group as Member of the Board of Management for Integrity and Legal Affairs on January 1st, 2016.

Mercedes-Benz achieves strongest month for unit sales and best quarter in the company’s history

Mercedes-Benz finishes the third quarter of this year with new sales records. In September, 188,444 vehicles with the three-pointed star were handed over to customers worldwide (+15.8%), more than ever before in one month. A total of 477,999 vehicles sold from July to September brought Mercedes-Benz the strongest quarter in the company’s history so far (+16.1%).

Mercedes-Benz USA records all-time best August with 31,250 units sold

Mercedes-Benz USA (MBUSA) today reported all-time record August sales at 31,250 units, increasing 3.2% from the 30,294 vehicles sold during the same month last year. The Mercedes-Benz brand tallied 28,373 units sold, a 4.8%increase over August 2014. Sprinter delivered 2,260 sales for the month of August, up 15.3% for the year, while smart recorded 617 units in August.