Daimler’s Mercedes-Benz Sees Record Sales in February image

After January brought Mercedes Benz record sales, February came with new heights and delivers of 95,647 units in all regions, an increase of 20.3% making February the highest-growth month since January 2012.

The beginning of 2012 brought sales up with 12.6%, translating in 182,568 passenger cars and more sales in the Mercedes-Benz Cars division than ever before in the month of February (104,073 Mercedes-Benz, smart and Maybach). The sales increase in the last two months amounted to 12.9% (198,599 units).

“We are well on track to achieve our objective of a new sales record in the first quarter,” the company’s Executive Vice President for Sales and Marketing Joachim Schmidt said in a statement.

In February the company reached in Germany sales of 17,993 units, up 22%, in China 19,205 units, up 58%, and in the U.S. 18,080 units, up 17%. New sales records were set both in Canada 2,158 units, up 18.4% and Mexico 533 units, up 22.8% in February. The February performance was also excellent in the Middle East region, with a 17.9% rise in unit sales. The B-Class met amazing customer response in February, recording 100,000 orders since its launch.