Mercedes Continues to Outsell Audi, BMW in China
Daimler AG’s Mercedes-Benz brand outsold rivals Audi and BMW through the first seven months of 2019, Automotive News reports.
Mercedes sales in the country for January-July totaled 404,100 units. Deliveries last month climbed 13% to 59,400 cars and crossover vehicles.
BMW, which doesn’t break out BMW brand sales separately in China, sold a combined 404,000 BMW and Mini vehicles in China through July, according to AN. it says BMW brand sales in China grew 16% to 51,400 units last month.
Audi’s China sales in the first seven months jumped 27% to 368,100 units. AN estimates the brand’s sales there last month advanced 6% to 56,200 vehicles.
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