Mercedes-Benzs Global Sales Up By 25.1% In First Half Of 2021
By Ameya Naik
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Published on July 7, 2021
Mercedes-Benz delivered 1,182,724 passenger cars to customers worldwide in the first half of 2021. The company recorded a growth of 25.1 per cent compared to the same period last year. In China, Mercedes-Benz set two new records: The highest deliveries in the second quarter (219,059 units, +5.8%) and in a first half of a year (441,579 units, +27.6%). The company achieved double-digit sales growth in Q2 in Germany (+26.3%) and the USA (+38.6%).
Around 39,000 all-electric vehicles were delivered from January to June 2021
Deliveries of plug-in hybrids and all-electric cars more than quadrupled in just six months, reaching 121,500 units (+305.0%). In total, the xEVs made up 10.3 per cent of total Mercedes-Benz sales in the first half of 2021. Around 39,000 all-electric vehicles were delivered from January to June (+291.4%), including more than 19,000 units (+469.4%) of the EQA, EQC and EQV models
Sales of Mercedes-Benz cars in the Asia-Pacific region rose from January to June by 26.1 per cent. In the Europe region, the recovery of many markets and an improved COVID-19 situation led to a sales growth of 53.7 per cent in the second quarter. Mercedes-Benz sold in Germany a total of 107,269 cars from January to June, achieving a sales level slightly above last year (+1.0%).
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