Monday, 27 June 2011
Mercedes-Benz sales rose two-digit bay
MERCEDES-Benz Malaysia Sdn Bhd expects sales of the model circulation in the country will increase by double-digit this year compared to last year, due to better market environment during the quarter.
President and Chief Executive Officer, Roland S Folger, said for five months until May this year, sales of passenger vehicles segment model for increased 13 percent to 2.208 units, compared to 1.959 units for the same period last year.
For the commercial vehicle segment, he said, sales rose 21.9 percent to 78 units versus 64 units, while Mitsubishi Fuso truck is added 42.6 percent to 810 units from 568 units. "We are aiming to increase sales this year, driven higher demand for luxury passenger vehicles. With a waiting list of between three and six months depending on the model, it illustrates the strong demand for Mercedes-Benz vehicles this year, "he said. He was speaking at an exclusive interview after the 100 days leading Mercedes-Benz Malaysia since 1 March to replace Peter Honegg now undertake the task as a Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of Mercedes-Benz India. Last year, Mercedes-Benz Malaysia recorded sales growth of 28.2 percent or 5.003 units of passenger vehicles segment, which recorded the highest achievements of the German vehicle manufacturers.