Mercedes-Benz posts 10.4% jump in May sales

June 7, 2014 12:07 pm

Daimler has said deliveries of its flagship passenger-car brand, Mercedes-Benz rose 10.4% in May to a record 134,031 vehicles, helped by demand for the new C class and 30% growth in China, Reuters has reported. Five-month deliveries rose to 641,384 cars and SUVs, up 14% on the same period last year, Daimler said. Sales of the compact range, which comprises the A class, B class, GLA and CLA, increased by 19% last month to 37,895.