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Sufficient dealer coverage and new products propel Mercedes-Benz to record 2015 in China

GUANGZHOU – Sufficient dealer network coverage and launch of new models especially locally made products have been the key driving force behind Mercedes-Benz’s record growth in China this year, where sales have already exceeded the annual target of 300,000 units, according to Hubertus Troska, member of the board of management

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Brand, product, local production and network fuel Mercedes-Benz China growth

Locally built GLA hits market at Auto Shanghai 2015 SHANGHAI – Brand, product, local production and dealer network have formed a “bundle” of factors that contributed to continued rapid growth of Mercedes-Benz sales in China during the first quarter of 2015, according to Ola Källenius, Member of the Board of Management

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More Mercedes-Benz compact cars to be produced in China

BERLIN – Daimler AG and its Chinese partner BAIC Motor Corp. signed an agreement on the localization of more Mercedes-Benz compact cars beyond the GLA-Class at Beijing Benz Automotive Co., Ltd. (BBAC), the production joint venture of Daimler and BAIC Motor, according to a Daimler news release. In the presence of

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Daimler: Chinese premium market to continue outpace industry growth

Senior executives of Daimler and BAIC with the new C-Class Long Wheelbase Daimler AG expects the Chinese premium market to continue outpace overall industry growth over the next couple of years as it introduces new products and ramp up capacity for Mercedes-Benz, senior executives said in an interview with CBU/CAR on

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Daimler seeks mutual success with BAIC Motor after close of equity purchase

Xu Heyi and Hubertus Troska celebrates 10 years of strategic partnership between Daimler and BAIC. Daimler AG has completed its acquisition of a 12 percent stake in BAIC Motor Co., Ltd., the passenger car unit of partner Beijing Automotive Group Corp. (BAIC Group) – China’s fifth largest automaker. A ceremony celebrating the

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China’s electrification efforts stir Germans

BERLIN − Under pressure from the German government and Chancellor Angela Merkel, German automakers are accelerating their efforts to become more competitive with electric cars. The government-sponsored battery-power initiative became evident when Mercedes-Benz took complete control of the Smart mini car brand from Penske Automotive Group and Ms. Merkel used

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