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Global prestige car market far from slowing
Mercedes world’s fastest growing German prestige car brand in October
Published: Tue, 19 Nov 2013 20:09:08 GMT
 

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With a great many volume carmakers there always seems to be at least one cylinder misfiring. However, AID compiled figures reveal that the familiar, powerful beat at the heart of Germany’s prestige sector motor could still be heard this October 

Combined global sales of BMW, Audi, Mercedes and Porsche rose again this October, beating last year’s same month level by a still healthy looking 9 per cent. 

3.98m
Combined global sales of BMW, Audi, Mercedes and Porsche after 10-months


The latest rise brings the group’s cumulative global car sales total to some 3.98 million units, up 9 per cent over the corresponding period last year October’s global prestige sector expansion from Europe’s prestige sector carmakers, echoing the trends seen for much of this year, was fuelled chiefly by both China and the US, where the group’s sales to date grew by a respective 17.1 and 14.2 per cent. 

While the prestige sector markets of China and the US recorded yet another month of double-digit growth, there was one development that simply couldn’t fail but capture the attention of market observers
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DATA AVAILABLE TO SUBSCRIBERS WITH THIS ARTICLE:

WORLD SELECTED PRESTIGE new CAR sales:

by manufacturer and marque
OCTOBER 2013 v OCTOBER 2012
10-MONTHS
2013 v 10-MONTHS
2012

CHINA SELECTED PRESTIGE new CAR sales:

by manufacturer and marque 
OCTOBER 2013 v OCTOBER 2012
10-MONTHS
2013 v 10-MONTHS
2012

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