Mercedes-Benz with a historical monthly sales record in the Brazilian market
1010 heavy trucks sold in May
Sales from January to May of this year surpassed 4,300 units ( 52% compared to the same period of 2007)
Mercedes-Benz leads year-to-date sales of heavy trucks in 2008
Axor 2540 is the best-selling heavy truck in Brazil
Mercedes-Benz has just
reached a historical monthly sales record of heavy trucks in the
Brazilian truck market. In May, the brand sold 1,010 units of these
vehicles and reached a new sales record of heavy trucks.
“Brasil is one of the most important markets for
Mercedes-Benz trucks. Here we do not only have a long tradition in
producing commercial vehicles, we are also the untouched leader in the
Brasilian heavy duty truck market. The growing acceptance of the
Mercedes-Benz Axor heavy trucks by the customers contributes to this
position, and is reflected in the growth of sales of recent years.”,
says Philipp Schiemer, Sales Vice-President at Mercedes-Benz do Brasil.
Accumulated from January to May of this year,
Mercedes-Benz registered sales of more than 4,300 heavy trucks, which
is a 52% growth compared to the same period of last year. The brand,
thus, maintains the leadership in the heavy market, with an approximate
27,5 % market share, confirming the position conquered in 2007.
Axor 2540, the best-selling heavy truck in the country
Mercedes-Benz has today the best-selling heavy
truck in the Brazilian market, the Axor 2540. From January to May of
this year, approximately 1,450 units of this model were sold,
confirming its wide acceptance by customers.