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August 3, 2008

Mercedes-Benz Cars Division of Daimler AG Reports a 25 Percent Increase in the U.S. Sales for July 2008

• Total of 23,292 Units of Mercedes-Benz Cars Division Sold in U.S.

• Mercedes-Benz USA Records 12 Percent Sales Growth for the Month with 20,733 New Vehicles Sold.

• smart USA Records 2,559 Sales in July.


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Photos: In a Road Trip from Los Angeles to Detroit earlier this year, smart and Mercedes-Benz demonstrated high environmental friendliness in a real-world test.


Daimler AG (NYSE:DAI) today reported sales for the Mercedes-Benz Cars division (Mercedes-Benz and smart combined) of 23,292 units in the U.S. for July 2008.

As reported, there were sales of 20,733 new vehicles for July 2008, a 12 percent increase over last July. This brings the year-to-date sales total for MBUSA to 140,012 units, marking the best year-to-date sales for the period in the company's history. The most significant gains for the month were in the C-Class and E-Class passenger cars (45 percent and 38 percent respectively), while year-to-date growth was achieved in the M-Class and GL-Class line-up of SUVs (12 percent and 1 percent respectively).


Mercedes C-Class

Photo: Mercedes-Benz C-Class


Mercedes E-Class

Photo: Mercedes-Benz E-Class


Mercedes M-Class

Photo: Mercedes-Benz M-Class


Mercedes GL-Class

Photo: Mercedes-Benz GL-Class.


Smart Fortwo

Photo: smart fortwo


Sales for the smart fortwo remain strong with deliveries totaling 2,559 for the month of July. This brings the year-to-date total to an incredible 13,958 units in a little more than six months of being offered in the US market. The vehicle is attracting an overwhelming number of buyers who want a solution to high gas prices, a reduced environmental footprint and increased urban mobility on congested city streets -- all in a package that's fun to drive. The fortwo offers a combination of fuel efficiency, innovative safety, environmental friendliness and low cost of ownership. There are currently 69 smart centers open in 31 states. smart sales in the U.S. started in mid January 2008.

• Daimler AG's current global brand portfolio includes the world's most valuable automobile brand, Mercedes-Benz, as well as smart, AMG, Maybach, Freightliner, Sterling, Western Star, Mitsubishi Fuso, Setra, Orion and Thomas Built Buses.

Source: Daimler AG

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