Audi July 2013 sales more than BMW and Mercedes Benz
Volkswagen Group owned luxury car brand, Audi have once again posted monthly sales more than that of BMW, the No 1 luxury car manufacturer in the world. Besides July 2013 sales, it is for the third time in the past seven months that Audi has posted more sales than BMW. Mercedes Benz continues to stay at the 3rd spot.
BMW and Audi continued to maintain their lead over Mercedes Benz, who posted sales of 116,790 units during July 2013. Global sales of Mercedes Benz stand at 811,227 units for the Jan-Jul 2013 period (+8.1% growth). Audi and Mercedes Benz both want to become No 1 manufacturer by 2020.
Elsewhere in China, which is the amongst the largest luxury car consumer in the world, BMW has posted a higher growth in sales as compared to Audi and Mercedes Benz. China, which has been Audi’s stronghold, managed to sell 41,766 units with a 27% growth rate. BMW posted sales of 32,194 units with 39% growth rate, while Mercedes Benz posted 18,530 units in sales with 31% growth rate.