2017 (Q3) China and Worldwide German Luxury Car Sales

January to September 2017: Mercedes. BMW and Porsche had record sales worldwide while Audi sales were down and Volkswagen recovering strongly. During the first three quarters of 2017 German luxury and premium car brands continued to sell in record numbers worldwide and in the very important Chinese market. Mercedes-Benz sales worldwide and in China improved … Read more

2016 (Full Year) International: Worldwide Car Sales

December 2016: Car sales increased in Europe, the USA, China and Japan but were lower in Russia, Brazil and India. In China, December 2016 new passenger vehicle registrations reached a new monthly high of 2.6 million cars. For the full calendar year 2016, car sales increased strongly in China, India and Europe, were slightly higher … Read more

2016 (Q3) China and Worldwide German Luxury Car Sales

September 2016: Record sales worldwide and in China for German luxury and premium car brands Mercedes-Benz, BMW, Audi and Porsche. Volkswagen recovers. During the first three quarters of 2016, Mercedes-Benz was the best-selling German luxury car brand worldwide with sales up by 12%. In China, Mercedes-Benz sales were up nearly a third to catch up … Read more

2016 (Q1) German Luxury Car Sales Worldwide and in China

Mercedes-Benz & BMW at Geneva 2016

2016 started well for German luxury car brands with Mercedes-Benz, Porsche, BMW and Audi all setting new sales record during the first quarter of the year. Mercedes-Benz sales grew the fastest of the German premium car brands allowing Mercedes to overtake both Audi and BMW to become the largest manufacturer of luxury cars in the … Read more

2015 (Full Year) German Luxury Car Sales Worldwide and in China

Mercedes Maybach Geneva

In 2015, German luxury carmakers Porsche, Mercedes-Benz, BMW and Audi had record sales worldwide and in China. Volkswagen鈥檚 international sales were down for the first time in a decade. In 2015, China became the most-important single-country market for Mercedes-Benz and Porsche, as it has been for some time for Volkswagen, Audi and BMW. Porsche increased … Read more

2015 (Q3) China and Worldwide German Luxury Car Sales

Porsche e-Hybrid at the Geneva Auto Show 2015

September 2015: Record new car sales for Porsche, Mercedes-Benz and BMW worldwide and in China but Audi struggled in China and Volkswagen sales were down. German luxury and premium brand car manufacturers continued to sell well with record numbers of deliveries for the first three quarters of a year for Porsche, Mercedes-Benz and BMW. Sales … Read more

2015 (Q1) China and Worldwide German Luxury Car Sales

Mercedes Maybach S600 Pullman limousine at Geneva Auto Salon 2015

German premium car brands Audi, BMW, Mercedes-Benz and Porsche enjoyed new record sales worldwide and in China in March and the first quarter of 2015. Volkswagen sales worldwide and in China were slightly lower at the start of 2015 compared to the first three months of 2014. New passenger vehicle registrations for German luxury marques … Read more