Sales of Mercedes-Benz vehicles soared 52 percent to 4,800 units on the Chinese mainland and in Hong Kong in the first two months of the year, said sources with Mercedes-Benz China Ltd. on Thursday.
Global sales rose two percent to 159,700 units in the first two months, while sales in the Asian and Pacific regions grew 11 percent to 20,200 units.
Sales of the Mercede-Benz S-Class surged 110 percent to 2,230 units in China, allow the country to maintain its position as the world's second largest market for S-Class sedans.
DaimlerChrysler AG's Mercedes-Benz unit earlier reported record sales of 2,700 units in China in January, a year-on-year increase of 64 percent.
(Xinhua News Agency March 16, 2007)