Mercedes to boost production to more than 1.49 million cars in 2013

Tue Dec 17, 2013 6:19am EST
 
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BERLIN (Reuters) - Daimler's (DAIGn.DE: Quote) Mercedes-Benz division said it will boost production to more than 1.49 million luxury cars this year, a new record, citing strong demand for the flagship S-Class sedan as well as its compact vehicles.

"We will continue to grow with our attractive offering of models," management board member Andreas Renschler said in a statement published on Tuesday.

(Reporting by Andreas Cremer; Editing by Christoph Steitz)

 
An employee of German car manufacturer Mercedes Benz works on a Mercedes B-class car at the Mercedes plant in Rastatt July 16, 2012. REUTERS/Alex Domanski