Mercedes-Benz has best-ever February on strong China, Europe

Fri Mar 4, 2016 4:47am EST
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FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Daimler's (DAIGn.DE: Quote) sales of its Mercedes-Benz passenger cars rose 11.2 percent in February to 133,752 vehicles, the most it ever sold that month, the carmaker said on Friday.

The Stuttgart-based company said Mercedes-Benz passenger car sales soared 29.3 percent in China and 14.5 percent in Europe in February, but were down 2.9 percent in the United States.

(Reporting by Christoph Steitz)

A logo on Mercedes-Benz car is seen at the 86th International Motor Show in Geneva, Switzerland, March 1, 2016.  REUTERS/Denis Balibouse