October 3, 2013 / 11:17 AM / 4 years ago

Mercedes-Benz sales jump 16 percent to all-time high in September: paper

FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Daimler’s (DAIGn.DE) luxury brand Mercedes-Benz sold the most cars in one month in its history in September, German paper Bild reported on Thursday.

Mercedes-Benz A-class cars are displayed in a dealership of German car manufacturer Daimler in Paris, July 30, 2013. REUTERS/Christian Hartmann

    The carmaker sold over 142,000 cars last month, a rise of 15.9 percent, driven by demand in China and the United States, particularly for Mercedes’ A-, C- and CLA class cars, the paper said.

    “The figures are in the right ballpark,” a spokeswoman for Daimler said, adding sales data were due to be published on Friday.

    Reporting by Victoria Bryan, Christiaan Hetzner, Thomas Seythal and Hans Seidenstuecker; Writing by Jonathan Gould; Editing by Tom Pfeiffer and Mark Potter

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