Last year was a very hard year for everyone. What comes to Auto Markets, Corona Pandemic has a big influence on it. As many travels were canceled and most countries were locked down, having intention for buying new cars or vans were not much. Now Daimler company, the head Company of Mercedes Benz Brand, has revealed its sale rates. It seems although they didn’t hit a record but they took a big step on CO2 neutrality.
Mercedes Benz is one of the great companies who accepted duty of cleaner earth in coming years. What the company report now, is the success of this company in this field. In 2020 more than 160,000 plug-in hybrids and all-electric vehicles were sold by Mercedes Benz Cars worldwide. That is a 228.8% growth rate in compere with 2019. Ola Källenius, Chairman of the Board of Management of Daimler AG and Mercedes-Benz AG, see the company responsible for European environment.
The sale of xEV has increased to 7.4% last year. also, Mercedes-Benz sold 115,000 units of plug-in hybrids, 20,000 EQCs and 1,700 EQVs. When it comes to the all-electric smart models, more than 27,000 vehicles are delivered to customers. This section had a 45.6% growth. For 2021 Mercedes-Benz with more than 20 models expect to have another 13% sale increase.
In 2020, this company had sold 2,164,187 units. This number shows a 7.5% decrease in sale rate. Surprisingly Mercedes has lost its buyers mostly in the Europe. Last year sales dropped about 16.4% more less than last year. even in the motherland it had -10.1% record. On the other hand, Mercedes-Benz had in China a growth rate of 11.7%. also, the Asia-pacific bought more cars with Mercedes marque too (about 4.7% more than 2019).
As statistics shows, the beloved model of Mercedes-Benz was the S-Class. It was the best-selling luxury sedan worldwide with about 60,000 units. Also, Mercedes-AMG sports and high-performance brand sold 125,129 vehicles worldwide. For both categories, the biggest market of Mercedes was China. But when it comes to the Smart brand, we see the big demand of it in Germany with a growth rate of 104.9%.