KUALA LUMPUR: Mercedes Benz Malaysia Sdn Bhd (MBM) was practically in the fast lane in 2016, with record sales of vehicles allowing it to take the top spot in the premium car market in the country.
The German luxury automaker sold a record 11,779 vehicles nationwide in 2016.
The sales milestone has made Malaysia Southeast Asia’s biggest market for Mercedes Benz, pushing Thailand to the number two spot.
With stellar sales, MBM now has a 2.4 per cent share of the local premium car market, making it a leader in the luxury segment here.
MBM president and chief executive officer Dr Claus Weidner said that the company hopes to have a very good year in 2017, but he declined to reveal any projections.
He spoke to the media here today during an announcement of the company's full-year performance.