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Daimler Works to Meet Demand in Premium-Auto Market Record

Daimler AG, the world’s third-largest maker of luxury vehicles, said it’s having trouble filling orders as all-time-high August sales put premium-car manufacturers on course for record full-year deliveries.

“We have a luxury problem,” Chief Executive Officer Dieter Zetsche said today at an International Motor Show press briefing in Frankfurt. “We have a shortage of capacity and cannot fully satisfy global demand.”