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Mercedes-Benz Beats BMW, Audi to Keep Luxury-Car Sales Crown

  • BMW brand sales rose 2% last year to 2.17 million cars
  • Premier car market has proved more resilient than mass segment
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Mercedes-Benz successfully defended its crown as the world’s bestselling luxury-car brand, beating out arch-rivals BMW AG and Volkswagen AG’s Audi for the fourth year in a row.

The win emerged on Friday when BMW reported sales of its namesake branded vehicles rose 2% to a record 2.17 million cars last year. Daimler AG’s Mercedes-Benz said Thursday its own sales increased 1.3% to 2.34 million vehicles. Audi lagged behind both.