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Mercedes could reclaim No. 2 luxury spot from Audi by 2015

by Scott Burgess (RSS feed) on May 1st, 2012 at 10:29AM

A report by the Center of Automotive Research at the university of Duisburg-Essen in Germany has revealed that Mercedes-Benz, currently the number three luxury carmaker, could move up to number two in 2015, Automotive News reported. Mercedes owned the second slot until last year, when Audi overtook it. BMW has held the lead in the luxury market since 2005. "We aim to be the front-runner wherever we compete on a permanent basis," Zetsche said in a speech earlier this month. "Wherever we are not number one, we will strive to become it," he added. BMW will sell 1.76 million vehicles in 2015,... Read More

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