Daimler AG Reports a 30 Percent Decrease for the Mercedes-Benz Cars Division in the U.S. for November 2008


New York, NY, USA, Dec 02, 2008

* Total 15,991 of Units of Mercedes-Benz Cars Division Sold in U.S. in November

* Mercedes-Benz USA Records November Sales of 14,102

* smart USA Records 1,889 Sales in November

Daimler AG (stock exchange abbreviaton DAI) today reported sales for the Mercedes-Benz Cars division (Mercedes-Benz and smart combined) of 15,991 units in the U.S. for November 2008. All sales figures in this release are on an unadjusted basis unless otherwise noted.

Mercedes-Benz USA (MBUSA) reported November sales of 14,102 vehicles, bringing the company’s year-to-date volume to 206,396, an 8.6 percent decrease over the year-to-date record set last year. Sales highlights for Mercedes-Benz USA include a 16.9 percent increase in C-Class sales and a 5.5 percent increase M-Class SUV sales for the year-to-date.

Sales for the smart fortwo remain strong with deliveries totaling 1,889 for the month of November. This brings the year-to-date total to an incredible 22,281 units in less than a year of being offered in the U.S. market. The smart fortwo continues to be an attractive vehicle solution for American consumers in our value-oriented, environmentally responsible society. The smart fortwo offers a powerful combination of outstanding fuel efficiency, innovative safety, environmental friendliness and low cost of ownership. Last month smart USA announced the smart fortwo BRABUS will go on sale in the United States in January. There are currently 73 smart centers open in 35 states.

Detailed vehicle sales information for MBUSA will be announced later today in a separate press release issued by Mercedes-Benz USA.

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