MONTVALE, NJ – Mercedes-Benz announced that its commercial van dealers, Daimler Vans USA and its combined network of both Mercedes-Benz and Freightliner Sprinter dealers, achieved a total of 16,577 vans sold, exceeding 2010’s sales of 8,559 units.
"Our strong, diverse network of 185 Mercedes-Benz and Freightliner commercial van dealers spread across the U.S. has enjoyed a banner year of Sprinter van sales. From large fleet operators to small construction businesses and mom-and-pop food trucks, American consumers are discovering the incredible benefits of Sprinter vans," said Claus Tritt, General Manager of Commercial Vans for Mercedes-Benz USA.
All Sprinters are powered by a 3.0L BlueTEC diesel engine that attains 24.9 miles per gallon on the highway, according to Mercedes.
The pilot project will demonstrate how mobility services such as carsharing (car2go), ride-hailing (mytaxi), and multi-modal platforms (moovel) can be intelligently connected to shape the future of mobility.