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Daimler sees 2012 total unit sales to be higher than last year

The company said, "On the basis of the divisions’ planning, Daimler expects its total unit sales in the year 2012 to be higher than the figure of 2.1M vehicles achieved in the year 2011. Mercedes-Benz Cars assumes that it will further increase its unit sales this year...Daimler Trucks anticipates an increase in unit sales in 2012, with the NAFTA region and Asia as the main growth drivers...Mercedes-Benz Vans anticipates unit sales in 2012 at slightly below the prior-year level...Daimler Buses assumes that unit sales in 2012 will be significantly lower than in 2011."