NEW YORK – Mercedes-Benz U.S.A. President Steve Cannon tells the International Motor Press Assn. here his brand outsold BMW last year by at least 5,600 units according to registration data compiled by R.L Polk. “We beat BMW flat out (in 2012),” Canon tells the auto writers. Cannon’s surprising announcement comes a month after 2012 U.S. sales results were released by auto makers in early January. BMW sold 281,460 units compared with Mercedes’ 274,055, ...

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