FRANKFURT, Sept 5 (Reuters) - Sales of Mercedes-Benz brand luxury vehicles climbed 7.9 percent in August, parent Daimler said on Monday, reaffirming its volume target for 2011 thanks to a forecast strong second half in demand. "Record sales over the past eight months have created a very good basis for us to meet our full-year target of selling over 1.35 million Mercedes-Benz cars and Smart ForTwo - that's more than ever before," said Mercedes sales chief Joachim Schmidt in a statement. ...
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