NEW YORK – Running 8% ahead of last year's sales pace, Mercedes-Benz is on track to establish its highest-ever U.S. market share in the premium segment, says Steve Cannon, vice president-marketing. Cannon tells Ward's at a press conference here that Mercedes sales might finish the year with double-digit gains. The German auto maker set its overall volume record of 253,000 units here in pre-recessionary 2007, when industry sales topped 17 million vehicles. That record won't be broken ...

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