3rd Quarter Interim Report 2015

22.

October

2015

Daimler continues along successful path: record unit sales and revenue in third quarter.

  • Unit sales significantly above prior-year level at 720,000 vehicles (+13%)
  • Revenue up by 13% to €37.3 billion
  • Group EBIT of €3,661 million (Q3 2014: €3,732 million incl. the sale of the stake in Rolls-Royce Power Systems Holding)
  • Significant increase in Group EBIT from ongoing business to €3,657 million (Q3 2014: €2,787 million)
  • Net profit of €2,415 million (Q3 2014: €2,821 million)
  • Free cash flow of industrial business in first nine months of €4.8 billion (Q1-3 2014: €6.8 billion incl. the sale of the stake in RRPSH of €2.4 billion)
  • Significant growth in unit sales and revenue anticipated for full-year 2015
  • Group EBIT from ongoing business expected to be significantly higher than in 2014
  • Dr. Dieter Zetsche, Chairman of the Board of Management of Daimler AG and Head of Mercedes-Benz Cars: “We achieved a return on sales of 10% in the automotive business in the third quarter, and proved once again that we are pursuing the right strategy and are progressing with the right products and technologies.”
  • Bodo Uebber, Member of the Board of Management of Daimler AG for Finance & Controlling and Daimler Financial Services: “We continue to grow profitably and are continually developing our business model.”

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