Daimler at a Glance

Daimler is one of the world’s most successful automotive companies. With our business units Mercedes-Benz Cars, Daimler Trucks, Mercedes-Benz Vans, Daimler Buses and Daimler Mobility, we are one of the biggest providers of premium passenger cars and the world's largest producer of trucks above 6 tons. Daimler Mobility provides financing, leasing, fleet management, investment products and brokerage of credit cards and insurance, as well as innovative mobility services.

smart EQ forfour: (Electric energy consumption combined: 16,4l/100km; CO2 emissions combined: 0g/km)*.

The founders of our company, Gottlieb Daimler and Carl Benz, made history with the invention of the automobile in 1886. As a pioneer of automotive engineering, it is a motivation and commitment for us, to shape safely and sustainably the future of mobility. Our focus is on innovative and green technologies as well as on safe and superior automobiles that appeal and fascinate. We consequently invest in the development of efficient drive trains - from high-tech internal combustion engines and hybrid vehicles to pure electric drives with battery or fuel cell - with the long-term goal of locally emission-free driving. Moreover, we follow a consistent path towards intelligent connectivity of our vehicles, autonomous driving and new mobility concepts. Because our company considers living up to our responsibility towards society and the environment as an obligation.

We sell vehicles and services in nearly all the countries of the world and have production facilities in Europe, North and South America, Asia, and Africa. The current brand portfolio includes, in addition to the world’s most valuable premium automotive brand, Mercedes-Benz (Source: Interbrand-Study, 10/4/2018), as well as Mercedes-AMG, Mercedes-Maybach and Mercedes me, the brands smart, EQ, Freightliner, Western Star, BharatBenz, FUSO, Setra and Thomas Built Buses, and Daimler Mobility brands: Mercedes-Benz Bank, Mercedes-Benz Financial Services, Daimler Truck Financial, Athlon. Our company is listed on the stock exchanges of Frankfurt and Stuttgart (stock exchange symbol DAI). In 2018 3.4 million vehicles were sold and a workforce of around 298,700 people was employed. Our Group revenue amounted to €167.4 billion. The Group EBIT amounted to €11.1 billion.

At a Glance

Daimler is owned by European, U.S. and other international investors.More than one billion shares (December 31, 2017) are circulating.

The stock is listed on the stock exchanges in Frankfurt and Stuttgart.


Consists of ten shareholders’ representatives and 10 employees’ representatives. The Supervisory Board appoints the Board of Management and approves important corporate decisions.

2018: €167,362 million

298,683 at December 31, 2018

2018: 3,352,415 vehicles
thereof: 2,382,791 Passenger Cars
thereof: 517,335 Trucks

current sales figures of the divisions

Mercedes-Benz, Mercedes-AMG, Mercedes-Maybach, Mercedes me, smart, EQ, Freightliner, Western Star, BharatBenz, FUSO, Setra, Thomas Built Buses, Mercedes-Benz Bank, Mercedes-Benz Financial, Daimler Truck Financial, Athlon.
Our products

With its strong brands and a comprehensive portfolio of automobiles, Daimler is active in nearly all countries in the world.

IFRS accounting (from 2007 onwards); earnings reported quarterly

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