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Daimler

With its Mercedes-Benz Cars, Daimler Trucks, Mercedes-Benz Vans, Daimler Buses, and Daimler Financial Services divisions, Daimler AG is one of the world's most successful automotive companies.

Self-Description

Daimler AG is one of the world's most successful automotive companies. With its Mercedes-Benz Cars, Daimler Trucks, Mercedes-Benz Vans, Daimler Buses, and Daimler Financial Services divisions, the Group is one of the leading global suppliers of premium cars and is the world's largest manufacturer of commercial vehicles over six tons. Daimler Financial Services offers financing, leasing, fleet management, investments, credit card and insurance brokerage as well as innovative mobility services. The company founders, Gottlieb Daimler and Carl Benz, made history by inventing the automobile in 1886. As a pioneer of automotive engineering, Daimler sees shaping the future of mobility in a safe and sustainable way as both a motivation and obligation. The company's focus therefore remains on innovative and green technologies as well as on safe and superior vehicles that both captivate and inspire. Daimler continues to invest systematically in the development of efficient powertrains – from high-tech combustion engines and hybrid vehicles to all-electric powertrains with battery or fuel cell – with the goal of making locally emission-free driving possible in the long term. The company's efforts are also focused on the intelligent connectivity of its vehicles, autonomous driving and new mobility concepts. Daimler regards it as its aspiration and obligation to live up to its responsibility to society and the environment. Daimler sells its vehicles and services in nearly every country of the world and has production facilities in Europe, North and South America, Asia and Africa. The company is listed on the Frankfurt and Stuttgart stock exchanges. In 2018, the Group had a workforce of around 298,700 and sold 3.4 million vehicles. Group revenues amounted to €167.4 billion and Group EBIT to €11.1 billion.

Primary Company Info

Headquarters:
Stuttgart, Germany
Country:
Germany
Year Founded:
1886
Website:
Active Markets:
Intercontinental

NC Company Overview

Daimler is one of the world’s biggest automotive companies, with subsidiaries that deal in all kinds of fields of motoring. Daimler’s best-known brands are almost certainly their vehicle production companies Mercedes-Benz Cars, Daimler Trucks, Mercedes-Benz Vans, and Daimler Buses, who provide premium cars as well as commercial vehicles. They also own the electric car brand Tesla Motors, which is striving to develop cutting-edge green motoring in the form of stylish, luxury cars. However, Daimler also has its financial services brand, as well as a number of innovative service based companies such as Intelligent Apps, which operates the MyTaxi app that connects users to local taxi drivers; Careem, which is a car hire aggregation site for commuters in Dubai, the European ride-sharing network Carpooling.com; and other brands such as Prescient Markets, Kamaz, Zonar, and GottaPark – a service for finding and pre-booking parking spaces. Daimler, based in Stuttgart, Germany was founded in 1883 by Gottlieb Daimler and Karl Benz, who were the inventors of the automobile just three years later. Now, Daimler is a huge company that has a global outreach and is one of the world leaders when it comes to more energy efficient, lower carbon footprint public and personal transportation.

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