Daimler AG: Success through tradition and innovation
Daimler AG is one of the world’s most successful automotive companies. With its divisions Mercedes-Benz Cars, Daimler Trucks, Mercedes-Benz Vans, Daimler Buses and Daimler Financial Services, the vehicle manufacturer is one of the largest producers of premium cars and the
world’s biggest manufacturer of commercial vehicles with a global reach. Daimler Financial Services provides its customers with a full range of automotive financial services that include financing, leasing, insurance and fleet management. Daimler sells its products in nearly all countries of the world and has more than 100 production facilities on five continents.
In addition to the world’s most valuable automotive brand, Mercedes-Benz, Daimler AG’s current brand portfolio includes smart and Maybach and the commercial vehicle brands Mercedes-Benz, Freightliner, Western Star, Fuso, BharatBenz, Setra, Orion and Thomas Built Buses.
The inventor of the automobile
The company founders, Gottlieb Daimler and Carl Benz, made history when they invented the car in 1886. As an automotive pioneer, Daimler still continues to shape the future of mobility today. In doing so, it focuses on innovative and green technologies, and safe and high quality vehicles that fascinate customers. With the development of alternative drive systems, Daimler is the only vehicle manufacturer to invest in hybrid drives, electric motors and fuel-cell systems with the aim of achieving emission-free mobility in the long-term. Daimler willingly accepts the challenge of meeting its responsibility towards society and the environment.