The Divisions and Brands

 

   
  2019 2018 2017 19/18
€ amounts in millions       % change
         
Mercedes-Benz Cars        
Revenue 93,877 93,103 94,3511 +1
EBIT 3,359 7,216 8,8431 -53
Return on sales (in %) 3.6 7.8 9.41 .
Investment in property, plant and equipment 5,629 5,684 4,843 -1
Research and development expenditure
   thereof capitalized
7,518
2,904
6,962
2,269
6,642
2,388
+8
+28
Unit sales 2,385,432 2,382,791 2,373,527 +0
Employees (December 31) 152,048 151,3162 142,666 +0
         
Daimler Trucks        
Revenue 40,235 38,273 35,7551 +5
EBIT 2,463 2,753 2,3831 -11
Return on sales (in %) 6.1 7.2 6.7 .
Investment in property, plant and equipment 971 1,105 1,028 -12
Research and development expenditure
   thereof capitalized
1,490
53
1,295
40
1,322
45
+15
+33
Unit sales 488,521 517,335 470,705 -6
Employees (December 31) 83,437 82,6762 79,483 +1
         
Mercedes-Benz Vans        
Revenue 14,801 13,626 13,1611 +9
EBIT 3,085 312 1,1471 .
Return on sales (in %) -20.8 2.3 8.71 .
Investment in property, plant and equipment 240 468 710 -49
Research and development expenditure
   thereof capitalized
543
96
666
176
565
310
-18
-45
Unit sales 438,386 421,401 401,025 +4
Employees (December 31) 21,346 21,8102 25,255 -2
         
Daimler Buses        
Revenue 4,733 4,529 4,5241 +5
EBIT 283 265 2811 +7
Return on sales (in %) 6.0 5.9 6.21 .
Investment in property, plant and equipment 134 144 94 -7
Research and development expenditure
   thereof capitalized
203
23
199
41
194
30
+2
-44
Unit sales 32,612 30,888 28,676 +6
Employees (December 31) 17,960 17,7292 18,292 +1
         
Daimler Mobility        
Revenue 28,646 26,269 24,5301, 3 +9
EBIT 2,140 1,384 1,970 +55
Return on equity (in %) 15.3 11.1 17.7 .
New business 74,377 71,927 70,721 +3
Contract volume 162,843 154,072 139,907 +6
Investment in property, plant and equipment 87 64 43 +36
Employees (December 31) 12,680 14,070 13,012 -10

1 The amounts have been adjusted due to first-time adoption of IFRS 15 and IFRS 9. Further information is provided in Note 1 of the Notes to the Consolidated Financial Statements.
2 Adjustment of the number of employees in 2018 due to changes in the Group‘s internal allocation of employees.´
3 At the Daimler Financial Services segment, the Group’s internal revenue and cost of sales have been adjusted by the same amount.
These adjustments have been fully eliminated in the reconciliation.

 

Daimler AG is one of the world’s most successful automotive companies. With its Mercedes-Benz Cars & Vans, Daimler Trucks & Buses and Daimler Mobility divisions, the Group is one of the leading global suppliers of premium cars and one of the world’s largest manufacturer of commercial vehicles. Daimler Mobility offers financing, leasing, fleet management, investments, credit card and insurance brokerage, as well as innovative mobility services. For more information: daimler.com

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