Daimler AG (German pronunciation: [ˈdaɪmlɐ aːˈɡeː]; umwhile DaimlerChrysler; FWB: DAI) is a German caur corporation. It is the thirteent-lairgest caur manufacturer an seicont-lairgest truck manufacturer in the warld. In addition to automobiles, Daimler manufactures buses an provides financial services through its Daimler Financial Services airm. The company an aa awns major stakes in aerospace group EADS, heich-technology an parent company o the Vodafone McLaren Mercedes racin team McLaren Group (which currently is in the process o becoming a fully independent stand-alane corporate entity), an Japanese truck maker Mitsubishi Fuso Truck and Bus Corporation.
DaimlerChrysler wis foondit in 1998 when Mercedes-Benz manufacturer Daimler-Benz (1926–1998) o Stuttgart, Germany merged wi the US-based Chrysler Corporation. The deal created a new entity, DaimlerChrysler. Housomeivver, the buyoot failed tae produce the trans-Atlantic automotive pouerhoose dealmakers haed hoped for, an DaimlerChrysler annoonced on Mey 14, 2007 that it wad sell Chrysler toae Cerberus Capital Management o New York, a private equity firm that specializes in restructurin troubled companies. The US company adoptit the name Chrysler LLC when the sale completit on August 3, 2007.
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History[edit | edit source]
Daimler AG is a German manufacturer o automobiles, motor vehicles, an ingines, which dates back mair than a century.
Baith companies continued tae manufacture their separate automobile an internal combustion ingine brands till, on Juin 28, 1926, when Benz & Cie. an Daimler Motoren Gesellschaft AG formally merged—becomin Daimler-Benz AG—an agreed that thereefter, aw o the factories wad uise the brand name o Mercedes-Benz on their automobiles.
In 1998 Daimler-Benz AG "merged" wi the American automobile manufacturer Chrysler Corporation, an formed DaimlerChrysler AG. In 2007, when the Chrysler group wis sauld aff tae Cerberus Capital Management, the name o the parent company wis chynged tae simply Daimler AG.
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bi Awnership 
- Aabar Investments (Unitit Arab Emirates): 9.1%
- Kuwait Investment Authority (Kuwait): 6.9%
- Renault (Fraunce): 1.55%
- Nissan (Japan): 1.55%
- Institutional investors: 60.4%
- Private Investors: 20.4%
- Treasury Shares: 0.1%
bi Region 
- 30.0% Germany
- 33.5% Other Europe
- 17.9% United States
- 9.1% United Arab Emirates
- 6.9% Kuwait
- 2.6% Others
Brands[edit | edit source]
Daimler sells automobiles unner the follaein marques worldwide:
- Daimler Trucks
- Mercedes-Benz Vans
- Mercedes-Benz (vans group)
- Daimler Financial Services
- Mercedes-Benz Bank
- Mercedes-Benz Financial
- Daimler Truck Financial
References[edit | edit source]
- Nesha starcevic (2009-11-17). "Mercedes takes over Brawn GP - Taiwan News Online". Etaiwannews.com. Associated Press. Retrieved 2009-11-22.
- "Daimler Investor Relations". Retrieved 30 November 2008.
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