Daimler AG

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Daimler AG
Aktiengesellschaft
Treddit asFWBDAI
IndustrieAutomotive
PredecessorDaimler-Benz (1926–98)
DaimlerChrysler (1998–2007)
Foondit28 Juin 1926; 93 years ago (1926-06-28)
HeidquartersStuttgart, Germany
Aurie served
Worldwide
Key fowk
Dieter Zetsche (Chairman o the Buird o Management)
Manfred Bischoff (Chairman o the Supervisory Buird)
ProductsAutomobiles, commercial vehicles
RevenueIncrease €153.261 billion (2016)[1]
Decrease €12.902 billion (2016)[1]
ProfitIncrease €8.784 billion (2016)[1]
Tot assetsIncrease $235.118 billion (2016)[2]
Tot equityIncrease €54.753 billion (2016)[2]
AwnerInstitutional shareholders[3](74.8%)
Private shareholders (15.3%)
Kuwait Investment Authority (6.8%)
Renault–Nissan Alliance (3.1%)
Nummer o employees
284,482 (2016)[2]
DiveesionsMercedes-Benz
Smart
Subsidiaries
Wabsteidwww.daimler.com/en/

Daimler AG (German pronunciation: [ˈdaɪmlɐ aːˈɡeː]; umwhile DaimlerChrysler; FWBDAI) is a German caur corporation, heidquairtered in Stuttgart, Baden-Württemberg. Daimler-Benz wis fuirmit wi the merger o Benz & Cie an Daimler Motoren Gesellschaft in 1926. The company wis renamit DaimlerChrysler upon acquirin the American automobile manufacturer Chrysler Corporation in 1998, an wis again renamed Daimler upon divestin o Chrysler in 2007.

As of 2014, Daimler awned or haed shares in a nummer o caur, bus, larrie an motorcycle buists includin Mercedes-Benz, Mercedes-AMG, Smart Automobile, Detroit Diesel, Freightliner, Western Star, Thomas Built Buses, Setra, BharatBenz, Mitsubishi Fuso, MV Agusta as well as shares in Denza, KAMAZ an Beijing Automotive Group. The luxury Maybach buist wis terminatit at the end o 2012, but revivit in Apryle 2015 as "Mercedes-Maybach" versions o the Mercedes-Benz S-Class an G-Class. In 2017, Daimler saud 3.3 million vehicles.[4] Bi unit sales, Daimler is the thirteent-lairgest caur manufacturer an is the lairgest larrie manufacturer in the warld. Daimler provides financial services throu its Daimler Financial Services airm. The company is a component o the Euro Stoxx 50 stock mercat index.[5] Daimler AG complex in Stuttgart include central company heidquairters, Mercedes-Benz an Daimler caur plants, Mercedes-Benz Museum an stadium Mercedes-Benz Arena.

History[eedit | eedit soorce]

Daimler AG is a German manufacturer o automobiles, motor vehicles, an ingines, which dates back mair nor a century.

An Agreement of Mutual Interest wis signed on Mey 1, 1924 atween Benz & Cie (foondit 1883) o Karl Benz an Daimler Motoren Gesellschaft (foondit 1890) o Gottlieb Daimler an Wilhelm Maybach.

Baith companies continued tae manufacture thair 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 thair 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.

Timeline o Daimler AG[eedit | eedit soorce]

Benz & Company, 1883–1926
Daimler Motoren Gesellschaft AG, 1890–1926
Daimler-Benz AG, 1926–1998
DaimlerChrysler AG, 1998–2007
Daimler AG, 2007–present

Sharehaulders Structur[eedit | eedit soorce]

bi Awnership [6]

bi Region [6]

  • 30.0% Germany
  • 33.5% Ither Europe
  • 17.9% United States
  • 9.1% United Arab Emirates
  • 6.9% Kuwait
  • 2.6% Others

Buists[eedit | eedit soorce]

Daimler sells automobiles unner the follaein marques warldwide:

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 "Daimler AG 2016 Fact Sheet" (PDF). Daimler AG. 
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 "Daimler AG Q3 2016 Interim Report" (PDF). Daimler AG. 
  3. "shareholder structure". Daimler. Retrieved 3 March 2015. 
  4. "Daimler AG 2017 Fact Sheet" (PDF). Daimler AG. Archived frae the oreeginal (PDF) on 1 March 2018. Retrieved 28 February 2018.  Unkent parameter |url-status= ignored (help)
  5. Frankfurt Stock Exchange Archived 19 November 2015 at the Wayback Machine.
  6. 6.0 6.1 "Daimler Investor Relations". Retrieved 30 November 2008.