Daimler AG

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Daimler AG
Aktiengesellschaft
Tradit as FWBDAI
Industry Automotive
Predecessor Daimler-Benz (1926–98)
DaimlerChrysler (1998–2007)
Foondit 2007; 10 years ago (2007)
(as Daimler)
Heidquarters Stuttgart, Germany
Aurie served
Worldwide
Key fowk
Dieter Zetsche (Chairman o the Buird o Management)
Manfred Bischoff (Chairman o the Supervisory Buird)
Products Automobiles, commercial vehicles
Revenue Increase €153.261 billion (2016)[1]
Decrease €12.902 billion (2016)[1]
Profit Increase €8.784 billion (2016)[1]
Tot assets Increase $235.118 billion (2016)[2]
Tot equity Increase €54.753 billion (2016)[2]
Ainer Institutional 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]
Diveesions Mercedes-Benz
Smart
Subsidiaries
Wabsteid www.daimler.com/en/

Daimler AG (German pronunciation: [ˈdaɪmlɐ aːˈɡeː]; umwhile DaimlerChrysler; FWBDAI) is a German caur corporation. It is the thirteent-lairgest caur manufacturer an seicont-lairgest truck manufacturer in the warld. In addeetion tae automobiles, Daimler manufactures buses an provides financial services throu 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[4]), 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.

Daimler produces caurs an trucks unner the brands o Mercedes-Benz, Maybach, Smart, Freightliner an mony ithers.

History[eedit | eedit soorce]

Daimler AG is a German manufacturer o automobiles, motor vehicles, an ingines, which dates back mair than 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 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.

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 Structure[eedit | eedit soorce]

bi Awnership [5]

bi Region [5]

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

Brands[eedit | eedit soorce]

Daimler sells automobiles unner the follaein marques worldwide:

  • Mercedes-Benz Vans
    • Mercedes-Benz (vans group)

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 Mairch 2015. 
  4. Nesha starcevic (2009-11-17). "Mercedes takes over Brawn GP - Taiwan News Online". Etaiwannews.com. Associated Press. Retrieved 2009-11-22. 
  5. 5.0 5.1 "Daimler Investor Relations". Retrieved 30 November 2008.