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 biggest providers of premium cars and the world's biggest manufacturer of commercial vehicles with a global reach.
The company’s founders, Gottlieb Daimler and Carl Benz, made history with their invention of the automobile in 1886. As an automotive pioneer, Daimler continues to shape the future of mobility. The company's focus is on innovative and green technologies and safe and superior vehicles that captivate and inspire customers. Daimler invests systematically in the development of alternative powertrains — ranging from hybrid vehicles to all-electric vehicles powered by a battery or a fuel cell — with the goal of making emission-free driving possible in the long term. In addition, the company is fully committed to accident-free driving, intelligent networking, and autonomous driving. That’s because Daimler considers it a standard and a duty to meet its responsibility towards society and the environment.
Daimler sells its vehicles and services in almost every country in the world and has production facilities in Europe, North and South America, Asia, and Africa. Its brand portfolio includes the world's most valuable premium automotive brand, Mercedes-Benz, as well as Mercedes-AMG, Mercedes-Maybach and Mercedes me; the brands smart, Freightliner, Western Star, BharatBenz, FUSO, Setra, and Thomas Built Buses; and the Daimler Financial Services brands: Mercedes-Benz Bank, Mercedes-Benz Financial, Daimler Truck Financial, moovel, car2go and mytaxi.