Top 10 Automobile Companies in the World 2016

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3. Daimler

Daimler AG is one of the largest producers of premium cars like Mercedes Benz and has eminent presence in commercial vehicles sector, which has been a symbol to class and style across the world.

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Daimler is German automotive giant headquartered in Stuttgart, Germany, which was formed in 1926 by the merger of two pioneering German automobile companies, one founded by Karl Benz, the other by Gottlieb Daimler. It has a wide range of products such as Mercedes-Benz, Mercedes-Maybach, Smart, Freightliner trucks, Fuso, Setra etc in its convoy.


Daimler Financial Services provides financing, leasing, fleet management, insurance, financial investments, credit cards, and innovative mobility services. Mercedes has made a furious global sales comeback that began three years ago with the launch of its flagship S-Class, short for “Sonderklasse,” or a car that is in a class of its own.

As per the revenue earned in FY2015, Daimler AG stood 3rd in the ranking and consistently made to be in top10. Recently Daimler’s Indian arm BharatBenz introduced medium duty trucks (MDT) models 914R, 1214R, 1214RE and 1217C in base and premium variants with improved fuel efficiency and more features such as radial tyres, enhanced driving comfort etc. in MDT segment. Company believes that nationwide increasing demand in MDT segment will widen their horizons in coming years.

Daimler continuously strives to manufacture environmentally sustainable and safe vehicles by incorporating lightweight construction, the use of natural materials and remanufacturing of components to sophisticated assistance systems. Company is also in a process to launch first CO2 air-conditioning systems in car. Daimler also maintains its focus on green energy and has invested in biofuel research, fuel cell developments and hybrid driving systems.

Revenue: USD 1, 68,897.71 million

Net income: USD 9,519.12 million