Top 10 Car Companies in the World 2017

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9. Daimler

One of the largest producers of premium luxury cars, Daimler’s history starts way back in 1886. It is headquartered at Stuttgart Germany.

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Today it has production units in about 20 nations and sells worldwide with more than 8500 sales centre across the globe. It is into five segments: Mercedes-Benz cars, Mercedes-Benz vans, Daimler trucks, Daimler buses and Daimler financial services.

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As of May 2016 it employs 280000+ people across the world. With the history of 130 years, Daimler has the mission to be the future of mobility by introducing trend setting technologies. The patent filed by Carl Benz in 1886 for his first stationary gasoline engine marked the birth of the company. From there till overcoming the crisis of 2008-09 Daimler has exploited the potential for growth and has introduced several premium vehicles. With 125th anniversary in 2011, Daimler has recorded three fold records in terms of sales, revenue and EBIT which it hadn’t achieved before. With this the company also has set a goal for 2020 to be the number one in terms of unit sales in the premium sector.

The firm has the vision to be number 1 in terms of quality and profitability and provide delight in everything they do to their customers and equally be aware of the environment. They are built on four values of passion, integrity, respect and discipline to be committed towards excellence and to sustain it.

Daimler has bagged several awards to its name. It won the best car award by Motor trend in 2016 for designing the best sports car Mercedes has ever built. Winners of red dot award in 2015 for two of their vehicles for the best design and many others.

With this Daimler walks ahead to attain the leading position in all its businesses by shaping the future of mobility in a sustainable manner.

Revenue: $ 162.45 billion

Net income: $ 9.30 billion

No of units sold: 2557052



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