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Volkswagen is the biggest rival of Daimler. Volkswagen was founded in 1937, and its headquarters is in Wolfsburg, Other. Volkswagen operates in the Automobile Manufacturers industry. Volkswagen has 374,119 more employees than Daimler.

BMW Group has been one of Daimler's top competitors. BMW Group is a Public company that was founded in Munich, Bavaria in 1916. BMW Group is in the Automobile Manufacturers industry. BMW Group has 167,755 fewer employees vs. Daimler.

General Motors is Daimler's #3 rival. General Motors was founded in 1908 in Detroit, Michigan. General Motors is in the Automobile Manufacturers field. General Motors generates $67.3B less revenue than Daimler.


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Daimler Quarterly and Annual Revenue

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Daimler's revenue is the ranked 3rd among it's top 10 competitors. The top 10 competitors average 76.9B. Over the last three quarters, Daimler's revenue has grown by 98.2%. Specifically, in Q4 2020's revenue was $67.3B; in Q3 2020, it was $47.1B; in Q2 2020, it was $33.9B.

Daimler Acquisitions

Chauffeur Prive

Dec 2017

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Chauffeur Prive is an online platform that enables users to search, find and book for cabs.
Mercedes-Benz.io GmbH

Nov 2017

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Mercedes-Benz.io provides digital marketing and sales solutions for Mercedes- Benz products and services.
Flinc AG

Aug 2017

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Flinc is an on-demand public mobility application that connects drivers and passengers for ridesharing.
Hailo Network Limited

Jul 2016

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Hailo is a web and mobile application that allows individuals and businesses to find and book taxi services.
Athlon Car Lease International B.V.

Jul 2016

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Athlon is a provider of operational vehicle leasing and mobility solutions.

These are all the companies that Daimler has acquired. Daimler has acquired 7 companies and its latest acquisition was Chauffeur Prive in Dec 2017. Chauffeur Prive is an online platform that enables users to search, find and book for cabs.

Daimler Funding History

Since Daimler was founded in 1926, it has participated in 3 rounds of funding. In total Daimler has raised $13.0B. Daimler's last funding round was on Apr 2020 for a total of $13.0B





Apr 2020
Corporate Round
Jul 2019

Beijing Automotive Group Co.

Jun 2010

Since Daimler was founded in 1926, it has participated in 3 rounds of funding. In total Daimler has raised $13.0B. Daimler's last funding round was on Apr 2020 for a total of $13.0B

Daimler Investments







G2VP is a venture capital firm that invests in technology based start-ups.
Jun 14, 2021
Investment Fund
Blacklane is a German chauffeur portal company that connects people to professional chauffeurs via its mobile app, website and hotline in over 300 cities.
Mar 23, 2021
Momenta is a China-based autonomous driving software that allows self-driving vehicles to predict pedestrians and barriers on road.
Mar 18, 2021
Series C
Volocopter is an aviation company that designs and operates autonomous electric-multirotor helicopters.
Mar 02, 2021
Series D
ChargePoint is a California-based company that owns and operates an electric vehicle charging network and allows users​ to charge their vehicles.
Aug 04, 2020
Series H

These are all the companies that Daimler has invested in. Daimler has invested 7 companies and its latest investment was Chauffeur Prive in Dec 2017. Chauffeur Prive is an online platform that enables users to search, find and book for cabs.

Daimler News

June 21, 2021Automotive World

25 years of Omniplus and the safety concept of Daimler Buses

Full concentration on buses: services specifically aimed at buses are the recipe for the success of t... See more »
June 19, 2021Automotive News Europe

Daimler plans to develop 'agency' selling model in Europe, CEO says

The new system, in which automakers set transaction pricing and pay dealers per vehicle sold, will ea... See more »
June 19, 2021MarketScreener

Mercedes-EQ Formula E Team earns points for two strong fightbacks

(marketscreener.com) Challenging introduction for the Mercedes-EQ Formula E Team to the Autodromo Mig... See more »
June 18, 2021MarketScreener

2021 French Grand Prix - Friday

(marketscreener.com) A strong Friday showing for the Mercedes-AMG Petronas F1 Team at the Circuit Pau... See more »
June 18, 2021MarketScreener

Van Life, Surf Vibes & the Mercedes Star

(marketscreener.com) Living the van life has always gone hand in hand with surfing, whether in Europe... See more »
June 18, 2021WardsAuto

Volkswagen, Daimler Join Lithium-Management Partnership

The "Responsible Lithium Partnership" says the world's largest lithium reserves are located in Chile'... See more »

Daimler Blogs

October 27, 2019Daimler Blog

Großer Preis von Mexiko 2019 – Hamilton gewinnt – WM-Entscheidung vertagt

Lewis Hamilton hat den Grand Prix von Mexiko vor Sebastian Vettel und Valtteri Bottas gewonnen. Eine ... See more »
October 16, 2019Daimler Blog

Drei Jahre nach meinem Unfall: Der Alltag hat mich wieder

Bereits vor einem Jahr kamen die netten Kolleginnen vom Daimler-Blog auf mich zu, ob ich ein wenig vo... See more »
October 8, 2019Daimler Blog

Volocopter: Warum wir mit Daimler an die Zukunft der Flugtaxis glauben

Stuttgart. Ich stehe auf dem Hügel des Mercedes-Benz Museums. Gerade ist der Volocopter nach seinem e... See more »
October 7, 2019Daimler Blog

Mann aus Eisen: Jan Frodeno tritt für 3. Iron Man Titel an

Am Samstag ist es soweit: In der Kleinstadt Kona auf Hawaii wird der neue Ironman 2019 gekürt. Der Ir... See more »
October 4, 2019Daimler Blog

Truck-Verkäuferin: Als Verkaufsleiterin in der „Königsklasse“

Die Liebe zum Vertrieb entdeckt Anja Hagemann schon früh: Ein Praktikum während ihres BWL-Studiums in... See more »
October 2, 2019Daimler Blog

#NameYourCarDay: Über Autos, die einen Namen tragen

Es gibt mehr kuriose Gedenktage als der Kalender Tage hat: In den USA wird heute der "National Name Y... See more »
October 1, 2019Daimler Blog

#thisisdaimler: Thomas Built Buses, High Point, North Carolina

Thomas Built Buses ist der führende Schulbushersteller in Nordamerika. Bereits 2013 kam ich als Marke... See more »

Daimler Press Releases

November 22, 2020EconoTimes

Daimler eyes selling 24,000 Maybachs in 2021 with Chinese market's help

Carmaker Daimler targets doubling last year's record 12,000 unit sales of its luxury Mercedes-Maybach... See more »
October 19, 2020PR Newswire

Labaton Sucharow LLP Announces a Notice of Pendency of Class Action, Proposed Settlement, and Motion for Attorneys' Fees and Expenses in the Daimler AG Securities Litigation

September 29, 2020PR Newswire

Western Star Introduces the Next Generation of Tough with All-New 49X

PORTLAND, Ore., Sept. 29, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Western Star today introduced the all-new 49X, its nex... See more »
August 18, 2020Pressat

British victims of Mercedes diesel emissions scandal in line for significant compensation after 1.7billion US settlement

Tuesday 18 August, 2020One million drivers in England and Wales are a significant step closer to rece... See more »
July 30, 2020StreetInsider

Major German Car Manufacturer Selects Sfara as Foundation for Smartphone-based Crash Detection AI

HOBOKEN, N.J. (PRWEB) July 29, 2020 Daimler AG and Sfara announced today a multi-year engagement in w... See more »
June 30, 2020Business Wire

Auto manufacturers to face fines of 11.4 billion for exceeding EU carbon targets

LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--None of the top ten car manufacturers are close to meeting EU carbon targets... See more »
June 12, 2020centralcharts

Blue Solutions:

BLUE SOLUTIONS Press release - June 12th, 2020 Following a fruitful two-year cooperation with Daimler... See more »

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Daimler Summary



Daimler manufactures and distributes cars, trucks, vans, busses and accessories. Daimler was founded in 1926. Daimler's headquarters is located in Stuttgart, Baden-Württemberg, DE 70327. It has raised 13.0B in 3 rounds. The latest round was in Apr 202...


Daimler's Chairman & CEO, Ola Kallenius, currently has an approval rating of 77%. Daimler's primary competitors are Volkswagen, BMW Group & General Motors.

Frequently Asked Questions about Daimler

  1. When was Daimler founded?

    Daimler was founded in 1926
  2. Who is Daimler's CEO?

    Daimler's CEO is Ola Kallenius
  3. How much revenue does Daimler generate?

    Daimler generates $189.5B in revenue
  4. How much funding does Daimler have?

    Daimler has historically raised $13B in funding
  5. Where is Daimler's headquarters?

    Daimler's headquarters is in Stuttgart Baden-Württemberg, DE
  1. How many employees does Daimler have?

    Daimler has 288,481 employees
  2. What sector does Daimler operate in?

    Daimler is in Automobile Manufacturers, Truck Manufacturers
  3. Who are Daimler's competitors?

    Daimler's top competitors are Volkswagen, BMW Group, General Motors
  4. Who has Daimler invested in?

    Daimler's has invested in companies such as G2VP, LLC, Blacklane, Momenta