Divisions

 

         
  2014 2013 2012 14/13
Amounts in millions of euros       % change
         
Mercedes-Benz Cars        
EBIT1 5,853 4,006 4,391  +46
Revenue 73,584 64,307 61,660  +14
Return on sales (in %)1 8.0 6.2 7.1 .
Investment in property, plant and equipment 3,621 3,710 3,495 -2
Research and development expenditure2 4,025 3,808 3,863  +6
thereof capitalized 1,035 1,063 1,125 -3
Unit sales 1,722,561 1,565,563 1,451,569  +10
Employees (December 31)3 129,106 96,895 98,020  +33
         
Daimler Trucks        
EBIT1 1,878 1,637 1,695  +15
Revenue 32,389 31,473 31,389  +3
Return on sales (in %)1 5.8 5.2 5.4 .
Investment in property, plant and equipment 788 839 989 -6
Research and development expenditure2 1,188 1,171 1,197  +1
thereof capitalized 34 79 180 -57
Unit sales 495,668 484,211 461,954  +2
Employees (December 31)3 82,743 79,020 80,519  +5
         
Mercedes-Benz Vans        
EBIT1 682 631 543  +8
Revenue 9,968 9,369 9,070  +6
Return on sales (in %)1 6.8 6.7 6.0 .
Investment in property, plant and equipment 304 288 223  +6
Research and development expenditure2 293 329 371 -11
thereof capitalized 68 139 137 -51
Unit sales 294,594 270,144 252,418  +9
Employees (December 31)3 15,782 14,838 14,916  +6
         
Daimler Buses        
EBIT1 197 124 -221  +59
Revenue 4,218 4,105 3,929  +3
Return on sales (in %)1 4.7 3.0 -5.6 .
Investment in property, plant and equipment 105 76 82  +38
Research and development expenditure2 182 187 222 -3
thereof capitalized 11 3 23  +267
Unit sales 33,162 33,705 32,088 -2
Employees (December 31) 16,631 16,603 16,901  +0
         
Daimler Financial Services        
EBIT1 1,387 1,268 1,293  +9
Revenue 15,991 14,522 13,550  +10
New business 47,912 40,533 38,076  +18
Contract volume 98,967 83,539 79,986  +18
Investment in property, plant and equipment 23 19 23  +21
Employees (December 31) 8,878 8,107 7,779  +10
1 For the year 2012, the figures have been adjusted, primarily for effects arising from application of the amended version of IAS 19.
2 For the year 2013, the figures have been adjusted due to reclassifications within functional costs.
3 As of 2014, including the numbers of employees previously counted under “Sales & Marketing Organization.” (See Workforce)
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