Daimler Truck AG
Daimler Trucks & Buses is one of the world’s largest manufacturer of trucks above 6 metric tons gross vehicle weight. Daimler Trucks & Buses operates a global network in which it produces trucks under the brands Mercedes-Benz, Freightliner, Western Star, FUSO and BharatBenz and buses under the brands Mercedes-Benz, Setra, Thomas Built Buses and FUSO. Daimler Trucks & Buses has more than 40 production facilities that are located in North America, Europe, Asia and Latin America. In China, Beijing Foton Daimler Automotive Co., Ltd. (BFDA), a joint venture with our Chinese partner Beiqi Foton Motor Co., Ltd., has been producing trucks under the Auman brand name since 2012.
Daimler Trucks’ product range includes light-, medium- and heavy-duty trucks for long-distance, distribution and construction-site haulage, as well as special vehicles that are used mainly in municipal applications. Due to close links in terms of production technology, the product range of Daimler Trucks also includes buses of the Thomas Built Buses and FUSO brands.
Daimler Trucks’ most important sales markets in 2020 were North America with 39 % of unit sales, Asia with 27 % and the EU30 region with 17 %. The Daimler Buses product range comprises city and inter-city buses, touring coaches and bus chassis. Whereas we mainly sell complete buses in Europe, our business in Latin America, Mexico, Africa and Asia focuses on the production and distribution of bus chassis. Daimler Buses’ most important sales markets in 2020 were the EU30 region with 37 % and Latin America with 38 % of unit sales.
The Volvo Group drives prosperity through transport and infrastructure solutions, offering trucks, buses, construction equipment, power solutions for marine and industrial applications, financing and services that increase our customers’ uptime and productivity. Founded in 1927, the Volvo Group is committed to shaping the future landscape of sustainable transport and infrastructure solutions.
The brand portfolio consists of Volvo, Volvo Penta, Terex Trucks, Renault Trucks, Prevost, Nova bus, Mack and Arquus. The Volvo Group partners in alliances and joint ventures with SDLG, Eicher and Dongfeng trucks.
The Volvo Group is headquartered in Gothenburg, Sweden, employs almost 100.000 people and serves customers in more than 190 markets. In 2020, net sales amounted to about SEK 338 billion (EUR 33.6 billion). Volvo shares are listed on Nasdaq Stockholm.