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  1. 1. Daimler Trucks at a Glance Edition 2008
  2. 2. Contents Trucks for the World! Daimler Trucks is in a better position today than ever before: Despite a significant decline in important markets, in 2007 we reached an EBIT of €2.1 billion and boosted our Return on Sales to 7.5% — the best result in Daimler at a Glance 2 history. And our perspectives for 2008 are good: We expect our sales to grow, and we intend to set Daimler Trucks to a sustained industry benchmark Organization of Daimler Trucks 4 through our Global Excellence program. Key figures of Daimler Trucks 6 Thanks to our five strong truck brands — Mercedes-Benz, Freightliner, Western Star, Sterling, and Mitsubishi Fuso — as well as the American Global brand variety of Daimler Trucks 10 school bus manufacturer Thomas Built Buses, we are ideally positioned to achieve this goal. Global Excellence 14 Our customers all over the world benefit from our international network of Shaping Future Transportation 16 development and production locations, where we generate the best vehicle concepts and solutions. Our trucks are tailored to meet the transport needs Highlights 2007/2008 18 of our customers — with innovative technologies for even higher levels of reliability, efficiency, and safety. We are also a global leader when it comes Main locations worldwide 22 to protecting the environment. Today we already have the world’s largest fleet of environmentally friendly commercial vehicles in use by customers. Powertrain and vehicle engineering 32 Through our “Shaping Future Transportation” initiative we will continue to ensure sustainable mobility in the transportation sector. We impressively Daimler Trucks Product range 34 demonstrated that once again in January this year, when we became the first manufacturer to launch hybrid trucks on the road in Europe. Contacts of Daimler Trucks 66 We also have many plans for the future. In all our activities the main focus is Brands of Daimler 72 on the benefits to our customers. For this we work with passion and commit- ment on a daily basis worldwide to produce Trucks for the World! Sincerely, Andreas Renschler Member of the Board of Management of Daimler AG and Head of Daimler Trucks Division
  3. 3. Daimler at a Glance Daimler AG, Stuttgart, with its businesses Mercedes-Benz Cars, Daimler Amounts in millions of EUR 2007 2006 Trucks, Daimler Financial Services, Mercedes-Benz Vans and Daimler Buses, is a globally leading producer of premium passenger cars and the largest EBIT 8,710 4,992 manufacturer of commercial vehicles in the world. The Daimler Financial Value Added 1,380 631 Services division has a broad offering of financial services, including Net Profit 3,985 3,783 vehicle financing, leasing, insurance and fleet management. Earnings per share (in EUR) 3.83 3.66 Investments in property, plant and equipment 2,927 3,005 Daimler sells its products in nearly all the countries of the world and has Research and development expenditure 4,148 3,733 production facilities on five continents. The company’s founders, Gottlieb Daimler and Carl Benz, continued to make automotive history following their invention of the automobile in 1886. As an automotive pioneer, Daimler Revenues and its employees willingly accept an obligation to act responsibly towards Total 99,99,399 99,222 society and the environment and to shape the future of safe and sustain- able mobility with groundbreaking technologies and high-quality products. By regions Western Europe 49,289 46,999 The current brand portfolio includes the world’s most valuable automobile thereof Germany 22,582 21,652 brand, Mercedes-Benz, as well as smart, AMG, Maybach, Freightliner, NAFTA 23,499 27,857 Sterling, Western Star, Mitsubishi Fuso, Setra, Orion and Thomas Built thereof United States 20,270 24,943 Buses. The company is listed on the stock exchanges in Frankfurt, New York Other markets 26,611 24,366 and Stuttgart (stock exchange abbreviation DAI). In 2007, the Group sold 2.1 million vehicles and employed a workforce of over 270,000 people; By divisions and operating units revenue totaled €99.4 billion and EBIT amounted to €8.7 billion. Daimler is Mercedes-Benz Cars 52,430 51,410 an automotive Group with a commitment to excellence, and aims to achieve Daimler Trucks 28,466 31,789 sustainable growth and industry-leading profitability. Daimler Financial Services 8,711 8,106 Vans, Buses, Other 14,123 13,151 2007 2006 Employees (Dec. 31) Total 272,382 274,024 Germany 166,679 166,592 United States 24,053 27,629 Rest of World 81,650 79,803 By divisions and operating units Mercedes-Benz Cars 97,526 99,343 Daimler Trucks 80,067 83,237 Sales Organization 48,078 46,952 Daimler Financial Services 6,743 6,813 Vans, Buses, Other 39,968 37,679 Source: Annual Report 2007 2 Daimler at a Glance Daimler at a Glance 3
  4. 4. Organization of Daimler Trucks Andreas Renschler Member of the Board of Management of Daimler AG and Head of Daimler Trucks Division Hubertus Troska Chris Patterson Harald Bölstler Georg Weiberg Dr. Michael Dostal Dr. Albert Kirchmann Stefan E. Buchner responsible for responsible for the responsible for the responsible for responsible for responsible for responsible for the Europe/Latin NAFTA Region and Asia Region and Truck Product Truck Powertrain Finance & Procurement America Region and the vehicle brands the vehicle brand Engineering Operations & Controlling, Trucks & Buses the vehicle brand Freightliner, Sterling, Mitsubishi Fuso Manufacturing Business- & Product Mercedes-Benz Western Star and Engineering Planning Thomas Built Buses 4 Organization of Daimler Trucks Organization of Daimler Trucks 5
  5. 5. Key Figures of Daimler Trucks Daimler Trucks Daimler Trucks 2005 2006 2007 Change Unit Sales EBIT (in millions of EUR) 1,564 1,851 2,121 + 15 % (in units) Mitsubishi Fuso 178,946 186,577 Revenues (in millions of EUR) 29,922 31,789 28,466 - 10 % Truck and Bus Corporation 188,719 118,061 Total sales (in units) 509,299 516,087 467,667 -9% Western Europe 82,179 85,572 87,665 +2% thereof Germany 36,912 38,780 41,006 +6% 2,594 182,369 187,406 Daimler Trucks NAFTA 183,000 187,797 114,049 - 39 % 152,354 119,025 North America LLC thereof United States 158,995 163,728 94,649 - 42 % 119,316 Latin America (without Mexiko) 39,154 39,723 53,017 + 33 % Japan 59,176 71,066 53,992 - 24 % Mercedes-Benz Rest of World 145,790 131,929 158,944 + 20 % 137,393 147,984 142,104 159,923 110,486 Sales by brands (in units) Daimler Trucks North America LLC Total 232,396 Total 407,808 Total 509,299 Total 516,087 Total 467,667 (incl. Freightliner, Western Star, 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 Sterling, Thomas Built Buses) 182,369 187,406 119,025 - 36 % Mercedes-Benz 147,984 142,104 159,923 + 13 % Daimler Trucks Mitsubishi Fuso Truck and 178,946 186,577 188,719 +1% Revenues Bus Corporation (in millions of EUR) Asia/Australia 15,714 Africa 1,193 Total workforce 2007 80,067 2006 83,237 Europe 31,482 18,489 25,207 29,922 31,789 28,466 Change -4% 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 NAFTA 21,168 Latin America 10,510 Source: Annual Report 2007 6 Key Figures of Daimler Trucks Key Figures of Daimler Trucks 7
  6. 6. Truck volumes worldwide Market position Medium-Duty Trucks/ Heavy-Duty Trucks Share of world market Share of world market 2007 (in %) (MDT/HDT) >6t GVW in thousands of units / in % in thousands of units / in % 2006 2007 MDT/HDT – Western Europe MDT/HDT – Brazil Daimler Trucks 391.3 17.2% 350 15.0% 21.7 30.9 Mercedes-Benz VW Volvo Global Trucks 193.8 8.5% 176 7.5% 16.5 30.7 (Volvo, Renault, Mack) MAN Mercedes-Benz Tata Motors 185.4 8.2% 166 * 7.1% 13.6 17.6 Iveco Ford Dongfeng 128.4 5.7% 162 6.9% 13.1 8.6 DAF Volvo FAW 122.3 5.4% 155 6.6% 11.5 7.1 Volvo Scania Paccar Group 166.8 7.4% 130 5.6% 10.5 Scania Navistar 151.2 6.7% 105 4.5% 9.9 Renault MAN Commercial vehicles 79.8 3.5% 76 3.2% Iveco 67.0 3.0% 71 3.0% Class 5 - 7 – NAFTA Class 8 – NAFTA Toyota/Hino 68.1 3.0% 62 2.7% 23.9 32.7 International (Navistar) Daimler Trucks North America LLC Scania 59.3 2.6% 61 2.6% 23.8 21.2 Ford International (Navistar) Isuzu Motors 62.3 2.7% 60 2.6% 22.7 17.1 Daimler Trucks North America LLC Kenworth World Market 2,268,353 2,339,411 (Registrations) 14.9 11.1 GMC/Chevrolet Peterbilt Source: Daimler Trucks * from 2007 without Daewoo 9.3 Volvo 7.3 Mack Buses – Japan Trucks – Japan 33.5 29.3 Isuzu Hino 23.6 26.2 Mitsubishi Fuso Mitsubishi Fuso 21.9 14.6 Hino Toyota 8.9 13.0 Toyota Isuzu 7.1 10.8 Nissan-Diesel Nissan 6.1 Nissan-Diesel Source: Daimler Trucks 8 Key Figures of Daimler Trucks Key Figures of Daimler Trucks 9
  7. 7. Commercial Vehicles Global brand variety of Daimler Trucks Components Global brand variety of Daimler Trucks 11
  8. 8. Daimler Trucks has six strong brands under its umbrella. Our products en- The yellow school buses of Thomas Built Buses are a common sight on able us to offer tailored solutions and sustainable technologies worldwide. North American roads. North America’s leading school bus manufacturer can look back on a long history, as Thomas Built Buses has been the em- bodiment of innovative design, safety and top quality since 1916. Trucks Europe/Latin America The Mercedes-Benz brand represents Daimler Trucks in Europe and Latin America, where it is a synonym for top quality, efficiency, reliability and Trucks Asia sustainability. The brand Mercedes-Benz offers individual and reliable The Mitsubishi Fuso brand is renowned in Asia, the Middle East, Africa solutions in medium and heavy-duty trucks for long distance transport, and around the world as a manufacturer committed to quality. With a clear construction sites or short-radius distribution. For many decades now, the focus on quality, efficiency and hands-on usability, Mitsubishi Fuso designs pioneering spirit at Mercedes-Benz Trucks has brought forth groundbreak- and delivers vehicles that customers can trust, day after day. Mitsubishi ing innovations, ranging from alternative drive trains to active and passive Fuso trucks and buses are backed by a broad parts and service commit- safety systems. ment that goes the extra mile. Today, Mitsubishi Fuso Truck and Bus Corporation is an integral part of Trucks NAFTA Daimler Trucks and plays a principal role as its Asia pillar and as a compe- Freightliner Trucks, the largest division of Daimler Trucks North America, tence center for light-duty trucks and advanced hybrid technology. manufactures Class 5-8 trucks that serve a wide range of commercial vehicle Mitsubishi Fuso is “All for You”. applications. Its commitment to innovation, technology and responsive customer relationships allow customers to “Run Smart”. The Sterling brand is the epitome of reliability. The product lineup extends from light-duty Class 3 vehicles to heavy-duty Class 8 trucks, and the range of applications is similarly diverse. The trucks are used for regional transport, construction work, municipal applications, and delivery runs. The nature of Sterling is succinctly expressed by the brand’s advertising slogan: “All day. Every day”. The Western Star brand offers premium-class heavy-duty trucks, primarily for use by owner-operators or small fleets. Western Star serves market niches such as special and construction site applications as well as long-haul transport. With their striking exteriors and preference for off-road applica- tions, the vehicles are without a doubt “serious trucks for serious truckers”. 12 Global brand variety of Daimler Trucks Global brand variety of Daimler Trucks 13
  9. 9. Global Excellence Management of Market Cycles The first initiative — “Management of Market Cycles” – is designed to buffer the impact of cyclical developments typical for the sector on Daimler Trucks, thus ensuring the division’s long-term profitability. The commercial vehicle sector is subject to particularly strong cycles which vary accord- ing to the specific use of the vehicles for business purposes, vehicle fleet life cycles exchange rate effects, the development of the global economy, and emissions legislation. The goal is to ensure sustained profitability in all market situations in the future by managing the fluctuation of market cycles Global Excellence and the continued pusuit of the policy for “profit margins instead of sales The “Global Excellence” program has been part of the Daimler Trucks stra- volume”. tegy since 2005. The program focuses on short-, medium-, and long-term objectives, which are primarily aimed at increasing efficiency and exploiting Operational Excellence economies of scale. The program comprises four initiatives: Management The second initiative — “Operational Excellence” — concentrates on the of Market Cycles, Operational Excellence, Growth and Market Penetration, rigorous reduction of material expenses and fixed costs, as well as on the and Future Product Generations and Technologies. The focus in recent optimization of global processes and increased flexibility of production years has been on the strategic pillars “Management of Market Cycles” and plants. As the world’s largest commercial vehicle manufacturer, Daimler is “Operational Excellence.” The success of the Initiatives is demonstrated by intensifying its efforts to generate further synergy effects and economies of the record earnings in 2007. scale by further networking its individual functions and embedding its pro- ducts in an intelligent component-sharing strategy. As a result, future truck In 2008 and the years to follow, the implementation of the Global Excel- generations will be equipped not only with a common heavy-duty engine lence program will be focused more intensively on the initiatives “Growth and platform, but also will a common electrical and electronic architecture and Market Penetration” and “Future Product Generations and Technologies”. standardized axle components. Growth and Market Penetration Global Excellence The objective of the third initiative is to further consolidate Daimler Trucks’ Business Model Strategy Initiative includes measures relative to: strong global position as the world market leader for trucks. This includes (Management of Cycles) 1. Portfolio Optimization 2. Management of Cycles exploiting new markets including India, China, and Russia, which are dis- Operational Excellence 3. Business Model Optimization playing above-average growth rates. We utilize different market penetration 1 strategies which are suited to the respective market situations. On markets Initiative includes measures relative to: Growth and market exploitation where we are already active, we want to further strengthen our presence 1. Efficiency Programs 2. Commonalities and become more thoroughly aligned to the customers’ needs. 3. Further Fuso Integration Future product generations 4. Truck Operating System (TOS) 2 Future Product Generations and Technologies Achievements up to now are mainly based on successful Ensuring that future product generations will offer innovations and even implementation of Global Excellence initiatives 1 & 2 more value our customers is the strategic goal of the fourth initiative of Global Excellence. In this way, Daimler Trucks is underscoring its leadership Global Excellence Initiative includes measures relative to: in the field of new technologies. This is clearly evidenced in the new prod- Business Model Strategy (Management of Cycles) 1. Global Matrix 2. Leverage Promising Markets: uct generation of the Mercedes-Benz Actros. Daimler places a major focus Russia, China, India 3. New Business on alternative drive systems. The company is leading in the development of Operational Excellence 3 hybrid drives for buses and trucks. The activities, including those in the field Initiative includes measures relative to: of natural gas and fuel cell, are combined in the Daimler initiative “Shaping Growth and market exploitation 1. Future emission standards 2. Future common product platforms Future Transportation”. 3. Future technologies/innovations Future product generations 4 For 2008 and the years to come, initiatives 3 & 4 will be in the spotlight of Daimler Trucks activities 14 Global Excellence Global Excellence 15
  10. 10. Further expansion planned The alternative drive systems from Daimler Trucks and Daimler Buses are now scheduled to be used by customers in further product segments and regions. In North America, Freightliner will manufacture 1,500 M2 hybrid trucks in the next three years future, and Thomas Built Buses will produce hybrid versions of their legendary school buses. In the meantime, the second- generation hybrid bus has been launched on the market in Japan under the name Mitsubishi Fuso Aero Star Eco Hybrid. And in Europe, Mercedes-Benz handed over the first Atego BlueTec Hybrid delivery truck for trial at the Shaping Future Transportation beginning of 2008. Also in 2008, the first Mercedes-Benz Citybus Citaro G In addition to passenger cars, commercial vehicles are also at the center BlueTec Hybrid will be brought into trail. of public attention in the debate regarding increasing emissions and the depletion of natural resources. Although the vehicles are indispensable for On the road to zero emissions economic growth and personal mobility, people are also demanding that they Through continuous further development, Daimler’s diesel engines have be as environmentally compatible as possible. As the leading developer of evolved into high-tech drive systems that will remain the chief means of technology in this field, Daimler is well prepared to take on this responsibility. commercial vehicle propulsion for many years to come. Diesel engines still have great potential, as evidenced by their steadily reduced emissions and Daimler Trucks is working hard on drastically reducing the fuel consumption continuously increasing fuel efficiency. In a series of development steps, and exhaust gas emissions of its commercial vehicles. emissions of particulates and nitrogen oxides have decreased by more than Daimler’s broad-based commitment here as the world’s leading manufacturer 90% on average since 1990 alone. of commercial vehicles is underscored by its “Shaping Future Transporta- tion” initiative, which was launched late last year with the presentation of Mercedes-Benz trucks and buses equipped with state-of-the-art BlueTec 16 trucks and buses from the Mercedes-Benz, Freightliner, Mitsubishi Fuso, diesel technology combine these environmental improvements with economic Orion, and Thomas Built Buses brands. benefits for the vehicle operator. That’s because BlueTec technology cuts fuel consumption considerably, compared to other exhaust treatment systems. The products included vehicles in customer use as well as world-premiere In the case of long-haul trucks, for example, the annual reduction amounts models for alternative drive systems and fuels. Hybrid technology plays to around 2,000 liters of fuel, or more than five tons of CO2 emissions. By a key role in these vehicles, as it can reduce diesel consumption by up to comparison with other types of automobiles, and taking the high transport one third, depending on the application. This is demonstrated by the hybrid volumes of its commercial vehicles into account, trucks that only consume buses and trucks from the Daimler brands Orion, Freightliner, and Mitsubishi one liter of fuel per 100 kilometers are therefore already a reality. Fuso, which are in widespread use by customers in the U.S. and Japan. Daimler is the global market leader for hybrid commercial vehicles, with some 1,600 Orion hybrid buses already on the road in North America and a further 1,200 vehicles on order. In addition, Daimler has delivered more than 160 Freightliner trucks and 350 buses and light trucks from Mitsubishi Fuso. If natural gas-powered Mercedes-Benz trucks and buses in Europe are added to the total, Daimler has already delivered well over 7,000 commercial vehicles equipped with alternative drive trains to customers who are now using them in their everyday operations. Daimler commercial vehicles marked with in the product list are from the Shaping Future Transportation initiative. 16 Shaping Future Transportation Shaping Future Transportation 17
  11. 11. January 2007 Major awards for Freightliner Trucks introduces Highlights 2007/2008 the Mercedes-Benz Actros Safe- the “Cascadia”. This new Class 8 ty Truck equipped with Active truck for on-highway applications is Brake Assist. The “Gelber Engel”, built from an entirely new plat- which is awarded every year by the form and delivers significant fuel German automobile club ADAC, is savings. The Cascadia is based on among the most coveted awards Freightliner’s philosophy to be the in the automotive industry. The most productive, efficient and driv- “Gelber Engel” in the “Innovation” able truck on the market in North category was awarded to the Active America. Brake Assist system, with which Mercedes-Benz raises truck safety October 2007 World premiere to a new level. of “Heavy-Duty Engine Platform”. Daimler Trucks presents the new April 2007 New Mitsubishi Heavy-Duty Engine Platform (HDEP) Fuso “Super Great”. Mitsubishi for the North American market Fuso Truck and Bus Corpora- under the name DD 15. This heavy- tion unveils major upgrades and duty engine family was jointly de- improvements to its flagship „Super veloped in Germany, Japan and the Great“ heavy-duty truck in Japan. USA and is an important step in the The changes include an Urea SCR realization of the worldwide modular system for emissions control which strategy of Daimler Trucks. greatly lowers emission of nitrogen oxide (NOx). 40th Tokyo Motor Show 2007. Mitsubishi Fuso Truck and Bus May 2007 75th anniversary of Corporation participated with an the Fuso brand name. The Fuso exhibit outlining the company’s name was first used for a bus built current and future vision for com- at Mitsubishi Heavy Industries’ Kobe mercial vehicles. At the motor show, Shipyard and Machine Works in the company unveiled the innova- 1932. Mitsubishi Fuso Truck and Bus tive “Canter Eco-D”, with a view to Corporation celebrated the anni- further uses of hybrid technology versary of the brand name among in commercial vehicles. It is the other things at the Tokyo Motor first hybrid light-duty dump truck Show 2007 themed, “All for You”. concept. Highlights 2007/2008 19
  12. 12. November 2007 “Shaping January 2008 Mercedes-Benz Future Transportation”. Under Trucks posts best-ever sales this slogan, Daimler Trucks pre- figures. Mercedes-Benz Trucks sented 16 trucks and buses from has announced that it achieved a the Mercedes-Benz, Freightliner, new sales record in 2007 — with Mitsubishi Fuso, Orion, and Thomas 159,900 units sold. For the first Built Buses brands. The event time ever, more than 200,000 included worldpremiere models for Mercedes-Benz trucks are ordered alternative drive trains and fuels, in a single year. This corresponds as well as vehicles in customer to an increase of over 34%. Around use. Hybrid technology plays a half of the orders received are for particularly important role, since the flagship model Actros. May 2008 World record for the rough-road stretches, test tracks it can reduce diesel consumption Actros. In a seven-day test drive with slopes of up to 26°, and work- by up toone third. This initiative is March 2008 New Mercedes- under laboratory conditions, the shop space and office buildings for part of the company’s broad-based Benz Actros. The new Actros new Actros carrying a payload of around 300 employees. Through efforts to drastically reduce the fuel further optimizes the efficiency, almost 25 tons was driven around its close proximity to the produc- consumption and exhaust emissions comfort, safety, and design of the the clock at an average speed of 80 tion facility, the EVZ generates key of its commercial vehicles. successful model. The BlueTec km/h. The drive at the Nardo test synergies and makes an important engines have been tried and tested track secured the Actros an entry contribution to safeguarding the December 2007 Joint venture in some 140,000 vehicles, in which in the Guinness Book of Records as quality and competitiveness of with Hero Group. Daimler Trucks they have already cut CO2 emissions the most fuel-efficient 40-ton truck. Mercedes-Benz trucks. and the Indian company Hero Group by 700,000 tons. During the test drive, which covered signed a shareholder agreement for 12,728.94 kilometers, the 40-ton Mitsubishi Fuso Unveils Safety the creation of a joint venture. The April 2008 Mitsubishi Fuso Mercedes-Benz Actros trailor/trac- Truck. Intended to demonstrate the projected joint venture is initially Launches New Aero King. Mitsu- tor combination consumed exactly potential of technology for increa- aimed at the local production of bishi Fuso Truck and Bus Corpora- 19.44 liters of diesel per 100 km, or sing commercial vehicle safety, the light, medium and heavy-duty com- tion launched its latest Aero King the equivalent of less than 0.8 liters heavy-duty truck incorporates a mercial vehicles for the Indian vol- “Highway Liner” double-decker bus per 100 tonne-kilometers (tkm). As wide variety of advanced systems ume market. Production for export for Japan. Designed for express a result of this high fuel efficiency, including driver attention, active markets is expected to follow at a service between large cities, the the truck emits only 20.5 grams of braking and stability control. Based later stage. The vehicles produced bus provides premium levels of CO2 per ton of payload and kilome- on Mitsubishi Fuso’s new generation will be variants of Daimler Trucks’ comfort to passengers, while ter (g/tkm). Super Great model, the truck is at current product portfolio which will achieving environmentally-friendly the forefront of safety technology be tailored to the Indian market. performance. Major contract for “green” com- in Japan. mercial vehicles. The DTNA sub- sidiary Freightliner Custom Chassis September 2008 Centenary Corporation (FCCC) has secured of the Mannheim plant. The the largest alternative-fuel order to Mercedes-Benz plant in Mannheim date. The order was placed by UPS, is celebrating the 100th anniversary which will receive a total of 200 of its founding at the Waldhof loca- hybrid vehicles and 300 natural gas tion. Carl Benz founded the plant vehicles beginning in 2009. in October 1908 when he moved the automotive production of Benz June 2008 EVZ opened in & Cie to the Luzenberg. Today, the Wörth. On an area measuring location with its approximately 550,000 square meters, the new 8,500 employees is home to a truck Development and Test Center (EVZ) engine and bus production facility in Wörth encompasses various and a foundry. 20 Highlights 2007/2008 Highlights 2007/2008 21
  13. 13. Main locations worldwide Daimler Trucks (without sales subsidiaries) of Daimler Trucks Gaggenau, Kassel, Mannheim, Wörth, Stuttgart*/Germany St.Thomas (ON)/ Molsheim/ Portland* (OR) Redford (MI) Canada France Kawasaki*, Sakura, Mount Holly (NC) Toyama, Aikawa, Cleveland (NC) Tramagal/Portugal Aksaray/Turkey Nagoya/Japan High Point (NC) Gaffney (SC) Gastonia (NC) Saltillo/Mexico (under construction) Toluca/Mexico Bangkok/ Santiago Thailand Tianguistenco/ Mexico São Bernardo do Campo/ Brazil Cape Town/South Africa * Headquarters
  14. 14. Main locations of Daimler Trucks Europe Mercedes-Benz Mercedes-Benz Stuttgart Gaggenau Germany Germany Employees*: 3,371 Head office functions, sales, Employees*: 6,477 Transmissions, axles and torques, Founded in: 1904 research and development Founded in: 1894 machining and metal forming Take-over of Carl Benz: 1907 technology, logistics international Mercedes-Benz Mercedes-Benz Wörth Germany Aksaray Turkey Employees*: 10,909 Actros, Atego, Axor, Founded in: 1963 Econic, Unimog/Special purpose Employees*: 1,595 Atego, Axor and Unimog, vehicles unit, Product Engineering Founded in: 1986 Product Engineering Mercedes-Benz Mercedes-Benz Mannheim Molsheim Germany France Employees*: 5,141 Engine production, casting plant Employees*: 532 Customization of special purpose Founded in: 1908 Founded in: 1994 vehicles (Mercedes-Benz Custom Incorporation of the plant into Tailored Trucks) Mercedes-Benz Daimler-Benz AG: 1970 Kassel Mitsubishi Fuso Germany Tramagal Portugal Employees*: 3.077 Axles and powertrain Founded in: 1810 Incorporation of the plant into Employees*: 380 Mitsubishi Fuso Trucks Europe Daimler-Benz AG: 1969 Founded in: 1980 Production LDT *As of December 31, 2007 24 Main locations of Daimler Trucks Main locations of Daimler Trucks 25
  15. 15. Main locations of Daimler Trucks Asia Mitsubishi Fuso Mitsubishi Fuso Kawasaki Toyama Japan Japan Employees*: 4,589 Mitsubishi Fuso Truck and Bus Employees*: 639 Production of medium and heavy Founded in: 1943 Corporation (MFTBC), Head office Founded in: 1950 buses functions *As of December 31, 2007 Kawasaki R&D, IT and Purchasing Center engineering, research and develop- ment, procurement, information technology Kawasaki Plant Production LDT, MDT, HDT, engines, transmissions and industrial engines Further Main locations in Asia Aikawa/Japan 154 employees Mitsubishi Fuso Nakatsu Plant, production of transmission parts Sakura Nagoya/Japan 200 employees Japan Oye Bus Plant, production of light Mitsubishi Fuso buses, product engineering Bangkok/Thailand Employees*: 539 Kitsuregawa Proving Ground, 161 employees Founded in: 1980 Vehicle research and testing Mitsubishi Fuso Truck (Thailand) Co., Ltd. (MFTT) 26 Main locations of Daimler Trucks Main locations of Daimler Trucks 27
  16. 16. Main locations of Daimler Trucks NAFTA Freightliner Thomas Built Buses Portland/OR High Point/NC USA USA Employees*: 2,852 Daimler Trucks North America LLC, Employees*: 1,576 Thomas Built Buses, school bus Founded in: 1942 Head office functions, R&D, truck Founded in: 1916 assembly assembly Sterling Freightliner St. Thomas/ON Cleveland/NC Canada USA Employees*: 1,485 Sterling, truck assembly Employees*: 3,065 Daimler Trucks North America LLC, Founded in: 1992 Founded in: 1989 truck assembly Detroit Diesel Redford/MI Freightliner Mount Holly/NC USA USA Employees*: 1,572 Engine production, Axle Alliance Employees*: 1,238 Daimler Trucks North America LLC, Founded in: 1938 Company, axle assembly Founded in: 1979 truck assembly *As of December 31, 2007 28 Main locations of Daimler Trucks Main locations of Daimler Trucks 29
  17. 17. Main locations of Daimler Trucks Latin America and Africa Freightliner Mercedes-Benz Santiago São Bernardo do Tianguistenco Campo/Brazil Mexico Latin America Employees*: 2,512 Daimler Trucks North America LLC, Employees*: 10,417 Entire Latin American truck product Founded in: 1991 truck assembly Founded in: 1956 range, axles and engines and transmissions, stamping facility, *As of December 31, 2007 Product Engineering *As of December 31, 2007 Further Main locations in Africa Further Main locations in NAFTA Cape Town Detroit/MI 1,193 employees 378 employees Foundry DDC, Product Engineering, Head Office functions Gaffney/SC 854 employees FCCC, chassis for vans, school and shuttle buses, mobile homes Gastonia/NC 951 employees Daimler Trucks North America LLC, parts production Logan/New Jersey (USA) 82 employees Mitsubishi Fuso Truck of America, Inc. (MFTA) Toluca/Mexiko 239 employees 30 Main locations of Daimler Trucks Main locations of Daimler Trucks 31
  18. 18. Powertrain and vehicle engineering All global engineering activities for vehicles and components of all truck brands are centrally organized in the engineering network Truck Product Engineering. At the same time, the development locations focus on specific segments and technologies as centers of competence. Europe: Japan: Truck Product Engineering Heavy-Duty/Upper-Medium-Duty Platform Cab-over-Engine Truck Product Engineering Light-Duty/Lower-Medium-Duty Platform Cab-over-Engine, Truck Product Engineering Systems Powertrain MFTBC Buses & Light-Duty Engines as well as Hybrid drive trains Environment and Safety: Mercedes-Benz A Tradition of Progress: Light-Duty Trucks: Global Hybrid Center: Mitsubishi Fuso Buses: profitability: Safety Truck, international Mercedes Power-Shift – the Mitsubishi Fuso Canter holds Daimler Trucks Competence A wide range of passenger The proven BlueTec awards for the Mercedes-Benz new generation of fully auto- a strong position in the LDT center for the development of transport solutions for Japan, technology based on SCR „Active Brake Assist“, mated manual transmissions segment in numerous markets hybrid systems Asia and the international e. g. „Gelber Engel“ ADAC for the Actros in series markets NAFTA: Development locations Truck Product Engineering Heavy-Duty/Medium-Duty Conventional Platform Europe Asia Germany Japan Stuttgart Kawasaki Wörth Sakura/Kitsuregawa Proving Ground Turkey Istanbul Aerodynamics: Heavy-Duty Trucks: School buses: Aksaray Efficiency is becoming incre- A legendary reputation for C2 from Thomas Built Buses asingly important in the fleet use under extreme conditions market leader in the U.S. South/North America R&D-Employees Daimler Trucks business Brazil São Bernardo do Campo Employees worldwide: 5,274 USA Portland (OR) Detroit (MI) 32 Powertrain and vehicle engineering Powertrain and vehicle engineering 33
  19. 19. Product range Mercedes-Benz
  20. 20. Heavy-Duty Trucks Light-Duty Trucks Mercedes-Benz Mercedes-Benz Atego Actros Gross vehicle weight 6.6 - 16 t Gross vehicle weight 18 - 41 t Vehicle use Short-radius distribution, light domestic long-distance haulage, Vehicle use Long-distance haulage, heavy duty short-radius distribution, construction sites, firefighting and municipal applications construction vehicles Engines 4- and 6-cylinder in-line engines Engines 6- and 8-cylinder V-type engines Output 95 kW, 115 kW, 130 kW, 160 kW, 175 kW, 188 kW, 210 kW Output 235 kW, 300 kW, 335 kW, 265 kW, 320 kW, 350 kW, 375 kW, Chassis 4x2, 4x4 405 kW, 440 kW Chassis 4x2, 4x4, 6x2, 6x2/2, 6x2/4, 6x4, 6x6, 8x4/4, 8x6/4, 8x8/4 Light-Duty Trucks Mercedes-Benz Medium-Duty Trucks Atego BlueTec Hybrid Mercedes-Benz (Trial Operation) Econic Gross vehicle weight 7.5 - 16 t Vehicle use Short-radius distribution, light domestic long-distance haulage, Gross vehicle weight 18 - 32 t construction sites, firefighting and municipal applications Vehicle use Municipal applications, special vehicles, distribution vehicles, Engines 4-cylinder in-line engines firefighting vehicles Output 160 kW Engines 6-cylinder in-line engines (diesel) Chassis 4x2 Output 175 kW, 205 kW, 210 kW, 240 kW Chassis 4x2, 6x4, 6x2/4, 8x4/4 Medium-Duty Trucks Mercedes-Benz Heavy-Duty Trucks Axor Mercedes-Benz Econic NGT Gross vehicle weight 18 - 41 t Vehicle use Heavy-duty short-radius distribution, domestic long-distance Gross vehicle weight 18 - 26 t haulage, construction sites, firefighting and municipal Vehicle use Municipal applications, special vehicles, distribution vehicles, applications firefighting vehicles Engines 6-cylinder in-line engines Engines Natural Gas Engine Output 175 kW, 188 kW, 210 kW, 240 kW, 265 kW, 295 kW, 315 kW Output 205 kW Chassis 4x2, 4x4, 8x2, 8x4, 6x2/4, 6x4 Chassis 4x2, 6x2 6x4 All mentioned outputs fullfil the emission standards Euro 4 or Euro 5. 36 Daimler Trucks Product range Daimler Trucks Product range 37
  21. 21. Equipment Carrier Medium-Duty Trucks Mercedes-Benz Mercedes-Benz Unimog U 20 Accelo 915 C* Gross vehicle weight 7.5 - 8.5 t Short hood Cab-over- Cab-over- Short hood Vehicle use Municipal applications, snowplow, landscaping, utility engines chassis engines chassis chassis Engines 4-cylinder in-line engine Gross vehicle weight 6 -10 t 6 -10 t 10 - 20 t 10 - 20 t Output 115 kW Types 710 Accelo 715 Atego 1315 L 1318 Chassis 4x4 and 915 and 1418 Engines 85 kW 110 kW 110 - 130 kW 130 kW Equipment Carrier Mercedes-Benz Heavy-Duty Trucks Unimog U 300 - U 500 Mercedes-Benz Atego 2425* Series U 300 Series U 400 Series U 500 Gross vehicle weight 7.5 - 10.2 t 11.99 - 12.5 t 11.9 - 16 t Cab-over-engines Short hood Vehicle use Off-road equipment carrier, tractor vehicle, two-way vehicle chassis chassis Engines 4- and 6-cylinder in-line engines Gross vehicle weight 20 - 30 t 20 - 30 t Output 115 kW, 130 kW, 175 kW, 210 kW Types Atego 1518, 1718, 1725 and 2425 L 1620, L1624 Chassis 4x4 Engines 130 - 180 kW 170 kW All terrain product line Heavy-Duty Trucks Mercedes-Benz Mercedes-Benz Unimog U 3000 - U 5000 Axor 1933* *Product range Mercedes-Benz Trucks Brazil Series U 3000 Series U 4000 Series U 5000 Cab-over-engine Cab-over-engine Short-hood Gross vehicle weight 7.5 - 9.5 t 8.5 - 9.5 t 11.99 - 14.1 t chassis chassis chassis Vehicle use Robust off-road chassis and semitrailers and semitrailers and semitrailers Engines 4-cylinder in-line engine Gross vehicle weight 30 - 40 t over 40 t over 40 t Output 115 kW, 130 kW, 160 kW Types Atego 1728 and 2428, Axor 1933, 2035, LS 1634 Chassis 4x4 Axor 2826 and 2831 2040, 2044, 2533, 2540, 2544, 2640, 2644, 2826, 2831, 3340, 3344, 4140, 4144 Engines 180 - 225 kW 240 - 315 kW 250 kW 38 Daimler Trucks Product range Daimler Trucks Product range 39
  22. 22. Product range Freightliner
  23. 23. Class 8 Class 8 Freightliner Freightliner Cascadia Coronado Gross vehicle weight (pounds) 80,000 Gross vehicle weight (pounds) 80,000 Vehicle use Long-distance hauling Vehicle use Long-distance hauling BBC (in.) 125 & 113 BBC (in.) 132 Engines 6-cylinder Engines 6-cylinder Output up to 600 hp Output up to 600 hp Chassis 4x2, 6x4 Chassis 6x4 Class 8 Class 8 Freightliner Freightliner Century Class S/T Classic/Classic XL Gross vehicle weight (pounds) 80,000 Gross vehicle weight (pounds) 80,000 Vehicle use Long-distance hauling Vehicle use Long-distance hauling BBC (in.) 120 BBC (in.) 120 Classic und 132 Classic XL Engines 6-cylinder Engines 6-cylinder Output up to 600 hp Output up to 600 hp Chassis 4x2, 6x4 Chassis 6x4 Class 8 Class 8 Freightliner Freightliner Columbia FLD 120 SD Gross vehicle weight (pounds) 80,000 Gross vehicle weight (pounds) 80,000 Vehicle use Long-distance hauling Vehicle use Specialized hauling, commercial applications BBC (in.) 112 or 120 BBC (in.) 120 with 7 Day Cab/Sleeper Cab configurations Engines 6-cylinder Engines 6-cylinder Output up to 600 hp Output up to 600 hp Chassis 6x4, 8x4, 8x6 Chassis 4x2, 6x4 42 Daimler Trucks Product range Daimler Trucks Product range 43
  24. 24. Class 5 - 8 Freightliner Business Class M2 Gross vehicle weight (pounds) 16,000 - 80,000 Vehicle use Emergency, Distribution Services, Beverage, Tanker, Refrigeration, Towing, Construction, Utility BBC (in.) 106, 112 Types 106, 106V, 112, 112V Engines 6-cylinder Output 170 - 470 hp Chassis 4x2, 6x4, 4x4, 6x6 Class 5 - 8 Freightliner Business Class M2 Hybrid Gross vehicle weight (pounds) 33,000 Drive system Parallel hybrid-drive system, diesel-electric Engines 6-cylinder Output 254 hp 44 Daimler Trucks Product range Daimler Trucks Product range 45
  25. 25. Product range Thomas Built Buses
  26. 26. School Bus School Bus Thomas Built Buses Thomas Built Buses Type A Minotour School Bus Saf-T-Liner C2-H Gross vehicle weight (pounds) 9,000 - 14,000 Gross vehicle weight (pounds) 29,000 Types Minotour Types HDX, EF Engines V8 (gasoline and diesel) Engines 6-cylinder (diesel/electric) Output 250 - 300 hp Output up to 250 hp Chassis 4x2 Chassis 6x2 School Bus School Bus Thomas Built Buses Thomas Built Buses Saf-T-Liner C2 Type D School Bus Gross vehicle weight (pounds) up to 29,000 Gross vehicle weight (pounds) up to 36,200 Types C2, FS65 Minotour EL Types HDX, EF Engines 6-cylinder diesel Engines 6-cylinder (diesel and compressed natural gas) Output up to 250 hp Output up to 250 hp Chassis 6x2 Chassis 6x2 48 Daimler Trucks Product range Daimler Trucks Product range 49
  27. 27. Product range Western Star
  28. 28. Class 8 Class 8 Western Star Western Star 4900 6900 Gross vehicle weight (pounds) up to 160,000 Gross vehicle weight (pounds) up to 90,000 Vehicle use Military, oilfield, mining, logging, towing/recovery Vehicle use Long haul, bulk haul, auto haul, expediter, dump, BBC (in.) 141 logging, heavy haul, mixer, towing/recovery, crane, Engines 6-cylinder snowplow, twin steer, military, oilfield, mining, railway Output 425 - 625 hp maintenance, fire/EMS Chassis 8x8 BBC (in.) 109, 123, 132 Types FA, SA, EX Engines 6-cylinder Output 305 - 625 hp Chassis 4x2, 8x4, 8x6 52 Daimler Trucks Product range Daimler Trucks Product range 53
  29. 29. Product range Sterling
  30. 30. Class 8 Class 6 - 7 Sterling Sterling Set-Back A-Line Acterra Gross vehicle weight (pounds) 33,000 - 60,000 Gross vehicle weight (pounds) 18,000 - 64,000 Vehicle use Specialized haul, LTL, wholesale/retail, liquid bulk, Vehicle use Dump, wholesale/retail, liquid bulk, food distribution, food distribution, beverage beverage, refuse, utility, tree service, crane, snowplow, BBC (in.) 113, 122 fire/EMS, towing/recovery, airport service, land- Engines 6-cylinder scaping, sport/recreation Output 305 - 500 hp BBC (in.) 106 Chassis 4x2, 6x4 Engines 6-cylinder Output 170 - 350 hp Chassis 4x2, 4x4, 6x2, 6x4 Class 7 - 8 Sterling Class 3 - 5 L-Line Sterling Set-Forward L-Line Set-Back L-Line Sterling 360 Gross vehicle weight (pounds) 27,500 - 89,000 27,500 - 89,000 Vehicle use Dump, mixer, crane, specialized haul, liquid bulk, Gross vehicle weight (pounds) 12,500; 14,500; 17,995 car hauler, beverage, refuse, utility, tree service, Vehicle use Wholesale and retail services, pickup and delivery, vacuum tanker, snowplow, towing/recovery landscaping, construction BBC (in.) 101, 111 113, 122 BBC (in.) 63.5 Engines 6-cylinder 6-cylinder Engines 4.9-liter-turbo diesel Output 190 - 470 hp 240 - 625 hp Output 185 hp at 2 700 rpm and 391 lbs.-ft. of torque Chassis 4x2, 4x4, 6x4, 6x6, 8x2, 8x4, 8x6, 10x4, 10x6, at 1 600 rpm 12x4, 12x6 Chassis 4x2 56 Daimler Trucks Product range Daimler Trucks Product range 57