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  1. 1. Daimler Trucks at a Glance.Edition IAA 2012.
  2. 2. Contents. In 2011 we once again gained the top position among global truck producers in terms of sales of medium-duty and heavy-duty trucks. Daimler Trucks is now well on the way to reaching its targets for 2012. However, an increase in sales and an operational profit that is at least on last year‘s level are only intermediate steps on the way to our goal:Daimler at a Glance 2 average target returns of eight percent throughout the business cycle.Management team of Daimler Trucks 4 After all, the debt crisis and the developments of recent months have made one thing clear: The truck business is still a cyclical one. We canKey figures of Daimler Trucks 6 therefore be proud of the fact that our Global Excellence strategy has significantly decreased our vulnerability to such ups and downs.Brand variety of Daimler Trucks 10 The global scope of our business and the products we have developedGlobal Excellence 14 for specific markets have also contributed to this strength. A look at the most recent highlights illustrates this fact. Through our newShaping Future Transportation 16 Mercedes-Benz Actros we‘ve significantly raised the bar for long- distance freight transport. And through the Actros‘ „brother,“ theHighlights 2012 18 Antos, we are catching up in the short-distance delivery business. Fuso is offering the new Canter Eco Hybrid, the first hybrid truck inMain locations of Daimler Trucks 24 which this expensive technology pays off in terms of lower operating expenses. We are also forging ahead in the area of powertrains throughPowertrain and vehicle engineering 36 our new platform for medium-duty engines. We are the first manu- facturer in North America to offer engines, axles, and powertrainsProduct range of Daimler Trucks 38 from a single source under our Detroit brand. In the area of „green“ technologies, our North American model series have been certifiedMedia contacts of Daimler Trucks 68 as compliant with the strict GHG14 standard — one year before this standard becomes mandatory.Daimler Brand Portfolio 76 Our growth strategy in the new markets is also making good progress. We opened our BharatBenz production plant in India in April, and our joint venture with Foton in China has been in operation since the middle of this year. Best regards, Andreas Renschler Member of the Board of Management of Daimler AG responsible for Daimler Trucks and Daimler Buses2|| September 2012 |1
  3. 3. at a Glance Daimler at a Glance. Daimler Amounts in millions of EUR 2011 2010 EBIT 8,755 7,274 Value Added 3,726 2,773 Net profit 6,029 4,674 Earnings per share (in EUR) 5.32 4.28 Investment in property, plant and equipment 4,158 3,653 Daimler AG is one of the world’s most successful automotive companies. Research and development expenditure 5,634 4,849 With its divisions Mercedes-Benz Cars, Daimler Trucks, Mercedes-Benz Vans, Daimler Buses and Daimler Financial Services, the Daimler Group is one of the biggest producers of premium cars and the world’s biggest Amounts in millions of EUR manufacturer of commercial vehicles with a global reach. Daimler 2011 2010 Financial Services provides financing, leasing, fleet management, insur- ance and innovative mobility services. Revenue 106,540 97,761 Western Europe 39,387 38,478 The company’s founders, Gottlieb Daimler and Carl Benz, made history thereof Germany 19,753 19,281 with the invention of the automobile in the year 1886. As a pioneer NAFTA 26,026 23,582 of automotive engineering, Daimler continues to shape the future of thereof United States 22,222 20,216 mobility today: The Group’s focus is on innovative and green tech- Asia 22,643 19,659 nologies as well as on safe and superior automobiles that appeal to thereof China 11,093 9,094 and fascinate its customers. For many years now, Daimler has been Other markets 18,484 16,042 investing continually in the development of alternative drive systems with the goal of making emission-free driving possible in the long By divisions term. So in addition to vehicles with hybrid drive, Daimler now has the Mercedes-Benz Cars 57,410 53,426 broadest range of locally emission-free electric vehicles powered by Daimler Trucks 28,751 24,024 batteries and fuel cells. This is just one example of how Daimler Mercedes-Benz Vans 9,179 7,812 willingly accepts the challenge of meeting its responsibility towards Daimler Buses 4,418 4,558 society and the environment. Daimler Financial Services 12,080 12,788 Daimler sells its vehicles and services in nearly all the countries of the world and has production facilities on five continents. Its current brand Employees (Dec. 31) portfolio includes, in addition to the world’s most valuable premium 2011 2010 automotive brand, Mercedes-Benz, the brands smart, Maybach, Freight- liner, Western Star, BharatBenz, Fuso, Setra and Thomas Built Buses. Total 271,370 260,100 The company is listed on the stock exchanges of Frankfurt and Stutt- Germany 167,684 164,026 gart (stock exchange symbol DAI). In 2011, the Group sold 2.1 million United States 20,702 18,295 vehicles and employed a workforce of more than 271,000 people; Rest of World 82,984 77,779 revenue totaled € 106.5 billion and EBIT amounted to € 8.8 billion. By divisions Mercedes-Benz Cars 99,091 96,281 Daimler Trucks 77,295 71,706 Mercedes-Benz Vans 14,889 14,557 Daimler Buses 17,495 17,134 Sales Organization 49,699 48,299 Daimler Financial Services 7,065 6,7422| |3
  4. 4. Management team of Daimler Trucks. Management team Andreas Renschler Member of the Board of Management of Daimler AG, responsible for Daimler Trucks and Daimler Buses Hubertus Troska Martin Daum Dr. Albert Kirchmann Georg Weiberg Stefan E. Buchner Matthias Gründler responsible for the responsible for the responsible for the Asia responsible for Truck responsible for Global responsible for Finance Europe/Latin America NAFTA region and region and the vehicle Product Engineering Powertrain, Procurement and Controlling Daimler region and the vehicle the vehicle brands brand Fuso and Manufacturing Trucks and Daimler Buses brand Mercedes-Benz Freightliner, Western Engineering Trucks Star and Thomas Built Buses4| |5
  5. 5. Key figures of Daimler Trucks. Market position. Daimler Trucks key figures 2011 (in %)* Amounts in millions of EUR MDT/HDT – Western Europe MDT/HDT – Brazil 2011 2010 22.3 30.3 Mercedes-Benz VW EBIT 1,876 1,332 18.2 25.2 Revenue 28,751 24,024 MAN Mercedes-Benz Investment in property, plant and equipment 1,201 1,003 14.0 16.2 DAF Ford Research and development expenditure 1,321 1,282 12.7 11.6 Volvo Volvo 10.9 8.2 Scania Scania Employees (Dec. 31) 10.2 7.3 2011 2010 Renault Iveco 9.2 Iveco Total 77,295 71,706 Germany 29,436 28,288 Class 6 - 8 – NAFTA Trucks – Japan United States 14,027 11,809 31.9 33.5 Rest of World 33,832 31,609 Daimler Trucks North America Isuzu 26.7 26.4 Navistar International Hino 13.2 20.8 Sales (units)1 Kenworth Fuso 2011 2010 10.2 7.2 Peterbilt Toyota 8.0 6.9 Total 425,800 355,300 Volvo UD Trucks Western Europe 61,400 55,400 4.8 Mack Germany 31,200 30,300 3.0 United Kingdom 7,600 5,800 Ford France 8,100 6,100 2.0 Hino Italy 2,400 2,300 NAFTA 114,000 76,700 *based on estimates in certain markets United States 96,900 62,600 Source: Daimler Trucks Latin America (excluding Mexico) 61,900 58,200 Brazil 44,100 44,300 Asia/Australia 141,700 126,300 Japan 27,000 24,800 1 Group sales (including leased vehicles)6| |7
  6. 6. Key figures of Daimler Trucks. Daimler Trucks Global HCV Truck Sales in 2011 Average Sales 2007-2011 key figures in ’000 units, year 2011 annual average 2007-2011 in ’000 units Daimler 310 Daimler 290 Dongfeng 269 Dongfeng 211 FAW 202 FAW 192 Tata 184 Volvo* 154 Volvo* 166 Tata 149 CNHTC 159 CNHTC 133 Paccar 119 Paccar 105 MAN 118 MAN 104 Beijing Auto 110 Beijing Auto 86 Torch 105 Navistar 84 Navistar 92 Torch 79 Isuzu 89 Ford 77 Toyota/Hino 79 Isuzu 75 Ford 77 Toyota/Hino 68 Anhui Jianghuai 58 Fiat Ind. 60 Ashok Leyland 57 Ashok Leyland 49 Fiat Ind. 55 Scania 45 Scania 52 Anhui Jianghuai 40 Kamaz 42 Kamaz 36 Within Triad peer group competitors Regional operating manufacturers Global HCV Sales – Actual 2011 in 000 units Global HCV Sales – Actual 2011 in 000 units Daimler 310 Dongfeng 269 Volvo* 166 FAW 202 Paccar 119 Tata 184 MAN 118 CNHTC 144 Navistar 92 Beijing Auto 110 Isuzu 89 Torch 105 Toyota/Hino 79 Anhui Jianghuai 58 Ford 77 Ashok Leyland 57 Fiat Ind. 55 Kamaz 42 Scania 52 Notes: Figures based on IHS Automotive 3) Sales are trucks that have been registrated an in operation – these exclude off-highway, military vehicles 1) HCV are trucks with a GVW larger 6 t, including US school bus chassis. Excluded are all other 4) 2011 data is based on reported numbers by agencies, in the unlikely event of data changes by buses and coaches, off-highway trucks as well as truck that are not registrated (military, agencies, IHS Automotive may have to adjust historical numbers airport). 5) DT based on internal consolidation of FTR 2) Information consolidated on Group level. Group is defined as the organization (typically pub- *) Volvo Global Trucks excluding Eicher JV registrations licly listed) which owns or controls truck brands. Brands are counted to a group if the share is 50.1% or more. Source: IHS Automotive. Competitor Ranking, S/TS, May 03, 2012.8| |9
  7. 7. Commercial VehiclesBrand varietyof Daimler Trucks. Brand variety Die Marken Components | 11
  8. 8. Brand variety Die Marken Six strong vehicle brands are concentrated under the Daimler Trucks They’re a common sight on North American roads: the yellow school umbrella. All over the world, we offer customized applications and buses from Thomas Built Buses, which are built on Freightliner pioneering technologies in our products. chassis. North America’s leading school bus manufacturer can look back on a long and distinguished history. In fact, Thomas Built Buses has been the embodiment of safety and top quality since 1916. » Trucks Europe/Latin America The Mercedes-Benz brand is a synonym for first-class product and service quality, cost-effectiveness, reliability, and sustain- » Trucks Asia ability, as summed up by the slogan “Trucks you can trust.” Whether The Fuso brand has made a name for itself worldwide as a quality- the vehicle required is for long-haul, distribution, or construction conscious manufacturer. Nowadays its reputation extends well beyond site operation, the Mercedes-Benz brand provides individual and Asia, the Middle East, and Africa. The vehicles developed and produ- reliable solutions in the medium and heavy-duty truck segment. ced by Fuso are not only of high quality, they are also cost-effective For many decades now, the pioneering spirit at Mercedes-Benz and tailored to the requirements of their application areas. As a result, Trucks has generated groundbreaking innovations – from alterna- customers can totally rely on them, day after day. Fuso offers extre- tive drives to active and passive safety systems. mely customer-focused and comprehensive spare parts and workshop services for its trucks and buses. » Trucks NAFTA Today Mitsubishi Fuso Truck and Bus Corporation (MFTBC) is an The Freightliner trucks brand, the main pillar of the Daimler Trucks integral part of Daimler Trucks. It plays an important role as North America business unit, manufactures trucks in the Class 5 to 8 competence center for light-duty trucks and state-of-the-art hybrid segment. These vehicles cover a broad range of application areas in technology. the commercial vehicle segment. In line with the “Run Smart” slogan, the company puts its faith in innovation, technology, and customer- focused activities. » Daimler India Commercial Vehicles The introduction of the BharatBenz brand strengthens Daimler The Western Star brand offers premium-class heavy-duty trucks, Trucks’ involvement in India and serves as the basis for introducing primarily for use by owner-operators or small fleets. Western Star a local generation of trucks. The new brand offers customers a com- serves market niches such as special and construction site applica- prehensive product range in the weight classes from 6 to 49 tons, tions as well as long-haul transport. as well as solutions for various areas of application. With their striking exteriors and ideal suitability for off-road appli- cations, the vehicles are without a doubt “serious trucks for serious truckers.”12 | | 13
  9. 9. Global Excellence. on the customers’ needs. Our aim is to grow in terms of quality and quantity alike. We intend to increase our market share in the triad as well as in Brazil. In this endeavor, our new Actros flagship truck is the most The Global Excellence program has noticeably shaped the strategic important truck project of the past decade. As part of our strategy direction of Daimler Trucks since 2005. The program encompasses for opening up new markets, we will offer customized products for short, medium, and long-term goals. Global Excellence boosts the increasingly important “modern domestic trucks” segment in efficiency and generates economies of scale, while also enabling order to boost growth in these markets. Daimler Trucks to professionally address the distinct cycles of the commercial vehicle business. With the “Get to 8!” program, which addresses continual cost manage- ment and the consistent utilization of synergy potential, Daimler The Global Excellence program encompasses four initiatives: Trucks aims to achieve an eight percent return on sales across the Management of Market Cycles, Operational Excellence, Growth and entire business cycle, beginning in 2013. Our global modular system Global Excellence Market Penetration, and Future Product Generations and Techno- is growing and allows us to develop new products for traditional and logies. new markets at manageable costs. As a result, these product genera- tions will have an unprecedented level of commonality. Management of Market Cycles The first initiative – Management of Market Cycles – is designed Future Product Generations and Technologies to make Daimler Trucks less dependent on the cyclical developments Ensuring that future product generations offer innovations and even that are typical of the sector. This will ensure the long-term profit- more value for customers is the strategic goal of the fourth initiative ability of the commercial vehicles division. Due to the specific within the Global Excellence program. Thereby, Daimler Trucks is commercial application of the vehicles and, in particular, the exhaust strengthening its leadership position in the area of new technologies. emission regulations and the life cycles of vehicle fleets, the com- The new Mercedes-Benz Actros truck was redeveloped from scratch mercial vehicle sector is impacted by strong external factors in the and presented to the public in 2011. The truck already meets the global economy. Euro VI emissions standard. One of the areas Daimler focuses on is alternative drive systems. To this day, Daimler is the frontrunner in Operational Excellence the development of hybrid drives – not only for buses, but for trucks The second initiative – Operational Excellence – concentrates on as well. The Mercedes-Benz Atego BlueTec Hybrid has expanded the rigorous reduction of material and fixed costs, the optimization Daimler Trucks’ product range with a hybrid truck for the European and standardization of global processes, and the increased flexibility market. At the end of 2011, Fuso unveiled the heavy-duty truck Super of production plants. The foundation here is a management system Great Eco Hybrid in Japan, and the company will present the new gene- known as the Truck Operating System (TOS), which is based on the ration of the Fuso Canter Eco Hybrid for Europe as a highlight at this principle of lean management. TOS is designed to be used not only in year’s IAA Commercial Vehicle Show. These activities – alongside those production but also in all specialized units and departments. Daimler in the fields of natural gas and fuel cell drives – are combined in Trucks is also intensifying its efforts to generate additional synergy Daimler’s Shaping Future Transportation: CleanDrive Concepts initiative. effects and economies of scale by further networking individual units and pursuing a parts commonization strategy. With the realignment New Initiative of its powertrain production operations, Daimler Trucks has taken a The initiative Daimler Trucks Number One (DT#1) is the next stage in further step in the implementation of its Global Excellence Strategy. our Global Excellence program. DT#1 defines improvements of a mag- nitude of € 1.6 billion until 2014, which will help to sustainably secure Growth and Market Penetration our profitability goals. The potential for improvement comes out of We intend to further expand and strengthen Daimler Trucks’ global each business unit as well as out of the work packages spanning differ- presence. This includes the penetration of markets with good growth ent business segments, which concentrate on initiatives for increases opportunities, such as Russia, India, or China. We are employing dif- in sales and revenue and the utilization of synergies and economies ferent market penetration strategies that are suited to the respective of scale through platform and modular strategies. Daimler Trucks will market situations. In markets where we are already active, we want expand its leading position in the global commercial vehicles industry to further strengthen our presence and focus even more intensely with DT#1.14 | | 15
  10. 10. Shaping Future Transportation. As a pioneer in road safety, we are striving to make driving accident- free. For years now, all of the major safety system innovations have been invented by Daimler. Our SafeDrive Concepts are paving the way for the widespread and particularly safe use of commercial vehicles in road traffic. From trucks and buses to vans, our vehicles are Low-emission and zero-emission trucks, buses, and vans. Commercial the benchmarks for active and passive safety. For example, our Active vehicles that automatically engage the brakes when they approach Brake Assist and adaptive cruise control provide drivers of trucks and obstacles. All-around service — from the purchase of the vehicle and its coaches with electronic support. The new Actros will be not only even use to its subsequent disposal — to ensure minimal costs throughout more economical, but also even safer. It already has the reputation the years of operation. For Daimler Trucks, all of these elements can be of being the world champion heavy-duty truck in terms of safety, and summed up as Shaping Future Transportation. Under this caption, it is now consolidating this position with the next generation of the we bring together a wide range of technologies and services that make Active Brake Assist 3. This system, which is sometimes referred to as commercial vehicles more environmentally friendly, safer, and more the Emergency Braking Assistant, can now also independently trigger economical. emergency braking in front of stationary obstacles. This means the Actros can not only mitigate the effects of a rear-end collision, as was Our aim is to be the driving force behind sustainable mobility. Daimler already the case, but can also — depending on the speed at which the is promoting measures to drastically reduce the fuel consumption and truck is traveling — prevent such accidents altogether. It’s yet another emissions of commercial vehicles with its CleanDrive Concepts. This milestone in the development of truck safety. approach extends across all levels of technology — including combus- Obviously the new safety systems are transferred to all of our vehicles tion engines, natural gas and hybrid drives, fuel cell vehicles, as well as as quickly as possible. No other manufacturer offers such a wide range of Shaping Future Transportation alternative fuels. It also applies to all vehicle segments — from light vans cars, trucks, buses, and vans. Thanks to this approach, our buses can to heavy-duty trucks — and all of the Group’s brands around the world. be fitted with systems similar to those used in our trucks. Mercedes-Benz More than 770,000 environmentally friendly commercial vehicles are vans have a lot to gain here as well. They can take advantage not only already on the road with SCR technology worldwide; so are approximate- of the safety technology used in commercial vehicles, but also of the ly 22,000 vehicles with alternative drive systems. In this way Daimler systems used in cars, which are more closely related to vans in terms Trucks is underscoring its leading position in environmentally friendly of size and handling. and sustainable transportation solutions. The new Mercedes-Benz Actros is the world’s first long-haulage truck to be systematically designed in line with the future Euro VI emissions standard. At the same time, we were able to achieve a significant reduction of fuel consump- SafeDrive. Shaping Future Transportation. tion in spite of the adoption of a sophisticated emission control system. A further milestone in the reduction of fuel consumption was reached in the second quarter of this year with the use of “Predictive Powertrain Control” in the new Mercedes-Benz Actros. This system has information The third component of Shaping Future Transportation consists of our about the topography of the road ahead, enabling it to control the engine ValueDrive Concepts, which provide individual customer utility. Com- so that fuel consumption is optimized. The system can reduce fuel con- mercial vehicles are designed to earn money while also cutting costs sumption by an additional three percent. as much as possible. However, the purchase price of trucks, vans, and In parallel, Daimler Trucks is forging ahead with the development of buses represents only a small part of their total cost, as the largest hybrid technology. The new generation of the Fuso Canter Eco Hybrid, share is accounted for by operating expenses. That’s why Daimler which was unveiled to the public at the Tokyo Motor Show in December offers a diverse range of customized services that address everything 2011, represents a milestone. For the first time, it is possible to operate from the vehicle’s purchase and use to its subsequent disposal. This a hybrid truck in a way that is truly economical. As a result, the success issue becomes particularly important in times of economic uncer- story of the Canter Eco Hybrid is also set to continue outside Japan. tainty. Mercedes-Benz, Daimler Trucks North America, and Fuso offer September 2012 will mark the start of production of the new model in a comprehensive range of services in their respective areas, including Tramagal (Portugal) as well as its European launch. The vehicle will a large number of pioneering services. be one of the highlights of this year’s IAA Commercial Vehicles show in Hanover. CleanDrive. Shaping Future Transportation. CleanDrive. Shaping Future Transportation. ValueDrive. Shaping Future Transportation. V S A Daimler Initiative. A16 | | 17
  11. 11. Highlights.2012. » February 2012 New Fuso Comprehensive BlueEfficiency Canter 4x4 for Europe. The Power engine range. Merce- plant in Tramagal, Portugal, des-Benz’ medium and heavy- begins to produce the thoroughly duty inline drives featuring updated Fuso Canter 4x4 light pioneering technology for truck (type designation: 6C18) compliance with the upcoming for the European market. Euro VI emissions standard have resulted in a new generation » March 2012 Product premiere of commercial vehicle engines. of Daimler’s BharatBenz truck Following the introduction of the brand. At a six-day premiere heavy-duty OM 470 series, the event in Hyderabad, Daimler company presents the medium- India Commercial Vehicles (DICV) duty OM 93x series in Stuttgart presents the first group of light, in March 2012. In addition to medium, and heavy-duty Bharat- being tailored to the needs of ur- Highlights Benz trucks (6-49 tons GVW) ban and intercity regular-service 2012 for India. The new Daimler truck buses, these engines are ideal brand will have its complete for light and heavy-duty distribu- product range of 17 commercial tion transportation, as well as for vehicle series available by 2014. light and medium-duty const- ruction site work and long-haul “Unimog” is a synonym for operations. Thanks to the new “municipal service vehicle.” commercial vehicle engines, the At 12 locations throughout Ger- Mercedes-Benz brand is clearly many, Mercedes-Benz Special in the lead when it comes to Trucks demonstrates to represen- environmental protection. tatives of government agencies and private service providers that North America: 70th anni- Unimog implement carriers (U 300/ versary of Freightliner and U 400/U 500) are synonymous introduction of new Detroit with municipal service vehicles. components brand. North During the vehicle demonstra- America’s biggest commercial tions, the Unimogs conduct snow- vehicle exhibition, the Mid- plow and salt spreader operations, America Trucking Show, features work on roadside green areas, a widely publicized premiere, and clean streets and squares. at which the subsidiary Daimler | 19
  12. 12. Trucks North America (DTNA) presents for the first time its entire range of optimally coor- dinated commercial vehicle powertrain components. All of the engines, transmissions, and axles have been developed and produced in-house, and they will be offered by the Detroit compo- nents brand in all DTNA trucks. » April 2012 Asia-Pacific region’s largest logistics company orders Inauguration of the Bharat- Smart cruise control from the Hybrid Center (GHC) in Kawasa- Fuso Fighters. The long-time Benz truck production plant. technology leader. Daimler’s ki, Japan. The GHC manages and customer Linfox Logistic from The new plant operated by Daim- Predictive Powertrain Control synchronizes the hybrid-related Thailand orders 140 medium- ler India Commercial Vehicles is the world’s first GPS-based activities of all truck brands duty Fighter trucks from (DICV) in Oragadam-Chennai, cruise control system to be int- within the Daimler Group. Mitsubishi Fuso Truck and Bus India, has been completed in the roduced for trucks. The system Corporation (MFTBC), which is record time of just 24 months. reduces diesel consumption by Freightliner Cascadia Evolu- based in Kawasaki, Japan. The For a total investment of € 700 up to three percent because tion convinces with unpre- order demonstrates that Fuso million, DICV has created a it substantially lengthens the cedented fuel efficiency. Two continues to be internationally high-performance commercial times that the fuel-efficiency Freightliner Cascadia Evolution successful with its fuel-efficient vehicle plant that includes not boosting EcoRoll functions are in trucks go on a test drive that trucks in 2012. only manufacturing facilities but use. EcoRoll is standard equip- takes them 2,400 miles (nearly also a research and development ment in the Actros. In addition, 4,000 km) through the U.S. On Daimler presents fascinating center and cutting-edge proving the cruise control system can this trip, the trucks achieve an innovations at RAI 2012 in grounds. In this way, Daimler is promptly and smoothly shift impressive 10.67 miles per gallon Highlights Amsterdam. Daimler displays a ideally preparing itself for India, down one or two gears as (22 l/100 km). The Cascadia 2012 very attractive exhibition lineup, which has one of the world’s needed. The anticipatory cruise Evolution will be launched in encompassing low-emission strongest and fastest-growing control system is possible be- NAFTA markets next year. In drives, technologically sophis- truck markets. cause it uses geodesic data and early 2012, the complete range ticated vans (Viano, Vito and determines the vehicle’s location of commercial vehicles from Sprinter), a 3D model of the new » May 2012 The Antos: a new with the help of GPS. Freightliner and its sister brand Mercedes-Benz Citan urban Mercedes-Benz truck for Western Star are certified ac- delivery vehicle, a new Euro heavy-duty distribution trans- Daimler at the forefront of cording to the “Greenhouse Gas VI-compliant Actros, the Atego portation. Mercedes-Benz adds green commercial vehicle 2014” standard. The aim of this 1222 L Bluetec Hybrid, the Act- another vehicle to its family of innovations. The market launch technology standard is to ensure ros 4144 K WideSpread, which trucks: the Antos. The truck is of Fuso’s light-duty Canter Eco that all trucks and buses emit was developed specifically for a new model series developed Hybrid truck in Japan further en- substantially less greenhouse the Dutch market, and a new 4x4 specifically for use in heavy-duty hances Daimler’s pioneering role gases in the U.S., beginning with version of the Fuso Canter. distribution transportation. Due in improving commercial vehic- model year 2014. to the fact that the vehicles have les’ fuel efficiency and total cost to meet requirements that differ of ownership. The very efficient from those of long-haul trucks, and economical hybrid truck, the Antos’ short and medium- which will also be introduced to length cabs have a very distinc- Europe in the third quarter of tive design for easy entry and this year, is the latest innovation optimal ergonomics. created by Daimler’s Global20 | | 21
  13. 13. » June 2012 BharatBenz launches series production. Daimler In- dia Commercial Vehicles (DICV) begins series production of BharatBenz trucks on June 21 as planned. By 2014 the subsidiary will have launched a total of 17 models between 6 and 49 tons. 250 Actros trucks assist in the reconstruction in Iraq. The Mercedes-Benz Actros, which has repeatedly proven its worth commercial vehicle market. patory business model, Charter- China: Foton-Daimler joint in tough terrain, will also increa- In return, Nissan will supply way and Mercedes-Benz Bank venture begins operations. singly be used for reconstruction Mitsubishi Fuso with the Atlas form strategic partnerships with The joint venture of Daimler AG efforts in Iraq. Iraq’s State Com- F24 light truck (less than 5 tons shipping companies that work as and the Chinese truck manufac- pany for the Automotive Industry GVW). The agreement between subcontractors for Dachser. The turer Foton begins operations in (SCAI) has purchased a total of Fuso and Nissan is based on the shipping companies can then Beijing’s Huairou district with the 250 Actros vehicles, including strategic partnership between rent the new Actros, which was first jointly produced truck. The dump truck chassis for a variety Daimler and the Renault-Nissan named “Truck of the Year 2012” vehicle is sold under the Auman of different applications and alliance. and is equipped with cutting- nameplate, and the joint venture semitrailer tractors for trans- edge technology. company Bejing Foton Daimler porting water and gasoline. » July 2012 New products un- Automotive Co., Ltd. (BFDA) will veiled for IAA. Around two and The Antos is launched with ex- manufacture all of the Auman Licensing agreement for cab a half months before the start tensive safety equipment and brand’s trucks in the future. partnership with Kamaz. The of the IAA International Motor Euro VI-compliant engines. In Daimler owns 50 percent of the strategic partnership between Show in Hanover (Sept. 20-27, early July Daimler also presents joint venture’s capital stock and Highlights Daimler Trucks and the Russian 2012), media representatives are the new Mercedes-Benz Antos is also contributing its extensive 2012 truck manufacturer Kamaz is given a preview of the new pro- to trade visitors as a real vehicle. technological expertise with being further enhanced. On ducts that Daimler will present The Antos is the first specialized diesel engines and exhaust gas the sidelines of Kamaz’ Annual at the world’s largest commer- vehicle series (18 t – 26 t GVW) systems. Shareholders’ Meeting in Nabe- cial vehicle exhibition. A total for heavy-duty distribution trans- rezhyne Chelny, Russia, the two of 16 vehicles are presented, portation from a German manu- Truck engine plant in China. companies sign an agreement including two world premieres facturer. The new truck series’ Bejing Foton Daimler Automotive concerning cab production. and two European debuts. The design sets new benchmarks, as (BFDA), a joint venture of Daim- Mercedes-Benz will begin by highlights in the truck product do the safety assistance systems ler and Foton, further intensifies supplying Kamaz with Axor cabs. range, exhibited to the automo- (all of which can also be found in the pace of the two companies’ tive journalists, are the Fuso the Actros), and the broad range joint activities by investing Fuso and Nissan cooperate Canter Eco Hybrid, the Antos of three six-cylinder inline engi- around € 135 million in a new on light trucks. Fuso signs a heavy-duty delivery truck, and nes, which have displacements engine plant at the company’s memorandum of understanding the Actros flagship vehicle. of 7.7 liters, 10.7 liters, and 12.8 headquarters in Beijing’s Huai- with Nissan Motor Co., Ltd. in liters respectively and outputs rou district. Once the plant is order to expand the range of New Actros for shipping ranging from 175 kW (238 hp) to finished in 2014, it will begin to light trucks it offers in its home companies. The logistics firm 375 kW (510 hp). produce Daimler OM 457 engi- market of Japan. According to Dachser has opted to purchase nes for Auman brand trucks. the agreement, Fuso will deliver the new Actros as part of Merce- Canter light trucks (5 tons GVW) des-Benz CharterWay’s shipping to Nissan for sale in Japan’s company concept. In this antici-22 | | 23
  14. 14. Main locations. Daimler Trucks (without sales subsidiaries)Daimler Trucks. Gaggenau, Kassel, Mannheim, Wörth, Stuttgart*/Germany Chelny/Russia** Molsheim/ Portland/USA* Redford/USA Beijing/China** France Mount Holly/USA Kawasaki*, Cleveland/USA Toyama, Kitsuregawa, Tramagal/Portugal Aksaray/Turkey Ebina, Aikawa/Japan High Point/USA Gaffney/USA Gastonia/USA Saltillo/MexicoToluca/Mexico Chennai/ India Santiago Tianguistenco/ Main locations Mexico São Bernardo do Campo/ Brazil Juiz de Fora/ Brazil Cape Town/South Africa * Headquarters ** Main locations Daimler Trucks Cooperations
  15. 15. Main locations Daimler Trucks. Europe. Mercedes-Benz Stuttgart Kassel Germany Germany Employees*: 3,870 Head office functions, sales, Employees*: 2,893 Axles, powertrain and components Founded in: 1904 product engineering Founded in: 1810 Incorporation of the plant into Daimler-Benz AG: 1969 Wörth Germany Gaggenau Germany Employees*: 11,645 Mercedes Benz Trucks: Founded in: 1963 Actros, Axor, Atego Main locations Employees*: 6,212 Transmissions, axles and torques, Mercedes Benz Special Trucks: Founded in: 1894 machining and metal forming Econic, Unimog, Zetros Take-over of Carl Benz: 1911 technology, logistics international *As of December, 2011 Mannheim Germany Employees*: 5,062 Engine production, foundry, Founded in: 1908 remanufacturing26 | | 27
  16. 16. Main locations Daimler Trucks. Asia. Mercedes-Benz Fuso Aksaray Kawasaki Turkey Japan Employees*: 1,637 Atego, Axor, Actros and Unimog, Employees*: 3,200 Mitsubishi Fuso Truck and Bus Founded in: 1986 product engineering Founded in: 1943 Corporation (MFTBC), head office functions Molsheim • Kawasaki R&D, IT and Purchasing Center France Engineering, research and development, Global Hybrid Center, procurement, information technology Employees*: 560 Customization of special purpose Founded in: 1967 vehicles (Mercedes-Benz Custom • Kawasaki Plant Main locations Incorporation of the plant Tailored Trucks) Production LDT, MDT, HDT, into Daimler-Benz AG: 1970 engines, axles, transmissions and industrial engines Fuso Toyama Tramagal Japan Portugal Employees*: 600 Mitsubishi Fuso Bus Manufacturing Founded in: 1980 Co., Ltd. (MFBM), production of Employees*: 380 Mitsubishi Fuso Trucks Europe small, medium, and large buses, Founded in: 1980 (MFTE), production LDT product engineering *As of December, 2011 *As of December, 201128 | | 29
  17. 17. Main locations Daimler Trucks. Fuso NAFTA. Kitsuregawa Japan Employees*: Founded in: 500 1980 Proving ground, test track for truck and bus development Western Star Portland/OR Aikawa USA Japan Employees*: 1,000 Daimler Trucks North America LLC, Employees*: 150 Nakatsu plant, production of Founded in: 1942 truck assembly Founded in: 1975 transmission parts Thomas Built Buses BharatBenz High Point/NC Chennai USA India Main locations Employees*: 1,200 Thomas Built Buses, school bus Employees: 1,200 Production LDT, MDT, HDT, Founded in: 1916 assembly, research and development Founded in: 2012 research and development, proving grounds, test track *As of December, 2011 Detroit Further main locations in Asia Redford/MI » Ebina/Japan USA 430 employees Fuso, body building and chassis design Employees*: 2,200 Engine production, Axle Alliance Founded in: 1938 Company, axle assembly *As of December, 201130 | | 31
  18. 18. Portland/OR Santiago USA Tianguistenco Mexico Employees*: 1,962 Daimler Trucks North America LLC, Employees*: 2,080 Daimler Trucks North America LLC, Founded in: 1942 head office functions, research and Founded in: 1991 truck assembly development Saltillo Cleveland/NC Mexico USA Employees*: 2,140 Daimler Trucks North America LLC, Employees*: 1,457 Daimler Trucks North America LLC, Founded in: 2008 truck assembly Main locations Founded in: 1989 truck assembly *As of December, 2011 Mount Holly/NC Further main locations in the NAFTA region USA » Gaffney/South Carolina/USA » Logan/New Jersey/USA 480 employees 95 employees FCCC, chassis for vans, Mitsubishi Fuso Truck of Employees*: 1,500 Daimler Trucks North America LLC, school and shuttle buses, America, Inc. (MFTA) Founded in: 1979 truck assembly motor homes » Toluca/Mexico » Gastonia/North Carolina/USA 170 employees 1,160 employees Daimler Trucks North America Daimler Trucks North America LLC, remanufacturing of engines, LLC, parts production transmissions, and components32 | | 33
  19. 19. Main locations Daimler Trucks. Main locations Daimler Trucks Latin America and Africa. cooperations. Russia and China. Mercedes-Benz Cooperation with Kamaz São Bernardo Naberezhnye do Campo Chelny Brazil Russia Employees*: 12,800 Entire Latin American truck product Strategic partnership: • Mercedes-Benz Trucks Vostok Founded in: 1956 range, axles, engines and The Daimler AG and the European Bank (MBTV) transmissions, stamping facility, for Reconstruction and Development 50:50 joint venture between product engineering (EBRD) hold a 15 % share in Kamaz. Daimler Trucks and Kamaz: Atego, This led to the establishment of two joint Actros, Axor and Unimog assembly ventures in collaboration with Kamaz. Juiz de Fora Further cooperation in the component sector is in planning. • Fuso Kamaz Trucks Russia (FKTR) Brazil 50:50 joint venture between Daimler Trucks and Kamaz: Fuso Canter assembly Main locations Employees*: 870 Assembly of Accelo and Actros Founded in: 1999 trucks Cooperation with Foton *As of December, 2011 Main locations in Africa Beijing China » Cape Town 1,172 employees Foundry Beijing Foton Daimler Auto- motive (BFDA) 50:50 joint venture with the Beiqi Foton Motor Co., Ltd.: Production of Auman Trucks (Foton) with Mercedes-Benz components34 | | 35
  20. 20. 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/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 & Engines as well as Hybrid drive trains Environment and Economy/ A tradition of progress: Global Hybrid Center: Fuso Canter E-Cell: Fuso Super Great Eco Hybrid: profitability: handling/comfort: The Mercedes-Benz Atego Daimler Trucks’ center This CO2-free test vehicle is Tests of the long-distance Joint development of The new-generation BlueTec Hybrid has already of competence for the part of the “Shaping Future haulage heavy-duty truck a new generation of Mercedes-Benz Actros for been tested for its day-to- development of hybrid Transportation” initiative, Fuso Super Great Eco Hybrid engines in Europe, the long-distance haulage already day suitability and demon- powertrains which focuses on reducing show an increase in fuel U.S. and Japan meets the Euro VI emissions strated its fuel saving pollutants, carbon dioxide, efficiency by as much as ten standard. Thanks to its com- potential. The first vehicles and fuel consumption percent versus conventional pletely new vehicle concept, were delivered to customers through the utilization of diesel powered vehicles the truck has the cleanest in early 2011 clean, efficient drive exhaust emission as well as systems and alternative the lowest fuel consumption fuels NAFTA: Truck Product Engineering Heavy-Duty/Medium-Duty Conventional Platform Development locations » Europe » Asia » Germany » Japan Stuttgart Kawasaki Wörth Kitsuregawa Daimler Trucks » Turkey » India development The Evolution of Effici- Detroit Optimized Power- Natural gas technology: Istanbul Chennai ency: The Freightliner train: Detroit‘s integrated Freightliner has already Aksaray Cascadia Evolution builds powertrain - which also sold approximately 1,500 on the technologies of includes Detroit Axles and trucks with natural gas our previous models – the Detroit Transmission - engines. Compressed na- » South/North America R&D-employees Daimler Trucks engine efficiency, ad- is part of Daimler Trucks‘ tural gas (CNG) as well as » Brazil » Employees worldwide: 5,496 vanced aerodynamics, Global Excellence Strategy liquefied natural gas (LNG) São Bernardo do Campo fleet management tools to have uniform production variants are available – to deliver up to a 7 % standards and processes » USA increase in fuel economy worldwide, resulting in Portland/OR over our first-generation the most efficient, highest Detroit/MI EPA 2010-compliant quality and lower cost of Gaffney/SC Freightliner Cascadia ownership products in the model. industry. High Point/NC36 | | 37
  21. 21. Product range.Mercedes-Benz. Mercedes-Benz Product range
  22. 22. Medium-Duty/Heavy-Duty Trucks Heavy-Duty Trucks Mercedes-Benz Mercedes-Benz Atego Antos Gross vehicle weight 6 - 16 t Gross vehicle weight 18 - 41 t Vehicle use Short-radius distribution, light domestic long-distance haulage, Vehicle use Heavy-duty short-radius distribution construction sites, firefighting and municipal applications Engines 6-cylinder in-line engines Engines 4- and 6-cylinder in-line engines Output 175 kW, 200 kW, 220 kW, 235 kW, 240 kW, 260 kW, Output 95 kW, 115 kW, 130 kW, 160 kW, 175 kW, 188 kW, 210 kW 265 kW, 290 kW, 310 kW, 315 kW, 330 kW, 350 kW, 375 kW Chassis 4x2, 4x4 Chassis 4x2, 6x2, 6x2/2, 6x4 Mercedes-Benz Mercedes-Benz Atego BlueTec Hybrid Actros Euro V CleanDrive. Shaping Future Transportation. CleanDrive. Shaping Future Transportation. A Daimler Initiative. Gross vehicle weight 11.99 t Gross vehicle weight 18 - 41 t Vehicle use Short-radius distribution Vehicle use Long-distance haulage, heavy-duty short-radius Engines 4-cylinder in-line engine distribution, construction vehicles Output 160 kW Engines 6- and 8-cylinder V-type engines Chassis 4x2 (wheelbases 4760 / 5360 mm) Output 235 kW, 265 kW, 300 kW, 320 kW, 335 kW, 350 kW, 375 kW, 405 kW, 440 kW Chassis 4x2, 4x4, 6x2, 6x2/2, 6x2/4, 6x4, 6x6, 8x4/4, 8x6/4, Mercedes-Benz 8x8/4 Axor Gross vehicle weight 18 - 41 t Mercedes-Benz Vehicle use Heavy-duty short-radius distribution, domestic New Actros Euro V/VI CleanDrive. CleanDrive. long-distance haulage, construction sites, Mercedes-Benz Shaping Future Transportation. Shaping Future Transportation. A Daimler Initiative. Product range firefighting and municipal applications Gross vehicle weight 18 - 41 t Engines 6-cylinder in-line engines Vehicle use Long-distance haulage Output 175 kW, 188 kW, 210 kW, 240 kW, 265 kW, 295 kW, 315 kW Engines 6-cylinder in-line engines Chassis 4x2, 4x4, 6x2, 6x2/2, 6x2/4, 6x4, 8x2, 8x4 Output 175 kW, 200 kW, 220 kW, 235 kW, 240 kW, 260 kW, 265 kW, 290 kW, 310 kW, 315 kW, 310 kW, 330 kW,All mentioned outputs fulfill the emission standard Euro V. 350 kW, 375 kW Chassis 4x2, 6x2, 6x2/2, 6x440 | | 41
  23. 23. Special Trucks Mercedes-Benz Mercedes-Benz Econic BlueTec EEV Unimog U 20 Gross vehicle weight 18 - 32 t Gross vehicle weight 7.5 - 9.3 t Vehicle use Municipal applications, special vehicles, distribution Vehicle use Municipal applications, snowplow, landscaping, utility, vehicles, firefighting vehicles firefighting vehicles Engines 6-cylinder in-line engines (diesel) Engines 4-cylinder in-line engine Output 175 kW, 210 kW, 240 kW Output 110 kW, 130 kW Chassis 4x2, 6x4, 6x2/4, 8x4/4 Chassis 4x4 Mercedes-Benz Mercedes-Benz Econic NGT Unimog U 300/U 400/U 500 CleanDrive. Shaping Future Transportation. CleanDrive. Shaping Future Transportation. A Daimler Initiative. Gross vehicle weight 18 - 26 t Series U 300 Series U 400 Series U 500 Vehicle use Municipal applications, special vehicles, distribution Gross vehicle weight 7.5 - 10.2 t 11.99 - 13 t 11.99 - 16 t vehicles, firefighting vehicles Vehicle use Off-road equipment carrier, tractor vehicle, two-way vehicle Engines 6-cylinder natural gas engine Engines 4- and 6-cylinder in-line engines Output 205 kW Output 110 kW, 130 kW, 175 kW, 210 kW Chassis 4x2, 6x2, 6x4 Chassis 4x4 Mercedes-Benz Mercedes-Benz Zetros Unimog U 4000/U 5000 Gross vehicle weight 18 - 27 t Series U 4000 Series U 5000 Vehicle use Robust off-road chassis Mercedes-Benz Gross vehicle weight 7.5 - 10 t 11.99 - 14.1 t Product range Engines 6-cylinder in-line engines Vehicle use Robust off-road chassis Output 240 kW Engines 4-cylinder in-line engine Chassis 4x4, 6x6 Output 130 kW, 160 kW Chassis 4x442 | | 43