Key Figures of Mercedes-Benz Cars

  2018
2017
Revenue 93,103 94,3511
EBIT 7,216 8,8431
Investment in property, plant and equipment 5,684 4,843
Research and development expenditure 6,962 6,642
thereof capitalized development expenditure 2,269 2,388

Amounts in millions of EUR
1The figures were for the first time adjusted according to IFRS 15 and IFRS 9.

 

Employees (31.12.) 2018
2017
Total 145,436 142,666
Germany 108,437 107,654
United States 6,477 6,250
Rest of world 30,522 28,762

unit sales(in 1000 units) 2018
2017
Mercedes-Benz 2,253 2,238
thereof A/B-Class 409
420
C-Class 478
493
E-Class 434
398
S-Class 84
79
SUVs1 829
823
Sports cars 19 25
smart 130
136
Mercedes-Benz Cars 2,383 2,374
Europe 983 1014
thereof Germany 324
320
NAFTA 393
403
thereof United States 327
338
Asia 921
859
thereof China
678 619

1Including GLA

 

Mercedes-Benz Cars employees (31.12) 2018
Sindelfingen1 > 25,000
Untertürkheim1 approx. 19,000
Bremen approx.12,500
Berlin > 2,500
Hamburg > 2,500
Rastatt > 6,500
Affalterbach > 1,800
Kölleda > 1,400
Kamenz approx. 1,000
Tuscaloosa (USA) > 3,800
East London (South Africa) > 3,300
Hambach (France) approx. 800
Kecskemét (Hungary) approx. 4,700
Sebeş (Romania) and Cugir (Romania) > 3,000
Beijing Benz Automotive Co. – joint venture with BAIC Motor (China) > 11,500

1Excluding development

 

The most important markets of Mercedes-Benz Cars (units) 2018
2017
1. China (incl. Hong Kong/direct sales BAIC) 677,700 618,800
2. United States 327,200 337,900
3. Germany 323,800 319,900
4. Great Britain 171,300 184,500
5. Italy 87,400 92,200
6. France 76,200 76,500
7. Japan 72,600 69,100
8. South Korea 68,100 67,500
9. Spain 57,200 55,600
10. Canada 45,200 46,000

 

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