Record year 2017
Daimler Financial Services concluded 1.9 million new financing and leasing contracts worth a total of €70.7 billion in 2017. The total value of all new contracts rose by 14% compared to the prior year. About half of all new-vehicle sales by the automotive divisions in 2017 were supported by sales financing from Daimler Financial Services.
Business Year 2016
The number of cars and commercial vehicles financed or leased by Daimler Financial Services reached a new all-time high of more than 4.3 million at the end of financial year 2016. New business and contract volume also rose once again, and the combination of sales financing with brokered automotive insurance policies continued to gain in importance as well. During the year under review, we further expanded our range of innovative mobility services. car2go increased its customer base to more than 2.2 million in 2016, while mytaxi, after merging with Hailo, now has approximately six million customers and more than100,000 drivers in its taxi network, which is the largest in Europe.