Daimler Mobility AG represents one of the three divisions of Daimler AG alongside Mercedes-Benz AG and Daimler Truck AG and specializes in financial and mobility solutions. Our services range from rental, leasing and financing services, fleet management and insurance to app-based mobility solutions such as car sharing or ride-hailing.
Our ultimate goal at Daimler Mobility is to enable our customers with first-class financing and mobility solutions - intuitive, flexible, and fully digital. With our long-term financing and leasing models or short-term mobility solutions, we offer our customers an all-embracing mobility ecosystem.
Financing, Leasing & Insurance
Our financing, leasing and insurance solutions entail the core of our offerings. As a financial services provider, Daimler Mobility supports the sales of the Daimler Group's automotive brands worldwide. In Germany, Mercedes-Benz Bank, as a part of Daimler Mobility, is one of the leading automotive banks. With an extended client base, over one million of customers use financial leeway services as well as overnight deposit and fixed-interest accounts in the direct banking business.
One of our success factors is a wide range of vehicle financing and insurance services tailored to customer needs. In addition, our expertise contributes to the electric vehicles transition by making it as easy as possible for our customers with attractive financing, leasing and insurance offers. This includes financing and insurance of the charging infrastructure, guarantees and rental solutions for batteries.
Daimler Mobility currently finances and leases every second new vehicle of the Daimler Group worldwide, which allows us to grow our portfolio internationally. With a business volume of €162.8 billion, Daimler Mobility once again achieved a record in 2019.
In our business area, we finance mobility, we insure mobility. At the same time, financial services will remain a fundamental component of our business unit.
Harald Wilhelm Member of the Board of Management of Daimler AG responsible for Finance & Controlling and Daimler Mobility
Fleet & mobility management
In order to be able to offer innovative and first-class mobility solutions to our corporate customers as well, we are active in fleet and mobility management through our subsidiary Athlon. Today, companies are shifting their focus on their core business and leaving the efficient management of their vehicle fleets to specialists. Our subsidiary Athlon is one of the leading suppliers of vehicle leasing and fleet management in Europe and is responsible for more than 425,000 vehicles. In addition, the importance of sustainability and flexibility is also steadily increasing in the mobility of corporate customers. That is why Athlon offers numerous solutions for an uncomplicated entry into electric mobility and develops additional tools for sustainable fleet management.
Rental & Subscription
We also offer Rental & Subscription models for private customers with a high demand for flexibility and first-class individual mobility. In addition to the classic rental offers via the rental channels Mercedes-Benz Rent and Mercedes-Benz Van Rental, Daimler Mobility also offers customers a particularly flexible introduction to electric mobility. Our all-inclusive subscription offers for the EQC and EQV were implemented for all customers who are looking for a simple and convenient way of experiencing the benefits of electric mobility in their own everyday lives - without having to make a long-term commitment.
The YOUR NOW joint ventures, which are held by Daimler Mobility and the BMW Group, combine solutions for ride-hailing, multi-modal platforms, car sharing, parking and charging of electric vehicles through FREE NOW & REACH NOW, SHARE NOW and PARK NOW & CHARGE NOW. Mobility services are widespread around the world and number of customers is estimated to be more than 96 million people.
In addition to the YOUR NOW companies, we address the mobility needs of our customers through other joint ventures and holdings, such as the premium ride hailing services StarRides and Blacklane. Daimler Mobility offers limousine services with luxury vehicles: StarRides is a joint venture of Daimler Mobility AG and the Geely Technology Group. The StarRides fleets in the Chinese cities of Hangzhou, Guangzhou and Chengdu consist mainly of Mercedes-Benz S-Class, E-Class and V-Class vehicles. Daimler Mobility has also held a stake in the Berlin-based chauffeur and concierge provider Blacklane since 2013.
Additionally, we are engaged on integrating payment process from the car into various services of Daimler AG with the help of Mercedes pay, in order to enable our customers to have maximum flexibility and convenience. As a fundamental principle, innovative mobility only works with modern technologies, which are developed and applied, at Daimler Mobility. Whether it's innovative leasing and financing concepts for electric mobility or the search for the best mobility services - we will continue to finance, insure and enable mobility in the future, combined with the goal of always offering our customers tailor-made solutions for every life situation. In short: "Mobility at your fingertips".
Our strategy in detail
Daimler Mobility AG has a clear focus on financing, leasing and insurance offers in close interaction with mobility offers such as fleet management, rental models and participation in on-demand mobility services.