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StarRides launches in China
December 03, 2019 - A star for the road! Daimler Mobility has teamed up with Geely Technology Company to establish the premium ride-hailing service StarRides. The joint venture will kick off in the Chinese city of Hangzhou and will be rolled out further in 2020. You can find in-depth information about the launch of StarRides here.
When sharing becomes a profession
November 18, 2019 - Car sharing, desk sharing, clothes sharing — in short, the sharing economy is booming and it is now also firmly established in the world of work. In job sharing, two colleagues split the same position. To find out if this actually works, we asked around within the company. Katrin Haas and Markus Darmstadt are team leaders in the Change & Transformation Office at Daimler Mobility. The thing they have most in common is their job.
October 29, 2019 - The industry's first "pay-as-you-drive" leasing financing will be used for trucks in the USA from 2020. Daimler Truck Financial, part of the business field of Daimler Mobility, presents the telematics-based financing option "Dynamic Lease".
Interim Report Q3
October 24, 2019 - Daimler AG (ticker symbol: DAI) today reported results for the third quarter ended September 30, 2019. Here you find all important results regarding Daimler Mobility.
Interview with SHARE NOW CEO Olivier Reppert
October 15, 2019 - He loves city life, likes cycling and appreciates the urban mobility mix: Since spring, Olivier Reppert has been moving the new SHARE NOW car sharing service forward. He spoke about how quickly the former competitors car2go and DriveNow are growing together and why it increases the quality of life in a city to have a choice about mobility.
Interview with Dr. Harry Behrens
October 02, 2019 - Dr. Harry Behrens is Head of Blockchain Factory at Daimler Mobility. Behrens has been working intensively with Blockchain since 2012 and started the first Blockchain swarm of Daimler Mobility in 2016. In the interview, Behrens explains the opportunities and applications of Blockchain and what his Blockchain Factory is currently working on.
ChangeMyCar App: Athlon adds e-Bike
September 18, 2019 - Athlon's flexible ChangeMyCar lease app has expanded its offer. From now on, it’s possible to also lease an e-Bike. Employees can use the mobility budget in the app to combine both modes of transport. Users can also adapt their preferences every month to suit changing needs.
Daimler Mobility expands its ePayment activities
September 11, 2019 - Pay directly from a Mercedes-Benz: Daimler Mobility is integrating its group-owned digital ePayment platform Mercedes pay into various Daimler applications. The electronic payment platform Mercedes pay supports in-car payment for parking and for Mercedes me services as well as payment for fuel conveniently via app.
That's why Daimler Mobility is at the IAA 2019
September 10, 2019 - The IAA of today is no longer simply an auto exhibition. In line with the slogan “Driving tomorrow,” it presents itself as an international platform for mobility — and that’s exactly the right setting for Mercedes-Benz and Daimler Mobility AG.
Béla: Travel companion app from Daimler Mobility
September 09, 2019 - How was your day? And are you driving alone today? These are some of the questions asked by Béla, the new app developed by Daimler Mobility, which is now available free of charge in Daimler’s App Store. Béla is a digital travel companion who supports drivers by making individualized recommendations during long drives. In the process, the app even learns new information and intelligently uses it to adapt its algorithm. In an interview, our app inventor Andrea Spielvogel explains how this works and all the things Béla can do.
New mobility option e-scooter
August 15, 2019 - The REACH NOW mobility app now offers even more flexibility. In addition to Carsharing and Bikesharing, Ride-Hailing, and in some cities public transport, e-scooters from TIER Mobility are now available. With REACH NOW, the moovel Group offers the first MaaS platform ever with five different, fully integrated mobility options.
SHARE NOW start long-term rent
August 13, 2019 - From a few minutes to a week: SHARE NOW now enables rentals of a free-floating vehicle of up to seven days in response to many customer requests.
Daimler Financial Services becomes Daimler Mobility
July 24, 2019 - As of today, Daimler Financial Services is renamed Daimler Mobility AG. The new name underlines the strategic standard the business division has set for itself: to offer comprehensive flexible mobility solutions in the future.
Interview with Franz Reiner
July 24, 2019 - Franz Reiner has been Chairman of the Board of Management of Daimler Mobility since June 1, 2019. Reiner sees great opportunities in the renaming of the company - for the customer, but also for Daimler AG.
This was COLOURS 2019
July 16, 2019 - For the third time Mercedes-Benz Bank sponsored the international dance festival COLOURS. We have summarized the hustle and bustle for you.
Mobility at the Tech Open Air 2019
July 5, 2019 - For the seventh time the Tech Open Air took place in Berlin. Young and old, students and industry experts as well as corporations and start-ups met at Europe's largest technology festival.
New Management Team takes over
June 3, 2019 - Daimler Financial Services prepares for the future and starts with a new management team
How we want to change urban mobility
May 24, 2019 - Daimler Financial Services und Daimler Mobility Services zu Gast auf der Urban Future Global Conference 2019 in Oslo.
"Mobility" to have its own Executive Board division
May 8, 2019 - Daimler Financial Services strategically reorganizes and appoints Jörg Lamparter as Board Member for Mobility.
Daimler Financial Services: Investment in heycar
May 6, 2019- Now also green light from the authorities! Daimler Financial Services invests in used car platform heycar and offers immediately helpful tool for customers.
Interim Report Q1 2019
April 26, 2019 - Contract volume and insurance contracts increase, new business declines. Daimler Financial Services expects slight increase for 2019.
Schell becomes new CEO of Mercedes-Benz Bank
April 25, 2019 - The Supervisory Board of Mercedes-Benz Bank AG has picked the successor for the CEO position. The successor of Franz Reiner is well known. Read more
mytaxi becomes FREENOW and expands offer
April 25, 2019 - An exciting summer awaits mytaxi. In addition to a brand change to FREENOW, Europe's largest taxi app is expanding its range of mobility services. With the rebrand E-Scooter and a new rental car concept will be added.
Joint Venture is "Deal of the Year"
March 29, 2019 - BMW and Daimler finalized a historic joint venture with a major press conference at the end of February 2019. This significant step has now received the Corporate Finance Award 2018 from the Börsen-Zeitung.
50 German cities want to become a Smart City
March 27, 2019 - Smart City as a destination! According to a study already 50 cities in Germany are working on making their cities fit for the future.
Four times Gold for Blacklane
March 21, 2019 - Blacklane was awarded in four categories at the coveted German Stevie Awards. The young Daimler investment was thus a leader in the field of transport companies.
The 5 best quotes from the SXSW
March 14, 2019 - "Revolutionizing the road!" Under this headline, REACH NOW invited numerous experts to the SXSW to discuss the mobility of the future. We have put together the best quotes for you.
Blacklane of one of Europe's top 50 start-ups
March 7, 2019 - A startup that arranges limousine trips for chauffeur services and immediately connects them with their customers? Blacklane, in which Daimler Financial Services has a stake, is therefore now part of the Growth 50 Tech Tour ranking.
MWC 2019: Science Fiction becomes Reality
February 28, 2019 - Over 100,000 visitors gathered this week at the MWC 2019 in Barcelona to share digital tech trends. Daimler was also present. Dieter Zetsche and Satya Nadella, CEO of Microsoft, kicked off the event.
Banking becomes Mobility: Talent Day is calling
February 27, 2019 - How do you calculate your financing rate online? What is the most convenient way to view and change a contract on your smartphone? Apply now for the "Talent Day // Digital Solution" Center and see how we work on the digital issues of the future!
Daimler Financial Services at the MWC 2019
February 26, 2019 - Every year, the tech world looks to Barcelona and the Mobile World Congress. This year's most important mobile communications fair in the world covers a broad field of innovation. Daimler Financial Services will also be present with its own topics.
New digital short-term insurance CoverOn
February 26, 2019 - There are plenty of reasons to spontaneously rent a car privately. But if you're an additional driver and aren't covered by a car insurance policy, parents or friends are reluctant to give out your car key because it can quickly become expensive in the event of damage. CoverOn, our new digital insurance solution.
Daimler and BMW present Joint Venture
February 22, 2019 - The Future is now! Daimler AG and BMW Group AG are opening a new chapter: a joint venture linking 60 million customers worldwide, an innovative gamechanger for urban mobility. Five verticals result in a unique mobility ecosystem.
Our Annual Results 2018
February 6, 2019 - Also in the year 2018, Daimler Financial Services further expanded its range of innovative mobility services. car2go increased its number of registered users to around 3.6 million (2017: 3.0 million) and thus strengthened its position as a leading company for flexible car sharing.
Smart City study: car2go cities are leaders in Germany
February 4, 2019 - The Digital City Ranking 2018 shows that German cities and municipalities still have a lot of work to do. Nevertheless, there are successful examples, supported by the offerings of Daimler Financial Services AG, which show that digitization and mobility only require courage and the right partner.
Innovation Index: Germany ranks second
January 22, 2019 - As a location for innovation, Germany can record the next success story: second place in Bloomberg's Global Innovation Index. We explain the contribution made by Daimler Financial Services.
car2go launches in Paris
January 15, 2019 - The City of Love becomes the City of Electromobility. car2go launched with a purley electric fleet of 400 smart fortwo. This makes Paris the fourth city in the world to be served only by electric car2go.
We are 31 million users worldwide
January 10, 2019 - The number of users of Daimler Financial Services' mobility products is higher than ever before. car2go, moovel and the Ride-Hailing Group, including mytaxi, Beat, Clever Taxi and Chauffeur Privé, had 31 million customers in the fourth quarter.
That's why Daimler Financial Services is at CES
January 9, 2019 - For the first time, Daimler Financial Services is represented at what is probably the world's most exciting electronics industry show: the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, or CES. But why are we present as a service provider for mobility solutions at an event that exhibits the latest innovations in the fields of entertainment and consumer electronics?
Joint Venture Daimler and BMW
Daimler and BMW plan next steps for joint mobility company. Competition authorities approve merger of mobility services.
E-scooters for Lisbon: green, clean and fun
mytaxi just launched its E-Scooter pilot called ‚hive‘. Some hundred new e-scooters are now available in Portugal's capital Lisbon and offer a viable alternative to getting around.
Rotation at Daimler Financial Services
Franz Reiner, BoM member responsible for the European region, succeeds Klaus Entenmann as Chairman of Daimler Financial Services AG.
moovel in Barcelona
moovel presents latest digital mobility solutions at the Smart City Expo World Congress in Barcelona.
Joint Venture mit Geely Group Company
Daimler Mobility Services and Geely Group Company, Geely Holding Group’s new business entity, announced today that they will form a premium ride-hailing joint venture in China.
MobilityX HR Hackathon: Digital Ideas for Employee Wellness
35 developers, programmers and entrepreneurs joined together for a hackathon to compete for the top prize of $10,000. Goal: Improving professional personal wellness of Daimler employees through digital innovation.
Emotional intelligence: Daimler Financial Services invests in Soul Machines
Daimler Financial Services makes strategic investment in New Zealand-based company Soul Machines to further develop artificial and emotional intelligence for multi-channel, customer-service pilot.
2018: Top employer worldwide
For the third consecutive time, the Great Place to Work Institute ranks Daimler Financial Services among the best multinational employers in the world. Daimler's financial and mobility service provider is one of two German companies among the top 10.