Divisions

   
  2012 2011 2010 12/11
Amounts in millions of euros       % change
         
Mercedes-Benz Cars        
EBIT 4,389 5,192 4,656 -15
Revenue 61,660 57,410 53,426 +7
Return on sales (in %) 7.1 9.0 8.7 .
Investment in property, plant and equipment 3,495 2,724 2,457 +28
Research and development expenditure 3,863 3,733 3,130 +3
thereof capitalized 1,125 1,051 940 +7
Unit sales 1,451,569 1,381,416 1,276,827 +5
Employees (December 31) 98,020 99,091 96,281 -1
         
Daimler Trucks        
EBIT 1,714 1,876 1,332 -9
Revenue 31,389 28,751 24,024 +9
Return on sales (in %) 5.5 6.5 5.5 .
Investment in property, plant and equipment 989 1,201 1,003 -18
Research and development expenditure 1,197 1,321 1,282 -9
thereof capitalized 180 251 373 -28
Unit sales 461,954 425,756 355,263 +9
Employees (December 31) 80,519 77,295 71,706 +4
         
Mercedes-Benz Vans        
EBIT 541 835 451 -35
Revenue 9,070 9,179 7,812 -1
Return on sales (in %) 6.0 9.1 5.8 .
Investment in property, plant and equipment 223 109 91 +105
Research and development expenditure 371 358 267 +4
thereof capitalized 137 126 29 +9
Unit sales 252,418 264,193 224,224 -4
Employees (December 31) 14,916 14,889 14,557 +0
         
Daimler Buses        
EBIT -232 162 215 .
Revenue 3,929 4,418 4,558 -11
Return on sales (in %) -5.9 3.7 4.7 .
Investment in property, plant and equipment 82 103 95 -20
Research and development expenditure 222 225 223 -1
thereof capitalized 23 32 31 -28
Unit sales 32,088 39,741 39,118 -19
Employees (December 31) 16,901 17,495 17,134 -3
         
Daimler Financial Services        
EBIT 1,292 1,312 831 -2
Revenue 13,550 12,080 12,788 +12
New business 38,076 33,521 29,267 +14
Contract volume 79,986 71,730 63,725 +12
Investment in property, plant and equipment 23 21 12 +10
Employees (December 31) 7,779 7,065 6,742 +10