Daimler Truck reports expected strong group sales in 2022

Daimler Truck reports expected strong group sales in 2022

Daimler Truck unit sales increase 14.2%, North America up 15.2%, Mercedes-Benz up 17.7%, Asia up 8.8%, buses up 28.3%.

According to Daimler Truck, unit sales significantly increased in 2022. With 520,291 vehicles, 14.2% more trucks and buses were delivered than in the previous year, despite bottlenecks in the availability of components. The Trucks North America segment significantly increased its unit sales by 15.2% to 186,779 units, driven by a high product demand. The segment Mercedes-Benz also recorded a strong growth in unit sales to 166,369 units (+17.7%). Trucks Asia increased its unit sales by 8.8% compared to the previous year to 155,967 units. Daimler Buses recorded a strong sales result of 24,041 units (+28.3%).

“We have concluded our first year as an independent company with an expected strong sales result underlining our strong market position,” said Martin Daum, chief executive officer, Daimler Truck Holding AG. “Despite the challenging macro-economic situation in 2022, all our segments could increase the sales of trucks and buses. This is a joint success of the entire Daimler Truck team.”

For the individual segments as well as the Daimler Truck Group as a whole, the unit sales are as follows:

Unit Sales20222021Change
Trucks North America186,779162,156+15.2%
Mercedes-Benz166,369141,331+17.7%
Trucks Asia155,967143,411+8.8%
Daimler Buses24,04118,736+28.3%
Daimler Truck Group*520,291455,445+14.2%
*Including eliminations due to transactions between segments.

At its virtual Annual Results Conference on March 10, Daimler Truck says it will report in detail on financial and non-financial key figures of the fiscal year 2022 at group and segment level and present its forecast for the current fiscal year 2023.

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