Facts & figures

20182017
Revenue93,103
94,3511
EBIT7,216
8,8431
Investment in property, plant and equipment5,684
4,843
Research and development expenditure6,962
6,642
thereof capitalized2,269
2,388

Amounts in millions of EUR
1The amounts have been adjusted due to first-time adoption of IFRS 15 and IFRS 9.

Employees (December 31)2018
2017
Total145,436
142,666
Germany108,437
107,654
United States6,477
6,250
Rest of world30,522
28,762

Sales (in thousands of units)2018
2017
Mercedes-Benz2,2532,238
thereof A-/B-Class 409
420
           C-Class 478
493
           E-Class 434
398
           S-Class84
79
           SUVs1829
823
           Sports cars19
25
smart130
136
Mercedes-Benz Cars2,3832,374
Europe983
1,014
thereof Germany324
320
NAFTA393
403
thereof United States327
338
Asia921
859
thereof China
678
619

1Including GLA

Mercedes-Benz Cars employees (December 31)
Sindelfingen1> 25,000
Untertürkheim1approx. 19,000
Bremenapprox. 12,500
Berlin> 2,500
Hamburg> 2,500
Rastatt> 6,500
Affalterbach> 1,800
Kölleda> 1,400
Kamenzapprox. 1,000
Tuscaloosa (USA)> 3,800
East London (South Africa)> 3,300
Hambach (France)approx. 800
Kecskemét (Hungary)approx. 4,700
Sebeş (Romania) and Cugir (Romania)> 3,000
Beijing Benz Automotive Co. – joint venture with BAIC Motor (China)> 11,500

1Excluding development

Major markets of Mercedes-Benz Cars (units)20182017
    1. China (incl. Hong Kong/Direct Sales BAIC)677,700
618,800
    2. United States327,200337,900
    3. Germany323,800
319,900
    4. United Kingdom171,300184,500
    5. Italy87,400
92,200
    6. France76,20076,500
    7. Japan72,60069,100
    8. South Korea68,10067,500
    9. Spain57,20055,600
   10. Canada45,20046,000


The figures in the download PDF files will be updated at a later date.