Daimler achieved record revenue in the history

Daimler добился рекордной выручки в истории

Net profit in July-September amounted to 2.18 billion euros.

German carmaker Daimler AG recorded record sales and revenues in the third quarter of 2017. However, net profit dropped 16% amid high restructuring costs and costs due to recall of vehicles.

According to a press release from the company, revenue of Daimler in the last quarter increased 6 percent to 40.81 billion euros, topping the average forecast of analysts at level 40,64 billion euros.

The net profit in July-September amounted to 2.18 billion euros compared to 2.6 billion euros in the same period a year earlier.

Profit excluding interest and tax (EBIT) decreased by 14% to 3.46 billion euros. The consensus forecast of experts polled by FactSet, for this indicator was 3.5 billion euros.

Overall, the Daimler group increased sales in the third quarter by 9% to a record 824,1 thousand cars. Most of the growth seen in the category of trucks by 30% (to 126.6 million).

As reported Корреспондент.netin July 2017 Daimler voluntarily recalled in Europe three million vehicles with diesel engines for the technological upgrade.

Also recently, Daimler was accused of manipulating data on the harmful emissions.

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