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BMW Group and Daimler AG agree to combine mobility services

Pressemeddelelse   •   Mar 28, 2018 15:14 CEST

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  • Automotive pioneers and innovation leaders to shape sustainable urban mobility of the future. 
  • Strong alliance to create unique customer offering: seamless, multimodal, fast and readily available. 
  • Ecosystem for on-demand mobility: single source for CarSharing, Ride-Hailing, Parking, Charging and Multimodality.
  • Sustainable solutions for challenges of urban mobility and better quality of life in big cities.
  • Joint-venture concept will ensure expansion of digital business models at both companies. 

Munich/Stuttgart. The BMW Group and Daimler AG are joining forces to offer customers a single source for sustainable urban mobility services. The two companies today signed an agreement to merge their mobility services business units. Subject to examination and approval by the responsible competition authorities, the BMW Group and Daimler AG plan to combine and strategically expand their existing on-demand mobility offering in the areas of CarSharing, Ride-Hailing, Parking, Charging and Multimodality. Each company will hold a 50-percent stake in a joint-venture model comprising both companies’ mobility services. The two companies will remain competitors in their respective core businesses.

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Med de fire mærker BMW, MINI, Rolls-Royce og BMW Motorrad, er BMW Group verdens førende premium producent af biler og motorcykler, som også tilbyder finansielle ydelser og mobilitetsservice. BMW Group har 31 produktionsanlæg i 14 lande samt forhandlernetværk i 140 lande.

I 2017 solgte BMW Group 2.463.526 biler og 185.682 motorcykler på verdensplan. Omsætningen i 2017 var 88,58 mia. euro og overskuddet før skat var 10,66 mia. euro. Koncernen havde per 31. december 2017 en global arbejdsstyrke på 129.932 medarbejdere.

Grundlaget for BMW Groups succes har altid været ansvarsbevidsthed og langsigtede løsninger. Derfor er miljømæssig og social bæredygtighed i hele værdikæden, omfattende produktansvar og et klart fokus på ressourcebevarelse, en integreret del af koncernens strategi.