A new record: 22.9 million customers worldwide trust in mobility services from Daimler AG
Number of customers grows by 88% in comparison to same period last year.
Daimler Financial Services develops ride-hailing business, and invests in Estonian transport service called taxify.
Bodo Uebber, Board Member of Daimler AG, responsible for Finance & Controlling, Daimler Financial Services: "Close to 23 million customers rely on our mobility services. This growth clearly demonstrates that we are delighting new customers with our services worldwide."
Daimler Financial Services AG announced today a new record in total number of customer for mobility services worldwide. In May 2018, the customer base for car2go, moovel and mytaxi totalled 22.9 million customers. This corresponds to an 88 percent increase year over year, compared to May 2017. mytaxi posted the strongest growth, 116%, compared to the previous year (14.9 million customers). moovel, an urban mobility company, enabling seamless multimodal experiences and connected transit commerce through mobile applications, has grown by 74% in comparison to the previous year (4.8 million customers). car2go, the market leader in free-floating car sharing, accounted for approximately 3.2 million customers worldwide at the end of May 2018 (+25 percent compared to the previous-year period). Customers are now benefiting from Daimler mobility offerings in more than 100 cities in Europe, China, North and South America.
Bodo Uebber, Board Member of Daimler AG responsible for Finance & Controlling and Daimler Financial Services: "Close to 23 million customers today rely on our mobility services. This growth clearly demonstrates that we are delighting new customers with our services worldwide. As the inventor of the automobile, Daimler will not leave the stage to others when it comes to urban mobility of the future. With the announcement of a planned joint venture with BMW, we are taking a further step toward strategic bundling and efficiency of our services. We expect our mobility services to further complement metropolises and future smart cities."