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Inside Daimler - Sourcing and technology strategy

Inside Daimler - Sourcing and technology strategy

Publication Date: 02/06/2020

An in-depth analysis of the current and future production strategies of Daimler.

This all-in-one report focuses on mapping the key components Daimler uses as well as the suppliers that provide them. The OEM's technological developments and direction are also discussed, including that of its Mercedes-Benz all-electric EQ range and autonomous ambitions.

Overview
Report summary
IHS Markit definitions
Company and sales performance
Finances

Manufacturing
Production strategy
Component sharing and platforms
Supplier parks
Levels of vertical integration

Purchasing
Purchasing organization
Supplier selection
Global sourcing
Cost reduction strategies

Technology
Technological positioning
Research and development
Electrification
Autonomy
Connected car
Lightweighting and materials
UI/UX
Interior
Lighting
Chassis
Thermal
Traditional powertrain

Conclusion
OEM prospects
Potential supplier profile
Major suppliers

  1. Daimler’s production and sales growth from 2009-19
  2. Number of employees across Daimler, by entity
  3. Daimler’s revenue, costs and EBITDA from 2015-19
  4. Daimler’s financial filing for years ending 31 Dec (2018-19)
  5. Daimler’s global production and sales forecast by region
  6. Daimler’s forecasted annual global production for 2025
  7. Mercedes-Benz forecasted platforms to be manufactured in 2025
  8. Automotive suppliers based at the ELIDZ
  9. Daimler’s vertically integrated components in 2020
  10. Structure of the Daimler Supplier Network
  11. Components sourced from outside of Europe for Mercedes-Benz vehicles assembled in Germany in 2020
  12. Daimler’s global registered patents and R&D spend
  13. Daimler’s annual R&D spend versus total revenue
  14. Forecast of Daimler’s alternative propulsion system design split
  15. Daimler’s xEV battery capacity by propulsion system design
  16. Daimler’s e-mobility component suppliers for 2020
  17. Forecast of Daimler’s level of autonomy, by vehicle volume
  18. Forecasted volume of Daimler’s radar and lidar sensor use
  19. Mercedes-Benz C-Class (W205) lightweighting efforts
  20. Mercedes-Benz GLC (2015) lightweighting efforts
  21. Daimler’s top 10 center-stack display specifications for 2020 (volume)
  22. Forecast of Daimler’s augmented reality use in head-up displays
  23. Forecast of tail lamp technology in Mercedes-Benz vehicles
  24. Major suppliers (volume) for Daimler’s chassis components in 2020
  25. Forecast of Mercedes-Benz and BMW’s use of heat pumps (indirect)
  26. Forecast of Daimler’s engine production by fuel type
  27. Major suppliers for Daimler’s 2020 powertrain components

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  • Interior Comfort and Passive Safety
  • Thermal Management
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