Daimler Trucks has helped lift the fortunes of the wider Daimler operation across the first quarter of 2018.
The German vehicle manufacturers have reported their first quarter sales and earnings data and it shows Daimler handed over 806,900 vehicles globally.
That number represents a strong 7% increase in unit sales compared to the same period last year.
The increase helped lift revenue by 3% to $63.6 billion AUD.
But while car sales were strong, Daimler Trucks was the star of the quarter.
The extra sales helped Daimler Trucks’ revenue increase to $13.7 billion AUD.
Unit sales by Daimler Buses increased in the first quarter by 6% to 5,700 buses and bus chassis.
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