Agence France-PresseFebruary 6, 2014 03:47
German auto maker Daimler said on Thursday that it achieved record sales and profits in 2013, and it expects to achieve "significant" growth again this year.
"Daimler concluded the year 2013 with record levels of unit sales, revenue, EBIT and net profit," the car maker said in a statement.
"The company anticipates renewed growth in 2014," it added.
Net profit climbed by 28 percent to 8.72 billion euros ($11.8 billion) and underlying profit, as measured by earnings before interest and tax (EBIT), was up 23 percent at 10.82 billion euros.