Subsidy Tracker Parent Company Summary

Parent Company Name: 
Daimler
Ownership Structure: 
publicly traded
Headquartered in: 
Germany
Major Industry: 
motor vehicles
Specific Industry: 
motor vehicles
Subsidy SummarySubsidy ValueNumber of Awards
State/Local$595,789,97461
Federal (grants and allocated tax credits)$114,552,23055
TOTAL$710,342,204116
Loan / Bailout SummaryTotal Face ValueNumber of Awards
State/Local loans, bond financing and venture capital$00
Federal loans, loan guarantees and bailout assistance (not including repayments)$12,261,0456
TOTAL$12,261,0456
Time Period for State and Local Awards: 

Earliest year of data: 1993. Availability of data for earlier years varies greatly from program to program. The majority of the listings for this parent company are for the period since 2010.

Time Period for Federal Awards: 

FY2000 to the present

Notes: 

The dollar total above adjusts for the fact that there is an overlap between the amount in the Megadeal entry and that of one or more of the other entries. Dollar totals do not include awards for which no subsidy value is disclosed.

Associated Names: 

DAIMLER; DETROIT DIESEL; FREIGHTLINER; MERCEDES BENZ; THOMAS BUILT BUSES

Links: 

For a summary of this company's regulatory violations see its Violation Tracker summary page here.

For an overview of this company's accountability track record, read its Corporate Rap Sheet here.

For more details on misconduct by this company, see its entry in the Project On Government Oversight's Federal Contractor Misconduct Database.


Top 5 States for state/local awardsTotal Subsidy $Number of Awards
Alabama$459,867,8826
Michigan$117,207,80616
North Carolina$10,721,82920
Georgia$6,000,0001
Iowa$662,1001
All other$1,330,35717

Individual Subsidy Records:

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Company Location Subsidy Source Year Subsidy Valuesort icon Loan/Bailout Value Type of Subsidy
Mercedes-Benz Alabama multiple 1993 $238,000,000 MEGADEAL
Mercedes/DaimlerChrysler (now Daimler) Alabama multiple 2000 $119,300,000 MEGADEAL
Daimler Alabama multiple 2009 $100,000,000 MEGADEAL
Detroit Diesel Michigan state 2010 $56,800,000 MEGADEAL
Detroit Diesel Corporation Michigan state 2010 $52,575,000 tax credit/rebate
DAIMLER TRUCKS NORTH AMERICA LLC United States federal 2010 $39,559,861 federal grant
Detroit Diesel Corporation Michigan state 2013 $7,709,000 property tax abatement
DAIMLER TRUCKS NORTH AMERICA LLC United States federal 2018 $7,603,410 federal grant
Mercedes-Benz Hybrid LLC Michigan state 2009 $7,501,000 tax credit/rebate
Detroit Diesel Corporation Michigan state 2013 $7,474,000 tax credit/rebate
Detroit Diesel Corporation Michigan state 2010 $7,000,000 tax credit/rebate
Mercedes-Benz Research and Development North America, Inc. Michigan state 2015 $6,814,806 property tax abatement
Detroit Diesel Corporation Michigan state 2013 $6,603,000 property tax abatement
Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC Georgia state 2016 $6,000,000 grant
Detroit Diesel Corporation Michigan state 2010 $5,628,000 tax credit/rebate
DAIMLER TRUCKS NORTH AMERICA LLC United States federal 2016 $5,000,000 federal grant
DETROIT DIESEL United States federal 2002 $4,716,580 federal grant
Detroit Diesel Corporation Michigan state 2010 $4,491,000 tax credit/rebate
Detroit Diesel Corporation Michigan state 2013 $4,160,000 tax credit/rebate
DETROIT DIESEL CORPORATION United States federal 2004 $4,000,000 federal grant
DETROIT DIESEL United States federal 2000 $4,000,000 federal grant
DETROIT DIESEL United States federal 2003 $3,500,000 federal grant
DETROIT DIESEL United States federal 2003 $3,300,000 federal grant
DETROIT DIESEL United States federal 2001 $3,000,000 federal grant
Detroit Diesel Corporation Michigan state 2010 $2,843,000 tax credit/rebate
DETROIT DIESEL United States federal 2001 $2,783,417 federal grant
Detroit Diesel Corporation Michigan state 2013 $2,600,000 tax credit/rebate
DETROIT DIESEL United States federal 2000 $2,452,000 federal grant
DETROIT DIESEL United States federal 2002 $2,000,000 federal grant
MERCEDES-BENZ RESEARCH & DEVELOPMENT NORTH AM United States federal 2013 $2,000,000 federal grant
MERCEDES-BENZ RESEARCH & DEVELOPMENT NORTH AM United States federal 2017 $2,000,000 federal grant
DETROIT DIESEL United States federal 2006 $1,950,000 federal grant
Daimler Trucks North America, LLC North Carolina state 2008 $1,874,376 tax credit/rebate
DETROIT DIESEL United States federal 2005 $1,700,000 federal grant
Daimler North America Corporation North Carolina state 2013 $1,679,640 tax credit/rebate
DETROIT DIESEL United States federal 2004 $1,620,680 federal grant
DETROIT DIESEL United States federal 2001 $1,600,000 federal grant
DETROIT DIESEL United States federal 2000 $1,500,000 federal grant
DETROIT DIESEL United States federal 2004 $1,400,000 federal grant
DETROIT DIESEL CORPORATION United States federal 2009 $1,380,310 federal grant
Detroit Diesel Corporation Michigan state 2015 $1,300,000 grant/loan hybrid program
Mercedes Benz U. S. International Alabama state 2012 $1,253,774 cost reimbursement
FREIGHTLINER LLC United States federal 2004 $1,237,138 federal grant
FREIGHTLINER LLC United States federal 2004 $1,237,138 federal grant
Daimler Trucks North America, LLC North Carolina state 2008 $1,150,701 tax credit/rebate
Mercedes Benz U. S. International Alabama state 2010 $1,015,014 cost reimbursement
DETROIT DIESEL CORP United States federal 2003 $1,000,000 federal grant
DETROIT DIESEL United States federal 2000 $1,000,000 federal grant
DETROIT DIESEL United States federal 2006 $1,000,000 federal grant
DETROIT DIESEL United States federal 2001 $1,000,000 federal grant
DETROIT DIESEL United States federal 2002 $1,000,000 federal grant
DETROIT DIESEL United States federal 2003 $1,000,000 federal grant
Freightliner Corporation North Carolina state 1996 $954,000 grant
Freightliner Corporation North Carolina state 1994 $900,000 grant
Freightliner Corporation North Carolina state 1995 $900,000 grant
DETROIT DIESEL United States federal 2002 $800,000 federal grant
DETROIT DIESEL CORPORATION United States federal 2007 $800,000 federal grant
DETROIT DIESEL United States federal 2002 $800,000 federal grant
Thomas Built Buses, Inc. North Carolina state 2005 $750,000 grant
Thomas Built Buses, Inc. North Carolina state 2006 $750,000 grant
Daimler Trucks North America, LLC North Carolina state 2008 $723,675 tax credit/rebate
DETROIT DIESEL United States federal 2003 $700,000 federal grant
Daimler Trucks North America LLC Iowa state 2016 $662,100 tax credit/rebate
Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC New Jersey state 2002 $505,725 grant
DETROIT DIESEL CORPORATION United States federal 2006 $500,000 federal grant
DETROIT DIESEL CORPORATION United States federal 2006 $500,000 federal grant
DETROIT DIESEL CORPORATION United States federal 2007 $500,000 federal grant
DETROIT DIESEL CORPORATION United States federal 2007 $500,000 federal grant
DETROIT DIESEL United States federal 2005 $400,000 federal grant
DETROIT DIESEL United States federal 2001 $400,000 federal grant
MERCEDES-BENZ RESEARCH & DEVELOPMENT NORTH AM United States federal 2018 $400,000 federal grant
Daimler North America Corporation North Carolina state 2015 $330,329 tax credit/rebate
Daimler Trucks North America LLC Indiana state 2017 $310,000 tax credit/rebate
Mercedes Benz U. S. International Alabama state 2013 $300,000 cost reimbursement
DETROIT DIESEL United States federal 2000 $300,000 federal grant
DETROIT DIESEL United States federal 2003 $300,000 federal grant
DETROIT DIESEL United States federal 2001 $297,696 federal grant
DETROIT DIESEL United States federal 2002 $288,000 federal grant
Detroit Diesel Corporation Michigan state 2013 $250,000 grant/loan hybrid program
DETROIT DIESEL United States federal 2002 $200,000 federal grant
DETROIT DIESEL CORPORATION United States federal 2007 $200,000 federal grant
DETROIT DIESEL CORPORATION United States federal 2009 $200,000 federal grant
DETROIT DIESEL United States federal 2002 $200,000 federal grant
Daimler North America Corporation North Carolina state 2016 $182,202 tax credit/rebate
DETROIT DIESEL United States federal 2000 $150,000 federal grant
DETROIT DIESEL CORPORATION United States federal 2008 $150,000 federal grant
Freightliner Corporation North Carolina state 1994 $140,581 grant
DETROIT DIESEL United States federal 2001 $120,971 federal grant
Freightliner Corporation North Carolina state 1994 $105,419 grant
DETROIT DIESEL United States federal 2001 $100,000 federal grant
Thomas Built Buses, Inc. North Carolina state 2010 $92,450 tax credit/rebate
Daimler Trucks North America, LLC North Carolina state 2010 $85,349 tax credit/rebate
DETROIT DIESEL United States federal 2001 $79,029 federal grant
DETROIT DIESEL United States federal 2002 $76,000 federal grant
Mercedes-Benz USA Florida local 2016 $64,800 grant
FREIGHTLINER SPEC VEHICLE #3 Oklahoma state 2008 $54,684 grant
DETROIT DIESEL United States federal 2003 $50,000 federal grant
Detroit Diesel Remanufacturing - Central Kansas state 2011 $47,400 training reimbursement
FREIGHTLINER SPEC VEHICLE #3 Oklahoma state 2008 $45,600 grant
FREIGHTLINER SPEC VEHICLE #3 Oklahoma state 2008 $40,555 grant
Daimler Buses North America Inc New York local 2013 $39,103 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
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