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TRATON GROUP today presented its results for the first nine months of 2019. Unit sales climbed by 8% to 179,100 (prior-year level: 166,300) vehicles, driven by sharp gains in the core markets of Brazil and Europe (especially Germany, France and the United Kingdom). This figure was supported by MAN TGE unit sales of which more than doubled. Sales revenue rose by 6% to €19.8 (€18.6) billion. TRATON GROUP posted operating profit of €1.5 (€1.1) billion, an increase of 34%. The operating return on sales climbed to 7.5 (5.9)%. On an adjusted basis, operating profit improved by 20% and the operating return on sales by 0.8 percentage points. The prior-year figure was held back by expenses of €115 million for the restructuring of activities in India. The level of order intakes declined by 6%. The book-to-bill ratio was well below the prior-year level, at 0.95 (1.09).

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Julia Kroeber-Riel
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Financial Media Relations,TRATON AG
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