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  •  Operating profit in the first quarter increases by 21.9% to a record high of €470 million
  • Return on sales rises to 7.3%
  • Sales revenue increases by 6.0% to €6.4 billion
  • Unit sales up by 7.4% to 57,160 vehicles
  • CEO Andreas Renschler: “The results of our most successful quarter in the history of our company underscore our mission of creating an independent Global Champion in the transportation industry.”

TRATON SE is off to a strong start in 2019. During the first quarter of 2019, the TRATON GROUP increased its operating profit by 21.9% compared with the prior-year quarter to €470 million. All three brands MAN, Scania, and Volkswagen Caminhões e Ônibus contributed to this positive result. Sales revenue rose by 6.0% year-on-year to €6.4 billion across all brands. During the first three months of 2019, the TRATON GROUP sold 57,160 vehicles worldwide, up 7.4% against the prior-year figure. This growth was primarily supported by the continued favorable development of the core markets of Europe and Brazil.

Media contacts

Julia Kroeber-Riel
Head of Group Communications & Governmental Relations, TRATON AG
Tel. +49 152 58870900
Sebastian Rausch
Financial Media Relations,TRATON AG
Tel. +49 174 9403059