Daimler AG is a Germany-based company that develops, manufactures and distributes a range of automotive products, mainly passenger cars, trucks, vans and buses, as well as manages the Daimler Group. It also provides financial and other services relating to its automotive businesses. It operates in five segments: Mercedes-Benz Cars, Daimler Trucks, Mercedes-Benz Vans, Daimler Buses and Daimler Financial Services, which includes a range of automotive financial services including financing, leasing, insurance and fleet management. The Company offers its products and services under such brand names as Mercedes-Benz, Smart, Maybach, Fuso, Western Star, Setra, Mercedes-Benz Bank and Mercedes-Benz Financial, among others. The Company has production facilities throughout the world and distributes its automotive products and related financial services through its own sales network of German sales-and-service centers, foreign sales subsidiaries and through third parties.