Events after the Reporting Period
In February 2016, Daimler AG announced a recall of vehicles for precautionary reasons due to defective airbags from the manufacturer Takata. The resulting expense of €0.3 billion has been recognized in the consolidated financial statements for the year 2015.
Since the end of the 2015 financial year, there have been no further occurrences that are of major significance for Daimler. The course of business in the first weeks of 2016 confirms the statements made in the “Outlook” section of this Annual Report.