Daimler Financial Services is financing more than 3m vehicles for the first time in its history.

The finance unit of Daimler AG claimed new business and contract volumes broke records in the first 10 months of 2013.

New business grew 6% year on year to EUR33bn.

At the end of October, DFS had a contract volume of EUR82bn, up 3% compared with full year 2012.

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