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Daimler Financial is the captive financial services partner for Thomas Built Buses. Founded in 1974 as the captive finance arm for Daimler Trucks North America LLC, Daimler Financial is a member of the Daimler AG global family. DTF manages a portfolio that exceeds $5 billion and over 100,000 commercial vehicles.

DTF stands behind Thomas Built Buses, Matthews Buses and its customers. DTF flexible financing options allow us to provide custom solutions for everyone from large fleet customers to one bus operators. Daimler Financial believes in building partnerships by adding value and providing excellent customer service. The service you will receive from DTF as their customer is second to none.

Solutions Developed with Bus Customers in Mind

As the financial services provider for Thomas Built Buses, Daimler Financial understands the unique needs of school districts. With staff specifically dedicated to bus financing, Daimler Financial offers a full suite of customizable finance solutions to meet a wide range of budgetary needs. DTF flexible terms, simple application process and “Best in Class” customer service make it easy to obtain the buses you need now!

Daimler Municipal Financial Programs and Features Include*

  • Low, tax-exempt rates
  • Flexible repayment terms, up to 10 years
  • Option to defer first payment for up to 1 year
  • Monthly, annual, semi-annual or quarterly payment options
  • Non-Appropriation clause
  • Variable, skip and balloon payment options
  • Easy application/approval process
  • Simple documentation
  • “Best in class” customer service

*Actual rates, terms, down payment and program eligibility will be determined by the Daimler Financial Credit Team based upon creditworthiness of customer.

Benefits of utilizing financing to replace older equipment include:

  • Reduce average age of fleet
  • Lower fuel costs through improved fuel economy
  • Maximize fleet utilization with less downtime
  • Lower maintenance costs
  • Obtain new buses covered by warranty
  • Increase reliability of bus fleet
  • Apply monetary savings for other vital projects or areas of your business