Driven by mobility

Athlon started as a local repair shop more than 100 years ago when the automobile was an innovative concept in the field of mobility. We saw a future in it. And we felt determined to make the most of it. Today, our work is charged with a century of expertise and enthusiasm.

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    Expertise and enthusiasm

    Now a part of Daimler Mobility AG, our fleet has grown to more than 400.000 vehicles. You’ll find us throughout Europe, pushing boundaries and preparing for the future. We simplify the lives of our customers by connecting fleet and mobility solutions.

    Milestones

    Spirit of a pioneer

    Athlon was founded in 1916, as a local car repair operating under the name: RIVA: Reparatie-Inrichting voor Automobielen (Repair Company for Automobiles). What started with a fascination for automobiles has grown into an international, customer centric mobility specialist.

    • 2020

      Icon support New partner in Turkey Hedef Filo

    • 2019

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    • Business men in leasecar at night 2018

      Icon award The Netherlands - Best Leasing Company for fleet managers

    • Business men on leasebike 2018

      Icon medal Germany - 3rd place Genius Award for MyBenfitKit

    • Smiling woman with phone 2017

      Icon medal NPS-Score 31

    • Different lease cars on parkinglot 2016

      Icon support Part of Daimler Mobility AG

    • People in leasevan 2015

      Icon award Belgium - Clean Rental Company of the year

    • Couple on car with seaview 2014

      Icon award Belgium - International Fleet Innovation Award for Athlon Flex

    • 1970

      Icon support Start of the international proposition, including the Athlon Partner network

    • 1950

      Icon medal The Netherlands - Start of leasing activities

    • 1916

      Icon support Company established under the name RIVA

    Stay informed

    Athlon Belgium gives iconic Roadster on loan to Autoworld Brussels

    A piece of important automotive history has been added to the Autoworld museum in Brussels. One of Tesla's first cars, which put electric driving on the map, is now part of the museum's collection. This limited edition Roadster comes from Athlon Belgium, the first leasing company to pioneer electric mobility in 2011.

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    Christian Schüler appointed CEO of Athlon

    Schiphol, February 1st, 2021 – Christian Schüler, previously President & CEO of Banco Mercedes-Benz do Brasil, succeeds Gero Götzenberger as CEO of Athlon as of today. Gero Götzenberger has joined Daimler Mobility in Stuttgart, Germany, as Global Head of Strategy and Transformation.

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    ChangeMyCar, the 2018 International Fleet Industry winner becomes Athlon Flex

    As the demand for flexible and sustainable mobility increases and extends beyond just the car, Athlon ChangeMyCar made room for Athlon Flex.

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