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.

    • CCO Athlon shakes hand with CCO Hedef Filo 2020

      Icon support New partner in Turkey Hedef Filo

    • 2019

      Icon support 400.000 vehicles

    • 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

    Gero Goetzenberger, CEO Athlon on business developments

    Athlon CEO Gero Goetzenberger answers three questions on how the business will develop this year. This interview was published in Fleet Europe issue 117 on 16 June 2020. 

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    Margareta Nussbaum appointed to Athlon Management Board

    Margareta Nussbaum, previously Head of Human Resources of the Mercedes-Benz Vans plant in Düsseldorf, has been appointed to the Athlon Management Board. She is responsible for Human Resources of Athlon and follows Eefje Dikker, who joined the Board of Management of Daimler Mobility as Director of Labor Relations.

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    A healthy fleet. Today & tomorrow.

    There are many questions on what the future of automotive and car leasing will bring. At Athlon we are doing everything we possibly can to keep ‘getting you there’. Today, tomorrow and far into the future. 

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