Who Owns Mercedes-Benz?
You know that Mercedes-Benz is one of the top luxury automakers that delivers high-end sedans and SUVs with the latest in automotive technology, impressive performance, and plush interiors. But have you ever wondered who owns Mercedes-Benz Corporation?
The Mercedes-Benz brand is a division of the German automaker, Daimler AG, which is know for luxury vehicles. The company’s headquarters are in Stuttgart, Baden-Württemberg, and Mercedes-Benz was first introduced under the name Daimler-Benz.
If you’re wondering who owns Mercedes-Benz Stadium, it’s not part of Daimler AG. This stadium is named after the automaker, though, and is owned by the state of Georgia.
Mercedes-Benz vehicles were first created by Karl Benz, and he created the first gasoline car: the Benz Patent Motorwagen. It was first marketed to the public in 1901 by the Daimler Motors Corporation. Austrian automobile entrepreneur Emil Jellinek trademarked the name in 1902 when he named 1901 Mercedes after his daughter Mercedes Jellinek.
In 1926, Karl Benz and Gottlieb Daimler merged their companies, and the first brand-name Mercedes-Benz vehicles were produced.
Today, this brand Mercedes-Benz continues under the names of both Benz and Daimler with a range of sedans, SUVs, roadsters and convertibles, and hybrid vehicles. Some of the most popular Mercedes-Benz vehicles include:
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