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Mercedes-Benz

Mercedes-Benz
Company nameMercedes-Benz
Company typeDivision of Daimler AG
IndustryManufacturing
PredecessorBenz & Cie.
Daimler Motoren Gesellschaft
Founded1886
Founder(s)Karl Benz
Gottlieb Daimler
HeadquartersStuttgart
Area servedWorldwide
Key peopleDieter Zetsche (Head of Mercedes-Benz Cars Division)
ProductsAutomobiles
Trucks
Buses
Internal combustion engines
ServicesFinancial services
ParentDaimler AG

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Mercedes-Benz (-demɛʁˈtseːdəs ˈbɛnts) is a German manufacturer of automobiles, buses, coaches, and trucks. Mercedes-Benz is a division of its parent company, Daimler AG. The name first appeared in 1926 but traces its origins to Daimler's 1901 Mercedes and to Karl Benz's 1886 Benz Patent Motorwagen.


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