Mercedes Benz History

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History Paper Colton Gelnar “The Best Or Nothing” Cars have been used for many tasks since the invention of it in January 29, 1886. The first car with a petrol engine was invented by Karl Benz. Later Karl Benz merged with many companies and is today known as Mercedes-Benz. Mercedes-Benz has been a sought after car, and a leading car brand for many decades. Everyday people, to companies, and government want theses luxury cars. What made Mercedes-Benz such a hot commodity that they can be used in fast motor sports, used as cars for the private sector, to being useful in World Wars? Damiler AG is a parent company of Mercedes-Benz. Mercedes-Benz started out as just one person, Karl Benz he was the inventor of the petrol-powered car which he later called the “Benz Patent Motorwagen.” He obtained a patent his first patent for his motorwagen in January 1886. Later that year Gottlieb Daimler and Willhelm Maybach created a stage coach with a petrol engine. Gottlieb Daimler invented the worlds first motorcycle. The three formed a partnership and worked together. It wasn't until 1926 that the cars were known and marketed as “Mercedes-Benz.” They were marketed as Daimler-Motoren-Gesellschaft up until 1926. During the early 1900s business for this market was small so Times were hard for this type of business so Benz and Cie prosed a merger with Daimler-Motoren-Gesellschaft but Daimler-Motoren-Gesellschaft said no. As times got worse for both companies do to the hardships Germany was facing they later merged in 1924 to Daimler-Benz AG.Once this happened the two companies of Karl-Benz and Gottlieb Daimler which merged into Daimler-Benz. This company is still currently the main part of Mercedes-Benz. When Daimler Ag merged with Benz Cie they... ... middle of paper ... ... “Mercedes-Benz” brand into such a well known luxury brand. Mercedes-Benz has thrived because Daimler and Benz successors kept the image of the company in vision and did nothing short of perfect, every little detail to the cars to their user interface has been carefully thought out to work in harmony and perfection. Mercedes-Benz competitors don't even come close to matching Mercedes-Benz quality. Most of cars company cheap and try to use fake products, or plastic while Mercedes-Benz uses this they don't use anywhere near with other well kwon car brands use. Mercedes-Benz is determined to release a new car every quarter for the next decade. They have announced eight new cars that will be available either this year or next year. These cars have become so well known for their craftsman ship. Mercedes slogan is “The Best or Nothing,” which they have really lived up to.

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