18 Facts About Mercedes Benz


Mercedes-Benz, commonly referred to as Mercedes and sometimes as Benz, is a German luxury and commercial vehicle automotive brand established in 1926.

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The Mercedes automobile was first marketed in 1901 by Daimler-Motoren-Gesellschaft.

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Mercedes Benz's customers included the Rothschild family and other well-known people.

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Later, in 1901, the name "Mercedes Benz" was re-registered by DMG worldwide as a protected trademark.

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From 1937 onward, Daimler Mercedes Benz focused increasingly on military products such as the LG3000 lorry and the DB600 and the DB601 aero engines.

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Mercedes Benz later paid $12 million in reparations to the labourers' families.

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Mercedes Benz was integrated into DaimlerChrysler in 1999, and became Mercedes-Benz AMG on 1 January 1999.

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Beijing Benz is a joint venture with the BAIC Group to produce the Mercedes-Benz branded cars in China.

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In JD Power's Initial Quality Study for the first quarter of 2007, Mercedes Benz showed dramatic improvement by climbing from 25th to 5th place and earning several awards for its newer models.

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In October 2016, Mercedes Benz unveiled the X-Class; a pickup truck built on the Nissan Navara.

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Mercedes Benz has announced the SLS AMG E-Cell, a fully electric version of the SLS sports car, with deliveries expected in 2013.

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In 2008, Mercedes Benz had the worst CO2 average of all major European manufacturers, ranking 14th out of 14 manufacturers.

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In May 2017, Mercedes Benz partnered with Vivint Solar to develop a solar-energy home storage battery.

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In September 2018, Mercedes Benz unveiled the EQC, its first fully electric car, at an event in Stockholm.

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Mercedes Benz continued providing engines to other teams under customer relationships.

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Mercedes Benz repeated the feat in 2015, winning 16 out of 19 races, and again in 2016, winning 19 of the 21 races.

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In 1995 Dickmanns' re-engineered autonomous S-Class Mercedes Benz took a long trip from Munich in Bavaria to Copenhagen in Denmark, and back.

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Mercedes Benz formerly held a ten-year naming rights contract to the Caesars Superdome, an American football stadium in New Orleans, from 2011 to 2021.

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