Maybach was a German luxury car manufacturer founded in 1909 by Wilhelm Maybach and his son, is now owned by Daimler AG.
Daimler announced in November 2011 that Maybach will cease to be a brand by 2013 and manufactured the last Maybach vehicle in December 2012.
The Maybach logo double M were the abbreviation of the original name “Maybach-Motorenbau”.
Wilhelm Maybach was technical director of the former Daimler company until in 1907, he founded the new company in 1909, with his son Karl Maybach. In 1912 they renamed it to Maybach-Motorenbau.