Mercedes-Benz logo


Mercedes-Benz is a luxury automobile brand of the German manufacturer Daimler AG. Mercedes-Benz’s origins can traces to 1886, the first Mercedes-Benz brand name vehicles were produced in 1926, following the merger of Karl Benz’s and Gottlieb Daimler’s companies into the Daimler-Benz company.

Mercedes-Benz logo 2011

The ‘Mercédès’ is a Spanish girl’s name meaning ‘grace’, was the Austrian businessman Emil Jellinek’s daughter born in 1889. On 1902, ‘Mercédès’ was lodged as the trade name and this was legally registered on 1903.

Mercedes-Benz logo 1989

The three-pointed star symbol was origins made by Gottlieb Daimler, who had been technical director of the Deutz gas engine factory from 1872 until 1881. The three-pointed star was supposed to symbolize Daimler’s ambition of universal motorization – “on land, on water and in the air”.

More Mercedes-Benz logo and name story >>

Mercedes-Benz

Mercedes-Benz logo evolution


 

Next:

Aston Martin logo

You may also like

  • 03 Apr

    Acura logo

    Auto logo

    First launched in North America in 1986, Acura is the luxury vehicle brand of Japanese ...

  • 17 Jun

    Maybach logo

    Auto logo

    Maybach was a German luxury car manufacturer founded in 1909 by Wilhelm Maybach and his ...

  • 23 Oct

    GAC logo

    Auto logo

    Founded in 1997, The GAC is a Chinese automobile maker headquartered in Guangzhou, is now ...

  • 08 May

    Chevrolet logo

    Auto logo

    Chevrolet (nickname Chevy) is an American automobile brand of GM. The former Chevrolet Motor Car ...

  • 24 Sep

    Hyundai logo

    Auto logo

    The current Hyundai logo relaunched in Stp 2017, and designed by Creative Works, the company’s ...

  • 21 Apr

    Ford logo

    Auto logo

    Ford is an American automaker founded in 1903 by Henry Ford. The Ford Motor Company ...

  • 11 Nov

    MG logo

    Auto logo

    Founded in 1920s, MG Car was a British sports car manufacturer, MG are the initials ...

  • 03 Feb

    SSC Tuatara logo

    Auto logo

    The SSC Tuatara is an upcoming American sports car to be produced by automobile manufacturer ...