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


Previous:

BMW logo

Next:

Volkswagen logo

You may also like

  • 10 Mar

    Rolls-Royce RR logo

    Auto logo

    Rolls-Royce is a luxury automobiles and automobile brand worldwide, a wholly owned subsidiary of BMW. ...

  • 26 Oct

    Great Wall logo

    Auto logo

    Formed in 1984, Great Wall Motors is a Chinese automobile manufacturer which named after the ...

  • 02 Jan

    Denza logo

    Auto logo

    Founded in 2010, Denza is an automobile manufacturing company specialised in luxury electric cars, it ...

  • 31 May

    FAW logo

    Auto logo

    FAW (First Automobile Works) is a Chinese state-owned automotive manufacturing company founded in 1953, was ...

  • 29 Jul

    Porsche logo

    Auto logo

    The Porsche shield logo was based on the coat of arms of the Free People’s ...

  • 12 Jun

    Ferrari logo

    Auto logo

    Ferrari is an Italian luxury car manufacturer founded by Enzo Ferrari in 1929, is now ...

  • 15 May

    Peugeot logo

    Auto logo

    Peugeot is a French car brand of PSA Peugeot Citroën. Peugeot’s history can be date ...

  • 04 May

    Bugatti logo

    Auto logo

    Bugatti was a French car manufacturer founded in 1909 in German by Italian-born Ettore Bugatti. ...