Who owns Mercedes?

Mercedes is a German luxury and commercial vehicle automotive brand established in 1926. Mercedes has a long history and its founders were automotive pioneers in their respective fields. Carl Benz founded Benz & Cie in 1883, and started innovating to bring a working automobile to the public. Gottlieb Daimler spent his fortune to found Daimler-Motoren-Gesellschaft in 1890.

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The 2 companies merged in 1924 after creating the Mercedes Benz brand. The company would be known as Daimler Benz AG, now known as Daimler AG. It is Daimler AG that owns the Mercedes Benz corporation today.

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