Who Owns Mercedes-Benz?

September 13th, 2019 by

Depictions of numerous iterations of Mercedes-Benz logo and advertisements alongside one of the original Mercedes-Benz cars

Mercedes-Benz is a top automaker that’s made its mark on the automotive landscape by producing some of the most luxurious sedans, coupes, SUVs, and sports cars in the world. Across the lineup, you’ll find some of the most innovative and high-end performance, comfort, design, and technology features on the market. Have you ever wondered, “Who makes Mercedes-Benz?” Mercedes-Benz of Ontario can answer that, as well as share some of the history of the Mercedes-Benz brand! Read on to learn more about Mercedes-Benz, its history, and its current vehicles.

Who Owns the Mercedes-Benz Corporation?

Mercedes-Benz Corporation is a division of Daimler AG — a larger German auto manufacturer. Unsurprisingly, Daimler AG has developed a reputation for designing and building upscale vehicles. Daimler AG has owned Mercedes-Benz since 1926, back when the brand went by “Daimler-Benz.” Currently, the headquarters are located in Stuttgart, Baden-Württemberg, Germany.

Who Owns the Mercedes-Benz Stadium?

While Daimler AG owns the Mercedes-Benz brand, they don’t have ownership of the Mercedes-Benz Stadium. Who owns the Mercedes-Benz Stadium? The state of Georgia actually owns the stadium, which is used by the NFL Atlanta Falcons and MLS Atlanta United.

Quick Recap of Mercedes-Benz History

Karl Benz invented the first gas-powered automobile, which was named the Benz Patent Motorwagen, in the late 1800s. Later, in 1901, this vehicle was marketed to the public by Daimler Motors Corporation. However, it wasn’t until 25 years later that Mercedes-Benz became the brand and automaker we’re familiar with today. Karl Benz and Gottlieb Daimler merged their automaking companies in 1926 and then began operating under “Daimler-Benz.”

About New Mercedes-Benz Vehicles

Nowadays, building upon nearly a century of experience and refinement, the Mercedes-Benz brand remains strong. Mercedes-Benz continues to design and build some of the most upscale sedans, brawny SUVs, revolutionary hybrids, and sleek roadsters and convertibles. What’s more, Mercedes-Benz boasts the AMG® performance division which relies on their handcrafted “One Man, One Engine” approach to building powerful sports cars. Some of the most popular Mercedes-Benz vehicles on the streets of Rancho Cucamonga and Fontana include:

Sedans & Coupes

  • Mercedes-Benz A-Class
  • Mercedes-Benz C-Class
  • Mercedes-Benz E-Class


  • Mercedes-Benz GLC
  • Mercedes-Benz GLE
  • Mercedes-Benz GLS

Learn More About the Brand at Mercedes-Benz of Ontario

Interested in learning more about the Mercedes-Benz brand, its logo, or proprietary features? Mercedes-Benz of Ontario is here to be your guide! Feel free to reach out, or pay us a visit near Chino and Corona!

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