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Who Owns Mercedes-Benz?

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While you know that Mercedes-Benz is a well-respected automotive brand known for manufacturing some of the most luxurious coupes, sedans, SUVs, and sports cars. Mercedes-Benz vehicles offer incredible performance, innovative design, the latest technology, and incredible comfort. But, you’re probably wondering, “Who makes Mercedes-Benz,” and Mercedes-Benz of Portland has your answer! Learn more as we answer other questions like, “Where is Mercedes-Benz made?” and “Is Mercedes-Benz a foreign car?” Don’t hesitate to reach out to us with any questions.

Who Owns Mercedes-Benz Corporation?

Mercedes-Benz Corporation is a division of Daimler AG — a larger German auto manufacturer. Similar to Mercedes-Benz, Daimler AG is also known for producing upscale vehicles. You will find their headquarters in Stuttgart, Baden-Württemberg, Germany. Daimler AG has owned Mercedes-Benz since 1926 while going by the name “Daimler-Benz.”  While Daimler AG owns the brand Mercedes-Benz, they don’t own the Mercedes-Benz Stadium of the NFL Atlanta Falcons and MLS Atlanta United — the state of Georgia does.

Mercedes-Benz History

In the late 1800s, Karl Benz invented the first gas-powered vehicle — the Benz Patent Motorwagen. In 1901, this vehicle was marketed to the public by Daimler Motors Corporation. In 1926, Gottlieb Daimler and Karl Benz merged their companies and began “Daimler-Benz.” Now, 25 years later, the luxury brand continues innovating and creating vehicles that win awards and receives high praise.

Mercedes-Benz Vehicles Today

The Mercedes-Benz brand continues producing strong, eye-catching roadsters and convertibles, capable SUVs, reliable sedans, and hybrid vehicles for centuries. It also boasts the AMG® performance division, which builders incredibly powerful cars on the market like the AMG® GT. Popular Mercedes-Benz vehicles include:

  • Mercedes-Benz A-Class
  • Mercedes-Benz C-Class
  • Mercedes-Benz E-Class
  • Mercedes-Benz GLC
  • Mercedes-Benz GLE
  • Mercedes-Benz GLS

See the Mercedes-Benz Lineup at Mercedes-Benz of Portland

Now that you have learned more about owns Mercedes-Benz, it’s time to visit Mercedes-Benz of Portland to see these luxury vehicles in person. Our team of experts will answer any questions you have about our inventory, technologies like COMAND®, or the Mercedes-Benz warranty. Contact us when you’re ready to hit the roads in Hillsboro for a test drive.

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