Mercedes-Benz Group

(Reguidit frae Daimler-Benz)

Mercedes-Benz Group AG (German pronunciation: [ˈdaɪmlɐ aːˈɡeː]; umwhile Daimler-Benz, DaimlerChrysler an Daimler AG; FWBDAI) is a German caur corporation, heidquairtered in Stuttgart, Baden-Württemberg. It wis fuirmit wi the merger o Benz & Cie an Daimler Motoren Gesellschaft in 1926. The company wis renamit DaimlerChrysler upon acquirin the American automobile manufacturer Chrysler Corporation in 1998, an wis again renamed Daimler upon divestin o Chrysler in 2007.

Mercedes-Benz Group
Treddit asFWBDAI
PredecessorDaimler-Benz (1926–98)
DaimlerChrysler (1998–2007)
Foondit28 Juin 1926; 97 years ago (1926-06-28)
HeidquartersStuttgart, Germany
Area served
Key fowk
Dieter Zetsche (Chairman o the Buird o Management)
Manfred Bischoff (Chairman o the Supervisory Buird)
ProductsAutomobiles, commercial vehicles
RevenueIncrease €153.261 billion (2016)[1]
Decrease €12.902 billion (2016)[1]
ProfitIncrease €8.784 billion (2016)[1]
Tot assetsIncrease $235.118 billion (2016)[2]
Tot equityIncrease €54.753 billion (2016)[2]
AwnerInstitutional shareholders[3](74.8%)
Private shareholders (15.3%)
Kuwait Investment Authority (6.8%)
Renault–Nissan Alliance (3.1%)
Nummer o employees
284,482 (2016)[2]

As o 2022, the Mercedes-Benz Group awned or haed shares in a nummer o caur, bus, larrie an motorcycle buists includin Mercedes-Benz, Mercedes-AMG, Smart Automobile, Detroit Diesel, Freightliner, Western Star, Thomas Built Buses, Setra, BharatBenz, Mitsubishi Fuso, MV Agusta as well as shares in Denza, KAMAZ an Beijing Automotive Group. The luxury Maybach buist wis terminatit at the end o 2012, but revivit in Apryle 2015 as "Mercedes-Maybach" versions o the Mercedes-Benz S-Class an G-Class. In 2017, it saud 3.3 million vehicles.[4] Bi unit sales, the Mercedes-Benz Group is the thirteent-lairgest caur manufacturer an is the lairgest larrie manufacturer in the warld. It provides financial services throu Mercedes-Benz Mobility. The company is a component o the Euro Stoxx 50 stock mercat index.[5] The Mercedes-Benz Group complex in Stuttgart include central company heidquairters, Mercedes-Benz an Daimler caur plants, Mercedes-Benz Museum an stadium Mercedes-Benz Arena.



Mercedes-Benz Group AG is a German manufacturer o automobiles, motor vehicles, an ingines, which dates back mair nor a century.

An Agreement of Mutual Interest wis signed on Mey 1, 1924 atween Benz & Cie (foondit 1883) o Karl Benz an Daimler Motoren Gesellschaft (foondit 1890) o Gottlieb Daimler an Wilhelm Maybach.

Baith companies continued tae manufacture thair separate automobile an internal combustion ingine brands till, on Juin 28, 1926, when Benz & Cie. an Daimler Motoren Gesellschaft AG formally merged—becomin Daimler-Benz AG—an agreed that thereefter, aw o the factories wad uise the brand name o Mercedes-Benz on thair automobiles.

In 1998 Daimler-Benz AG "merged" wi the American automobile manufacturer Chrysler Corporation, an formed DaimlerChrysler AG. In 2007, when the Chrysler group wis sauld aff tae Cerberus Capital Management, the name o the parent company wis chynged tae simply Daimler AG. It wis chynged tae Mercedes-Benz Group on 1 Februar 2022.

Timeline o Mercedes-Benz Group AG


Benz & Company, 1883–1926
Daimler Motoren Gesellschaft AG, 1890–1926
Daimler-Benz AG, 1926–1998
DaimlerChrysler AG, 1998–2007
Daimler AG, 2007–2022
Mercedes-Benz Group AG, 2022–present

Sharehaulders Structur


bi Awnership [6]

bi Region [6]

  • 30.0% Germany
  • 33.5% Ither Europe
  • 17.9% United States
  • 9.1% United Arab Emirates
  • 6.9% Kuwait
  • 2.6% Others



Mercedes-Benz Group sells automobiles unner the follaein marques warldwide:


  1. a b c "Daimler AG 2016 Fact Sheet" (PDF). Daimler AG.
  2. a b c "Daimler AG Q3 2016 Interim Report" (PDF). Daimler AG.
  3. "shareholder structure". Daimler. Archived frae the original on 7 Januar 2019. Retrieved 3 Mairch 2015.
  4. "Daimler AG 2017 Fact Sheet" (PDF). Daimler AG. Archived frae the original (PDF) on 1 Mairch 2018. Retrieved 28 Februar 2018.
  5. Frankfurt Stock Exchange Archived 19 November 2015 at the Wayback Machine
  6. a b "Daimler Investor Relations". Retrieved 30 November 2008.