Who Owns the Mercedes-Benz Corporation?

Front end view of a new Mercedes-Benz car

Our Toronto customers know that the Mercedes-Benz name stands for luxury, precision engineering, and comfort. That reputation has stood for decades. Everyone who owns a Mercedes-Benz automobile belongs to a tightly-knit culture of automotive enthusiasts with refined tastes.

But where did this rich legacy first begin, and who owns Mercedes-Benz? Is it the same entity that owns the Mercedes-Benz stadium? Who makes Mercedes-Benz models? You’ve got questions about who the owner of Mercedes-Benz is. We’ve got answers, and have put together this interesting overview of Mercedes-Benz owners and more below.

Who Owns the Mercedes-Benz Corporation?

Who is the owner of Mercedes-Benz? The original Mercedes-Benz owners were Gottlieb Daimler and Carl Benz, each an automotive pioneer. Carl Benz founded Benz & Cie (originally named “Benz & Co. Rheinische Gasmotoren-Fabrik) back in 1883 and immediately started innovating to bring a working automobile to the public. Gottlieb Daimler spent his fortune to found Daimler-Motoren-Gesellschaft in 1890.

Both companies would make their mark in developing the automobile and revolutionizing travel. The two companies would merge in 1924 after creating the Mercedes-Benz brand. The new company would be known as Daimler Benz AG, now known as Daimler AG. So, who is the owner of Mercedes-Benz today? It is the Daimler AG company that owns the Mercedes-Benz corporation today.

Who Owns Mercedes-Benz Stadium?

Now that you know who the owner of Mercedes-Benz is, let’s take a look at who owns the Mercedes-Benz stadium. That would be the state of Georgia. Mercedes-Benz entered into a sponsorship agreement in 2015 that is set to last 27 years. This sponsorship agreement grants Mercedes-Benz the naming rights for the stadium. Hence, the name!

Who Makes Mercedes-Benz?

Skilled technicians at the 93 Mercedes-Benz factories in 17 countries across four continents. Mercedes-Benz’s factories are located in Germany, Brazil, the U.S., Thailand, Vietnam, India, Indonesia, Romania, Hungary, France, South Africa, and beyond! Chances are, however, that if you live in North America, the Mercedes-Benz you buy at Mercedes-Benz Durham will be built in Tuscaloosa, Alabama in the States!

Why Be a Mercedes-Benz Owner?

Each one of our Oshawa customers who own a Mercedes-Benz automobile can testify to the style and sophistication of these vehicles. Here are some of the great Mercedes-Benz models you can find at Mercedes-Benz Durham in Whitby:

Sedans, Coupes, Cabriolets, Roadsters, Wagons, & Hatchbacks: 

  • Mercedes-Benz A-Class
  • Mercedes-Benz C-Class
  • Mercedes-Benz E-Class
  • Mercedes-Benz S-Class
  • Mercedes-Benz: All-Electric EQS Sedan
  • Mercedes-Benz: All-Electric EQE Sedan

SUVs & Crossovers 

  • Mercedes-Benz GLA
  • Mercedes-Benz GLB
  • Mercedes-Benz GLC
  • Mercedes-Benz GLE
  • Mercedes-Benz GLS
  • Mercedes-Benz G-Class
  • Mercedes-Maybach GLS
  • Mercedes-Benz: All-Electric EQS SUV
  • Mercedes-Benz: All-Electric EQE SUV
  • Mercedes-Benz: All-Electric EQB SUV
  • And many more!


  • Metris
  • Sprinter

What’s more, the models can each be had in a variety of configurations, including performance-enhanced Mercedes-AMG editions. These models come loaded with sporty cosmetic updates and advanced performance features that are sure to give you an advantage when racing at the local track.

Are You Ready to Become a Mercedes-Benz Owner?

With just a quick stroke of a pen, you could be someone who owns a Mercedes-Benz automobile.  We make it easy for you to get behind the wheel of your next vehicle. You can even apply for financing online. Our dealership is conveniently located near Markham, but you can also browse our entire inventory from the comfort of your own home! So, contact us today to become a Mercedes-Benz owner! And if you have more questions about who makes Mercedes-Benz or who the owner of Mercedes-Benz is, don’t hesitate to call us at (905) 666-8805!

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