Mercedes-Benz is a vehicle brand manufactured by Daimler AG. Daimler AG is headquartered in Stuttgart, Germany and has production plants located all over the world.
Mercedes-Benz's origins date back to 1886, when Karl Benz and Gottlieb Daimler invented the first petrol-powered car. In 1926, the first vehicles under the Mercedes-Benz brand were produced under the Daimler-Benz company. The Mercedes-Benz brand is mostly known for its luxurious cars; however, commercial trucks and vans carry the Mercedes-Benz brand and logo as well. Daimler AG sells Mercedes-Benz vehicles and services in nearly every country. The company states that its main goal and purpose are to provide safe cars with the newest technology and innovations to its customers.