Mercedes logo 1902
Mercedes logo 1902

Mercedes logo 1909
Mercedes logo 1909

Benz logo 1909
Benz logo 1909

Mercedes logo 1916
Mercedes logo 1916

The company was founded by life-long business partners Gottlieb Daimler and Wilhelm Maybach. Mercédès is the name of Maybach’s elder daughter, while the Benz came as a result of a merger with Benz and Cie in 1926.

Mercedes logo 1926
Mercedes Benz logo 1926

The Mercedes-Benz logo consists of a simple depiction of a three-pointed star that represents its domination of the land, the sea, and the air.

Mercedes-Benz logo 2008
Mercedes Benz logo

The colour silver is typical of the Mercedes-Benz brand, and dates back to its involvement in the first Grand Prix at the Nürburgring in 1934.

 

Mercedes-Benz emblem
Mercedes Benz logo 2009

Update: 30 November 2009

Mercedes-Benz logo and symbol 2009
Mercedes Benz logo

Mercedes Benz symbol