Mercedes logo 1902
Mercedes logo 1909
Benz logo 1909
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
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
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.
Update: 30 November 2009
Mercedes-Benz logo and symbol 2009