Mercedes-Benz is the brand name used by various companies from time to time to demonstrate the production of motor vehicles. The first use dates back to 1926 after the merger of Daimler-Motoren-Gesellschaft (which in 1902 used the name for his Mercedes car) with Benz & Cie.
And the creation of Daimler-Benz. This brand is owned by Daimler-Benz DaimlerChrysler 1926-1998 and 1998-2007. In 2007, after the release of the group born from the union of Daimler with Chrysler, Mercedes-Benz is a new brand of Daimler AG together with Maybach, McLaren (until 2009) and Smart.