Mercedes-Benz is a German brand of automobiles, buses and trucks of the Daimler AG company (formerly known as Daimler-Benz and DaimlerChrysler). It is the oldest car manufacturer in the world. The famous three-pointed star, designed by Gottlieb Daimler, symbolizes the capacity of their engines for use on land, sea or air.
On the basis of its origins in the union of Gottlieb Daimler and Karl Benz, with the invention of the automobile, where lay the first stone of the individual motorized traffic through the use of diesel as a mechanism of main performance engine, brand projects strong inception on the world market.
It is in 1966 when the merger of the companies Mercedes-Benz Motorenbau Friedrichshafen GmbH together with the Maybach-Motorenbau GmbH gives rise to the Maybach Mercedes-Benz Motorenbau GmbH company to transcend become Maybach Mercedes-Benz Motorenbau GmbH in 1969 and renamed Motoren und Turbinen-Union Friedrichshafen GmbH, name that we know today as only the brand MTU, leading pioneer of diesel engines.